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Seabourn / DINING Ample seating invites guests to dine where, when and with whom they wish. Food is prepared to order and served in style. All dining, spirits, wines, champagne and caviar are complimentary.

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eabourn’s five intimate ships, Seabourn Ovation, Encore, Odyssey, Sojourn and Quest, comprise the newest, most modern and uniform fleet in the ultra-luxury segment and the vessels have been repeatedly named the best small ships in the world. Seabourn’s unique appeal is due to its intimate-sized ships and a crew numbering nearly as many as guests. Encore and its sister ship Ovation have the larger capacity with about 300 suites. Global itineraries visit must-see ports and hidden gems where larger ships cannot go. Seabourn’s ships offer high-end amenities and features, including the largest spa on any luxury ship.

/ ACCOMMODATION Suites measure 27.5 to 133 square metres with ocean views. Most have private verandas, and they feature a comfortable living area; queen or twin beds; fully-stocked bar and refrigerator; large TV; and spacious marble bathroom.

/ FACT FILE Vessels: 5 Passengers: 450–604 Destinations: Worldwide, extensive itineraries in Southeast Asia including Phuket, Cambodia, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City, Ha Long Bay and Benoa. / CONTACT Seabourn W: seabourn.com

/ FACILITIES Restaurants, 24-hour room service, library, computer centre, concierge and destination services, lounges and bars, outdoor pools, golf putting course, shuffleboard, card room, casino and duty-free shops.

Crystal Cruises / DINING Main dining room Waterside has open seating and no reservations; Marketplace does breakfast and lunch, and becomes a Brazilian steakhouse in the evenings; Silk is a Chinese al fresco venue; Prego serves Italian cuisine; and Umi Uma does Japanese/Peruvian fusion.

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he most-awarded cruise line has two ocean-going ships – the newly refurbished Crystal Serenity, and Crystal Symphony, both firmly established in the five-star category. Crystal Cruises also has five river ships Crystal Bach, Debussy, Mahler, Mozart and Ravel, and one luxury yacht, Crystal Esprit. Its first exploration vessel, Crystal Endeavor, is due in 2020. The elegant line has a loyal clientele who are well travelled and wealthy, and expect good food, fine wine and excellent service. Suites come with a butler and the all-inclusive cruise means champagne on tap, chocolates, canapés, afternoon tea, fine wine and spirits. 56

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/ ACCOMMODATION Serenity’s 2018 refurbishment has added 36 new Seabreeze Penthouse Suites on Deck 10 ranging from 34 to 45.6 square metres. The suites come with a coffee machine, well-stocked mini-bar and marble bathrooms. / FACILITIES Two swimming pools, bars and lounges, fitness centre, spa, Computer University@Sea, library, theatre, boutiques, putting green.

/ FACT FILE Vessels: 8 Passengers: 848–980 Destinations: Extensive itineraries to all seven continents. / CONTACT Crystal Cruises E: internationalsales@ crystalcruises.com W: crystalcruises.com

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Asia Cruise Directory 2019  

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the Asia Cruise Directory - everything the industry needs to inspire new passengers and increase the populari...

Asia Cruise Directory 2019  

Welcome to the 2019 edition of the Asia Cruise Directory - everything the industry needs to inspire new passengers and increase the populari...