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Azamara Announces Four New Culturally Immersive Voyages

Friday, October 13, 2023
By Azamara

From Seville’s April Festival to end-of-the year celebrations in Singapore and Vietnam, travelers can experience the world’s rich cultures with added itineraries

Azamara – the small-ship cruise line and leader in Destination Immersion® experiences – is excited to announce four new voyages, each offering unique and immersive cultural experiences that will take guests even deeper into the heart of a destination. With more time to explore through Extended Destination Days, offering 10 or more hours in port, and overnight stays, guests can enjoy each city at their own pace.

“We are thrilled to offer these new sailings, giving our guests the opportunity to experience some truly special celebrations around the world,” said Michael Pawlus, Head of Itinerary Planning at Azamara. “With these new itineraries, we invite our guests to spend even more time in port with us as they enjoy local festivities in wonderful countries such as Spain, Portugal, Singapore, Vietnam, and beyond.” 

Travelers can now book Azamara’s new itineraries, which include:

  • 7-Night Asian Holiday Voyage onboard Azamara Journey
    • Setting sail from Singapore on December 5, 2023 and offering 92 hours in port, guests will enjoy two overnight stays in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s largest city, to stroll through local markets ahead of the famed Vietnamese festival celebrating the Lunar New Year, Tet Nguyen Dan. Guests will also have an overnight stay in Singapore to attend Christmas on Great Street, with sparkling lights, decorations, and local holiday performances.
  • 7-Night St. Patrick’s Day Iberian Voyage on Azamara Pursuit
    • Sailing from Lisbon, Portugal on March 16, 2024 to give guests 80 hours in port, travelers can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day exploring Irish pubs alongside locals in Portimão, Portugal. With a total of four Extended Destination Days and an overnight stay in Lisbon, guests will have ample time to uncover the hidden gems of each destination.
  • 7-Night Celebration of Spanish Culture & History Voyage on Azamara Quest
    • Guests onboard this Spain intensive voyage embarking from Lisbon, Portugal on April 1, 2024 will have 66.5 hours in port and the unique access of small-ship cruising for an overnight in Seville to visit the Seville Cathedral, the largest Gothic cathedral in the world and home to historic treasures, including the tomb of Christopher Columbus. Travelers will also be able to explore one of the few circular castles in Europe, Bellver Castle in Palma, Majorca.
  • 7-Night Spanish Wine Discoveries Voyage on Azamara Quest
    • Travelers can celebrate the first day of Feria de Abril, the largest and most colorful festival in Seville with traditional music, flamenco dancers, and traditional meals. This Spain intensive voyage will set sail on April 8, 2024 from Barcelona, Spain, giving guests 83 hours in port, and concluding with an overnight stay in Lisbon, Portugal.

To learn more or book an Azamara voyage, please visit

About Azamara:  

Azamara is a small-ship cruise line and leader in Destination Immersion® experiences. With a fleet of four intimate-style ships, Azamara Journey®, Azamara Quest®, Azamara Pursuit®, and Azamara Onward, the cruise line allows travelers to reach marquee ports around the world and dock in smaller, hidden gem destinations. Azamara aims to Change the Way You Sea, through its commitment to creating immersive experiences for guests through Extended Destination Days (10 or more hours in port) for a more meaningful travel experience. Through their deep understanding of hospitality and commitment to delivering exceptional service, guests can experience an intimate hotel at sea. By leveraging technology, data, communications, and trained staff they strive to create personalized and memorable journeys for guests. Through Always Azamara guests can know what's always included; five dining options, beverages including alcohol 24/7, tips & gratuities, exclusive cultural events, and unlimited self-service laundry; and what is always expected when sailing with Azamara; no lines, no crowds, unique & iconic destinations, overnights and Extended Destination Days. Additionally, guests can also take advantage of exclusive loyalty membership benefits through the Azamara Circle Program. For more information visit    

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