Seabourn announces 2014 world cruise on Seabourn Sojourn

Seabourn has announced that the ultra-luxury Seabourn Sojourn will sail a 116-day world cruise in 2014, encompassing destinations from Hawaii, South Pacific and Indonesia through to India and the Mediterranean. 

Seabourn Sojourn’s voyage will include stops at 53 ports in 20 countries and, for the first time on a world cruise, will explore Western Australia. New world cruise ports scheduled for Australia include Geelong in Victoria, Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island and Bunbury, Geraldton and Exmouth in Western Australia.

Departing Los Angeles on January 4, 2014, and arriving in Venice, Italy on May 1, 2014, Seabourn Sojourn’s 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 and Mumbai.

“Our world cruises always offer unique experiences in some of the most well-known destinations on the globe,” said Seabourn’s senior vice president of marketing & sales John Delaney.  “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, including:

  • 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 US$2,500 per guest
  • Gala onboard celebrations
  • A variety of commemorative gifts.

Rates for the full 116-day world cruise begin at A$50,499 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 A$11,699 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 travellers highly personalised 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.