CruiseOceania Cruises saw its best-ever booking day following the launch of its 2024 Voyage Collection.

The cruise crowd is back, yearning for Asia

The 2024 Voyage Collection spans 350 itineraries across all seven continents.
The 2024 Voyage Collection spans 350 itineraries across all seven continents. Photo Credit: Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises’ launch of its 2024 Voyage Collection was met with high demand, with the opening day for this series of sailings marking the cruise line's best single-day booking record.

The collection of 350 itineraries including 130 Grand Voyages around the world, ranging from seven to 82 days in length and spanning from October 2023 to December 2024, recently opened for reservations on 4 May.

Upon launch, cruisers were the most drawn to Oceania Cruises’ Asia sailings, according to the cruise line, followed by South America and Northern Europe. Africa, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand also showed strong demand.

"The 2024 Collection launch illustrates tremendous and continued strong demand for cruising in addition to highlighting the increased trend in planning travel farther out, both for past guests and new-to-brand guests," stated Howard Sherman, president & CEO of Oceania Cruises.

The Riviera’s inaugural season in Asia takes cruisers to destinations like Arabia, India, the Philippines, Vietnam, China, South Korea and Japan.

There are also itineraries that allow tourists to visit singular countries or regions with in-depth immersions of Japan, Arabia, and Indochina.

The Nautica will also allow travellers to explore Asia with the addition of visiting South Africa, Mozambique, the Seychelles and more. New ports of call include Beppu and Kumamoto in Japan and Coron in the Philippines.

Oceania Cruises will deploy six of its ships for the 2024 European season to sail to the Mediterranean, the Holy Lands, Greenland, Iceland and more. The Riviera and Vista ships will sail the Mediterranean in 2024, while the Insignia, Nautica, Marina and Sirena will spend most of the season in northern and western Europe.

For New Zealand and Australia, Oceania Cruises’ Regatta and Nautica will present an intense focus on these two destinations, including a 35-day holiday circumnavigation of the continent. There are also voyages that follow the Southern Cross across the Pacific and up to Polynesia where Nautica offers a series of four 10-day sailings roundtrip from Papeete.

In North America, the Regatta will once again reprise its widely-loved Alaska sailing during the summer, with stops in Icy Strait Point, Kodiak, Skagway and more. Insignia and Nautica will offer sailings to Bermuda, New England, and Canada's maritime provinces from New York City, Boston, and Montreal.

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