Groove Cruise: The World’s First and Longest Running Electronic Music Cruise Sets Sail for Jamaica in 2016

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After two sold out sailings in 2015 on Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises, the world’s first and longest running full ship electronic dance music charter, Whet Travel's Groove Cruise, is excited to announce that 2016’s Miami edition will sail to Ochos Rios, Jamaica for the first time in its 11 year history this January 22-26, 2016. The world’s largest 96 hour non-stop floating dance music festival is sailing aboard the beautiful Norwegian Pearl and for the first time will have two free all-inclusive parties at a waterfall set on a beach with world-class DJs, alcohol and food included in the price.

After two sold out sailings in 2015 on Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises, the world’s first and longest running full ship electronic dance music charter, Whet Travel's Groove Cruise, is excited to announce that 2016’s Miami edition will sail to Ochos Rios, Jamaica for the first time in its 11 year history this January 22-26, 2016. The world’s largest 96 hour non-stop floating dance music festival is sailing aboard the beautiful Norwegian Pearl and for the first time will have two free all-inclusive parties at a waterfall set on a beach with world-class DJs, alcohol and food included in the price.

The 2016 artist lineup will be announced in the coming months with past house, techno and trance headliners such as Deadmau5, Dimitri Vegas and Like Mike, Nervo, Fedde Le Grand, Chuckie, Victor Calderone, Sander Van Doorn, Mark Knight, Aly & Fila, Roger Sanchez, Lee Burridge, Arty, Sharam, ATB, Erick Morillo, New World Punx, Oliver Heldens and Thomas Gold.

Those who sign up for the next sailing while still onboard are the Blind Faith Mafia and their Pre-Sale Access codes went active on March 9 and any remaining staterooms will go on sale to the general public on March 11th at 2pm EST on the Groove Cruise website http://www.TheGrooveCruise.com

The Groove Cruise Miami 2015 (#GCXi) wrapped up with a successful sailing to a private island in the Bahamas with over 2,700 captains. To view the official after-movie click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uL10AY25nPM&feature=youtu.be

The 8th edition of the west coast Groove Cruise is happening this October 23-26th out of The Port of Long Beach aboard the Carnival Inspiration and setting sail to Catalina Island and Mexico. This sailing is 75% sold and on track to sell out soon. View the official teaser video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_4-EsQsnzw

The 2016 Miami sailing marks the 23rd Groove Cruise to date establishing itself as the leader in the industry and where fans go to sail with non-stop 72-96 hour intimate experiences with the world’s best DJs and tastemakers. Aside from the ships, destinations, intimate artist experiences and special events, past captains rate the family feel and atmosphere that is created by the #GCFAM onboard unlike anything in the world with outrageous costumes, theme parties and an embracing attitude that can only be experienced while partying with an upscale crowd for 72-96 straight hours on a world class cruise ship.

To stay up to date and get an inside peak on what’s going on with The Groove Cruise, sign up for our mailing list here and be sure to check out the mini-series which highlights various behind the scenes aspects from the destinations, the artists, the costumes, the virgins and more onboard Groove Cruise.

ABOUT GROOVE CRUISE
Over 23,000 lives have been excited since its humble start. The Groove Cruise started as a group of 125 friends embarking on a cruise back in 2004, and has now erupted into the world’s largest, fully charted and longest running dance music cruise experience and the only music cruise to sail from both coasts of the USA. Most recently, The Groove Cruise was showcased by the Travel Channel as the number one place in the world “to get your groove on”, beating out Mykonos, Negril Jamaica, Las Vegas and Paris. With more than 2,700 people from all corners of the globe, for 72-96 hours of non-stop dance music, featuring more than 40 artists, nine unique theme experiences and private island beach parties; your going to need a vacation after this music festival at sea! Additionally, the Groove Cruise has been featured in the NY Times, CNN, Travel Agent Magazine, DJ Times, DJ Mag CNN, FOX, Sirius|XM Radio, Clearchannel, Miami Herald, Toronto Star, MTV, Wall Street Journal, among many more. Upcoming Groove Cruises are from Miami to Ocho Rios Jamaica January 22-26 2016 (11 year anniversary) and from LA to Catalina Island and Mexico October 23-26 2015. For more information and to stay updated on this extremely unique vacation check out: http://www.TheGrooveCruise.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube.

ABOUT WHET TRAVEL
Parent company, Whet Travel, was inducted into the esteemed Inc 500 list as the 4th fastest growing travel/hospitality company in the USA and the number one fastest-growing travel company by the South Florida business Journal. Now going into its 11th year of producing music festivals at sea, Whet Travel specializes in doing full resort buy-outs and chartering cruise ships for large-scale music and themed experiences on the major cruise lines such as Norwegian, Carnival, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, MSC and Celebrity. Aventura Dance Cruise is the World's Largest Salsa & Bachata Latin Dance Cruise, sails November 6-9, 2015, AventuraDanceCruise.com. Shiprocked is the Ultimate Rock Music Cruise Vacation, sails Jan 18-22 2016, Shiprocked.com. Motörhead’s Motörboat is the ultimate music festival cruise vacation for Motörheadbangers, returning this Fall 2015, motorheadcruise.com. The Zen Cruise is a transformational journey at sea, in March, 2016, TheZenCruise.com. Inception Cruise will be the world’s first Spring Break charter, which will sail in March 2016. Whet Travel’s sister company Cruise Event GPS specializes in corporate events on cruise ships. The Whet Foundation (WF) is the non-profit component which benefits underprivileged, deserving children through programs such as Community Captains and Destination Donation centered on positive involvement in the community and in one’s self and the destinations Whet Travel’s clients visit. Whet means 'To Excite' in the dictionary and everything this experiential travel company does revolves around delivering excitement to the lives of their clients (AKA CAPTAINS).

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