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16 new ports of call and debut in Australia for Azamara Club Cruises in 2015

For the very first time, Azama Club Cruises will be visiting Australia in 2015. in a programme that features 52 sailings ranging from five- to 18-nights to some of the world’s most intriguing destinations.

Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest will ber visiting 203 ports in 62 countries, including 16 maiden port calls. New cruises include culture-rich metropolises, charming colonial towns, stunning beaches and unsurpassed natural preserves in South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Far East and Australia.

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Azamara Journey will be cruising in South America and the Caribbean throughout spring 2015

On every Azamara voyage, guests can take advantage of longer stays and more overnights in port so they can experience the authentic nightlife of a destination. Guests also can delve deeper into each destination with AzAmazing Evenings, an inclusive evening event on each sailing that provides guests with an exclusive and bespoke slice of a destination’s authentic culture and character. In addition, guests can enjoy a wide variety of exclusive Azamara Land Discoveries shore excursions.

Says Azamara’s president Larry Pimentel: “As a hallmark of the Azamara Club Cruises experience, many sailings are timed with major events and celebrations, so guests can join in the festivities. We are particularly delighted to bring Azamara Quest to Australia in late 2015 and expand our distinctive experience to a new continent.”

Throughout spring 2015, Azamara Journey will sail 11- to 18-night voyages throughout Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina, the Antarctic Sound, Panama Canal and Caribbean islands, calling at ports that larger ships cannot get to. The 12-night Rio Carnival and Buenos Aires sailing overnights at Rio De Janeiro during the city’s world-famous Carnival, where Azamara Club Cruises offers prime seating in the stands of the sambadrome to witness the spectacle of competing samba schools. Azamara Journey also will make maiden port calls at Aruba and Curacao.

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Azamara Quest will be sailing in the Baltic and the Med on seven- to 18-night itineraries

Guests have a choice of both Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest for immersive European adventures throughout the summer and autumn.

Azamara Quest will sail the Baltic, North and Mediterranean seas on seven- to 18-night itineraries. Itineraries include calls to destinations that coincide with major seasonal events such as the 2015 British Open at historic St. Andrews Links and the Sail Amsterdam Festival, a nautical celebration held once every five years.

Azamara Journey will sail the Spanish, French and Italian rivieras, the Adriatic and Black seas, and Greek Isles on seven- to 16-night itineraries that take guests to the playgrounds of the jetset. Azamara Journey will call at Monte Carlo during the annual Monaco Grand Prix, where Azamara Club Cruises offers guests tickets for prime seating along the race route (for an additional charge). Maiden European port calls include Argostoli and Delos (Greece), Tarragona, Almeria, Alticante and Huelva (Spain), Stornoway (Scotland) and Cobh (Ireland).

Azamara Quest will offer sailings in Asia during spring and winter. Guests will enjoy plenty of overnights to embrace the colourful and historic cultures of Southeast Asia, China and Japan. Osaka (Japan) and Bali (Indonesia) will feature as embarkation ports for the first time in February 2015.

In late December, the ship will sail from the Bali Sea on a 14-night holiday and New Year’s cruise to Australia and the Barrier Reef. On this “immersion Down Under”, guests will make maiden port calls at Puerto Princesa (Philippines) and Thursday Island and Darwin (Australia), as well as at Great Barrier Reef-destinations Cooktown, Port Douglas and Cairns (Australia).

Posted on 2nd October 2013 at 08:14 am in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Azamara Cruises |

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