Cruise NewsCruise Line's Six Month Cruise Sells Out in One Day

Cruise Line’s Six Month Cruise Sells Out in One Day

An epic cruise that will travel around the world for 180 days sold out in a single day after bookings opened to the general public on January 27, 2021.

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Oceania Cruises’ 2023 Around the World in 180 Days voyage is the most extensive and in-depth of any world cruise available. Calling on 96 ports in 33 countries across four continents, the cruise also includes three full days cruising in Antarctica and affords guests access to more than 60 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

“The response to our epic 2023 around the world voyage clearly illustrates the enthusiasm that experienced travelers have for immersive and memorable travel experiences,” stated Bob Binder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oceania Cruises. “Despite the challenges the world faces today, travelers are clearly bullish on the future and are embracing these new opportunities to travel the world and create lifelong memories.”

While world cruises typically attract legions of loyal repeat guests, Oceania Cruises’ 2023 world cruise saw more than one-third of all bookings come from first time, new-to-brand guests.

This furthers a booking trend the cruise line has seen steadily emerging during the past year with some booking periods and promotions recording new-to-brand booking levels of close to 50%. Additionally, a full 20% of world cruise guests opted to extend their voyage up to a total of 218 days.

The cruise line has seen exceptionally strong demand for its 2022 Europe and North America collection of voyages with bookings on longer, grand voyages that span multiple weeks or months going from strength to strength.

To satisfy demand from consumers and travel advisors who are booking farther out, the cruise line will be opening the full 2022-23 winter collection of itineraries in March and will open the spring, summer and fall 2023 Europe and North America voyages beginning in September.

For additional information on Oceania Cruises’ small-ship luxury product, exquisitely crafted cuisine, and expertly curated travel experiences, visit, call 855-OCEANIA, or speak with a professional travel advisor.

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Ben Souza
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