Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces world cruise-Seven Seas Navigator to sail four-month voyage around the globe in 2017

After a six-year hiatus, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is pleased to once again offer guests a chance to explore the world in luxury with an exciting 128-night World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Navigator.  This incredible around-the-world voyage departs Jan. 5, 2017 from Miami and provides guests with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the globe with Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ signature comfort, style and all-inclusive luxury.  As Seven Seas Navigator circumnavigates the globe, guests will have the opportunity to visit iconic cities, historic landmarks and exotic tropical islands all while enjoying unsurpassed personal service.

“The expansion of our fleet allows us to take our ships to new destinations and be even more creative with our itineraries,” shared Jason Montague, president and chief operating officer of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “Our World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Navigator is a fantastic new addition to our itinerary collection.  It will be the trip of a lifetime as we provide guests with the rare opportunity to see the world in one luxurious voyage.”

The 2017 World Cruise begins with a one-night, pre-cruise hotel stay and gala dinner featuring lively entertainment at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami.  After departing Miami, Seven Seas Navigator will cruise the Caribbean with a stop in historic George Town in the Cayman Islands and a call in Cartagena, Colombia before making its way to the Pacific Ocean through the Panama Canal.  After departing the canal, guests will enjoy scenic calls at several Central American coastal cities and sail along the Baja coast before calling on San Diego and Los Angeles.  From there, the ship will venture to the islands of Hawaii, French Polynesia, American Samoa, Fiji and New Zealand, and explore the east and north coasts of Australia.

After sailing the South Pacific, Seven Seas Navigator will then traverse the Timor Sea in route to Indonesia before sailing across the Java Sea and Indian Ocean to Singapore.  From there, guests will pass through the Strait of Malacca heading to Thailand before cruising the Andaman Sea to Myanmar, followed by four ports of call in India.  A northwestern passage across the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman through the Strait of Hormuz will bring the ship to the United Arab Emirates before it cruises southwardly along the coast to Oman, through the Gulf of Aden and into the Red Sea to call on Jordan, Israel and Egypt.

Seven Seas Navigator continues its global adventure by sailing through the Suez Canal en route to Cyprus, Greece and Turkey, and then cruise the scenic Dardanelles and return to Greece before taking the Messina Strait to Italy, Monaco, France and Spain.  After cruising the Mediterranean, passengers will visit Gibraltar before sailing to additional ports in Spain, Portugal and the Portuguese island of Madeira.  After departing Europe, Seven Seas Navigator will make the trans-Atlantic voyage back to Miami.

In total, Seven Seas Navigator will visit six continents, 31 countries, and more than 60 ports of call featuring 29 UNESCO World Heritage Sites on its World Cruise, and guests will be able to select from vast collection of free unlimited shore excursions in order to further explore the destinations.

Guests sailing this incredible worldwide journey aboard Seven Seas Navigator will do so aboard the fleet’s most intimate ship.  Accommodating only 490 guests, the ship is the ideal size to circumnavigate the globe in style and comfort.  Regent Seven Seas Cruises is continually recognized for providing guests with the most comprehensive, all-inclusive luxury experience, and aboard Seven Seas Navigator guests will enjoy all-suite accommodations, spectacular gourmet restaurants and an enviable staff-to-guest ratio.  In fact, many seasoned cruisers regard Seven Seas Navigator as one of their favorite vessels.

During the course of the cruise, Seven Seas Navigator guests booked on the full voyage will be able to take advantage of three free distinctively enriching and exclusive cultural experiences:

  • Honolulu City Tour and Kualoa Secret Island Luncheon, January 27
  • Dubai Sahara Experience, April 2
  • Café de Paris Gala Dinner and Casino Visit in Monte Carlo, April 26

Also available during the World Cruise, Regent Seven Seas Cruises will offer an Adventures Ashore program that will allow guests to further explore fascinating destinations in small, private groups hosted by a knowledgeable guide.  At the end of the tour, guests rejoin the ship and continue the voyage.  These special tours are available at the following destinations:

  • Angkor Wat Experience – Three-night overland program from Bali, Indonesia
  • Ancient Temples of Bagan – One-night overland program from Yangon, Myanmar
  • Taj Mahal Experience – Three-night overland program from Cochin, India

In addition to these exclusive offerings, Seven Seas Navigator will offer numerous complimentary shore excursions to a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Petra in Jordan, Great Barrier Reef in Australia, Léon Cathedral in Nicaragua and Elephanta Caves in India.

Bookings for the 2017 World Cruise open at 9:00 a.m. EST on July 15, 2015, and guests who reserve their suite by October 1, 2015 can take advantage of fares starting at $54,999 per person.  Additionally, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is providing special World Cruise Signature Amenities to guests who book a suite on this voyage, which includes the following:

  • Exclusive Pre-Cruise Hotel and Gala at the Biltmore
  • FREE First Class Air
  • FREE Exclusive Shoreside Events
  • FREE Door-to-Door Luggage Service
  • FREE Comprehensive Visa Package
  • FREE Unlimited Laundry, Including Dry Cleaning and Pressing
  • FREE Unlimited WiFi Throughout the Ship
  • FREE Phone Time Per Suite
  • FREE Commemorative Gift
  • FREE Onboard Medical Service

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