Regent Seven Seas Cruises® has unveiled its new 2023-2024 Voyage Collection, featuring exciting new ports of call and immersive cultural experiences in iconic destinations throughout the globe, with reservations opening on 19 August 2021.
Crafted to create memories and stories that last a lifetime, The World’s Most Luxurious Fleet™ will sail an incredible 139 new voyages, with itineraries across Africa and Arabia, Alaska, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, the South Pacific, Canada and New England, the Caribbean and Panama Canal, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and South America, as well as transoceanic crossings, and four mesmerising Grand Voyages to explore. Enjoying exquisite comfort and care onboard, with every imaginable luxury included, guests sailing with Regent on one of its exclusive Voyage Collection journeys will enjoy a truly unrivalled experience.
Sailings range from seven nights up to the recently announced 132-night 2024 World Cruise and feature more than 129 overnight calls in unforgettable destinations such as St. Petersburg, Russia; Kyoto, Japan; Singapore; Lisbon, Portugal; and Bordeaux, France. The 2023-2024 Voyage Collection also boasts 15 new ports of call, including Vanuatu’s Mystery Island; the majestic island of Syros in Greece; the captivating and untamed Lofoten Islands in Norway; and the charmingly colourful Puerto Banus in Spain.
Four inspiring Grand Voyages have been thoughtfully curated for the line’s most discerning guests: Grand Arctic Adventure, a 78-night sailing from New York to Barcelona; Grand European Sojourn, a 62-night journey from Stockholm, Sweden to Athens, Greece; Circle South America, a 67-night round trip commencing in Miami, Florida; and the Grand Asia-Pacific Journey, a breathtaking 59-night sailing from Sydney, Australia to Tokyo, Japan.
“We are delighted to release our very special Voyage Collection for 2023-2024, which has been meticulously crafted for our discerning guests, who we know have a passion for discovering the world in the ultimate luxury that Regent Seven Seas Cruises is renowned for. We hope that this new season of diverse and inspiring locales enables travellers to create memories and experiences that will last a lifetime,” said Jason Montague, president and chief executive officer, Regent Seven Seas Cruises.
“We recently launched our 2024 World Cruise, which was an opening-day record-breaker for the third year in a row, selling out within three hours of launching. This phenomenal result reinforces just how strong the pent-up demand for luxury travel is among our guests, especially for longer voyages, and we are confident that our new Voyage Collection will be well received too,” continued Montague.
Together with spacious all-suite, all-balcony accommodations and FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions in every port of call, voyage fares also include gourmet cuisine in a range of specialty restaurants and al-fresco dining venues, fine wine and spirits, entertainment, unlimited internet access, free valet laundry, gratuities, transfer between hotel and ship and a one-night, pre-cruise hotel package for guests staying in Concierge-level suites and higher.
In addition, more than 25 voyages aboard Seven Seas Explorer®, Seven Seas Voyager® and Seven Seas Navigator® offer guests a FREE pre-or-post-cruise land program, along with NEW 4-night land programs on selected sailings.
A brochure and video showcasing Regent’s new 2023-2024 Voyage Collection have been created. For more information, please visit RSSC.com/new-season-launch, call 1300 455 200 (AU), or 0800 625 692 (NZ), or contact your preferred travel advisor.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ 2023-2024 Voyage Collection by Ship
Seven Seas Splendor™
Seven Seas Splendor begins her European season in March 2023 by crossing the Atlantic for three sun-kissed Western Mediterranean and Greek Isles cruises. In May, the ship repositions to Northern Europe for two sailings from London (Southampton), England, before a raft of immersive Baltic sailings ranging from 7-16 nights in length. The Baltic voyages include multiple visits to St. Petersburg, giving guests many opportunities to discover the gilded dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the Hermitage Winter Palace among countless other cultural landmarks. Additional Northern Europe highlights include sailing the Norwegian Fjords and access to Berlin, Germany via the port of Warnemunde.
