Oceania Cruises has confirmed the Regatta will return to New England and Canada in the autumn next year. The 684-passenger vessel will sail a series of 12-day cruises between New York and Montreal, and will operate one 14-day cruise roundtrip from New York.
Oceania Cruises’ new Riviera will sail her maiden voyage April 24, 2012, from Athens, 10 days later than originally planned.
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.
The inaugural season itineraries for Oceania Cruises new Riviera have been announced and travelers who book by Aug. 31 will receive a free hotel stay and bonus savings of up to $3,000 per stateroom.
Effective May 1, 2011, the company is adding additional positions to its executive ranks and streamlining key reporting paths as it continues its growth.
Oceania Cruises’ new flagship, Marina, arrives in Manhattan for the first time on Saturday, April 2, 2011.
Inspired by the strong response it to its new seven-day itineraries for 2012, Oceania Cruises the upper-premium cruise line, has created two, 7 night departures in the Mediterranean in October and November 2011.
Changing of the leaves is typically associated with New England and Canada, but Oceania Cruises is introducing two 2011 voyages timed for fall foliage in Tuscany and the French Riviera.
Reservations opened today for Oceania Cruises’ 2012 European Collection. For the first time, the company will operate four ships in Europe – including Marina and its sister ship, Riviera – which debuts in April 2012
Oceania Cruises exceeded its previous record of single day bookings yesterday by nearly 25 percent as a result of the opening of reservations for Riviera – Marina’s sister ship – and simultaneous launch of the line’s 2012 European Collection of sailings, operating April through December.
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.