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Oceania Cruises announces details for 180-day circumnavigation of the globe in 2024

Oceania Cruises has announced details of its highly anticipated 2024 180-Day Around the World itinerary and four other Grand Voyages lasting between 72 and 82 days.

The world cruise is scheduled to take place aboard the Insignia ship and depart from Los Angeles on January 14, 2024. The voyage will include 96 destinations in 34 countries and cross three oceans and 15 seas, from the South Pacific to the shores of Europe.

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The Around the World in 180 Days of Oceania itinerary also includes over 100 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, 24 overnight stays and a series of complimentary special shore events and optional multi-day shore programs.

Starting at $48,499 per person, the Round the World Cruise offers complimentary first class round-trip airfare and additional amenities included with the exclusive Prestige package, such as laundry services, visa packages, internet , prepaid gratuities, baggage delivery and more.

“Incredibly, last year our 2023 World Cruise sold out in just one day, so for 2024 we are giving guests more extensive travel options to rediscover the world in a deep and meaningful way,” said the CEO of Oceania, Howard Sherman.

“While a voyage around the globe is the pinnacle of life-changing travel experiences, we have specially curated a set of Grand Voyages for seasoned, time-rich travelers to navigate historic seas, straits and oceans. that boldly connect diverse and exotic corners of the globe,” Sherman continued.

In addition to Insignia’s around-the-world itinerary, Oceania’s four new Grand Voyages range from 72 to 82 days and offer extended evening port stays as well as engaging shore excursions.

—Grand Pacific Expedition from Los Angeles to Sydney: This 77-day voyage departs October 4, 2023 aboard Regatta and visits 12 countries with 10 overnight stays in iconic ports such as Kyoto, Shanghai, Bali and Perth. Starting at $15,199 per person.

—Odyssey of Discovery from Abu Dhabi to Tokyo: This 82-day voyage departs December 29, 2023 from the Riviera and visits 18 countries with an array of discoveries across the Arabian Peninsula, India and Asia, as well as stopovers in less traveled corners such as Sri Lanka and the isolated paradise of the Maldives. Starting at $21,199 per person.

—Epic Eastern Explorer from Mumbai to Tokyo: this 72-day trip departing January 8, 2024 on the Riviera visits 15 countries with stops in the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Bangkok and Seoul, while exploring the monasteries of Myanmar, contrasting the countryside and the city. life in Vietnam, learn about revered culinary traditions in Japan and more. Starting at $19,599 per person.

—Ultimate exotic traveler from Papeete to Cape Town: This 79-day voyage departs February 19, 2024 on Nautica with a 15-country itinerary featuring a remarkable array of top attractions such as the beautiful lagoons of Moorea, the unique geothermal landscapes of Rotorua , the iconic Sydney Opera House, the UNESCO-protected Komodo National Park, and South Africa’s famous game reserves. Starting at $19,999 per person.