OCEANIA CRUISES ANNOUNCES 2024 TRAVEL COLLECTION
“In addition to our reputation for serving the finest cuisine at sea, Oceania Cruises is widely recognized for developing the most engaging and destination-rich itineraries in the cruise industry,” said Howard Sherman, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises. “With our 2024 collection, we’ve set a whole new standard for destination innovation with a stunning mix of marquee destinations and exotic new locations blended into creative travel offerings.”
Europe 2024 will be the brand’s largest and most diverse European season to date. With six ships positioned on the mainland, the destinations are as diverse as Greenland and Iceland north and west to the Holy Lands of Egypt and Israel in the south and east and everywhere in between. Each trip is a celebration of history, culture and cuisine in a myriad of fascinating destinations. Glittering gems from the Greek Islands, the Italian Riviera and France famous Côte d’Azur with the delicious hidden gems of Norway fjord-fringed coast and rugged outposts of Greenland and Icelandthese European routes 2024 are a study in diversity. Badge, Nautical, Marinaand Mermaid will spend most of the season exploring Europe north and the wine countries of the west. French Riviera and Seen will call the Mediterranean home with a seemingly endless abundance of travel to Spain, France, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Malta, Israel, Egypt and more.
Regatta, Badgeand Nautical will offer nearly three dozen tantalizing explorations of AlaskaNew England, Canada, Bermudaand United States’ colonial south. Regatta will resume its eternally popular Alaska season with a series of trips that showcase the region in all its glory. Must-see destinations include Icy Strait Point, Kodiak, juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, sitka, Wrangell, Prince Rupert and Victoria. On the East coast, Badge and Nautical will offer crossings to BermudaNew England and from Canada maritime provinces of New York City, Bostonand Montreal.
From the lush, verdant tropical climate of the Amazon to the rugged, glacier-carved coastline of Chile, South America is a vast continent brimming with exciting exploration and vibrant heritage. Marina will sail the entire continent and even make a breathtaking diversion to Paradise Bay, Admiralty Bay and Half Moon Island in Antarctic.
ASIA & AFRICA
With more than three dozen sailings across the regions, Oceania Cruises presents these intriguing lands in a way that has no equal. French Riviera will chart its inaugural season in the region sailing from Arabia to IndiaAt the South-East Asia, The Philippines, Vietnam, China, South Koreaand Japan. Nautical will explore the Far East while offering a delightful range of trips that showcase South Africa, mozambique, Mayotteand the Seychellesand Regatta will offer a series of journeys that are a literal kaleidoscope of these fabulous countries. There are also plenty of opportunities to explore unique countries or regions with in-depth immersions of JapanArabia and Indochina.
SOUTH PACIFIC, AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Oceania Cruises is significantly expanding its offerings by having two ships in the region – Regatta and Nautical. Regatta has a strong emphasis on New Zealand and Australia, including a 35-day circumnavigation around the continent. There is also a cornucopia of travel that follows the Southern Cross across the Pacific and into Polynesia where Nautical offers a series of four 10-day round-trip cruises departing from Papeete.
CARIBBEAN, PANAMA CANALS & MEXICO
Renowned for its creative and immersive itineraries, Oceania Cruises features an unusually diverse and creative roster of sailings to the CaribbeanPanama Canal and Mexico. Itineraries include off-the-beaten-path destinations such as Bonaire, Dominica, Guadeloupeand Saint-Vincent as well as the attractive marinas of Gustavia, Rodney BayTortola, and Royal Port, to name a few. Sailing west, travelers can immerse themselves in the legendary cultures of Mexico, Belize, Hondurasand Guatemala. Panama attracts with its world-changing canal, the colonial charm of Colón and the scintillating, cosmopolitan modernity of panama city.
Highlights of the 2024 collection
- New ports of call include Beppu, Japan; Bluff, New Zealand; Castro, Chile; Coron, Philippines; Djupivogur, Iceland; Gatun Lake, Panama; Heimaey, Iceland; Royal Port, Jamaica; Kumamoto, Japan; limerick, Ireland; Sao Francisco do Sul, Brazil; Seydisfjordur, Iceland; Szczecin, Poland; Taranto, Italy; and
- The duration of the routes varies from 7 to 82 days.
