New Seabourn Venture 2021-2022 Norwegian Winter Inaugural Season “Extraordinary Expedition” Itineraries Now Open For Sale | State News

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, has opened on the market the revised inaugural expedition season itineraries for Seabourn Venture, the road’s first ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship. Between December 2021 and April 2022, Seabourn Enterprise will sail on a sequence of 10- to 14-day Norwegian Winter voyages, cruising the attractive coastlines in Norway with ample alternatives for vacationers to find the nation’s splendid winter panorama and its snow-draped surroundings, to find out about every area’s fascinating Viking historical past and tradition, and to seek for the majestic Northern Lights. The itineraries, fares and extra particulars of Seabourn Enterprise’s Norwegian Winter inaugural season can be found at www.seabourn.com.

“Our Norwegian Winter itineraries had been fastidiously designed to supply company the potential to view one in every of Earth’s true wonders, the Northern Lights,” stated Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn. “There is no higher technique to discover Norway’s winter magnificence than on our new ultra-luxury expedition ship and all of the actions it affords.”

The Norwegian Winter voyages will provide a brand new collection of each inclusive and optionally available expedition out of doors actions, similar to snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice fishing, canine and reindeer sledding, and extra. Devoted excursions in the hunt for Northern Lights will likely be obtainable, together with in a single day camps at optimum viewing places. As well as, there will likely be a brand new Seabourn signature occasion on all voyages for all company on a complimentary foundation: Live performance within the Northern Lights Cathedral & Seabourn Signature Night Occasion on the northern city of Alta, Norway. Seabourn Enterprise can even carry two six-seat {custom} submarines, expedition kayaks and 24 Zodiacs, offering further alternatives for company to discover Norway’s beautiful winter panorama and numerous wildlife. Growth of the shore tour program is ongoing, and extra particulars will likely be obtainable within the coming months.  

Friends on every of Seabourn Enterprise’s Norwegian Winter voyages will obtain complimentary custom-designed jackets and backpacks outfitted by out of doors attire firm Helly Hansen, the official attire associate for Seabourn. The PolarShield parkas will characteristic a Helly Tech® outer shell coupled with a detachable insulator puff jacket inside. A water-proof WaterShield backpack can even be offered.

Dates and featured locations of Seabourn Enterprise’s Norwegian winter itineraries in 2021 and 2022 embody:

  • Norway, Northern Lights & North Cape – Seabourn Enterprise will embark on a 12-day inaugural voyage from Greenwich, England, to Tromsø, Norway, departing December 11, 2021. The crusing is already bought out based mostly on pre-booking for previous Seabourn company.
  • Vacation Northern Lights, North Cape & Norway – Friends could spend the vacations and ring in 2022 on Seabourn Enterprise’s 14-day vacation voyage from Tromsø to Copenhagen, departing December 23, 2021.
  • Norway & North Cape – In Search of Northern Lights – These 12-day voyages sail between Tromsø and Copenhagen. Departures from Tromsø: January 18 and March 7, 2022. Departures from Copenhagen: January 6 and 30, February 23 and March 19, 2022.
  • Norway & North Cape – Two 12-day voyages crusing between Tromso & Copenhagen March 31 and April 12, 2022
  • Norwegian Spring – The 10-day cruise will sail roundtrip from Tromsø, departing April 24, 2022.

Featured locations deliberate to carry the area to life for company embody:

  • Ålesund: Stretching into the Borgundfjord and backed by the Sunnmoere Alps, well-liked with skiers, Ålesund abounds with pure magnificence. The city itself dates from the 9th century, when it was a Viking base for establishing settlements in France. Following an excellent hearth in 1904, the city was rebuilt within the well-liked Artwork Nouveau model of the time. At this time, the towers, turrets and romantic facades make this one of many loveliest cities in all of Norway. The town can be the world’s largest provider of “klippfisk,” or dried cod, however the principle attraction by far is the scenic fantastic thing about Ålesund’s fjords and surrounding peaks, together with 550-foot Mt. Aksla, which affords fantastic views of the city.
  • Svolvær: Fishermen flock to the towering Lofoten islands, elected as a number of the most stunning islands on the earth by Nationwide Geographic, when the herring collect in winter. Artists adore their picturesque, rugged peaks, shining seas and extraordinary gentle situations. When the tides are proper, the currents between them create giant maelstroms. Go to a conventional fishing camp or a journey on small however mighty Icelandic horses. The Northern Lights are sometimes seen right here and kayaking and snorkeling are additionally on the agenda.
  • Narvik: This fjord city north of the Arctic Circle has a contemporary Warfare Museum recounting its place in World Warfare II, and one other with shows in regards to the tradition of the nomadic Sami reindeer herders. Close by is a Polar Park providing close-up appears to be like at Arctic wildlife, and a cable automobile to the highest of Fagernesfjellet peak, in addition to the scenic Ofoten railway that runs from Narvik by breathtaking fjords and mountains to Sweden.
  • Alta: Sitting on the head of its namesake fjord on the coast of Norway’s northern Finnmark province, Alta is a well-liked place for guests to view the Northern Lights in season, inspiring its hovering trendy Northern Lights Cathedral. On this winter journey capital of Norway, company can snowmobile, snowshoe and fat-bike. Stroll the paths beside close by Hjemmeluft Bay, viewing the hundreds of petroglyphs and visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Rock Artwork Centre, or see the steep canyon of the Alta River south of city.
  • Honningsvåg: This working fishing port doubles because the entry port for the North Cape (Nordkapp) cliffs on the windswept island of Magerøy close by, marking the very prime of the European continent. Its looming cliffs rise straight from the ocean to a plateau as flat as a desk. At 71° 10′ 20″ N latitude, it’s simply 1,306 mi/2012 km from the North Pole and affords astonishing views of the Aurora Borealis throughout the winter months. Right here the Norwegian Sea, a part of the Atlantic Ocean, meets the Barents Sea within the Arctic Ocean.
  • Cruising the Norwegian Fjords: Due to its dimension and design, Seabourn Enterprise can cruise the fjords to supply hours-long panoramas of scenic magnificence and factors of curiosity that unfurls on both facet of the ship. Quaint villages nestle on shore and tiny farms cling impossibly to mountainsides. Waterfalls tinsel the slopes, incessantly frozen into weird sculptural artforms. The Expedition Group members will likely be obtainable to interpret the scenes, reply questions or simply chat with company.

