Azamara Cruises is a subsidiary of Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited, a new Deluxe cruise brand. The fleet of the newly created company includes two liners: Azamara Journey, whose first cruise started on May 5, 2007, and Azamara Quest, which was introduced to the general public in October 2007. The basic purpose of this cruise company is to offer exotic itineraries and give its guests the opportunity to visit unusual ports and unique destinations that had not previously been represented in the itineraries of any cruise company
Azamara Cruises President, Dan Henrahan, who is also president of Celebrity Cruises said, “The new company is for discerning cruise shoppers who want something more, something different from their vacation experience. Azamara Cruises’ guests will enjoy impeccable service, fine dining, unique itineraries and memorable offbeat shore excursions.” Compiling itineraries to exotic destinations in the Caribbean and Mediterranean for Azamara Cruises, a project formerly known as Celebrity Expeditions, Mr. Henrahan announced that aboard the new company’s liners guests will not only visit the most unique ports and islands in America and Europe, but also explore Asia and even circumnavigate the globe. Details of the new itineraries have not yet been published, but it is safe to say that they will include visits to more than 200 ports in 70 countries.
Azamara Cruises’ guests will not only enjoy the culture and history of these historic cities, they will also be offered exceptional service aboard the liners. The ratio of guests to service personnel is 2 to 1. Butler (personal butler) service in each cabin and suite, as well as fresh flowers, fresh fruit basket, famous Elemis spa cosmetics for bath, Frette bathrobes, two pairs of comfortable slippers, flat-panel plasma screen TV and incredibly comfortable orthopedic beds.
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