Azamara returns entire fleet to sea for first time

Azamara returns entire fleet to sea for first time

Azamara has officially returned its entire fleet of four ships to the high seas.

The full fleet is welcoming guests onboard with country intensive itineraries, immersive land programs, and more overnights in each port, allowing travellers to fully immerse themselves in each destination.

“I am beyond thankful to our hard-working team and dedicated crew members for all the incredible work and effort that has brought us to this exciting moment,” said Carol Cabezas, president of Azamara.

“Thanks to them, our four-ship fleet are all sailing for the first time ever, allowing us even more opportunities to immerse our guests in the smaller ports and hidden gem destinations of the world.”

As its fleet returns to service, the cruise line is reinforcing its commitment to providing immersive, destination-focused experiences, visiting 362 unique ports around the world, with 392 overnight stays, 862 late nights, and over 3,000 shore excursions, nearly 1,000 of which have been created since the pandemic began.

Onboard restaurants, including Discoveries and Windows Café, have redesigned each menu to feature World Cuisine Selection dishes, highlighting a variety of countries visited by Azamara ships.

Those sailing on Azamara Onward can experience the new and exclusive venue, Atlas Bar, offering artisanal cocktails including the Grand Bazaar, London Fog Martini, and the Tuscany Delight.

Azamara Onward celebrated its launch with an exciting naming ceremony and traditional christening in Monte Carlo on May 2 before embarking on an 11-night maiden voyage throughout the Mediterranean.

Azamara Journey returned to service on Friday, embarking on a 10-night Greece intensive voyage, while Azamara Pursuit sets sail today for a 5-night grand prix weekend voyage, and Azamara Quest embarked on a 9-night spring Med and grand prix voyage.

Azamara’s four ships will sail Europe this summer, before heading to Asia, Australia, South America, and more global destinations.

Azamara has also partnered with Versonix Seaware, a software that provides an integrated platform to cruise lines that maximizes efficiency through sales, marketing and revenue yield management capabilities.

The updated booking platform is set to launch at the beginning of 2023, simplifying the overall booking experience for travel agents.

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