Oceania Cruises has unveiled its 2011 European Collection, which opened for reservations today. With voyages to more than 125 ports on three elegant, mid-sized ships, including the magnificent new Marina, the line’s 2011 Europe itineraries are unrivaled in their scope and diversity.
Featuring 21 new itineraries, Insignia, Nautica and Marina will cover the continent in its entirety. In addition to its award-winning destination experience, Oceania Cruises offers the finest dining at sea and an entirely new level of value with unlimited and complimentary bottled water and soft drinks for all guests.
With 32 unique itineraries to choose from, more than any other premium or deluxe brand, Oceania Cruises offers new and unique opportunities to travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations in Greece, Turkey, Sweden and Denmark along with the continent’s perennial favorites in France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and Russia. With a keen focus on providing the most unique and enriching destination experience, every aspect of the 2011 European Collection has been meticulously crafted with the discerning traveler in mind.
Marina’s Inaugural European Season
Marina, the line’s new $600 million flagship, sets sail on her inaugural season of Europe voyages. From the tony yacht harbors of the western Mediterranean and ancient splendors of Israel, to the majesty of Russia and rugged wilderness of Iceland, Marina offers 20 unique and scintillating voyages to choose from. Travelers may choose from alluring choice of voyages which range from the ancient sands of Egypt and Israel to the rugged lands of Iceland and the Polar Ice Barrier.
“The sophisticated traveler wants in-depth, enriching travel experiences. We have not only created a intriguing blend of itineraries, we have sought out the premier ports interspersed with hidden gems to present our guests with the most rewarding vacation possible,” stated Bob Binder, Oceania Cruises’ president.
Highlights of the 2010 European Collection
The introduction of Marina, the first ship designed specifically for lovers of fine food and wine
125 intriguing ports of call and 65 overnight port stays
21 brand new itineraries
Itineraries range from the Polar Ice Barrier to the desert sands of Egypt and Israel
A unique selection of western European itineraries that focus on the extraordinary wine producing regions and local cuisines of Italy, Spain, Portugal and France
An array of off-the-beaten-path, boutique ports such as Zakinthos, Greece; Rønne, Denmark; Murmansk, Russia; Marmaris, Turkey; and Portree, Scotland – just to name a few
2-for-1 Cruise Fares with Free Air Begin at $1,799 per Guest
With free air transportation from 20 North American gateway cities and two-for-one cruise fares, these extraordinary voyages are the pinnacle of value and start at just $1,799 per guest. Travelers are urged to make their reservations as early as possible to ensure that they take advantage of the free airfare and receive the accommodations of choice on their preferred voyage.
High Style on the High Seas
Oceania Cruises’ new Marina features a total of 10 dining venues – six of which are open-seating, gourmet restaurants – including one by Master Chef Jacques Pépin. Facilities also include a full-service Canyon Ranch® SpaClub and fitness center, Bon Appétit Culinary Center, swimming pool and hot tubs. Interior design highlights include the Lalique-designed grand lobby, luxurious accommodations by Dakota Jackson as well as Owner’s Suites furnished exclusively in Ralph Lauren Home.