Posts Tagged ‘Seabourn Cruises’

Seabourn is headed back to Alaska this summer with an outstanding expedition team leading the way

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The line will offer a series of 11-, 12- and 14-day itineraries sailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Anchorage (Seward) Alaska aboard Seabourn Sojourn between June and September 2017. (more…)

Introducing Seabourn Encore’s Stylish Sushi Restaurant

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

The Seabourn Encore (Courtesy of Fincantieri)One of the most striking and innovative features of Seabourn Encore is the new alternative dining venue Sushi. (more…)

Explore Hidden Glacier Bay Aboard Seabourn during 2017 Cruise Season in Alaska

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

There are so many natural wonders for guests to behold on a Seabourn cruise to Alaska, but nothing quite like the mysterious and exotic Glacier Bay. (more…)

Seabourn Encore Breaks Moorings, Collides With Ship in Port

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

The Seabourn Encore (Courtesy of Fincantieri)High winds in the New Zealand port of Timaru on Sunday afternoon local time caused Seabourn Encore to break its moorings and collide with another ship docked in port. No injuries were reported. (

Seabourn Opens Bookings for New Seabourn Ovation’s Inaugural Season

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Scheduled to launch in spring 2018, the ship will sail on a variety of voyages in and around Europe between May and November 2018, hailing at ports throughout Northern Europe, the United Kingdom and Mediterranean. (

Seabourn Encore Cruise Ship Named in Singapore

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Seabourn’s newest — and biggest — ship, Seabourn Encore, was named today (January 7) by soprano Sarah Brightman in an exuberant ceremony in Singapore. (

Seabourn Receives 22 Top Travel Awards In 2016

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

The Seabourn Sojourn in LondonAs the 2016 travel awards season comes to a close, Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, wrapped up the year with a total of 22 industry awards, several of which were readers’ choice nominations.

Seabourn to Offer Optional Excursions on Alaska Itineraries

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Seabourn has announced it will be offering optional land excursions for its return to Alaska. The up-close explorations will be part of Seabourn Sojourn’s series of 11-, 12- and 14-day itineraries sailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Anchorage (Seward), Alaska starting June 2017. (

Seabourn Introduces Chris Austin as New Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Marketing

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

In his new role, Austin will be responsible for Seabourn’s overall marketing efforts, brand management, sales, and public relations, as Seabourn looks to expand its fleet and overall capacity. (

Fincantieri Lays Keel for Seabourn Ovation

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

The keel laying ceremony of “Seabourn Ovation”, the second of two ultra-luxury cruise ships that Fincantieri is building for Seabourn Cruise Line, took place today (December 02), in the presence of the Italian Minister of Defence Roberta Pinotti, at the Sestri Ponente (Genoa) shipyard. (

Seabourn Takes Delivery of Seabourn Encore

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

The Seabourn Encore (Courtesy of Fincantieri)Seabourn , the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, took delivery of its newest all-suite vessel, Seabourn Encore , today during an official handover ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. (more…)

Seabourn Releases Speakers Lineup for 2017 Conversations Program

Monday, November 21st, 2016

The onboard enrichment and special guest program will host speakers and personalities from the fields of journalism, government, preservation, and the culinary arts. (

Seabourn names Gerald Mosslinger Vice President Hotel Operations

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

In the role, Mosslinger will be responsible for the line’s overall marine hotel operations, including culinary, guest services and administration, and entertainment. He previously spent more than seven years at Seabourn, both ashore in Miami, Fla., and aboard the line’s ships. (

Sarah Brightman Named Godmother of Seabourn Encore

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Seabourn Encore (Rendering courtesy of Seabourn Cruises)Seabourn has named soprano Sarah Brightman as godmother to Seabourn Encore. Brightman will name the new luxury ship at a christening ceremony in Singapore January 7, 2017. (

Seabourn Encore Completes Final Sea Trials

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Seabourn’s newest cruise ship, Seabourn Encore, has reached an important maritime milestone with the completion of its final round of sea trials off the coast of Italy in the Adriatic Sea. (

Ventures by Seabourn Program Expands Down Under

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Seabourn Quest (Photo Robin West, Seabourn's manager of expedition operations)The world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line Seabourn will launch its popular Ventures by Seabourn expedition program in Australia and New Zealand next year, giving guests the chance to immerse themselves in the region’s unique wilderness. (

Carnival Australia Jumps Onboard with Cruise Month

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Each of the cruise operator’s seven lines – P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Cunard, P&O Cruises World Cruising and Seabourn – is offering deals and savings to celebrate Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia’s inaugural month-long promotion.

