The new Seabourn Quest will embark on a 116-day World Cruise in 2013, visiting an array of exotic destinations in the South Pacific, Australia, Indonesia and Southeast Asia, India, Arabia and the Mediterranean.

The ship will depart Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., on January 6, 2013, and traverse the globe westbound, arriving in Venice, Italy on May 3, 2013.

"Seabourn Quest's 2013 World Cruise is an extraordinary journey, offering guests a unique opportunity to become well-traveled in a single voyage," said John Delaney, Seabourn's Senior Vice President of marketing and sales.  "This voyage will bring together adventurous travelers, inviting them to gather a lifetime of memories and shared experiences they will cherish forever."

Seabourn Quest's 2013 World Cruise will call at 51 ports in 27 countries on six continents, featuring a combination of visits to world famous marquee ports and hidden gems, as well as overnight stays in some of the world's greatest cities.

The itinerary also includes a number of destinations that are either maiden calls or ports that the line has not visited in years, such as Lautoka, Viti Levu, Fiji; Kuto, Ile des Pins and Nouméa, Grande Terre in New Caledonia and Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

Fares for the full 116-day voyage include a value-packed menu of complimentary benefits and amenities, including:

•  A pre-cruise Gala Bon Voyage event and luxury overnight stay in Ft. Lauderdale
•  Special shoreside events and exclusive complimentary shore excursions
•  Personal Valet luggage shipping service of up to 150 pounds
•  Shipboard credits of $2,500 per guest
•  Private car transfers, including door-to-door from the guests' homes
•  Complimentary round-trip business class air or $2,500 air credit
•  Onboard gala celebrations
•  A variety of special gifts

Rates for the full 116-day world cruise begin at $49,640 per person, based on double occupancy.  For guests who cannot sail on the entire 116-day voyage, shorter segments ranging from 21 to 90 days are also available, with rates starting at $11,350 per person, based on double occupancy, that also include certain complimentary amenities.

In addition to the 2013 World Cruise, Seabourn Quest will also set sail on its 109-day Maiden World Cruise, departing January 5, 2012, from Ft. Lauderdale to Venice on a unique eastbound course via South America, South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean. Rates for the full 2012 World Cruise, which also include complimentary World Cruise amenities, start at $43,080 per person, based on double occupancy. Shorter segments are also available.