Seabourn Enterprise is scheduled to launch in December 2021, with a second yet-to-be-named sister ship slated to launch in 2022. The ships are being designed from conception for expedition journey blended with ultra-luxury and customized service by main journey specialists and seasoned professionals with nice depth of expertise in expedition, hospitality, and luxurious cruising. 

Hospitality design icon Adam D. Tihany will develop a design imaginative and prescient and create the indoor and out of doors visitor areas for the ships, together with a number of expedition areas and lounges; all classes of luxurious visitor suites, a number of eating venues; Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil; out of doors deck areas; and the progressive and well-liked Seabourn Sq. multi-purpose house.

Each ships will likely be designed and constructed for numerous environments to PC6 Polar Class requirements and can embody a plethora of contemporary {hardware} and expertise that can prolong the ships international deployment and capabilities. The brand new ships will likely be a brand-new progressive design, created particularly for the ultra-luxury expedition traveler, and can embody many options which have made Seabourn ships so profitable. A brand new and thrilling providing will likely be two custom-built submarines carried onboard, offering an unforgettable view of the world beneath the ocean’s floor. The ships can even be designed to hold expedition kayaks and 24 Zodiacs that may accommodate all onboard company without delay, which can permit for a very immersive expertise. Every ship will characteristic 132 luxurious oceanfront veranda suites. Extra particulars and full-color renderings of the ship and its inside areas will likely be launched within the months forward.

Each expedition vessels will characteristic an onboard crew that can embody excellent and well-traveled expedition groups comprised of extremely regarded wilderness specialists, scientists, historians and naturalists. Throughout every crusing, crew members repeatedly work together with company, offering eager perception to ship a wealthy holistic journey expertise. These fascinating, achieved specialists are additionally a part of the Seabourn Conversations program, offering in-depth insights into the historical past, ecology and tradition of the locations they go to. Their priceless insights are provided each in formal shows on quite a lot of matters and in additional informal conversations over meals, on deck throughout scenic cruising or at leisure.

Extra particulars about public areas and suites on the brand new expedition ships will proceed to be revealed within the coming months. A collection of renderings can be found to obtain here.

Seabourn represents the top of ultra-luxury journey with intimate ships providing key components that set the road aside: spacious, thoughtfully appointed suites which might be all oceanfront; excellent eating in a selection of venues; complimentary premium spirits and high quality wines obtainable on board always; award-winning service and a relaxed, sociable ambiance that makes company really feel at residence. The ships journey the globe to lots of the world’s most fascinating locations together with marquee cities, UNESCO World Heritage Websites, and lesser-known ports and hideaways. The road can be the official cruise associate of UNESCO World Heritage.

For reservations or extra particulars, please contact knowledgeable journey advisor; name Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or go to www.seabourn.com.

About Seabourn:
Extremely-luxury Seabourn presently operates a fleet of 5 trendy ships and is a proud member of World’s Main Cruise Strains. The unique alliance additionally contains Carnival Cruise Strains, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, AIDA, P&O Cruises UK, and P&O Cruises Australia. Seabourn is a model of Carnival Company and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK). Seabourn is the official cruise associate of UNESCO World Heritage underneath a multi-year settlement to assist promote sustainable tourism at World Heritage websites around the globe.

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Seabourn is persistently ranked among the many world’s prime journey decisions by skilled critics and the discerning readers of prestigious journey publications similar to Departures, Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler.  Its fashionable, distinctive expedition cruising holidays are recognized for: 

  • Intimate ships with a personal membership ambiance
  • Intuitive, customized service offered by workers obsessed with exceeding company expectations
  • All veranda, all ocean-front suites luxuriously appointed
  • Complimentary premium spirits and high quality wines obtainable on board always
  • Welcome Champagne and complimentary in-suite bar stocked along with your preferences
  • Tipping is neither required, nor anticipated
  • Ventures by Seabourn™, optionally available shore excursions, improve and prolong your expertise in choose locations
  • Spa & Wellness by Dr. Andrew Weil, that includes an unique aware residing program
  • World-class eating venues are all complimentary, dine the place, when and with whom you would like
  • Objective-built expedition ships, PC6 ice-strengthened hull, with superior maneuvering expertise for superior stability, security and luxury
  • World-class Expedition Group, delivering immersive experiences
  • Handcrafted itineraries developed for the expedition traveler to probably the most coveted and acquainted distant locations on the earth
  • Two custom-built 6-guest submarines giving the choice to increase your expedition additional for higher ocean exploration
  • Enhanced expedition experiences with Zodiacs, mountain and ebikes, scuba diving, snorkeling and optionally available kayaks
  • Open bridge coverage*, hosted by members of the Expedition Group offering firsthand entry to the ship’s command middle and officers navigating your journey
  • Meticulous and purposeful adventurers’ resort at sea designed for the posh traveler with distinctive attributes and areas to reinforce your expertise
  • Dedicated to environmental stewardship and sustainability

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