Oceania Cruises welcomed the 30,277-ton 684-guest Sirena – meaning “mermaid” in Spanish — to its fleet at a christening ceremony on April 27, 2016 in Barcelona. She was christened by her godmother, acclaimed cookbook author and TV chef, Claudine Pépin, daughter of legendary Chef Jacques Pépin, whose namesake restaurant is featured onboard.
Be among the first of the lucky few to travel on exceptional cruise ships making their debuts in 2016. Reservations are already being taken for these much anticipated beauties. Cruise-lovers have much to celebrate this year, with a vast selection to choose from – including the world’s largest ship and thrills galore. Whether you prefer opulence, endless amusements or a combination, your ship will come in.
Delight in an ever widening array of exquisite cruise ship suites. Discerning travelers will feel right at home in these luxurious accommodations. Those who want to splurge on a special vacation experience are sure to feel like VIPs in these chic and top-of-the-line suites that are more like apartments. Continue reading →
Due to the growing interest in all things culinary, cruise lines are heating things up and adding flavor to an already fantastic onboard experience, with a wide variety of food and wine theme cruises. Imagine taking a cooking class with famous master chefs and joining them to explore local food markets to find the freshest ingredients for their masterpieces. From preparation of signature dishes, to cooking and the best part, tasting the delicious cuisine, these special culinary theme cruises offer a different and fun learning experience. They are ideal for gourmands and novices alike, as well as for those seeking a unique travel experience.
The big event for cruisers who love any kind of upscale food and wine experience is Oceania Cruises brand new ship, Marina, setting sail in early 2011. And what an experience it is going to be. Think of the finest cuisine at sea served in SIX (that’s right, six) open-seating, gourmet restaurants – each one with its own look and feel.