Seattle, Washington – Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Seabourn Sojourn will sail a 116-day world cruise in 2014, encompassing destinations such as Hawaii, the South Pacific and Australia, Indonesia and Southeast Asia, India, Arabia and the Mediterranean. The ship will depart Los Angeles on January 4, 2014, and arrive in Venice, Italy, on May 1, 2014.
Seabourn Sojourn will stop at 53 ports in 20 countries and, for the first time on a world cruise, will explore Western Australia. Several new ports are scheduled in the land down under, including Geelong, Victoria; Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island; Bunbury, Geraldton and Exmouth, Western Australia. The itinerary also includes an exciting combination of many of the world’s most popular cities, as well as smaller treasures and charming towns. In addition, Seabourn Sojourn will overnight in many of the world’s greatest cities, such as Honolulu, Sydney, Hong Kong, Mumbai and more.
“Our world cruises always offer unique experiences in some of the most well-known destinations on the globe,” said John Delaney, Seabourn’s senior vice president of marketing & sales. “There’s no better way to travel the world than on a Seabourn ship, and Seabourn Sojourn’s 2014 world cruise promises unforgettable experiences in amazing places — on the most highly rated cruise line in the world.”
Fares for the full 116-day voyage include a value-packed menu of complimentary benefits and amenities. These include a pre-cruise Gala Bon Voyage event and luxury overnight stay in Los Angeles, specially created shoreside events and exclusive shore excursions, personal valet luggage shipping service, shipboard credits of $2,500 per guest, private car transfers, complimentary round-trip business class air or $2,500 air credit, gala onboard celebrations, and a variety of commemorative gifts.
Rates for the full 116-day world cruise begin at $52,299 per person, based on double occupancy and including round trip air and a host of other complimentary amenities. For guests who cannot sail on the entire 116-day voyage, shorter segments ranging from 22 to 94 days are also available, with rates starting at $13,599 per person based on double occupancy, including air and certain complimentary amenities.
The intimate, all-suite Seabourn Sojourn entered service June 6, 2010, and offers travelers highly personalized service in a relaxed, sociable and luxurious atmosphere.
Seabourn Sojourn’s 225 luxurious and spacious suites, 90 percent of which offer private verandas, feature separate living areas and bedrooms, writing desks with personalized stationery, and generously sized granite bathrooms with separate bath and shower and twin sinks. Suites are outfitted with walk-in closets, an interactive flat-screen TV with a wide selection of music and movies, and iPod and MP3 connections. Personal bars and refrigerators are stocked according to guest preferences.
For foodies, Seabourn Sojourn offers award-winning dining experiences in four dining venues that rival the finest restaurants anywhere, all at no extra charge. All dining venues, as well as six bars and lounges, serve a full range of beverages, including champagne, fine wines and spirits, with Seabourn’s compliments. Like its sister ships, Seabourn Sojourn also houses an 11,400-square-foot Spa at Seabourn, the largest spa on any luxury vessel, providing the ultimate pampering experience at sea.
Seabourn Sojourn offers a host of other amenities and features, including two swimming pools, six whirlpools, and a unique marina with a variety of watersport activities. One of the most popular spots is Seabourn Square, an innovative concierge lounge with a “club room” ambiance, making guests feel at home during their cruises.