Oceania Recent Press Releases

DATE :May 29, 2020

OCEANIA CRUISES UNVEILS REMEMBER THE FUTURE CAMPAIGN

Miami, FL – May 29, 2020 – Today, Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, unveiled its new ‘Remember the Future’ print and digital brand campaign.

Premiering in consumer- and trade-facing print publications as well as digitally and across social mediums, the new branding is emotive, evocative, and tinged with romance. Developed in conjunction with the London-based creative Latitude Agency, the campaign reminds travelers why they love travel and aims to inspire them to look to the future.  

“We wanted to create something fresh and uplifting while remaining sensitive to the current moods of our guests and the traveling public,” stated Bob Binder, President & CEO of Oceania Cruises. “Our loyal guests are eagerly booking for 2021 and 2022, and the ‘It’s All Ahead of You’ messaging poignantly underscores the hopefulness and anticipation of future travel and the bright days ahead of us all.”

The campaign also reinforces Oceania Cruises’ core pillars of Exquisitely Crafted Cuisine, Curated Travel Experiences, and Small Ship Luxury. “These core tenants not only guided the creation of the campaign, they embody and encapsulate the Oceania Cruises Experience and the foundation of our brand,” added James Rodriguez, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. ‘Remember the Future’ will debut in the Departures July/August issue and in Travel + Leisure’s August edition.

Socially, travelers and travel advisors should use the hashtag #RememberTheFuture to showcase their upcoming travels and travel dreams. The ‘Remember The Future’ social campaigns will include guest experiences and insightful destination recommendations, memory-making service stories from our guests and crew, and rich, engaging content from Executive Culinary Director Jacques Pépin, Sirena Godmother Claudine Pépin, Director of Culinary Enrichment & Executive Chef Chef Kathryn Kelly, our acclaimed Artists-in-Residence and more.

About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s six small, luxurious ships offer an unrivaled vacation experience featuring the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly crafted voyages call on more than 450 ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, New England-Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific and epic 180-day Around the World Voyages. For more information about Oceania Cruises, call 855-OCEANIA (855-623-2642) or contact your Travel Advisor.

DATE : February 26, 2020

OCEANIA CRUISES UNVEILS 2021-22 TROPICS AND EXOTICS VOYAGES – New Value Added Exclusives, New Ports, and 75 Brand New Itineraries

Miami, FL – February 26, 2020 – Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, unveiled its 2021-2022 Tropics & Exotics Collection of itineraries to the Caribbean, South America, South Pacific, Africa, and the Far East.

Even More Value
Now guests will receive even more value with the OLife Choice airfare promotion that now includes Free Roundtrip Airport Transfers on all 2021-22 Tropics & Exotics Collection voyages. Guests will have both a seamless travel experience and absolute peace of mind with the now-included airport to ship and ship transfers.

New Itineraries and Uncommon Destinations
With 105 itineraries, 75 of them brand new, and 10 exciting new ports to explore, this collection of voyages explores the many personalities of Africa with one-of-a-kind touring options such as unforgettable safaris. It ventures to the southernmost reaches of South America and explores the best of Patagonia with the rare opportunity to witness the pure Antarctic beauty of remote locations such as Deception Island and Paradise Bay. Closer to home, travelers will find diverse tropical escapes that offer the bliss of Oceania Cruises’ uncommon Caribbean, featuring boutique ports such as Roseau, Dominica; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Kingstown, St. Vincent and the new port of Îles des Saintes, Guadeloupe.

“Our new 2021-2022 Tropics & Exotics Collection is full of surprises, adventure-filled destinations, and travel stories waiting to happen in some of the most tempting corners of the world,” stated Bob Binder, President and Chief Executive Officer for Oceania Cruises.

New Ports of Call

  • Amami Oshima (Naze), Japan
  • Ishinomaki, Japan
  • Îles des Saintes, Guadeloupe
  • Moji, Japan
  • Mystery Island, Vanuatu
  • Onahama, Japan
  • Otaru (Sapporo), Japan
  • Panama City, Panama
  • Port Arthur (Tasmania), Australia
  • Whittier, Alaska

2021-2022 Tropics & Exotics Collection Highlights

Pure South American Bliss
Why not let wintertime mean reveling in the beauty of Brazilian seaside retreats or exploring some of the most exotic regions of South America? The Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro itinerary is an oft-overlooked cruise – but offers a multi-faceted adventure full of memorable encounters: carefree days in sun-kissed spots like the emerald-green bay surrounding the beaches of Porto Belo, cultural treasures such as the beautifully preserved colonial center of Parati and the exploding culinary scenes of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Other highlights in the 2021-2022 Tropics & Exotics Collection include Oceania Cruises’ Amazon voyages, which combine rainforest explorations with enticing Caribbean destinations, as well as thrilling expeditions around the southern tip of South America – one of which ventures even farther southward to cruise past several stunning Antarctic islands. Here are just a few highlights from Oceania Cruises’ new voyages in South America this season.

