Oceania Cruises announces the longest around-the-world voyage in the history

The swanky cruise line Oceania is all set to launch their first-ever Around the World in 180 Days cruise aboard Insignia. Suitable for the ultimate exotic traveler, this cruise will accommodate 684 guests. The star-studded cruise will cover 5 continents, 44 countries, and 89 ports of call. Insignia’s 180-day journey will begin from Miami, visiting small yet beautiful Caribbean ports. It will then proceed to South America and then east to 12 ports in Africa. The cruise will continue to an extensive visit throughout Asia, covering India, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, and then 12 ports in the South Pacific and Hawaii. Insignia will finally reach Miami via Panama Canal.

Moreover, it will entail 11 overnight calls plus 4 two-night calls in Cape Town, South Africa; Yangon, Myanmar (Burma); Singapore, and Shanghai, China.

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The elegant mid-size ship includes spacious, modern accommodations and a state-of-the-art fitness center, casino, boutique, large pool, and the Canyon Ranch Spa Club. Like the Oceania Cruises ship Marina, this ship will also offer gourmet cuisine by celebrated chef Jacques Pépin, Around the World in 180 Days cruise will let travelers experience three oceans and 10 seas call on 45 islands and a chance to visit 47 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Insignia is the world’s first cruise that will sail through all 24 time zones and cross the equator four times. The ship will sail on January 10, 2015, from Miami.

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Around-the-world-voyage fares beginning at $39,999 per person include two-for-one cruise fares, free first-class round-trip airfare, and free pre-paid gratuities.

Globe-trotters are eagerly hopping on to such world tours. We have already read about the the world’s first 21-day Around the world Grand East Africa Safari, the world’s most expensive holiday which takes travelers to 962 world heritage sites around the world and Four Seasons’ Around the World by private jet trip.

[Via – Oceaniacruises and Cruisemates]

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