Oceania Cruises 2023 Around the World in 180 Days voyage sold out within one day of opening for sale to the general public, the company said in a press release.
“The response to our epic 2023 around the world voyage clearly illustrates the enthusiasm that experienced travelers have for immersive and memorable travel experiences,” stated Bob Binder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oceania Cruises. “Despite the challenges the world faces today, travelers are clearly bullish on the future and are embracing these new opportunities to travel the world and create lifelong memories.”
Oceania Cruises 2023 Around the World voyage
Oceania Cruises 2023 departs from San Francisco
Oceania said that its 2023 world cruise saw more than one-third of all bookings come from first time, new-to-brand guests. The company said this was a continuation of a booking trend it has seen steadily emerging during the past year with some booking periods and promotions recording new-to-brand booking levels of close to 50%.
Oceania also said that 20% of world cruise guests had opted to extend their voyage up to a total of 218 days.
“The quick uptake from our loyal repeat guests and new first-time guests alike underscores the tremendous pent-up demand for immersive, destination-focused cruises and the strong allure of our acclaimed small-ship experience that features the finest cuisine at sea and an unmatched reputation for service from our warm and welcoming staff,” added Binder.
The line’s 2023 Around the World in 180 Days voyage will call at 96 ports in 33 countries across four continents, the voyage also includes three full days cruising in Antarctica and affords guests access to more than 60 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The voyage departs San Francisco on January 15, 2023 aboard the 684-guest Insignia.