Azamara Club Cruises has announced its schedule of 2018 itineraries. That year the line will offer 69 voyages to 228 ports (including 30 new ports) in 64 countries, as well as a return to Australia and New Zealand. In addition, the line is introducing a 102-day World Journey that visits 61 ports in 29 countries beginning in Sydney, Australia, on April 8 and ending in London, England, on June 17.
The line's 2018 itineraries will also offer AzAmazing Evening events, as well as Land Discoveries programs that can be customized or enjoyed by groups. Azamara will also offer exclusive tours and excursions via the Insider Access and Nights and Cool Places programs that curate experiences for guests, such as a guided walk around illuminated landmarks at night, after-hours museum visit, and access to live performances, as well as the line's newest Cruise Global, Eat Local program, providing guests with a guide to dining in local restaurants.
As part of the 2018 schedule Azamara will visit several high-profile world events, including the British Open on the July sailing from Southampton to Edinburgh. Golf lovers can also enjoy three other special voyages: Auckland to Sydney for 13 days departing February 22 to golf at Kauri Cliffs and Cape Kidnappers, Barcelona to Lisbon for nine days departing May 29 to golf at Vilamoura and Valderrama as well as Copenhagen to Stockholm for 11 days departing August 9 to golf at Restonian Golf & Country Club and Bro Hoff Slott.
Azamara itineraries will also visit the Monaco Grand Prix and the Classic Grand Prix (held every other year). Azamara Journey will sail from Rome to Barcelona for eight days departing May 29 combining it with two days in Cannes at the Cannes Film Festival and two days in Monte Carlo, including race day. Azamara Quest will also offer a four day voyage focused on the race roundtrip from Nice.
In 2018, 30 of the 228 ports of call will be new for the line, including Gdansk, Poland, Dundee, Scotland and Klaipeda, Lithuania, as well as Hambantota, Sri Lanka, Geraldton, Australia and Perth (Fremantle), Australia.