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Seabourn Encore to cruise double itineraries from Dubai in 2024

Seabourn has revealed its 2023/24 cruise itineraries, with 24 voyages across Arabia and India, Asia, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand aboard Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Odyssey.

Two of the cruises aboard Seabourn Encore will sail from Dubai during 2023 and 2024, marking the luxury cruise line’s return to the Middle East in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seabourn Encore will sail itineraries in the Middle East and Asia, while Seabourn Odyssey will cruise the South Pacific and Australia and New Zealand.

Seabourn Encore is set to cruise from Dubai three times in 2023 and 2024.

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“The region stretching from Arabia and India to Australia and New Zealand is a wonder filled with beautiful natural beauty and ancient cultures, and we are thrilled to take our guests to these exotic destinations,” said Josh Leibowitz, President, Seabourn.

“These voyages will offer guests the opportunity to explore beautiful places and cultures and experience special ‘Seabourn Moments’ that will make their journeys powerful and restorative,” he added.

Seabourn Encore will sail four itineraries in Arabia and India during November and December 2023 and again in March and April 2024.

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On November 19th, 2023, the ship will depart Athens on an 18-day voyage to Dubai, visiting Jordan and Egypt along the way.

On December 7th she’ll depart Dubai on a 16-day cruise to Singapore, visiting Sir Bani Yas Island, Mumbai and Cochin in India as well as destinations in Asia.

She’ll then spend the winter months cruising Southeast Asia, sailing four 14-night voyages from Singapore.

Seabourn Encore will sail twice between Singapore and Dubai

Two 14-day itineraries will sail roundtrip from Singapore during Christmas and New Year’s Eve, visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Kuala Lumpur and more.

Another set of 14-day voyages will sail between Singapore and Hong Kong in February and March 2024, visiting multiple destinations in Vietnam. All four of these will visit Koh Kood in Thailand, Bangkok inThailand and an overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.

On March 16th, 2024, Seabourn Encore will sail an 18-day voyage from Singapore to Dubai, stopping at Galle in Sri Lanka, Oman and more, before sailing an 18-day voyage from Dubai to Athens in April, visiting Salalah in Oman, Safaga and the Suez Canal in Egypt as well as Ashdod, Israel.

Seabourn Odyssey meanwhile will offer a 32-day itinerary from Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand departing October 21st, 2023, visiting four Hawaiian islands, as well as Bora Bora, Tahiti, Raiatea in French Polynesia and the Cook Islands and Tonga.

The ship will also offer a series of 15-day voyages between Auckland and Sydney as well as one 15-day itinerary roundtrip from Sydney, Australia between November 2023 and February 2024.

Ports include Christchurch, Fiordland National Park, Melbourne, Sydney, Port Lincoln, Disaster Bay and more.

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