Four Seasons Teams With Developer On Luxury Cruise Residences

The Four Seasons is taking to the high seas. The luxury hotelier has partnered with BV International Oceans Holdings on Four Seasons Ocean Residences, a 48,600-ton residential vessel, which will contain 112 wholly owned residences of one-, two-, three- or four-bedroom units. The ship is scheduled for delivery in 2010. Prices begin at $3.8 million, but included is the luxury service and amenities already offered at Four Seasons hotels on land. The ship also will offer 70,000 square-feet of public space, four restaurants and a variety of onboard activities and entertainment. "We are charting new territory," said Scott Woroch, executive vice president, worldwide development for Four Seasons. Once in service, the ship will operate regular itineraries with visits to such places as Antarctica and the Amazon.

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