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Travelers Booking a Christmas Voyage Early Can Enjoy Up to $1,200 Onboard Credit
MIAMI, July, 13, 2012 - Azamara® is celebrating Christmas in July and gifting holiday travelers with 12 Days of Savings. Beginning July 16 and for 12 days, the cruise line will feature a new onboard spending credit for vacationers booking a Club Oceanview or higher stateroom on either Azamara Journey's 14-night Vietnam and Thailand voyage or Azamara Quest's nine-night Christmas in South America voyage. The onboard credit offer ranges from a maximum of $1,200 to $100 decreasing by $100 each day. Holiday travelers may use this opportunity to leave the stress of the holiday season behind and experience an unforgettable Christmas onboard one of Azamara's two intimate 686-passenger ships while enjoying its signature authentic hospitality.
Guests may choose between the Far East, where Azamara Journey will sail roundtrip from Singapore on a 14-night voyage departing Dec. 23, and South America, where Azamara Quest will sail a nine-night voyage, departing Dec. 18, from Rio de Jainero, Brazil, to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Along the way, guests aboard Azamara Journey will be treated to five overnights in fascinating Asian destinations, including Ko Samui, Thailand. Guests will enjoy sailing the Chao Phraya River to Bangkok where they will have two days to explore the thriving city and visit the world heritage site, Angkor Wat. A late night stay in Sihanoukville also provides an opportunity to visit Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital city, before heading to Ho Chi Minh City where two overnights allow ample time to enjoy the city's fantastic shopping and nightlife.
Guests aboard Azamara Quest will leave the holiday stress behind and sail along Brazil's Costa Verde with calls at Parati, Porto Bello and Ilhabela, known for its lush green landscape. On Christmas morning guests will awake in Punta del Este where Uruguay's natural beauty and penguin colonies await in addition to sophisticated restaurants, bars and shopping.
The offer is valid for new individual bookings made with full deposit by July 27, 2012, on either Azamara Journey's Dec. 23 voyage or Azamara Quest's Dec. 18 voyage. Offer applies to Club Oceanview or higher categories only.
Travelers on either voyage also may enjoy additional savings on Azamara's proprietary air-booking system ChoiceAir, with a $500 credit per guest, up to $1,000 per stateroom, when booking a Club Oceanview, Club Veranda, or Club Continent Suite category stateroom; and $1,000 per guest, up to a maximum of $2,000 per stateroom, in a Club Ocean and Club World Owner Suite. Full details for this ChoiceAir offer re available at: AzamaraClubCruises.com/ChoiceAir.
Year-round, travelers can take advantage of up to 50 percent savings off brochure rates and delve into the destinations that larger ships cannot reach with half off Azamara Shore Excursions (shore excursions) purchased online. More information about these offers can be found at http://www.AzamaraClubCruises.com/promotions/2012-pricing-program.
Guests aboard Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest also enjoy more inclusive amenities, such as included gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff; complimentary bottled water, sodas, specialty coffee, and teas, as well as complimentary red and white boutique wines to accompany lunch and dinner; complimentary self-service laundry; English Butler service for suite guests; and shuttle transportation to city centers in ports, where available.
Azamara is a destination-immersive cruise line for up-market travelers who want to not only see the places and cultures they visit, but to live them. Azamara's two intimate, 694-guest ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, with a combination of 347 suites and staterooms, offer a European-boutique hotel ambience with extraordinary service, fine cuisine and wines from around the world, and wellness and vitality programs, all while sailing to a host of destinations larger ships cannot reach.
Azamara sails European destinations, including the Baltic and Scandinavia, British Isles, Western Europe, French and Italian Rivieras, Greek Isles, Croatia, Holy Land and Black Sea, as well as Asia, South America and lesser-traveled islands of the West Indies, with more overnight and late-night stays in every region.
Travelers also can choose even more immersive experiences with Azamara cruisetours in eight of the world's most exciting destinations, including Rome, Athens, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Istanbul, Jordan and Israel, India, and China. For more information, travelers can call their travel professional, dial 1-877-999-9553, or visit Azamara at www.AzamaraClubCruises.com. Travel agent professionals also can access more information and make reservations at www.CruisingPower.com . Azamara is part of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSX: RCL), a global cruise vacation company that also operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture with TUI AG. The company owns a combined total of 40 ships and has one under construction and one under agreement.
Azamara is an upmarket cruise line and leader in Destination Immersion® experiences. With a fleet of four intimate-style ships, Azamara Quest®, Azamara Pursuit®, Azamara Journey® and its newest ship, 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 longer stays, more overnights and night touring for a deeper and more meaningful travel experience. Guests can experience an intimate hotel at sea with inclusive amenities such as gratuities, select beverages, cultural events and can take advantage of exclusive loyalty membership benefits through the Azamara Circle Program.
For more information visit www.azamara.com.
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