Oceania Cruises announced a second 180-day journey on the newly refurbished Insignia for the 2015 season. The 684-guest ship will embark on a 180-Day World Odysseysailing round-trip from Miami July 8, 2015. Reservations for the second 180-day voyage open on December 4 at 8:30 a.m. (EST).
Insignia will sail north to Canada and New England and then cross the Atlantic to Greenland and Iceland. She will stay multiple days in Asian cities including Mumbai, Rangoon, Singapore and Hong Kong. Guests will explore Africa from Kenya to Cape Town and the continent’s western shores before concluding the voyage with a holiday season of island-hopping in the waters of the Caribbean.
Land events include:
·A wine tasting and dinner at the Médoc estate Château Giscours in Bordeaux, France
·A night at the seven-star Emirate Palace in Abu Dhabi
·A visit to the “immortal city” of Amarapura, home to the Mahagandayon Monastery and Mandalay, the last royal capital of the Myanmar Empire
·A day of exploring the temples of Bagan in Myanmar
·An evening at the Jim Thompson House in Bangkok
·An open-air dinner at Swakop River Canyon outside Namibia’s Walvis Bay
Oceania Cruises’ 180-Day World Odyssey has 14 overnight stays and visits a total of 100 ports of call. The full list of overnights includes:
·New York City, USA - July 12-13
·Jerusalem (Haifa), Israel - Sept. 6-7
·Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sept. 18-19
·Mumbai, India - Sept. 24-25
·Rangoon, Burma (Yangon, Myanmar) – Oct. 4-5
·Singapore, Singapore – Oct. 10-11
·Bangkok, Thailand – Oct. 15-16
·Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam – Oct. 18-19
·Hanoi (Ha Long Bay), Vietnam – Oct. 22-23
·Hong Kong, China – Oct. 25-26
·Mahé, Seychelles – Nov. 12-14
·Cape Town, South Africa – Nov. 30-Dec. 1
·Walvis Bay, Namibia – Dec. 4-5
Bookings for the 180-Day World Odyssey cruise open at 8:30 a.m. EST on Dec. 4, 2013, and guests reserving their suite or stateroom by March 31, 2014 will receive free first class round-trip airfare, free onboard medical service, free pre-paid gratuities, free visa package including entry visas for 11 countries, free unlimited Internet and laundry service, free round-trip transfers and free luggage delivery service
Guests must book by 9 p.m. EST on March 31, 2014, to receive the early booking offer.
For more information, visit www.OceaniaCruises.com.