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Azamara Club Cruises unveils special event cruises for 2014

Azamara Club Cruises has revealed a series of special event cruises allowing guests to attend the Monaco Grand Prix, celebrate New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong or pay homage to the anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy.

The new event cruises are part of the 2014 programme which features a record 45 maiden ports of call.
Azamara Journey
Azamara Journey’s Christmas and New Year cruise features an overnight stay at Copacabana Beach

Each of the 72 itineraries in 2014 include late night departures or overnight stays in port, satisfying travellers who want to immerse themselves in the culture of each destination.

The cruise line’s boutique ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, will also call at a record number of new ports including Osaka (Kyoto, Japan), Kuda Bandos Island (The Maldives), Manzanillo (Mexico) and San Juan Del Sur (Nicaragua), many of which are hard to reach for larger ships.

Key special event cruises

  • 11-night Memories of WWII cruise – guests will be joined by Azamara Club Cruises’ president Larry Pimentel and his wife Sandi to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Cruise departs from Lisbon in 3 June and calls at Cherbourg, Dover and Hamburg. Prices start from £2,867 per person based on two people sharing an inside stateroom with return flights from London Heathrow.
  • Eight night Formula 1 Grand Prix cruise with the opportunity to attend the Monaco Grand Prix, as well as culinary wine and food tastings in Tuscany. Cruise departs from Rome on 19 May and calls at San Remo, Cannes, Saint-Tropez and Monte-Carlo. Prices start from £2,535 per person based on two people sharing an inside stateroom with return flights from London Heathrow.
  • 14-night New Year in Hong Kong cruise where guests can celebrate Christmas Day in Borneo at the famous orangutan sanctuary followed by a trek through Kinabalu National Park, before welcoming the New Year in the vibrant city of Hong Kong. Alternatively, guests onboard Azamara Journey’s Christmas and New Year’s cruise can enjoy samba dancing and firework displays Rio de Janeiro with an overnight stay at Copacabana Beach. Prices start from £5,348 per person based on two people sharing a balcony state room with return flights from London Heathrow.
  • Says Azamara spokeswoman Sonia Limbrick: “Agents can make use of new event cruises featured in the 2014 brochure to sell a wide range of destination focused, cultural cruises to up market clients who are looking for an authentic travel experience. As well as longer stays in port, our 2014 cruises will each feature a different AzAmazing Evenings event which will offer guests a once-in-a-lifetime experience that they won’t get anywhere else.”

    Bookings made for selected 2014 cruises before 30 September also include a complimentary double upgrade to a stateroom with a private balcony, plus free or reduced air fares.

    Posted on 9th September 2013 at 11:05 am in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Azamara Cruises |

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