Explora Journeys announces new entertainment program

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    Explora Journeys, the luxury lifestyle ocean travel brand of the MSC Group, announces the launch of a new entertainment program aboard the EXPLORA I.

    The comprehensive 14-day program promises to elevate guest the guest experience with a series of evening performances, interactive activities, and exclusive events.

    Digital activities: an industry first

    A standout feature of the offerings is the ‘Digital Activities,’ a pioneering initiative within the industry. Utilizing special QR codes throughout the ship, guests can engage in unique daily activities on their devices, including Explora Journeys Trivia, Crosswords, and Word Searches themed to the journey’s locale, updated daily. Additionally, timeless games like Sudoku and Chess can be enjoyed at any serene spot on the ship.

    Daytime activities: enhancing the ocean state of mind

    Daytime activities offer exquisite moments designed to enhance the Ocean State of Mind. Guests can enjoy spontaneous pop-up performances by the pool from musicians, performers, and wellness teams, all harmonizing with the moment.

    These experiences are complemented by specially paired beverages and snacks, ensuring every desire is met without leaving the perfect spot.

    Hosted events and unique activities

    Explora Journeys offers daily progressive events that cultivate a sense of community, while one-off events and solo activities allows guests to choose their level of engagement.

    The event lineup includes more Rituals, Daytime Sports, Interactive events, and a new, multi-day secret Murder Mystery game.

    A summer of special performances

    Throughout the journey, guests can delight in everything from DJ and Saxophone sets to the Songbook series honouring artists like Billy Joel and Carole King.

    New experiences include Voices of Vegas featuring music from Sinatra to Adele, and Motor City, a feel-good musical revue with outstanding musicians.

    New performers will also shine as solo artists supported by musicians, with Electric Violinists and West End singers among the resident team.

    Email the Travel Weekly team at traveldesk@travelweekly.com.au

    Explora Journeys

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