Variety Cruises Announces 2009 Greek Cruises, New Service Phone Number

Variety Cruises has announced new 2009 cruise itineraries through Greece, the Adriatic Sea, the Red Sea and the Mediterranean, as well as a new toll-free service number (866-944-8498) for Canadian travel agents and consumers.

New itineraries include: the Aegean Odyssey, which departs from Marina Zea in Athens and spends seven nights in the Cycladic Islands before reaching Kusadasi, Ephessus and the islands of Patmos and Samos; the Jewel of the Cyclades, which departs from Athens and heads southeast through the islands of Poros, Kimolos, Santorini, Paros, Mykonos, Kea and Sounion; and Share a Sail, where clients book a cabin for an eight-day sailing holiday with a maximum of three couples and a crew that journeys through Kea, Paros, Adiparos, Poliegos, Serifos, Poros and Marina Zea.

Variety Cruises also offers The Red Sea Wonders tour which departs from Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh. The line plans to debut tours of the Caribbean and Central America soon. All programs are sold on cruise-only basis or with land packages that include hotel stays in Athens, Corfu, Rhodes, Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh, in addition to escorted transfers.