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Chefs for Humanity receives $50,000 donation from Oceania Cruises

Chefs for Humanity receives $50,000 donation from Oceania Cruises

12 September 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Chefs for Humanity, a nonprofit founded by Celebrity Chef Cat Cora, today announced a $50,000 donation from Oceania Cruises, a upper-premium cruise line with four ships sailing to more than 330 destinations worldwide. Chefs for Humanity was founded by Cat Cora to galvanize culinary enthusiasts worldwide around a shared goal of reducing hunger and improving nutrition.

Oceania cruises’ ‘Riviera’ makes North American debut in November

Oceania cruises’ ‘Riviera’ makes North American debut in November

18 July 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Riviera, Oceania Cruises’ newest ship in the upper-premium cruise segment, arrives at her homeport of Miami on November 29 for her inaugural winter season. Riviera will sail five Caribbean voyages over 12 departure dates featuring ports of calls from the exotic Eastern to the deep Southern Caribbean.

Oceania Cruises Christens ‘Riviera’ in Barcelona

Oceania Cruises Christens ‘Riviera’ in Barcelona

17 May 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Cat Cora, the restaurateur, humanitarian, author, and co-host of Bravo’s new ‘Around the World in 80 Plates,’ named the ship, joined by Deacon Ricardo Rodriguez-Martos of the Barcelona’s Apostleship of the Sea, who bestowed the traditional blessings.

Oceania Cruises hosts culinary stars On Bon Appétit Wine & Food Festival sailings

Oceania Cruises hosts culinary stars On Bon Appétit Wine & Food Festival sailings

12 April 2012 Press Release Cruise News

This October, Oceania Cruises will welcome culinary stars and wine experts on two 10-day “Bon Appétit Wine & Food Festival” European cruises. Chef Stephen Lewandowski of New York’s famed Tribeca Grill and Chef Ken Oringer of Clio in Boston – ranked one of “America’s Best New Restaurants” by Esquire – will offer demonstrations, hands-on cooking classes and market tours in select ports along with wine tastings and dinners featuring recipes from Bon Appétit.

Oceania Cruises to showcase contemporary Latin American artists on new ‘Riviera’

Oceania Cruises to showcase contemporary Latin American artists on new ‘Riviera’

11 April 2012 Press Release Cruise News

When she sets sail on her maiden voyage in May 2012, Riviera, Oceania Cruises’ newest entry in the upper-premium category, will further confirm the line’s status among art lovers and epicureans. Riviera will showcase a museum-worthy collection of fine art focusing on the works of some of Latin America’s most accomplished and admired contemporary artists. More than 1000 works will adorn the mid-size ship.

Chef Cat Cora named Godmother for Oceania Cruises’ Riviera

Chef Cat Cora named Godmother for Oceania Cruises’ Riviera

6 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News

One of America’s most generous, personable and ground-breaking chefs will step into the honored role as godmother to Oceania Cruises ’ newest ship, Riviera. Chef Cat Cora will name the ship in Barcelona at a lavish, invitation-only christening ceremony on May 11, which will culminate with a 15-liter Nebuchadnezzar of champagne, custom-made by Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin, commemoratively breaking against the hull of the 1,250-guest ship.

Oceania Cruises launches Wave Season promotion

Oceania Cruises launches Wave Season promotion

3 February 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Oceania Cruises launches high-value Wave Season promotion today, offering Business Class air upgrades from just $999 per person, one-way, on select 2012 summer sailings, plus two-for-one deposits on all sail dates. The offer is good on new cruise reservations booked now through March 31, 2012.

Labor strikes delay Oceania Cruises’ new ‘Riviera’

Labor strikes delay Oceania Cruises’ new ‘Riviera’

30 January 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Oceania Cruises was notified by Fincantieri late last week of construction delays and as a result, will reschedule the maiden voyage of its m/s Riviera. Construction on the 1,250-guest ship fell behind schedule when strikes at Fincantieri’s shipyard near Genoa, Italy, lasted longer than expected.