SOUTHAMPTON – Spanning approximately 33,870 nautical miles across 11 seas in three oceans, Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ new 2020 world cruise will deliver infinite, unforgettable experiences for luxury travellers.
The all-suite, all-balcony Seven Seas Mariner will host Regent’s new 2020 Navigate the World cruise, a captivating 131-night itinerary, departing 24 January 2020. Sailing roundtrip from San Francisco, Seven Seas Mariner cruises the idyllic islands of the South Pacific and the ancient cultures of subcontinental India and the Arabian Peninsula, before exploring the Mediterranean in springtime and Caribbean and Central American destinations in early summer.
Guests will touch on 30 countries on six continents as they circumnavigate the globe, visiting 36 UNESCO World Heritage sites among a total of 66 ports, 13 of which are overnight stays. The Most Inclusive Luxury Experience, Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers up to 330 free, unlimited shore excursions for guests to fully explore each exciting port, and kick off their grand adventure at the exclusive, pre-cruise Gala Dinner Event in San Francisco, as well as revel in three additional authentic shore-side events as they sail the world.
“Regent Seven Seas Cruises is renowned for our world cruises and sailing aboard Seven Seas Mariner in 2020 will be simply spectacular,” said Jason Montague, president and CEO of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “The beautiful Seven Seas Navigator, our most intimate ship, is scheduled to sail Regent’s 2018 and 2019 world cruises. The all-suite, all-balcony Seven Seas Mariner takes over in 2020 and offers another unforgettable opportunity to travel the world, ensconced in Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ trademark of The Most Inclusive Luxury Experience. Throughout, guests will enjoy highly personalised service from every member of our exceptional staff and crew.”
The roundtrip San Francisco 131-night World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Mariner will be open for bookings on 20 July 2017.
Navigate the World with Exclusive Bespoke Amenities
Guests begin their world cruise at the 1909 landmark Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco with an exquisite dinner that features globally inspired Californian cuisine and lively entertainment as they mingle with fellow world cruise guests. Together, all world cruise guests also will join in exclusive shore-side events in New Zealand, Singapore and Tuscany.
These events include authentic cultural events, such as a Lord of the Rings-themed dinner event in the Auckland War Museum; or a private evening in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay for an extravagant dinner and lively cultural show in Flower Field Hall.
Finally, guests will take in an unforgettable private April afternoon and evening in Il Borro Villa and Village, a meticulously preserved 13th century Tuscan estate, where they can tour the estate’s superb wine cellar and view its classic fine art collection before enjoying a sumptuous local, farm-to-table dinner over a Renaissance-themed performance in the Villa’s amphitheatre.
In addition to the exclusive world-cruise shore-side events, Navigate the World 2020 UK guests also enjoy additional amenities, including free roundtrip business class air, unlimited laundry (including dry cleaning and pressing), door-to-door luggage service, comprehensive Visa package, and onboard medical service.
These exclusive world cruise amenities are in addition to Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Most Inclusive Luxury Experience, which comprises highly personalised service from every member of the exceptional staff and crew, all-suite accommodations, and free unlimited shore excursions, WiFi, unlimited beverages, including fine wines and premium spirits, and open bars and lounges plus daily in-suite minibar replenishment, speciality restaurants, pre-paid gratuities, and ground transfers between airport and ship.
Overland Programmes for a Deeper Experience
Along the way, 2020 World Cruises guests can also choose among optional Overland Programmes to explore colourful cultures, dramatic landscapes and exquisite landmarks found farther inland.
Overland Programme guests disembark the ship for up to three nights in small, private groups with knowledgeable guides on fascinating experiences, such as a three-night Temples of Angkor Wat, Cambodia programme from Bali, Indonesia; a three-night Taj Mahal: The Eternal Experience programme from Cochin, India; or a one-night Egypt’s Renowned Relics: Luxor and the Pyramids.
There is a supplemental charge for Overland Programmes, details for which will become available after the general opening for bookings.
Seven Seas Mariner will re-emerge in April 2018 from drydock after an extensive bow-to-stern refurbishment and conclude Regent Seven Seas Cruises current $125 million fleetwide refurbishment programme. The ship, with a capacity for 700 guests, will be elevated to the level of elegance found throughout the Regent fleet of ships, all reflecting the standard set by Seven Seas Explorer, recognised as the most luxurious ship ever built since launched on 13 July 2016.