DATE : January 15, 2020

OCEANIA CRUISES UNVEILS 2022 AROUND THE WORLD CRUISE Epic Six Month Voyage Is The Ultimate Global Exploration

Miami, FL – January 15, 2020 – Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, opened its epic 2022 Around The World In 180 Days voyage for sale.

A globe-circling journey is the pinnacle of sought-after travel experiences, and this 2022 Around the World journey weaves together diverse and compelling destinations in the South Pacific, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Africa and Northern Europe into a brilliant wayfaring masterpiece.

“This is one of the most intriguing and all-encompassing world explorations available. Guests will experience a truly unique combination of destinations that includes the South Pacific, Asia, India, and even the British Isles,” stated Bob Binder, President & CEO of Oceania Cruises. “I think guests will be most delighted by the 12-day, nine-port immersion into Japan as well as the lesser known cultural jewels of western Africa.”

Charting an intriguing westward route, Insignia sails across the Pacific to gorgeous Hawaiian Islands, the dreamy lagoons of French Polynesia and faraway Fijian enclaves. She continues charting her course south towards the dramatic fjords and rugged coasts of New Zealand followed by an extensive exploration Down Under, granting travelers ample time to discover the famed reefs, capital cities and Aboriginal culture of Australia. Navigating the most intriguing corners of Asia, guests will have the chance to immerse themselves in everything from the sought-after spiritual haven of Bali and Kyoto’s mystical bamboo forests to the stunning juxtaposition of new and ancient in cities such as Hong Kong, Shanghai and Yangon. More adventures await at African game reserves, the acclaimed vineyards dotting the Cape Winelands, the otherworldly volcanic landscapes of the Canary Islands and the Golden Age canals of Amsterdam.

Around The World Highlights

  • Continents visited: 6
  • Countries visited: 44
  • Time zones crossed: 22
  • Islands visited: 43
  • Ports visited: 91
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites accessible: 68
  • Overnight stays: 19
  • Oceans cruised: 4
  • Seas cruised: 19
  • Numbers of times equator crossed: 2
  • International date line crossed: 1
  • Largest population: Manila, Philippines
  • Smallest population: Akaroa, New Zealand

Exclusive Shoreside Events, Overnight Highlights & Optional Overland Tours
From the milieu of UNESCO World Heritage sites to optional overland tours, we also feature our Exclusive Shoreside Events, reserved only for the select cadre of world cruise guests choosing to join us for the complete world journey. This already unforgettable journey will be punctuated with special celebratory events ranging from an exclusive overnight at one of Shanghai’s most luxe and architecturally bold hotels to a regal feast and cultural festivities at the UNESCO-protected Royal Citadel in Hue. Whether exploring the lush gardens and protected wildlife at the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens or celebrating the deep-seated Dutch tradition of seafaring life at Amsterdam’s National Maritime Museum, guests will cherish these priceless opportunities to witness the beauty of human expression and creativity in its purest form.

Ultimate Value
From the milieu of UNESCO World Heritage sites to optional overland tours, we also feature our Exclusive Shoreside Events, reserved only for the select cadre of world cruise guests choosing to join us for the complete world journey. This already unforgettable journey will be punctuated with special celebratory events ranging from an exclusive overnight at one of Shanghai’s most luxe and architecturally bold hotels to a regal feast and cultural festivities at the UNESCO-protected Royal Citadel in Hue. Whether exploring the lush gardens and protected wildlife at the Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens or celebrating the deep-seated Dutch tradition of seafaring life at Amsterdam’s National Maritime Museum, guests will cherish these priceless opportunities to witness the beauty of human expression and creativity in its purest form.

About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s six intimate and luxurious ships which carry only 684 or 1,250 guests offer an unrivaled vacation experience featuring the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly crafted voyages aboard designer-inspired, intimate ships call on more than 450 ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, New England-Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific and epic 180-day Around the World Voyages. For more information about Oceania Cruises, call 855-OCEANIA (855-623-2642) or contact your Travel Advisor.

DATE : January 9, 2020

OCEANIA CRUISES WELCOMES HUMPHRY SLOCOMBE ICE CREAM Irreverent, Artisanal Ice Cream Flavors That Color Outside the Lines

Miami, FL – January 9, 2020 – Oceania Cruises, the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line, will introduce the big personality of the fabled small-batch Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream brand to guests sailing aboard the line’s six ships, in yet another ground-breaking first in the OceaniaNEXT campaign of enhancements.

“Oceania Cruises is always seeking to present the widest array of unique and intriguing culinary experiences. From the extravagance of the six-course Dom Perignon Experience to our new offering of Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream, our guests can always expect the unexpected” stated Bob Binder, President & CEO of Oceania Cruises.

