Numerous cruise lines have released itineraries that extend into 2024 with new ports of calls, excursions, and partnerships.
Regent Seven Seas
Regent Seven Seas plans to make 15 maiden calls in the 2023-2024 season. These include Syros, Greece, Vanuatu's Mystery Island, Syros, Greece, the Lofoten islands in Norway, and Puerto Banus (Spanish).
Regent will offer 139 overnight visits in destinations such as St. Petersburg, Russia, Kyoto, Japan, Singapore, Lisbon, and Bordeaux, France.
Azamara will make maiden calls to Alta, Norway, Brest, France, Cesme, Turkey, Fredericia (Danemark), and Mariehamn (Finland) in 2023. In 2023, the line will offer two new pre-and post-cruise land explorations: a Switzerland Glacier Express Train, and a Gran Canaria program that includes a visit to the Bandama Caldera (one of the largest extinct volcano craters).
Seabourn revealed details about the Seabourn Venture’s first itineraries departing from the U.K. this spring.
The itineraries go on sale August 19 and depart April aboard the first of two brand-new expedition vessels. The Wild & Ancient British Isles 12-day cruise departs from Greenwich (London), England to Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland. On April 22, the 12-day Scottish and Norse Legends Expedition departing from Leith explores coastal Scotland, Norway, and en route to Tromso (Norway). The Venture will depart Tromso on May 4th to begin its previously announced summer season, which will be in the Arctic.
Windstar Cruises said it renewed its relationship as the official cruise line of the James Beard Foundation, a partnership that extends through 2025 and includes three themed cruises per year hosted by James Beard Foundation-affiliated chefs beginning in 2022. Windstar Cruises will soon announce the dates and chefs for these cruises. These cruises will feature chef demonstrations and hosted meals.