Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced the addition of Cuba calls to six itineraries in the line’s 2018-19 Caribbean season. Travellers can visit Havana on select itineraries aboard Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Voyager and Seven Seas Navigator, which depart Miami from October 2018 through March 2019. Guests on these voyages can choose from a variety of free and unlimited shore excursions to learn firsthand about the lives, history and culture of the Cuban people during their visit. As the most inclusive luxury experience and the only North American luxury cruise line approved to visit Cuba, Regent Seven Seas Cruises first called on Havana in April 2017 with Seven Seas Mariner.
“There is so much culture and history in Cuba, and Regent Seven Seas Cruises is delighted to expand our itineraries with calls on Havana to provide our guests a more complete Caribbean experience,” said Jason Montague, president and CEO of Regent Seven Seas Cruises. “Three of the six itineraries feature midnight departures from Havana Harbour, so guests have ample time to personally learn about Cuba’s authentic nightlife. Throughout their voyage, guests also will enjoy highly personalised service from every member of our exceptional staff and crew.”
Travellers can visit Havana on a 22-night voyage, sailing on 10 October 2018 from Miami to Honolulu aboard Seven Seas Mariner. On this itinerary, guests also will transit the Panama Canal and call at some of the most beautiful, ecological destinations of Central America and the Mexican Riviera along the way. The 11 November 2018 sailing of Seven Seas Navigator also will immerse guests in Cuban culture on the 14-night Eastern and Southern Caribbean itinerary.
Seven Seas Voyager will sail four round-trip, Caribbean voyages that include calls on Havana from December 2018 through March 2019. The 6 December 2018 voyage takes guests on a 10-night Western Caribbean itinerary, while the 16 December 2018 12-night voyage throughout the Eastern Caribbean will celebrate Christmas on board. A seven-night Western Caribbean itinerary, sailing 6 February 2019, will also take guests to Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; and Roatán, Honduras, while a similar 5 March itinerary replaces Costa Maya with Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. The 6 December 2018, and 6 February and 5 March 2019 sailings feature midnight departures from Havana to offer time to experience the city’s evening culture.
As part of the Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ experience, guests have a selection of shore excursions, offering an authentic Cuban experience that explores the people, music, art, history and culture of the city and are in compliance with the Office of Foreign Assets Control’s (OFAC) regulations. To provide guests with even greater insights into Cuba and its people, guest scholars and lecturers will deliver compelling presentations about Cuba’s past, present and future.