SEATTLE, May 8, 2012 --- From the beautiful Greek Isles to the quaint towns along the Dalmatian Coast and historic ports in Turkey, three of Seabourn’s six intimate, award-winning ships will visit a fascinating and diverse collection of ports this summer and fall. Seabourn’s 2012 Europe Suite Sale is offering savings up to 50 percent or more, plus other valuable benefits for travelers booking Eastern Mediterranean voyages aboard Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Quest or Seabourn Spirit. The three ships offer travelers an unprecedented flexibility in departure dates, length of cruises and itineraries.
In addition to the savings, guests will also enjoy complimentary veranda upgrades, air credits from select U.S. & Canadian gateways on select cruises, and shipboard credits on bookings of penthouse and premium category suites.
“The Eastern Mediterranean offers such an interesting mix of ports, from gorgeous beaches to medieval towns and ancient empires,” said John Delaney, Seabourn’s senior vice president of marketing and sales. “Our Europe Suite Sale offers tremendous value and a wonderful opportunity for travelers to visit this amazing region while sailing on our award-winning ships.”
Seabourn Odyssey will explore the picturesque villages and golden beaches of the Greek Isles, the classical cities of Turkey and the charming ports on Dalmatian Coast on seven-day cruises departing from Athens, Istanbul, and Venice. Sister-ship Seabourn Quest will offer similar seven-day Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea voyages, providing guests with a full range of departure dates exploring this splendid region. Many of these voyages will visit Kusadasi, Turkey, and stay late into the evening to include Seabourn’s signature complimentary Evening at Ephesus featuring a private classical concert in the ruins under the stars. Rates start from $2,499 per person.
Travelers seeking a longer vacation can choose Seabourn Spirit’s 10-day cruises, sailing roundtrip from Venice to the very best of the Adriatic and Dalmatian coasts. Stops include the medieval Croatian towns of Dubrovnik and Split, and Kotor in Montenegro, where the ship sails into the renowned Gulf of Kotor, the southernmost fjord in Europe. Guests on these cruises will also enjoy Seabourn’s signature onboard Marina watersports day in Triluke Bay and an overnight on board in the magical city of Venice. Rates start from $3,499 per person with an air credit of $800 per suite from select U.S. and Canadian gateways.
Seabourn’s six intimate, award-winning ships offer key elements that set Seabourn apart: spacious, thoughtfully appointed suites, many with verandas; superb dining in a choice of venues; open bars throughout the ship; fine wines poured at lunch and dinner; award-winning personalized service and a relaxed, sociable atmosphere that makes guests feel right at home on board.
Seabourn’s ships travel the globe throughout the year, sailing to many of the world’s most desirable destinations. Cruises of seven days to World Cruises of more than 100 days visit hundreds of ports, including marquee cities and lesser-known ports and hideaways.
Cruise fares are based on double occupancy and subject to change without notice. Air credits and other promotional amenities are available on select voyages. Certain other restrictions apply. For more information or reservations, contact a travel professional, call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or visit www.seabourn.com.
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