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Oceania Cruises Opens Late 2017 Itineraries to Cuba

Oceania Cruises announced an additional series of journeys to Cuba in November and December 2017. Ranging in length from six to thirteen days with departures from Miami, these voyages include the line’s first calls to Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba, in addition to Havana. These new itineraries are open for reservations. “There is tremendous demand from... [Read More] The post Oceania Cruises Opens Late 2017 Itineraries to Cuba appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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The Hidden Gems of Oceania’s Baltic and Scandinavia

Among the many possible cruise destinations in Europe, Scandinavia and the Baltics stand out as some of the most popular. Both regions offer an alluring mix of culture, history and natural beauty, and both are arguably best explored by ship. To explore the lands of England, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Germany, Poland... [Read More] The post The Hidden Gems of Oceania’s Baltic and Scandinavia appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Oceania Cruises Announces 180-day World Cruise for 2019

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World travelers wanting to experience more travel can achieve their dreams with Oceania Cruises’ announcement of another 180-day world cruise for 2019. The line is offering guests the flexibility of embarking the full world cruise in New York, Miami or Los Angeles. “Our exciting 2019 Around the World journey offers guests an expertly crafted route spanning the four... [Read More] The post Oceania Cruises Announces 180-day World Cruise for 2019 appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Oceania Cruises Offers Experiences in Alaska

Oceania Cruises offers an array of experiences in the “Last Frontier” of Alaska. Sailing from San Francisco, Seattle, and Vancouver, travelers have 14 departures to choose from between May and September 2017. “[Guests] see an uncommon Alaska, a side that you only experience on a small ship with the inimitable style and comfort of Oceania... [Read More] The post Oceania Cruises Offers Experiences in Alaska appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Oceania Debuts Harvest Caye on Sailings to Caribbean, Cuba

The Caribbean’s newest private island is open for business – and Oceania Cruises has well over two dozen itineraries that will be visiting the newest port experience on the Western Caribbean, Harvest Caye, Belize. Developed by Oceania’s parent company, Norwegian Cruise Line, Harvest Caye is one of the first private island-style destination experiences to debut... [Read More] The post Oceania Debuts Harvest Caye on Sailings to Caribbean, Cuba appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Oceania Cruises: Sailing To the Beat of its Own Drum

Since its inception in 2002, Oceania Cruises has bucked trends and expectations to deliver voyages that are wholly unique. Defying convention, its most popular voyages are often its longest, with a massive 180-day “Around the World” sailings selling out year after year. As Oceania celebrates its 15th year in business, it is sending its fleet... [Read More] The post Oceania Cruises: Sailing To the Beat of its Own Drum appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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A Fresh Look at Oceania’s Nautica

Nautica, shown here at sea, is one of Oceania Cruises most intimate vessels. Photo courtesy of Oceania Cruises.
We’re in the process of a massive update of all of our individual cruise ship reviews here on Avid Cruiser, and today we’re taking a closer, newer look at Oceania Cruises’ Nautica. Like her sister ships Regatta and Insignia, the sleek, streamlined Nautica was originally built in 2000 as R Five for now-defunct Renaissance Cruises —... [Read More] The post A Fresh Look at Oceania’s Nautica appeared first on Cruise Reviews, Ship Reviews by The Avid Cruiser.
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2016 Small Ship Caribbean Cruising

Crystal Serenity will circumnavigate the glove in the winter and spring of 2015. © 2012 Ralph Grizzle
When most of us think of Caribbean cruising, we picture the huge megaships of lines like Carnival and Royal Caribbean. But there’s more than one way to explore the Caribbean. Unlike big ships, small luxury cruise ships can call on ports that big ships simply can’t. While megaliners line up three and four abreast to... [Read More] The post 2016 Small Ship Caribbean Cruising appeared first on Cruise Reviews, Ship Reviews by The Avid Cruiser.
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The Suite Life on Oceania

Oceania Marina will host two very unique voyages to the Mediterranean next year. Photo courtesy of Oceania Cruises
As far as suites go, Oceania Cruises sets the bar higher than most with its exquisite Owner’s Suites aboard its two newest vessels, Marina and Riviera. Though spacious, they’re not the biggest suites afloat, nor are they the flashiest. What they are, however, is a modern take on the opulent and grand suites of the... [Read More] The post The Suite Life on Oceania appeared first on Cruise Reviews, Ship Reviews by The Avid Cruiser.
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Oceania Marina Owner’s Suite Decked Out In Ralph Lauren: Interview With The Designer

Oceania Cruises’ new ;Marina
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Mary Hart Christens Oceania Marina in Miami

Oceania Cruises' newest ship, Oceania Marina christened in Miami
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Oceania Cruises' Regatta

Ralph Grizzle's update on Oceania's Regatta.
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