December 8, 2021


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Azamara Sale Completed; Fourth Ship to Be Named Azamara Onward

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The subsequent chapter for Azamara, a spot-targeted cruise brand name, has begun as the previously announced sale of the brand name from Royal Caribbean Team to Sycamore Associates has officially “closed.”

The line’s push announcement reported this reflects the get started of a new starting for Azamara as an independent manufacturer and cruise enterprise. In addition, the higher quality brand also introduced that it programs to title its newest, fourth ship as Azamara Onward.

That vessel is the former Pacific Princessobtained from Carnival Corporation. The handover was on March 15.

A New Beginning

“Today marks a new commencing for Azamara, as we maximize our capability and get started our journey as an impartial cruise corporation, claimed Carol Cabezas, Azamara’s president. “Our beautiful new ship can obtain lesser ports and allow us to convey our friends to even additional locations.”

Cabezas also mentioned that in picking the ship’s identify, “we recognized that our fourth ship marks the start out of a new experience and we chose a name that celebrates the bright foreseeable future in advance for the brand, our visitors, and the marketplace as a complete.” The title reflects the brand’s journey to the next chapter. (Travel Agent a short while ago interviewed Carol Cabezas about what company and journey advisors can hope now that the brand is under new ownership.)

“Azamara has a vivid potential and is positioned to keep on expanding as an impartial corporation,” extra Orlando Ashford, executive chairman of Azamara.

Ashford beforehand served as the former president of Holland The us Line, which he revitalized in lots of methods with new ships, the new Songs Stroll and eating and suite amenity updates. He held that place for five years. Just lately signing up for Azamara, he claimed: “We can not wait to welcome back our loyal shoppers, as well as these new to the brand, with our expanded fleet offering more unique destination Immersion programming and itineraries.”  

Four-Ship Fleet

Azamara Onward will be part of the brand’s current fleet consisting of Azamara Pursuit, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest. All are previous R-class ships of the now-defunct Renaissance Cruises and they’ve gained a subsequent around the several years. They have been entirely refreshed and up to date by Azamara. 

Azamara mentioned its newly procured fourth vessel is at present docked in Civitavecchia and will acquire an considerable renovation to reflect the Azamara brand. 

Azamara Onward is scheduled to sail for its inaugural year all around Europe in 2022.  

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