Miami-based Oceania Cruises announces new cruise itineraries that include worldwide marquees, boutique ports, and exotic destinations such as Bali and Komodo Island!


Oceania Cruises, the world's leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, has announced its highly anticipated 2024 Around the World in 180 Days itinerary. This itinerary is another addition to its four distinct Grand Voyages of 72 to 82 days in length, featuring 96 destinations in 34 countries.

The line owns seven small, luxurious ships that carry no more than 1,250 guests and feature the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly curated travel experiences aboard the designer-inspired, small ships call on more than 450 marquee and boutique ports, including those in Indonesia.

The brand has an additional 1,200-guest Allura Class ship on order for delivery in 2025. Its new world cruise itinerary will be aboard the luxurious 684-guest Insignia departs Los Angeles for New York on January 14, crossing three oceans and 15 seas from the South Pacific to the coasts of Europe.

Around the World in 180 Days on a luxurious yacht
The upcoming 2024 Around the World journey weaves together a lineup of destinations into a brilliant kaleidoscope of world wonders that are scattered across the Pacific to legendary beauties in the Hawaiian Islands, French Polynesia and the Samoan Islands.

The journey will continue south toward the dramatic fjords of New Zealand and on to adventures Down Under. Navigating the most thrilling corners of Asia, guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in everything from the spiritual haven of Bali and the Japanese culinary powerhouses of Tokyo and Kyoto to the dramatic landscape of Ha Long Bay and a true feast for the senses, Yangon.

More revelatory explorations await on the exotic shores of India and the Arabian Peninsula, followed by experiences in jewel-box destinations across the Mediterranean and the northern reaches of Europe before crossing the Atlantic to crown the journey on the Eastern Seaboard with her final call in New York.

Four New Grand Voyages
In addition to Insignia's Around the World itinerary, Oceania Cruises' four new Grand Voyages range from 72 to 82 days and feature extended evening port stays plus meaningful excursions ashore that connect guests to the place, culture and people visited.

First up is the Grand Pacific Expedition from Los Angeles to Sydney, a 77-day voyage departs Oct. 4, 2023, on Regatta and visits 12 countries with 10 overnights in iconic ports such as Kyoto, Shanghai, Bali and Perth. From $15,199 per person.

Other packages are 82-day Odyssey of Discoveries from Abu Dhabi to Tokyo, 72-day Epic Eastern Explorer from Mumbai to Tokyo, and 79-day Ultimate Exotic Traveler from Papeete to Cape Town. The Ultimate Exotic Traveler voyage will also include the UNESCO-protected Komodo National Park in Indonesia.

These Grand Voyages feature extraordinary value with amenities such as free business-class airfare, free airport transfers, free pre-paid gratuities, free luggage delivery and Oceania Cruises' inclusive OLife Choice amenities like the choice of either free shore excursions, a beverage package or shipboard credit.

It also boasts free first-class roundtrip airfare, an array of included amenities with the Exclusive Prestige Package such as free laundry services, a free visa package, free Internet, free pre-paid gratuities, free luggage delivery, plus Oceania Cruises' inclusive OLife Choice amenities.

"Incredibly, last year our 2023 world cruise sold out in just one day, so for 2024 we are providing guests more extended voyage options to deeply and meaningfully rediscover the world," said Howard Sherman, President and CEO of Oceania Cruises. "While a globe-circling journey is the pinnacle of life-changing travel experiences, we have specially curated a set of Grand Voyages for seasoned and time-rich travellers to navigate storied seas, straits and oceans that boldly connect diverse and exotic corners of the globe."

While world cruises typically attract legions of loyal repeat guests, Oceania Cruises' 2024 world cruise saw almost half of all bookings come from first-time, new-to-brand guests, and 42% of the guests sailing on the current 2022 Around the World voyage rebooked for the 2024 voyage.

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