Oceania Cruises celebrated a major milestone earlier as the line’s new 1,250-guest Riviera vessel was afloat for the first time and moved from the construction dock to her fitting-out berth. “The float out of a ship is a beautiful occasion which marks the beginning of her life and we are eagerly anticipating the day next spring that we can unveil her to the world,” stated Frank Del Rio, chairman Prestige Cruise Holdings, parent company of Oceania Cruises.
As part of its ongoing Pillars of Distinction initiative – the most significant product investment in the company’s history – Oceania Cruises has announced the second phase of innovative fleet-wide enhancements
For the first time in the cruise line’s history Oceania Cruises has introduced sterling pricing and is launching a new sterling priced brochure, enabling British guests to buy worldwide, luxury cruises in a currency other than the $ US.
Oceania Cruises has launched a multi-million dollar initiative to update and enhance its award-winning fleet.
A keel-laying ceremony to mark the start of construction for Oceania Cruises’ 1,258-guest m/s Riviera was held today at the Fincantieri shipyard near Genoa.
If the gentle movement of the waves doesn’t lull Oceania Cruises’ guests to sleep, then new, specially created mattresses and pillows infused with the sleep-inducing herb, chamomile, will do.
Oceania Cruises celebrated the floating out for its first new-build cruise ship, Marina, at the Fincantieri shipyard near Genoa on Friday 26th February with a surprise announcement that the company is building a second ship, Riviera.
When she debuts in January 2011, Oceania Cruises’ new Marina will offer elegantly appointed and custom-crafted accommodations that are reminiscent of a luxurious private estate.
When she debuts in winter 2011, Oceania Cruises’ new Marina will be the first ship to offer luxury suites completely appointed from furniture and fabrics to lighting and bedding using the acclaimed Ralph Lauren Home collection.