Acclaimed year after year for serving the finest cuisine at sea, the brand is renowned for its culinary diversity and creativity. From the signature Polo Grill steakhouse serving 28-day dry-aged USDA prime beef, including a 32-ounce Queen’s Cut Prime Rib, to the ground-breaking new Aquamar Vitality Cuisine which includes more than 250 gourmet plant-based dishes, the depth and breadth of Oceania Cruises’ culinary offerings is unequaled. All dishes onboard are prepared to order and everything onboard, including the Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream, is made from scratch, daily. Only the freshest, finest ingredients are used with a sharp focus on locally sourced produce, fresh fish, artisanal flours, cheeses, chocolates, and butter among others.

Synonymous with unique flavors created using artisanal, local ingredients, Humphry Slocombe is the perfect new addition to Oceania Cruises’ hallmark Finest Cuisine at Sea. To celebrate the partnership, Humphry Slocombe co-founders Jake Godby (Chef) and Sean Vahey (Food & Beverage Manager) collaborated with Oceania Cruises’ culinary team to develop a new, signature ice cream flavor for the brand in addition to offering 13 other playful all-time favorite flavors which are made from scratch daily, onboard.

“’Humphry Slocombe at sea’ is just not something I ever would have thought possible. But here we are on Oceania Cruises bringing unexpected pleasures across the globe. We share the goal with Oceania of creating unique and delicious moments through food and couldn’t be more excited by this partnership.” stated Jake Godby, co-founder and chef Humphry Slocombe.

Oceania Cruises will introduce its own signature flavor – “Regatta Royale” which is comprised of bittersweet dark fruity chocolate from Berkley, California based TCHO Chocolate with orange zest and smoked sea salt.

Additional flavors to be served onboard include:

  • Secret Breakfast – Humphry Slocombe’s best-selling flavor. Bourbon ice cream with cornflake cookies.
  • Elvis (the Fat Years) – roasted banana ice cream with bacon peanut brittle
  • Toast & Jam – brown-butter ice cream with pieces of brioche and jam swirl
  • After School Special – vanilla ice cream with chocolate covered potato chips and caramel swirl
  • Harvey Milk & Honey Graham – made with raw blackberry honey from the Pacifica Northwest and house-made graham crackers
  • Roasted White Chocolate with Lavender – roasted white chocolate ice cream infused with lavender
  • Meyer Lemon Pound Cake – meyer lemon ice cream with pound cake
  • Peanut Butter Fudge Ripple – natural peanut butter ice cream with fudge swirl
  • Vietnamese Coffee – coffee, condensed milk, and roasted chicory
  • Sweet Summer Corn – fresh shucked corn ice cream
  • Black Sesame – roasted black sesame ice cream
  • White Miso Apple – miso apple ice cream
  • Fernet Fudge – dark fernet chocolate ice cream with fernet fudge swirl

Humphry Slocombe Ice Cream will premiere aboard the line’s Marina and Riviera in February and fleet-wide by mid-May. Humphry Slocombe will feature Oceania Cruises’ signature flavor for the entire month of January at all four of its scoop shops.

About Humphry Slocombe
Rebellious and unapologetic, Humphry Slocombe’s ice cream has its own personality and flavors that appeal to adult tastes but is loved by all. Humphry Slocombe has almost 300K followers on social media and was recently named one of “San Francisco’s Most Delicious Instagram Accounts” by 7X7 Magazine.

It has also attracted attention from the national press including feature articles in The New York Times Magazine and Bon Appetit and several television appearances, such as the “Top 5 Ice Creams in America” spot by Food Network. Welcome to the bizarre, delicious, frozen universe of Humphry Slocombe. www.HumprySlocombe.com

Humphry Slocombe Scoop Shops:

  • Mission District: 2790A Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94110, 415-550-5971
  • Ferry Building: One Ferry Building, San Francisco, CA 94111, 415-550-5971
  • Oakland: The Hive, 2335 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, 510-338-3120
  • Berkeley: 2948 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705, 510 529-4611

About OceaniaNEXT
OceaniaNEXT is a sweeping array of dramatic enhancements so transformational, they are inspirational. This ambitious brand initiative will elevate every facet of the Oceania Cruises guest experience to new levels. From thoughtfully crafted new dining experiences and reimagined menus to the dramatic re-inspiration of the brand’s six ships, guests will savor The Finest Cuisine at Sea, be pampered aboard intimate and luxurious ships, and be enriched through in-depth destination exploration.

About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line. The line’s six intimate and luxurious ships which carry only 684 or 1,250 guests offer an unrivaled vacation experience featuring the finest cuisine at sea and destination-rich itineraries that span the globe. Expertly crafted voyages aboard designer-inspired, intimate ships call on more than 450 ports across Europe, Alaska, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, New England-Canada, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Tahiti and the South Pacific and epic 180-day Around the World Voyages. For more information about Oceania Cruises, call 855-OCEANIA (855-623-2642) or contact your Travel Advisor.

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