Atlas Says Response To First Ship Led To New Four-Ship Order
Bruce Parkinson, Open Jaw
Fledgling cruise Line Atlas Ocean Voyages says positive response from travel advisors and cruisers to the opening of sales for its first ship World Navigator gave the company confidence in placing an additional order for four more ships.
“We’re happy to expand our fleet to five ‘Luxe-Adventure’ cruise ships to sail under the Atlas Ocean Voyages brand,” said Alberto Aliberti, the line’s president.
“Luxe-Adventure is all-inclusive, small-ship journeys with luxurious amenities, delivering limitless adventures, and we look forward to welcoming guests aboard our ships for unexpected discoveries, foodie immersion, and unique adrenaline rushes. The immediate and positive response from the travel advisor community and early sales of World Navigator’s inaugural 2021 season has played an important part in our decision to increase our capacity.”
World Navigator’s inaugural season is open for reservations. Travellers can choose among 10 itineraries, ranging from seven to 15 nights throughout the Holy Land and Eastern Mediterranean, Western Mediterranean, and the Black Sea. The line says the fleet expansion will allow Atlas Ocean Voyages to offer more itineraries in more global regions.
World Navigator is currently under construction. World Traveller and World Seeker are scheduled to launch in 2022, withWorld Adventurer and World Discoverer following in 2023.
“The four additions to our Luxe-Adventure fleet will allow us to significantly expand our collection of global adventures and offer more group and charter opportunities to meet growing demand,” said Brandon Townsley, Vice President of Sales and Trade Partnerships.
“We’re combining smooth sailings in simple elegance to both remote and popular destinations with off-the-chart, bucket list-worthy shoreside and overland experiences that will be the most incredible journeys ever. We welcome all travel advisors to join the Luxe-Adventure movement and register as an Atlas Advisor atAtlasOceanVoyages.com.”
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