MIAMI, June 6, 2007—-Small-ship specialists The Yachts of Seabourn has mailed a new 2008-09 edition of its distinctive Ã¢â‚¬Å“Seabourn Yachting LifeÃ¢â‚¬Â cruise atlas to the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s large and loyal following of repeat guests and their travel agents.
From January 2008 through April 2009, the lineÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s three 208-guest, all-suite vessels will visit over 200 ports in 55 countries on 127 voyages. The Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Scandinavia & Russia, Asia, Africa and the Americas will all be explored on cruises of five to 18 days or longer.
Seabourn Legend provides a series of dazzling two-week winter voyages of Belize, the Panama Canal and Costa Rica, then spends the summer cruising the picturesque harbors and glittering resorts of Spain, the French Riviera, and Italy, including Trapani, Sicily, a new port for 2008.
Seabourn Pride will venture from Cape Horn at South AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most southerly tip to the North Cape. Spring cruises of the Mediterranean include new calls at Genoa, Italy, and Koper, Slovenia. Along with popular cruises in Scandinavia, Russia and NorwayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s fjordlands, the ship will operate several new Western European itineraries encompassing ports in France, the British Isles, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Seabourn Spirit explores Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia and makes two eight-day voyages to China, including Xiamen, Zhangjiagang (for Wuxi), Nanjing and Shanghai. India, Oman, Dubai, Egypt and the Red Sea are seasonal highlights. Spring, summer and early autumn are spent exploring Greece, Turkey, Italy and the Black Sea. Several new 2008 itineraries concentrate on the AdriaticÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s beautiful Dalmatian coast, including Split, Dubrovnik, Hvar and Rovinj, Croatia and Kotor, Montenegro.
Early booking savings entice travelers to reserve well in advance. Travelers who have previously cruised with Seabourn, or any other lines which are members of the WorldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Leading Cruise Lines (Carnival, Costa, Cunard, Holland America and Princess), enjoy Club Signature Value savings of up to 50 percent off brochure fares on a selection of voyages throughout the year.
Privileged guests aboard Seabourn yachts enjoy Ã¢â‚¬Å“Signature Delights,Ã¢â‚¬Â a myriad of thoughtful touches that includes complimentary fine champagne, wines and spirits throughout the cruise; gourmet cuisine designed by celebrity chef Charlie Palmer; Vintage Seabourn, a premium wines pre-purchase package; Seabourn to a Tea, a menu of rare estate teas, unique blends and herbal tisanes being served on board; SeabournÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Personal Shopper service providing luxury cars and shopping guides in various ports worldwide and SeabournÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s innovative Personal Valet luggage shipping service.
SeabournÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new cruise atlas can be ordered free of charge from the lineÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s award-winning website at www.seabourn.com or by calling 1-800-929-9391 and following the prompt for ordering a brochure. For information about 2008-09 Seabourn cruises, contact a travel agent or call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391.