Regent Seven Seas Cruises Unveils 2014-2015 Winter Collection
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has introduced its 2014-2015 Winter Collection, spotlighting voyages to Asia, Africa, South America, South Pacific, Caribbean, Europe and Alaska. The line’s award-winning all-suite vessels will set sail for 48 itineraries and 19 Extended Voyages, visiting more than 200 destinations in 75 countries. The collection, which features voyages taking place from November 2014 through May 2015, includes 23 new destinations.
“We are extremely excited about the launch of our upcoming Winter Season itineraries as Seven Seas Mariner will explore the South Pacific for the first time in five years, Seven Seas Voyager will call on an array of new ports in Africa and Asia and Seven Seas Navigator will offer more choice in the Caribbean than ever before,” states Kunal S. Kamlani, the line’s president..”
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is renowned as The Most Inclusive Luxury Cruise Experience in the world. All Regent Seven Seas Cruises sailings include two-for-one cruise fares, roundtrip air, unlimited shore excursions, premium spirits and fine wines and gratuities as well as a pre-cruise luxury hotel package, complimentary Wi-Fi and free land programs on select sailings in Africa and Asia for those who book concierge-level and higher suites.
Out of Africa and into the Mediterranean on ‘Seven Seas Voyager’
The 700-guest all-balcony Seven Seas Voyager begins its season in Dubai, traveling on to Cape Town and then to Singapore. Maiden ports of call include Maputo, Mozambique; Langkawi, Malaysia; Nosy Be/Nosy Komba, Madagascar; and Mossel Bay and Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
Beginning in early 2015, Seven Seas Voyager visits Asia and the Pacific on six different itineraries, calling on Singapore, Hong Kong, Beijing, Tokyo and Dubai. For the first time, the line will visit Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Busan, South Korea; and Ishigaki and Kagoshima, Japan.
Seven Seas Voyager will spend May 2015 in the Mediterranean. Three itineraries, beginning with a 20-night journey from Dubai to Barcelona, include the ports of Petra, Jordan; Rhodes, Greece; Málaga, Spain; Oporto, Portugal; and Bordeaux, France.
Tahiti and the South Pacific to New Zealand and Australia on ‘Seven Seas Mariner’
The South Pacific and Tahiti are featured destinations for Seven Seas Mariner in this collection. The season opens with a 16-night sail from Miami to Los Angeles or a 34-night voyage from Miami to Papeete. New ports of call include Corinto, Nicaragua; Nawiliwili (Kauai) and Kahului (Maui), Hawaii; Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands; and Fakarava, French Polynesia. Seven Seas Mariner then sets sail New Zealand and Australia, revealing new ports such as Raiatea, French Polynesia; Rangiroa, French Polynesia; Champagne Bay (Espiritu Santo), Vanuatu; Pago Pago, American Samoa; and Huahine, French Polynesia.
In March and April 2015, she explores South America with three journeys from Lima to Buenos Aires; Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro; and a transatlantic crossing from Rio to Barcelona. For the first time, the line calls on Natal, Brazil known for stunning beaches and historical monuments.
The ship concludes her season in the Mediterranean with a 10-night cruise from Barcelona to Venice, Italy visiting Provence; Monte Carlo; Florence/Pisa, Rome, Kotor and, for the first time, Zadar, Croatia.
From the Tropics of the Caribbean to the Fjords of Alaska on ‘Seven Seas Navigator’
Accommodating 490 guests, the all-suite Seven Seas Navigator travels the Eastern and Western Caribbean with 16 Miami round trip sailings, encompassing ecotourism adventures and chic island atmospheres. A particularly exciting itinerary is the 24-night Eastern Caribbean/Amazon River cruise. Sailing November 23, 2014 this itinerary includes calls on Santarém, Boca da Valeria, Manaus, Parintins and Alter do Chão, Brazil along the Amazon River.
In April 2015, Seven Seas Navigator makes a 10-night Miami round trip to Bermuda with stops in Port Canaveral, Jacksonville and Charleston. Later that month, she heads west to San Francisco calling on Key West; Cartagena, Colombia; Puntarenas, Costa Rica; San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua; Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala; Puerto Chiapas, Mexico; Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and San Diego transiting the Panama Canal along the way.
The ship returns to Alaska in May 2015 with a variety of itineraries calling on Vancouver, Prince Rupert and Victoria, BC; Sitka, Juneau, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Hoonah, Anchorage and Skagway in Alaska, and historic Astoria, Oregon.
Complimentary Land Programs for Guests Booked in Concierge Suites and Higher
Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers complimentary three-night pre- and post-cruise land programs in Africa and Asia for guests booking concierge-level and higher categories on select itineraries. These include:
- Singapore: Angkor Wat Experience – a two-night stay in Angkor Wat and a one-night stay in Singapore. Guests will enjoy tours to Banteay Srei, Angkor Thom, the Ta Prohm Temple, the Angkor Wat Temple and Angkor Wat at sunset.
- Beijing (Tianjin), China: Beijing & The Great Wall Experience –three nights in Beijing with tours to the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square, the Temple of Heaven and Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, the Great Wall at Juyongguan and the Changling Tomb of Ming Tombs;
- Cape Town or Johannesburg, South Africa: Safari – a one-night stay in either Cape Town or Johannesburg with a two-night African Safari where guests will enjoy breathtaking scenery and discover big game;
- Hong Kong, China: Jewels of Hong Kong –three night in Hong Kong with tours to the Flower, Jade and Stanley Markets, the Sacred Chi Lin Nunnery, the Nan Lian Garden of Sun Dynasty, a Sampan Boat Ride to the floating village of Aberdeen, and the Tin Hau and Man Mo Temples;
- Tokyo, Japan: Sunrise over Tokyo –three nights in Tokyo with tours to the Kōtoku-in Temple, Tokyo Tower, the Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gū Shrine, Rappongi and Ginza, the Meiji Shrine, the Sensō-ji Temple and Mount Fuji;
- Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Opulent Cities of the Emirates – three night in Dubai includes tours to Dubai City, Burji Khalifa, Jumeirah Mosque, Jumeirah Beach and Dubai Museum.
Extended Voyages for those with the Luxury of Time
For those who wish to spend a bit more time discovering new cultures and destinations, Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers combination cruises consisting of one or more voyages, ranging from 26 to 85 nights. Additional amenities on select Extended Voyages include complimentary Business Class Air, door-to-door luggage delivery, a comprehensive visa package, phone time, unlimited Internet access, laundry including dry cleaning and pressing, and a special gift featuring a commemorative jacket, a designer tote bag and Regent Seven Seas Cruises logo gear.