After circling the British Isles in September, Seven Seas Splendor sails to Barcelona, Spain, with overnights in Bordeaux, France and Lisbon, Portugal en route. Guests can then enjoy further overnight stays in destinations such as Istanbul, Turkey and Monte Carlo, Monaco on five voyages exploring the Western and Eastern Mediterranean and the Greek Isles. An epic exploration of the diverse charms of Northern Europe and the Mediterranean can be taken in a 62-night Grand Voyage, Grand Europe Sojourn, sailing in September from Stockholm, Sweden to Athens, Greece.
In December Seven Seas Splendor embarks on four South American itineraries which allow for the complete circumnavigation of the continent with overnight stays in Lima, Peru; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The sailings feature new ports of call including the historic Panama City, Panama and the beach-blessed city of Itajai, Brazil and can be enjoyed as a 67-night, Circle South America Grand Voyage, round-trip from Miami, Florida.
The ship sails the Eastern and Western Caribbean from February 2024 from Miami, Florida; Bridgetown Barbados; and San Juan, Puerto Rico; on multiple cruises, providing guests with an extensive variety of destinations, including the ABC islands; Castries, St Lucia; Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and more.
Seven Seas Explorer®
Summer 2023 will see Seven Seas Explorer’s inaugural Alaska season, with 15, 7-night sailings between Seward, Alaska and Vancouver, British Columbia. From June to September, guests can explore Alaska at its wild, blossoming best, cruising the cliffs and waterfalls of the Misty Fjords to the colourful legends of Skagway, and gazing in awe as Hubbard Glacier sheds enormous blocks of ice into the sea.
From September and continuing into the winter of 2023 and spring of 2024, Seven Seas Explorer will spend her time providing guests with spectacular experiences cruising four Australia and New Zealand itineraries and 12 Asia itineraries.
Her first cruises in the region kick off with two roundtrip Tokyo voyages with calls to Busan, South Korea and overnight stays in Kyoto, Japan, before additional sailings explore other incredible Asian destinations such as Hong Kong, China; Boracay Islands, Philippines; and Bangkok, Thailand.
In December, Seven Seas Explorer sails Australia and New Zealand offering guests the chance to fall for Melbourne’s European charm, search for the elusive platypus in Tasmania and be in awe of iconic Sydney Harbour. Across the Tasman Sea in neighbouring New Zealand, guests can witness traditional Māori culture in Rotorua, admire Auckland’s breathtaking vistas and develop an appreciation for award-winning Central Otago wines.
After sailing Australia and New Zealand, from February 2024 Seven Seas Explorer makes her way back through exotic South East Asia again, visiting two new ports of call in Japan, the historical Miyako and Sapporo (Otaru), and one new port in the Philippines – the beautiful island of Coron (Palawan). In addition, the ship has three Tokyo roundtrip sailings in March and April, perfect for cherry blossom season. While in Asia, guests can choose from a range of diverse cultural onshore experiences, including a tour of a traditional fishing village outside of Da Nang, Vietnam, or a rickshaw ride through the streets of multi-cultural Singapore.
Combining four Asia sailings, the Grand Asia-Pacific Journey Grand Voyage is one not to be missed. This epic 59-night expedition, commencing in Sydney and concluding in Tokyo, departs in January 2024 and will provide an opportunity to embrace the intriguing lands of Asia with overnight sojourns in Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, China, and Japan.
Seven Seas Voyager®
Seven Seas Voyager will spend the 2023 summer season in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe. Beginning her season with a transoceanic voyage from Miami to Barcelona in April 2023, Seven Seas Voyager will go on to visit the storied shores of the Eastern and Western Mediterranean, as well as the Greek Isles across 11 cruises to November. Highlights include multiple 3-night stays in Israel, and the picture-perfect town of Marmaris, Turkey, as a new port of call.
Between July and September, Seven Seas Voyager heads north to the jewels of the Baltics and Northern Europe. Guests can stroll through the late 17th-century architecture of UNESCO listed Naval Port of Karlskrona and soak in the beauty and charm of the Aland Islands, Finland. Heading further west, guests can discover majestic Greenland and Iceland, or revel in the lush green surroundings of Cork and the traditional pubs of Dublin, Ireland.
