Seabourn Announces Additional Voyage Cancellations For Three Ships, Updates Itineraries For New Seabourn Venture Expedition Ship

    SEATTLE, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seabourn, the extremely-luxurious resort at sea, introduced

 

 

SEATTLE, Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Seabourn, the extremely-luxurious resort at sea, introduced these days that it will terminate additional voyages for three cruise ships in its fleet as a part of its pause in world ship functions.  

The announcement applies to Seabourn Ovation, Seabourn Encore, and Seabourn Quest with every ship possessing a unique “helpful through” date. Distinct aspects are as follows:

  • Seabourn Ovation: with its functions pause helpful through January three, 2021
  • Seabourn Encore: with its functions pause helpful through January six, 2021
  • Seabourn Quest: with its functions pause helpful through May well 10, 2021

Seabourn is also asserting a revised shipping and delivery date for its new extremely-luxurious goal-created expedition ship, Seabourn Enterprise, which is now scheduled for December 1, 2021. The delay is mainly because of shipyard closures at T. Mariotti before this calendar year as part of responses to COVID-19, which resulted in disruptions to the general construction and finishing approach for the ship.

The brand name introduced that Seabourn Quest will function the line’s 2021-2022 award-successful Antarctica experience. Seabourn Enterprise will debut in December 2021 with a collection of initial-ever “Norwegian Winter season” voyages where they may be capable to see the Northern Lights. Guests will be capable to position a long term cruise deposit on the new Northern Lights itineraries.

Information about the revised inaugural year for Seabourn Enterprise are at the moment getting finalized and will be introduced in Oct. The brand name has opened a wait around list for company fascinated in the voyages from December 2021 to April 2022. Guests at the moment booked on the inaugural voyage for Seabourn Enterprise will be supplied the opportunity to sail on the new inaugural itinerary on a priority foundation before it is open up for sale to the normal general public. Added aspects on rebooking for other influenced Seabourn Enterprise voyages will be shared with booked company and travel advisors in mid-Oct.  

Owing to the redeployment of Seabourn Quest to Antarctica, the line is cancelling Seabourn Quest‘s Panama Canal voyages scheduled for November seven – December 19, 2021.

Seabourn is continuing to evaluate the timing to resume functions on Seabourn Odyssey in the Caribbean. As a courtesy to company booked on December sailings aboard Seabourn Odyssey, closing payment will now be due 60 times prior to departure.

Seabourn had earlier introduced a pause in its world ship functions from March 14 through May well 2021, based on the ship, correctly cancelling all voyages for people ships scheduled to function all through that timeframe. The final decision to terminate additional voyages is a proactive action to deal with the instances continuing to evolve from the world response to the COVID-19 scenario.

“Our utmost priority is the well being, protection and properly-getting of our company, crew and the persons in places. We identify the prolonged lead time for arranging an extremely-luxurious Seabourn experience and with that in brain, we proactively announce the cancellation of these additional voyages,” mentioned Josh Leibowitz, president of Seabourn. “We are functioning very intently with science and health-related advisors as properly as our supply and location markets to establish protocols for the best return to functions.”

Seabourn will be speaking improvements for voyages scheduled to depart in the extension timeframe with all booked company and their travel advisors.

Guests who are at the moment confirmed on one particular of the influenced voyages on Seabourn Quest‘s Antarctica, Amazon, Panama Canal, South The us and Transatlantic cruises scheduled involving November seven, 2020 and April 25, 2021, will mechanically be re-accommodated in the same suite on the same voyage all through Seabourn Quest‘s 2021-2022 year, at charge paid, within just 30 times, as properly as receive a shipboard credit rating that is calculated dependent on voyage length. The shipboard credit rating is $three hundred for each suite for voyages up to 20 times in length and $500 for each suite for voyages of 21 times or much more.

Guests booked on impacted cruises on Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation will mechanically be cancelled and all company will receive Long term Cruise Credits. They can also request a entire refund of monies paid to Seabourn. Distinct aspects are as follows:

  • Compensated in Total: people company paid in entire will receive one hundred twenty five% Long term Cruise Credit score of the foundation cruise fare paid to Seabourn. Guests can also request a entire refund of the monies paid to Seabourn.  
  • Deposited bookings: people company with deposited bookings will receive a Long term Cruise Credit score valued at one hundred twenty five% of the deposit amount paid, up to the foundation cruise fare paid to Seabourn. Guests can also request a entire refund of the monies paid to Seabourn.   

The Long term Cruise Credit is legitimate for 12 months from the date of concern and may be used to guide sailings departing through Dec. 31, 2022. The amount of non-cruise fare buys may be transferred to a new booking. Alternatively, company may request a refund of the monies paid to Seabourn, which will be reimbursed to the initial type of payment.  

Guests and their travel advisors will be sent precise aspects relevant to their booking. Seabourn asks company and travel advisors to use the on the web assets accessible on its site initial instead than calling the Reservation Get in touch with Middle for data about the cancellations due to the probability of high connect with volumes and the possible of long on-hold wait occasions.

For reservations or much more data about Seabourn, please call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or stop by www.seabourn.com.

About Seabourn:
Ultra-luxurious Seabourn at the moment operates a fleet of 5 modern ships and is a happy member of World’s Foremost Cruise Lines. The unique alliance also features Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland The us Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises, AIDA, P&O Cruises United kingdom, and P&O Cruises Australia. Seabourn is a brand name of Carnival Company and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK). Seabourn is the formal cruise lover of UNESCO Globe Heritage beneath a multi-calendar year arrangement to aid encourage sustainable tourism at Globe Heritage sites close to the environment.

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Notes to Editors:
Seabourn is continually rated amongst the world’s best travel possibilities by expert critics and the discerning viewers of prestigious travel publications this sort of as Departures, Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler.  Its classy, distinctive cruising vacations are renowned for:

  • Personal ships with a private club ambiance
  • Intuitive, personalized assistance furnished by staff passionate about exceeding company expectations
  • Curated voyages to all seven continents providing award-successful activities
  • All ocean-entrance suites, luxuriously appointed
  • Complimentary top quality spirits and good wines accessible on board at all occasions
  • Welcome Champagne and complimentary in-suite bar stocked with your preferences
  • Tipping is neither needed, nor expected
  • Greatest resort at sea that is masterfully intended
  • Globe-course eating, additional increased through a culinary partnership with Chef Thomas Keller
  • All eating venues are complimentary, dine where, when and with whom you wish
  • Seabourn Discussions, connecting with visionary gurus
  • Ventures by Seabourn™, optional shore excursions, boost and extend your experience in find places*^
  • Pick out purposeful and sustainable travel activities as the Formal Cruise Spouse of UNESCO*
  • Spa & Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil, that includes an unique mindful dwelling plan*
  • An night amusement experience in collaboration with Sir Tim Rice†
  • Committed to environmental stewardship and sustainability

*Optional plans, for additional charge

^Out there on Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Encore, Seabourn Ovation

†Not accessible on board Seabourn Enterprise

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