Maiden Voyage Of Titanic II Pushed Back To 2018, Ship Won’t Cross The Atlantic After All

Maiden Voyage Of Titanic II Pushed Back To 2018, Ship Won’t Cross The Atlantic After All


If you’ve been patiently waiting to pack your valise and embark on a totally not ill-fated journey on a boat named Titanic this year, you’ll have to put that plan on hold a little while longer. The Australian tycoon behind plans for the Titanic II — a fully-functioning replica of the original vessel that sank beneath the frigid waves in 1912, killing 1,503 people — says the boat won’t be ready until 2018, and it has a new route. [More]

Good Luck Getting Passengers To Sign Up For A Cross-Atlantic Trip On The Titanic II

I'll never let go, Jack.

Of all the legendary, cursed names in all the world, nothing says “yeah, that’s not gonna work” like “Titanic.” We don’t have to tell you why, unless you’ve been living under a rock for your entire life. So while it’s nice that a billionaire is building a replica of the ship and even dubbing it Titanic II, the fact that he expects people to actually sail in that thing across the Atlantic? Oof. [More]