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Azamara Offers Black Friday Savings

Azamara will be offering a selection of Double Upgrade voyages, plus either a $500 Onboard Credit with the purchase of a sailing only, or $1,000 off a voyage with the purchase of one of the company’s land programs. Azamara will be offering travelers a chance to purchase a sailing with the option of adding one of their 1700+ pre-and post- voyage land programs, an extensive collection of experiences, including AzAmazing Journeys, Land Journeys and Stay Locals. Azamara’s Black Friday Sale and Cyber Savings offer applies to select sailings and land programs departing on or after April 11, 2020; specifically sailings to Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and winter 2020/2021. […] The post Azamara Offers Black Friday Savings appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Azamara Announces Enhancements To Azamara Quest

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Azamara Club Cruises has finalized refurbishments to the Azamara Quest following its departure from dry dock in March, which took place in Singapore. The post Azamara Announces Enhancements To Azamara Quest appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Azamara Pursuit Named In Southampton

Azamara Club Cruises celebrated the addition of Azamara Pursuit to the brand’s existing fleet with a naming ceremony on board the ship in Southampton. The post Azamara Pursuit Named In Southampton appeared first on Avid Cruiser.
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Azamara Club Cruises, Offering 'Extraordinary' Value Now & Going Forward

"[Azamara] is clearly being redefined as Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.'s boutique brand," Larry Pimentel, president and CEO tells the Avid Cruiser. "It will absolutely be in the up-market space, but because we have very few people who are dedicated to it, we'll offer extraordinary value. I think we'll be in a very interesting value position going forward, which I believe will make us grow a great deal."
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'Seabournizing' Azamara Club Cruises

Larry Pimentel’s strategy for Azamara Club Cruises benefits from his more than 25 years of travel industry experience catering to high-end consumers.
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The Evolution of Azamara Club Cruises, Crew Enthused, Wine Uncorked

Larry Pimentel is president and CEO of Azamara Club Cruises. The changes that Larry Pimentel and his team brought to Azamara Club Cruises have infused the on-board staff with enthusiasm. "What's really occurred here is magic with the crew," said Pimentel, interviewed this week on a sailing on Azamara Quest. "And that's the secret ingredient. This crew is fantastic." Pimentel also discusses the inclusion of boutique wines with wine and dinner, complimentary shuttle service into towns and other services now provided free of charge to guests.
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Azamara Cruises Brand Awareness

Larry Pimentel discusses Azamara's brand awareness
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Suite Life: Azamara Quest’s Sky Suite 8069

All staterooms on the 694-passenger Azamara Quest (and on sister ship Azamara Journey) feature butler service and upgraded amenities such as European bedding with duvet and pillow-top mattress; 100 percent Egyptian-cotton bathrobes; umbrella; binoculars; bottled Evian water; welcome fruit basket; fresh-cut flowers; pillow menu and more. Suites come with all of that and more: priority check-in and departure; priority luggage delivery; complimentary garment pressing (two items); priority tender service; fragrant drawer liners upon request; silk-wrapped hangers; Hansgrohe showerhead; welcome bottle of champagne; daily fruit basket; daily hors d’oeuvres served in-suite between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. and complimentary espresso/cappuccino when ordered in-suite. Soft drinks are also free of charge when taken from the suite mini-bar. Also, suite guests receive three nights priority-access dining in the specialty restaurants Prime C and Aqualina. Standard stateroom guests receive two nights. All guests, however, may dine as many times as they like in the specialty restaurants on a space-available basis. There is no additional charge to dine in the specialty restaurants, but Azamara suggests a $5 gratuity, which may be charged to your stateroom.
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