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Part two of the extensive list of upcoming ocean cruises features another set of itineraries to get excited for as wave season approaches (read part one here). Featured voyages are already scheduled though 2023, awaiting client reservations as the pandemic eventually winds down.
Here is the continued list of all the latest highlights per brand.
Princess CruisesPrincess Cruises will be heading to Canada and New England in 2022, with Caribbean Princess and Enchanted Princess offering seven- to 16-day voyages, in addition to land extensions to sites such as Colonial Williamsburg, Independence Hall and the Gettysburg Battlefield.
According to Princess, ideal family itineraries in summer 2022 will take place in the Caribbean, where Princess will also deploy the aptly named Caribbean Princess from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., from April through July. All in, the ship will travel on five different itineraries across 25 departures, including the line’s private island, Princess Cays, in the Bahamas; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; St. Kitts; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Amber Cove in the Dominican Republic; Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Roatan (Mahogany Bay), Honduras; Belize City, Belize; and Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico.
Cruises and cruise-tours are also scheduled for Europe, with a total of five ships slated for 2022. Enchanted Princess, Sky Princess and Island Princess will head to Scandinavia and Russia; Island Princess will also cruise the British Isles along with Crown Princess.
Sky Princess and Island Princess will sail itineraries in Norway and Iceland; and Sky Princess, Regal Princess and Island Princess will also spend time in the Mediterranean. Land extensions will include Venice, Italy; Rome; Prague, Czech Republic; Vienna; Spain; and Ireland.
Princess will also be heading to Japan onboard the Diamond Princess on 35 departures from May through September 2022, showcasing 31 destinations, four countries and 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Regent Seven Seas CruisesIn 2021/2022, Regent Seven Seas Cruises will not only return to Antarctica for a 19-night “Journey to Antarctica” voyage, but the line will also celebrate Seven Seas Splendor’s inaugural season in Europe, including an epic 59-night Western Europe grand tour option. Next summer, the line will also be sending its Seven Seas Explorer to Alaska for the first time, on weeklong routes between Vancouver, Canada, and Seward, Alaska.
Also closer to home in 2021, Seven Seas Navigator will leave from New York City on Sept. 2, sailing to Bermuda and Nova Scotia, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Sept-Iles, Quebec City and Montreal, Canada.
On Nov. 14, Seven Seas Mariner will welcome guests on a 24-night voyage to the Caribbean and South America, including the Amazon River, all conveniently roundtrip from Miami. In 2022, a Jan. 6 sailing onboard Seven Seas Navigator will sail an abbreviated seven-night journey to the Cayman Islands, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico from Miami.
Royal Caribbean InternationalPlanning to go big in the Caribbean and Europe for summer 2022 is Royal Caribbean International. The line’s Oasis-class Harmony of the Seas and Symphony of the Seas will head to the Eastern and Western Caribbean from Port Canaveral, Fla., and Miami, respectively, on weeklong cruises. Symphony will showcase evening stays in Puerto Rico, and Harmony will feature the line’s Perfect Day at CocoCay private island experience in the Bahamas. Sister-ship Oasis of the Seas will also head to CocoCay from Cape Liberty in Bayonne, New Jersey.
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Meanwhile, Mariner of the Seas will sail a first for the line, cruising from Florida to Bermuda on eight-night voyages; Explorer of the Seas will reposition to Miami to depart on alternating six- and eight-night cruises to the Western and Southern Caribbean; and Liberty of the Seas will sail from Galveston, Texas, to the Western Caribbean on weeklong sailings.
Across the pond in Europe, Royal Caribbean will sail Brilliance of the Seas and Odyssey of the Seas in the Mediterranean from Italy; Allure of the Seas and Vision of the Seas from Spain; and Anthem of the Seas, Jewel of the Seas and Voyager of the Seas around Britain and the Baltic. Specific highlights will include Odyssey heading to the Holy Land; Allure spending late nights in Rome, Naples/Capri and Florence/Pisa, Italy; and Anthem sailing a 14-night itinerary.
Silversea CruisesSilversea Cruises is going big with its largest-ever collection of sailings for 2022-2023. Altogether, the luxury line will visit 669 destinations in 114 countries, across all seven continents on a total of 315 itineraries. The fleet of 10 ships will also embark on 61 maiden calls including Eidfjord, Norway; Rio Guajara, Brazil; and Foula, U.K. Additional destinations run the full gamut: Antarctica, the Arctic, Greenland, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the British Isles, Alaska, the Russian Far East, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Africa, the Galapagos, Central America, South America and more.
Of particular interest are five grand voyages. Onboard the new Silver Moon, the 90-day European Grand Voyage will depart on March 30, 2022, heading to 72 destinations in 22 countries including Istanbul; Sorrento, Italy; Bordeaux, France; and Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Also leaving on March 30 is the Mediterranean Grand Voyage’s initial segment of 33 destinations in 12 countries. The Northern Europe Grand Voyage segment’s remaining 40 destinations in 13 countries begins on May 6.
On their own are a 58-day Pacific Grand Voyage and a 69-day South America Grand Voyage. The Pacific sailing will embark on Jan. 16, 2023, and showcase 31 destinations in eight countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, China and Japan. The South America itinerary will depart on March 16, 2023, and highlight 39 destinations in 23 countries.
VikingViking is now promoting its 2022-2023 world cruise onboard what will be its newest ship, Viking Neptune, set to launch in late 2022. The 138-day voyage will embark on Dec. 22 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and feature 28 countries, 58 ports and 11 overnight stays. Its path will lead to Central America through the Panama Canal up to the West Coast of North America — where a shorter 121-day variation will leave from Los Angeles — before crossing over to Asia and the Middle East, then into the Mediterranean with a conclusion in London.
The DetailsPrincess Cruiseswww.princess.com
Regent Seven Seas Cruiseswww.rssc.com
Royal Caribbean Internationalwww.royalcaribbean.com