Posts Tagged ‘Oceania Cruises’

Oceania Cruises Introduces Ten New Journeys To Cuba

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Oceania Cruises announced ten new Journeys to Cuba in 2018. Sailing roundtrip from PortMiami, itineraries range in length from 7 to 10 days; all include calls in Havana and the storied destinations of Cienfuegos, and Santiago de Cuba. (more…)

Steph Armengol appointed VP of Hotel Operations for Oceania and Regent Seven Seas

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Mr. Armengol, who previously held the position of Senior Director of Hotel Operations for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, will continue to report to Franco Semeraro, Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations for Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. (

Oceania Cruises Debuts Wellness Tours in Partnership With Canyon Ranch

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

MV Riviera at Barcelona on the eve of her christening (Courtesy Peter Knego - Oceania is expanding its niche tour collection with a new series, Wellness Tours Inspired by Canyon Ranch. The upscale cruise line, known for its unique culinary tours, will begin offering healthy-living tours in April on Marina’s and Riviera’s Mediterranean voyages. (

Oceania Cruises’ Marina makes first call to Havana, Cuba

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Oceania Cruises made history this morning, March 9, 2017, when its ship, Marina, pulled into Sierra Maestra cruise terminal in Havana, Cuba carrying 1,250 guests. (more…)

Oceania Sirena Sails First Australian Circumnavigation Cruise

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Oceania Cruises’ newest fleet addition Sirena has made its debut in Australian waters following a US$50 million refurbishment. Following its successful introductory season last year, the 684-passenger Sirena marked its place in the Australian market with a 34-day circumnavigation roundtrip from Sydney. (

Oceania Cruises Brings Cuban Cuisine to All Cuba Voyages

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Oceania cruisers bound for Cuba will find Cuban menus onboard, featuring traditional dishes like ropa vieja, which is stewed shredded beef; malanga fritters, made from a root similar to taro; and arroz con pollo, or rice with chicken and saffron. (

Oceania Cruises Adds 6 More Cuba Itineraries for 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

More Cuba visits are on the horizon for Oceania Cruises. The luxury line owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has revealed a series of new departures for fall 2017. (

Oceania to Offer 14 Alaska Cruise Departures in 2017

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

RegattaOceania Cruises has announced a series of 14 Alaska cruise departures setting sail from San Francisco, Seattle, and Vancouver between May and September 2017. (

Newly appointed VP Sales for Oceania Cruises Australasia

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH) is excited to announce the appointment of industry veteran Steve McLaughlin as its first Vice President, Sales, for its upper premium cruise brand, Oceania Cruises. (

Norwegian, Oceania and Regent to Sail to Cuba in 2017

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced that it has received approval from the government of the Republic of Cuba to operate cruises to Cuba, beginning March 2017. (

New Tapas Menu Comes to Oceania Cruises

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Small bite lovers, rejoice! A new tapas menu, inspired in part by Barcelona’s Boqueria market, is now available on all Oceania Cruises ships. More than 60 dishes have been developed for evening menus in the Terrace Cafe, the line’s casual buffet restaurant. (

Oceania’s 2018 Cruises Add New Europe Grand Tour, Viking Itineraries

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

London. Piccadilly CircusOceania Cruises has released its 2018 Europe & The Americas Collection of itineraries across the Mediterranean, Baltic & Northern Europe, Alaska, Canada & New England and the Caribbean. (

Oceania Cruises to Homeport in New York Summer 2017 and 2018

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Oceania Cruises will homeport one of its smaller ships, Insignia, in New York during the summer and fall seasons in 2017 and 2018, making it the only upscale cruise line to offer regular sailings from the city. (

Oceania Cruises Releases New Artistic and Foodie Brochure Collection

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Oceania Cruises has introduced its new line of artistic, coffee table-style brochures which showcase four distinct regionsfor cruise travel, as well as the line’s sailings aimed at foodies. (

Oceania Cruises Offers Extended Vacations to “Snowbirds”

Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Oceania Cruises has introduced a new vacation concept for “snowbirds,” residents of northern climes looking to escape to a tropical destination. (

Oceania’s Winter 2017-18 Itineraries Add Nine-Day Miami Cruises

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

MV Riviera at Barcelona on the eve of her christening (Courtesy Peter Knego - Oceania Cruises has released over 30 new itineraries for its winter 2017-18 season aboard the Regatta, Marina, Riviera, and Sirena ships. (

