Seabourn will operate 7-day cruises from Barbados to southern Caribbean destinations
"We look forward to welcoming Seabourn back to our shores and are pleased with the prospects for the restart of the cruise industry," said Senator H.E. Lisa Cummins, Minister of Tourism and International Transport of Barbados
Seabourn, the ultra-luxury cruise line, together with the Government of Barbados, is developing plans to restart guest voyages on a second ship through a series of new summer voyages that operate roundtrip. from Bridgetown, Barbados, effective July 18, 2021.
The brand also previously announced plans to resume guest operations in Greece aboard the Seabourn Ovation from July 3. More details on those plans are available here.
Seabourn Odyssey will operate 7-day cruises from Barbados to southern Caribbean destinations, including the idyllic ports of call in Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. Tours are open for reservation on April 21. Guests can also choose a 14-day option, which combines the two distinct 7-day itineraries between the Windward and Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Previously published itineraries for Fall 2021 voyages include calls at additional ports in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Guadeloupe, and Martinique.
Itineraries include unique Seabourn experiences that become the highlight of every traveler's trip. The "Caviar in the Surf" at Carambola Beach has become a perennial favorite, allowing guests to enjoy beautiful beaches as members of the Seabourn team traverse the turquoise water to serve chilled caviar and champagne. The day also includes a splendid grilled lunch with grilled lobster, fresh fruit, and other delicious dishes. A Marina Day is also scheduled, where the ship's staff invites guests to an afternoon of active water sports operated directly from a platform at the rear of the ship.
"We are grateful to work together with the Government of Barbados to restart tourism in Barbados and the Caribbean Sea," said Josh Leibowitz, President of Seabourn. "The entire Seabourn family is energized to provide our award-winning service, dining and entertainment aboard the Seabourn Odyssey beginning in July."
"We look forward to welcoming Seabourn back to our shores and are pleased with the prospects for the restart of the cruise industry," said Senator H.E. Lisa Cummins, Minister of Tourism and International Transport of Barbados. "Traveling safely is our priority, and placing vaccinations and other key public health travel protocols at the center of our cruise industry reboot will not only restore traveler confidence, but also offer convenience to visitors and visitors alike. to the Barbadians. "
Each sailing also includes a day at sea to spend time on board enjoying places like Earth & Ocean for alfresco dining, cooling off with an artisan ice cream freshly made daily by the culinary team, or a series of activities available on board. of the Seabourn Odyssey. Those who prefer quiet relaxation can find a comfortable chair in Seabourn Square to read or even take time to watch the scenery go by on the deck or from the private furnished terrace of their suite.
The travel series is open to any guest who is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. "Fully vaccinated" is a minimum of 14 days after the first or second dose (for those vaccines that require two doses) of the currently approved COVID-19 vaccines being administered. Proof of vaccination and dates provided will be required. Approved documentation forms will be confirmed closer to departure time and must be shown at the terminal prior to boarding. Members of the Seabourn team will also be vaccinated.
Seabourn guests are required to adhere to all health protocols that may be in effect at the time of their departure. Travelers should check travel requirements regularly, both for inbound trips to Barbados and on their return home, as policies continue to change based on the latest advice.
Additional initial preventive health measures will also be implemented under Seabourn's "Travel Safe" program, including health screening questionnaires, face mask requirements, physical distancing and capacity checks for confined spaces, as well as improved environmental sanitation. and improved high-efficiency air filtration in the heating and cooling system. Brand protocols are subject to change as work continues in collaboration with medical experts and government agencies to ensure practices evolve in accordance with the latest advice. It is Seabourn's priority to protect the health and well-being of our guests, team members and people in the communities the brand visits.
Seabourn is finalizing additional details for these trips, including more information on the experiences on land, and will share them in the coming weeks. They will also be posted on the Seabourn website. Guests are encouraged to book early to choose the best suite, and the brand will also offer flexible cancellation terms through Book With Confidence.
Seabourn represents the pinnacle of ultra-luxury travel. Our all-inclusive boutique ships offer ocean view suite accommodations; award-winning dining room; Complimentary premium spirits and fine wines available at all times; Renowned service provided by an industry leading team; a relaxed and sociable atmosphere that makes guests feel at home; a pedigree in expedition travel through the Ventures by Seabourn program and two new specially designed ultra-luxury expedition ships arriving in 2021 and 2022. Seabourn takes travelers to every continent in the world. ports and hiding places. The line is also the official UNESCO World Heritage cruise partner.
Seabourn guests experience extraordinary offerings and programs, including partnerships with prominent artists, restaurants, personal health and wellness, and engaging speakers.