Oceania Cruises was named “Australia’s Leading Cruise Line” at the World Travel Awards ceremony in Hong Kong.
“We are delighted to receive this extraordinary honour from the World Travel Awards, as we continue to expand our presence in Australia which is one of our most important and fastest growing markets,” stated Harry Sommer, Executive Vice President of International Business Development for Oceania Cruises.
“Not only are we honored and humbled by this award, we are grateful to our longtime partner in Australia, David Bunn and his team at Cruise Management. They have done an amazing job of building the brand awareness and enviable level of success over the past decade,” state Steve Odell, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand for Oceania Cruises.
The 684-guest Sirena will enter service on 27 April 2016 with a 14-night cruise from Barcelona to Venice. During its inaugural season, the ship will sail on Mediterranean and Caribbean itineraries featuring a mix of classic destinations and 11 new ports of call, including the beaches of Gaeta, Italy; the rainforest of Golfito, Costa Rica; and the well-preserved provincial township of La Paz, Mexico.