Oceania Cruises will resume cruise operations with three additional ships, Riviera, Insignia and Sirena, between October 2021 and January 2022.
Riviera will resume its previously published voyage schedules beginning from Istanbul on 18 October 2021 and sail a series of Mediterranean voyages prior to beginning a winter 2021/2022 series of Caribbean voyages from Miami.
Insignia will resume sailings with the 21 December 2021 Panama Canal voyage from Miami prior to embarking on a sold-out 180-day Around the World cruise from Los Angeles to New York.
Sirena will commence sailings starting with the 22 January 2022 Caribbean voyage from Miami to Panama City, Panama.
“This is an exciting day for our guests and team members alike as we begin to prepare another three ships to resume sailing in Europe, the Caribbean, and the eagerly anticipated kickoff of our epic Around the World in 180 Days voyage for 2022,” said Bob Binder, President & CEO of Oceania Cruises.
Voyage itineraries for each ship will continue to be evaluated for port availability and may be adjusted as required closer to the sailing dates. The additional ship restarts follow Oceania’s update on Marina resumption of cruise operations from Copenhagen beginning on 29 August 2021.
Phased restart dates for Regatta and Nautica will be announced at a later date.
The update means that all scheduled voyage departures aboard Riviera, Insignia, and Sirena have been cancelled as follows:
- Riviera – up to and including 6 October 2021
- Insignia – up to and including 27 November 2021
- Sirena – up to and including 12 January 2022
Scheduled voyage departures for Regatta and Nautica through 30 September 2021 were previously cancelled on 28 April 2021.
All reservations for the above noted cancelled departures of Riviera, Insignia, and Sirena under deposit or final payment with a credit card, check, or bank transfer will automatically receive a full (100%) refund of all funds that have been applied to a reservation.
All Oceania Cruises voyages, until further notice, will sail with the requirement that 100% of guests and crew be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
During the pause in sailing Oceania Cruises has continued to invest in creative ways to evolve the onboard experience and to inspire its guests with a sweeping array of dramatic enhancements to the brand’s already renowned Finest Cuisine at Sea and acclaimed service under the OceaniaNEXT initiative.
“We’ve undertaken this ambitious brand initiative to elevate every facet of the Oceania Cruises guest experience to new levels. From thoughtfully re-imagined menus to enhanced service levels to the dramatic re-inspiration of our 6 ships, guests will find that the Oceania Cruises experience is better than ever,” Binder said.