Oceania Cruises Makes Four New Executive Appointments

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

The Oceania Marina in MiamiOceania Cruises has named four new members to its executive team following the appointment of Bob Binder to the position of president and CEO at the line. (

Changes for Oceania, Regent and Norwegian Brand Leadership

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings today announced strategic changes to its brand leadership team to “further align the Company’s organizational structure with its goal to drive sustained growth and profitability.” (

Oceania Announces Jacques Pépin Cruise

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

The Oceania Marina in MiamiOceania Cruises has announced two new voyages to take place next spring: the line’s annual Jacques Pépin Cruise, which will explore northern Europe, and the 14th Oceania Club Reunion Cruise in the Mediterranean. (

Oceania Named “Best Premium Cruise Line” at Virtuoso Travel Week

Monday, August 15th, 2016

MV Riviera at Barcelona on the eve of her christening (Courtesy Peter Knego - Oceania Cruises was named the “Best Premium Cruise Line” for the sixth consecutive year at the 2016 Virtuoso Gala Awards, which were held at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas as part of this year’s Virtuoso Travel Week. (

Oceania Cruises Close to Cuba Approval

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Cuba, Havana: Plaza de la Catedral de San Cristobal (Photo credit Gorupdebesanez at Cruise Line Holdings is close to getting permission to sail to Cuba, the company’s president and CEO says. Oceania’s Regatta would sail in Cuba by the end of the year, and Mariner would start sailing itineraries there in 2017. (

Norwegian and EMC Ink Deal for SpeedNet, Upgraded Internet Offering

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings announced it will quadruple the current bandwidth across its Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises fleets in the coming months to meet the rising internet expectations.

Oceania Cruises celebrates christening of Sirena

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Oceania Cruises officially welcomed its newest ship, Sirena, into the fleet this evening (April 27th) with a christening ceremony at the Port of Barcelona. (

Oceania Announces Fleetwide Entertainment Upgrade, Shows for New Ship

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

The Pacific Princess. She will join the Oceania Cruises' fleet and renamed Sirena in March 2016Leveraging the experience of sister company Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises plans to enhance the entertainment on all of its ships by spring 2017. (

Oceania Cruises Launches New Culinary Discovery Tours

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Oceania Cruises has announced it is expanding its Culinary Discovery Tours in the Mediterranean for 2016 with the addition of several new experiences, available onboard Riviera and Marina. (

Oceania’s 2017 – 2018 Itineraries Add Husavik, Rijeka Calls

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Oceania Cruises has released its itineraries for summer 2017 and winter 2017 and 2018, including maiden calls in Iceland, Croatia, France, Quebec and St. Thomas. The season will also include the Around the World in 180 Days voyage aboard Insignia. (

Cruise ship outbreak: Oceania Riviera reports norovirus, 3rd time in recent months

Friday, March 25th, 2016

MV Riviera at Barcelona on the eve of her christening (Courtesy Peter Knego - For the third time since Dec. 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) is investigating a norovirus outbreak onboard the Oceania Cruises vessel, Oceania Riviera. (

Oceania to Launch World Cruise in 2018

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Oceania Cruises' sister ship Nautica entering SydneyOceania Cruises has announced a new world cruise for 2018. The Around the World in 180 Days itinerary onboard the Insignia will depart Miami January 3, 2018, returning July 1, 2018. (

Carnival Corp. Provided Financing on Sirena Ship Transfer to NCLH

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

As the Ocean Princess departs the Princess Cruises fleet this spring, she will start a new life for Oceania Cruises as the Sirena, following an extensive refurbishment. (

Oceania Riviera Cruise Cut Short Because of Gastro Illness; Next Boarding Delayed

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

MV Riviera at Barcelona on the eve of her christening (Courtesy Peter Knego - Oceania Riviera returned to Miami two days early from its most recent cruise Saturday, due to an outbreak of norovirus, so the ship could undergo sanitation. (

Oceania Cruises Adds New Dessert Pastries

Friday, February 12th, 2016

Oceania Cruises has announced several new additions to its lineup of dessert offerings, all developed in conjunction with Master Pastry Chef Christophe Menard. (

Norwegian, Regent and Oceania Drop Turkey

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings today confirmed it was dropping all calls to Turkish ports for its three cruise brands. (