In November, Seven Seas Voyager will head south from Barcelona, hugging Africa’s West Coast, and conclude her journey in Cape Town, South Africa with an overnight stay. From here, two further sailings, round-trip from Cape Town allow guests to enjoy luxury African Safaris and explore Mozambique’s Mediterranean-style capital city Maputo, plus enjoy overnight stays in port in Walvis Bay, Namibia; Richard’s Bay, South Africa; and Durban, South Africa.
Seven Seas Voyager then swaps continents, sailing to South America in January 2024 for her winter season featuring a 24-night cruise between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Santiago, Chile and a 19-night cruise between Santiago and Buenos Aires, Argentina, both of which will include an incredible scenic cruise of the Antarctic Peninsula.
Seven Seas Mariner®
Seven Seas Mariner will commence her summer 2023 season in May by basking in the romance of the Mediterranean for nine sailings. Highlights include cruising the Black Sea, overnights in Istanbul, Turkey; Athens, Greece; and Constanta, Romania, plus, calling at the stunning new port of Izmir, Turkey.
Following her September transoceanic voyage from Barcelona, Spain to New York, Seven Seas Mariner will cruise the waterways of Canada and New England, where travellers can marvel at the natural beauty of this picture-perfect region while learning about the lobster industry on a tour to Halifax Harbour, culminating with a succulent lobster lunch.
In October, Seven Seas Mariner leaves winter behind to navigate the golden sands of the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Among the varied experiences that the region provides are exploring the historic streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico and rainforest hiking in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
Seven Seas Mariner closes out winter in December with a festive 25-night cruise across the Eastern Caribbean and the Amazon, with an overnight call in Manaus, Brazil, after which she will embark on an epic 132-night world cruise in January 2024.
Seven Seas Navigator®
Seven Seas Navigator visits South America in March 2023, with a 24-night voyage into the mighty and mysterious Amazon, which also explores the Caribbean and is round-trip Miami. There’s further exploration of the Eastern and Southern Caribbean on a 14-night cruise that discovers the jewels of Oranjestad, Aruba; Willemstad, Curacao; and Kralendijk, Bonaire and their famed blissful beaches.
Continuing her spring season in May, Seven Seas Navigator sails four Canada and New England voyages, three of which feature the city of Baie-Comeau in the Cote-Nord region of Quebec as a new port of call.
June sees Seven Seas Navigator begin a European summer season that starts in New York, and ends in Barcelona, Spain in September. The journey consists of five enriching sailings that take in ports of call across Canada and New England, Greenland, Iceland, the British Isles, the Baltics, and Norway’s North Cape where guests can visit the charming new port of Leknes. In addition, France’s Bordeaux wine region, and the Iberian Peninsula are also toured in the season. The incredible journey can be taken as a 78-night Grand Arctic Adventure Grand Voyage from beginning to end, providing a glorious mix of breathtaking Arctic landscapes, paired with the world’s greatest cities, including eight memorable overnight stays.
Later in September and through October and November, five classic sailings provide guests with Mediterranean adventures as far west as Morocco and the Canary Islands, to the Black Sea in the east. After these voyages, she will set sail from iconic Istanbul, Turkey to cruise the incredible ports of the Middle East, including overnight stays in ancient Jerusalem, Israel and Luxor, Egypt, and a transit of the Suez Canal.
Seven Seas Navigator continues to roam Asia in December , with a 21-night voyage from Dubai, UAE to Singapore, sailing the Indian sub-continent, with overnights in Mumbai, India; Colombo, Sri Lanka; and Yangon, Myanmar, before spending the festive period and New Year in Indonesia and Australia.
To herald the start of 2024, she will journey to the tropical paradise that is the South Pacific, home to the world’s largest lagoon in New Caledonia, Fiji’s Coral Coast, Bora Bora’s Mount Otemanu and the famous black sand beaches of Tahiti’s Taharuu Beach. Vanuatu’s Mystery Island is a new port visited on one of the four itineraries in the region.
In March 2024, the ship sails from Auckland, New Zealand and embarks on multiple cruises through Australia, South East Asia, India, and Arabia en route to the Mediterranean where the season ends in Athens, Greece, visiting a new port of call, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, along the way.
For more information, please visit RSSC.com, call 1300 455 200 (AU), or 0800 625 692 (NZ), or contact your preferred travel advisor.
SOURCE: Regent Seven Seas Cruises