‘Do not go away!’ – Portsmouth bids farewell to Virgin Voyages cruise ship | Cruise | Journey
The ship was the biggest ever to reach in Portsmouth, and it has now left.
On social media, Virgin Voyages thanked Portsmouth for internet hosting the ship.
They wrote: “We couldn’t be extra grateful on your help as we sailed for the primary time.
“Whereas Scarlet Girl is saying Bon Voyage after an excellent Summer season Soirée season, we will’t wait to see you subsequent yr when our second ship, Valiant Girl, makes her debut from, proper right here.
“She’s fairly a head turner too, and there’s nowhere else we’d quite begin her off.”
However with Scarlet Girl now heading abroad, it was time to replicate on the cruise’ season within the UK for Portsmouth.
Residents weigh in, with one Briton saying: “I’ve LOVED seeing Scarlet Girl in port on my approach to and from work and she or he was solely a 10-minute stroll from my home…
“We’re wanting ahead to seeing Virgin’s new construct Valiant Girl within the metropolis subsequent yr and welcoming again the staff.
“Within the meantime, the onerous work continues as we proceed to construct our place as a significant participant within the cruise trade.”
On the point of host Scarlet Girl was a number of onerous work, and everybody within the port of Portsmouth stepped up.
Mike stated: “Everybody on the port stepped up, throughout probably the most difficult time, to verify this was a hit and I’m so pleased with their onerous work and professionalism.
“It has additionally been spectacular to see the Virgin staff in operation too, some spending months within the metropolis to verify every thing went easily, changing into very keen on Portsmouth within the course of.”