Oceania Cruises introduces new luxury ships

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2023 will be an extraordinary year for Oceania Cruises in many ways. The cruise line, world famous for its gastronomy and its stopovers, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and continues its mission to provide the ultimate in luxury with first-class ships and facilities. Not only the brand new cruise ship Vista will enter service in 2023, but the Riviera has also undergone a complete makeover, with the highlights being luxuriously appointed staterooms and suites, not to mention the magnificent Grand Dining Room.

The luxury cruise line is ready for the future and is further expanding its innovative collection with the introduction of the five-star first-class ship Allura in spring 2025.

Riviera, the evolution of perfection

The completely renovated Riviera offers an unprecedented level of luxury and elegance. Redesigned from the ground up, all staterooms and suites exude a warm and sophisticated ambience, from redesigned bathrooms in Italian marble to the highest quality fabrics and furnishings, all enriched with designer accents that exude Oceania’s signature class. Cruises. With 27 m2, the veranda cabins are also the most spacious standard cabins at sea.

The Riviera’s public spaces have also been reinspired. The lounges, bars and atmospheric restaurants have been elegantly redecorated, taking the social and dining experience to an even higher level. With its shimmering chandelier, plush carpets and luxurious leather armchairs, the Grand Dining Room exudes a new sense of grandeur. The outdoor dining experience has also been completely revamped with a charming Trattoria where you can enjoy wood-fired pizzas, succulent grilled Italian specialties and the most delicious desserts.

The Riviera, better than ever, will sail Asia for the first time in its history, where 25 unique voyages are planned, ranging from 10 to 82 days, focusing on cultural immersion and culinary excellence.

Fleet Refinement with Allura

Oceania Cruises is pleased to present theAllura, an impressive new five-star vessel set to sail for the very first time in spring 2025. The introduction of Allura follows the acclaimed launch of sister ship Vista in May 2023, and brings the shipping company’s total fleet to the top range to eight first-class ships. Renowned Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will build the ship, which can accommodate 1,200 people. The Allura name reflects the excitement at the start of a new journey, the appeal of mystery and the unknown. The luxurious vessel symbolizes the entire identity of Oceania Cruises and offers an unparalleled cruise experience.

In keeping with Oceania Cruises tradition, Allura will serve the finest dining at sea. Decor is tasteful and guests are treated to a high standard of attentive and personalized service. With two crew members for every three passengers, Allura exceeds all service expectations. Highlights of the new ship include a series of innovative new restaurants such as the Aquamar Kitchen, which offers tasty and healthy dishes, and the luxury restaurant Ember, which serves up American classics with a twist. As usual on other ships, all restaurants are always unlimited and free of charge. The very spacious and thoughtfully designed cabins and suites on board are also a major feature of the Allura.

​In Spring 2023, Allura’s inaugural season will be unveiled with an extraordinary roster of established destinations and boutique destinations, spanning the splendor of the historic cities of the Mediterranean and the charms of the vast mosaic of the Americas.

20 years of great luxury at sea

In 2023, Oceania Cruises will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Over these 20 years, Oceania Cruises has succeeded in becoming the world’s largest premium cruise line, positioning itself as the absolute favorite for travelers seeking in-depth, enriching destination-related dining and experiences. To celebrate this milestone, the cruise line is offering a unique gift to its passengers: up to $800 onboard credit per stateroom or suite on 110 exciting voyages, valid until the end of February.

For more information on the luxury cruise line, visit oceaniacruises.com and your travel agent

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