PHOTO: Oceania Cruises Insignia ship. (photo via Flickr/Roderick Eime)
On Monday, Oceania Cruises announced that it will be hosting another 180-day world cruise scheduled to depart on March 1, 2019, aboard the Insignia ship.
The Insignia vessel will carry 684 guests during the 180-day world cruise that covers more than 45,000 nautical miles across two oceans, five continents and 16 seas. In addition, passengers will visit 90 fascinating destinations in 36 countries.
For added flexibility, passengers will be able to embark from New York, Miami or Los Angeles.
The 180-day voyage will feature a total of 14 overnight stays in cities including Bali, Indonesia; Hong Kong, China; Yangon, Myanmar; and Luxor, Egypt. There will also be shore excursions in Tokyo, Japan; Jerusalem, Israel; and Bordeaux, France.
“Our exciting 2019 Around the World journey offers guests an expertly crafted route spanning the four corners of the globe, touching on nearly 100 captivating destinations and dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites,” Oceania Cruises CEO Bob Binder said in a statement. “It’s truly the journey of a lifetime. The added convenience of three departures, new for 2019, brings guests greater flexibility and can help simplify their travel plans.”
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While the Oceania Cruises’ Insignia ship holds 684 guests, it also boasts an astounding 400 professionally trained staff members who are onboard to make the luxurious voyage even more pampered and elegant.
Passengers will be treated to four open-seating gourmet restaurants, compelling lectures by engaging experts and unbelievable views only found on an around-the-world voyage. Included in the price of a ticket are first class roundtrip airfare, prepaid gratuities, onboard medical care and laundry service.
Passengers will also be able to choose from 72 shore excursions, a beverage package or a $7,200 shipboard credit. For more information on the 180-day voyage, check out the official website of Oceania Cruises.