Seabourn’s 2017, 2018 Season Highlights New Ship

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Seabourn Encore (Rendering courtesy of Seabourn Cruises)Seabourn has announced its new schedule for the fall 2017 and winter 2018 seasons, complete with 36 new itineraries and 96 departures ranging from seven to 152 days in length. (

Seabourn to Offer New Spa and Wellness Program With Dr. Andrew Weil

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Seabourn in partnership with The Onboard Spa by Steiner, has created a fleet-wide mindful living program offering guests a holistic spa and wellness experience that integrates physical, social, environmental and spiritual well-being. (more…)

PortholeTV Kicks Off Countdown to Seabourn Encore Video Series

Monday, August 1st, 2016

PortholeTV, the newly launched video channel by Porthole Cruise Magazine, has kicked off a new online video series that will count down to the highly anticipated December 2016 launch of Seabourn Encore, the line’s first new ship in five years. (more…)

Seabourn Launches New Excursions To The South Pole

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Seabourn Quest (Photo Robin West, Seabourn's manager of expedition operations)Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is launching new pre-cruise experiences taking guests to the South Pole on select Antarctica & Patagonia itineraries during the 2016-2017 season. (more…)

Introducing “Seabourn Signature Scents”: A Luxurious Fragrance Line Designed Exclusively For Seabourn By Molton Brown

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, and Molton Brown are introducing Seabourn Signature Scents, a luxurious creation of exotic fragrances designed exclusively for Seabourn guests.

Seabourn Names Mark Dexter Captain of Seabourn Encore

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Seabourn has named Mark Dexter as the captain of its newest ship, the Seabourn Encore. Captain Dexter will oversee all operations of the line’s newest vessel, which is scheduled to launch in December 2016. (

Works Start In Sestri On “Seabourn Ovation”

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

The steel cutting ceremony of “Seabourn Ovation”, the second of two ultra-luxury vessels which Fincantieri is currently building for the shipowner Seabourn, a brand of Carnival Corporation, took place today at the shipyard in Sestri Ponente, Genoa. (more…)

Seabourn Opens New Signature Restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, on Seabourn Quest

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

The Seabourn QuestWith a menu, wine list and ambience inspired by a classic American chophouse, The Grill is a collaboration between three-star Michelin chef Thomas Keller and designer Adam D. Tihany, exclusively for Seabourn.

Seabourn Expands Partnership with Swarovski Optik

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Seabourn Quest (Photo Robin West, Seabourn's manager of expedition operations)Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is expanding its partnership with Swarovski Optik to offer high-quality optical instruments aboard every vessel in its fleet. (more…)

Seabourn’s Unesco Partnership to Bring More World Heritage Experts on Board

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

As part of its continuing partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Seabourn is welcoming its next group of prominent speakers as a part of its multi-faceted Seabourn Conversations enrichment and special guest entertainment program.

Seabourn Expands Northern Europe Expedition Program This Summer

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

The Seabourn QuestSeabourn has announced a new expansion to its Ventures by Seabourn program this summer, which will explore the northernmost regions of Europe onboard the Seabourn Quest. (

Seabourn Announces Partnership With Mixologist Brian Van Flandern

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Seabourn has entered into an agreement with world-renowned mixologist Brian Van Flandern to transform the onboard spirits across its entire fleet with upgraded bar offerings, new cocktail menus and more. (more…)

Seabourn Announces The Grill by Chef Thomas Keller

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

The Seabourn QuestSeabourn has revealed renderings for its new signature fine-dining restaurant, The Grill by Thomas Keller, which will debut in May 2016 onboard Seabourn Quest.

Good Samaritans On Board Cruise Ship

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Tourist cruise liner, MS Seabourn Odyssey, docked into the Port of Suva last week, carrying hundreds of good Samaritans. (

Seabourn Celebrates Float Out Of New Seabourn Encore

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Seabourn Encore (Rendering courtesy of Seabourn Cruises)Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, celebrated another milestone in the construction of its new Seabourn Encore, with the ship touching water for the first time today. (more…)