- Hundreds of overnight stays and extended stays in port.
- French Riviera traces its inaugural season of crossings to Arabia, India, Asia, Japanand The Philippines.
- Regatta and Nautical offer two dozen crossings to Australiathe South Pacific and Polynesia.
- Marina, French Riviera, Mermaidand Seen offer 99 choices of trips across the Mediterranean.
- Badge, Nautica, Marinaand Mermaid present more than 60 cruise options to the splendours of Iceland, Greenlandthe British Isles and Irelandthe Norwegian Fjords and the North Cape, and the wine-growing countries and great capitals of Europe.
- Regatta resumes its eternally popular Alaska cruises in 2024 with a selection of itineraries from 7 to 23 days departing from Seattle, Vancouver, Sewardand Los Angeles.
- Badge and Nautical offer fifteen trips of 7 to 18 days to BermudaNew England and Canada with departures from New York City, Bostonand Montreal.
- Nautical and Marina offer 15 trips to South America ranging from 10 to 51 days.
- Regatta, Badge, Nautical, Mermaidand Seen offer an epic selection of over 50 departures to the CaribbeanPanama Canal, Mexican Riviera and California wine country.
THE EVOLUTION OF PERFECTION – A BETTER EXPERIENCE THAN EVER
OceaniaNEXT is Oceania Cruises’ ongoing quest to evolve and elevate the guest experience. It focuses on the features that keep guests coming back to Oceania Cruises again and again: exquisite cuisine, curated travel experiences and small-ship luxury. Reflecting the crisp sophistication of Regatta, Badge, Nautica, Mermaid and Seenthe radical re-inspiration of Marina and French Riviera features a symphony of all-new suites and staterooms as well as elegant public spaces imbued with a new light and airy ambience. The onboard experience is better than ever, with the addition of an extensive collection of new flavors and culinary experiences that transform dining into a sublime experience and service into an art form. The gourmet kitchen has been completely revamped, from an abundance of tasty new dishes in the Grand Dining Room to a one-of-a-kind Dom Pérignon pairing dinner. Oceania Cruises new ship Seen offers several unique firsts in the areas of catering and customer experience. On all ships, holistic wellness encounters at Aquamar Spa + Vitality Center encourage a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, while new destination experiences such as Go greenGo Local, Beyond Blueprints, Culinary Discovery Tours, Food & Wine Tours, and Well-being discovery tours by Aquamar encourage deeper explorations.
THE HEART OF THE EXPERIENCE
One aspect of the Oceania Cruises experience remains constant and unchanged: the warm, personalized service that is our hallmark. Whether customers are browsing for the first time or the fifteenth, they will notice the ease with which staff remember their names and preferences as well as the genuine smiles and enthusiasm that can only come from the heart.
For more information about Oceania Cruises’ small ship luxuries, exquisite cuisine and expertly curated travel experiences, visit OceaniaCruises.com, call 855-OCEANIA or speak to a professional travel consultant.
About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises is the world leader in food and destination-focused cruises. The line’s seven small, luxurious ships carry a maximum of 1,210 passengers and offer the best cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries around the world. Expertly curated travel experiences aboard small, designer-inspired ships call at more than 450 marquee and boutique ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New ZealandNew England-Canada, Bermudathe Caribbean, the Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific in addition to epic 180-day round-the-world voyages. The brand has a second 1,200 guests Allura-class ship to order for delivery in 2025. With seat at MiamiOceania Cruises is owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a diversified cruise operator of major global cruise brands, including Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
About Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: NCLH) is a leading global cruise line operating the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. With a combined fleet of 28 vessels with nearly 60,000 berths, these brands offer itineraries to more than 490 destinations worldwide. The company has nine additional vessels scheduled for delivery through 2027, including approximately 24,000 berths.
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