Updated March 20, 2023

Oceania Cruises celebrates 20th anniversary with new luxury ships

By Shana Devleschoudere
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2023 will be an extraordinary year for Oceania Cruises in many ways. The world-renowned cruise line celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and continues its mission to offer the ultimate in luxury with first-class ships and facilities. Not only will the all-new Vista cruise ship enter service in 2023, but the Riviera has also undergone a complete makeover, culminating in luxuriously appointed staterooms and suites, not to mention the magnificent Grand Dining Room. The luxury cruise line is ready for the future, and is further expanding its innovative collection with the introduction of the five-star first-class ship Allura in spring 2025.

Riviera, the evolution of perfection

The completely refurbished Riviera offers an unprecedented level of luxury and elegance. Refurbished from top to bottom, all cabins and suites exude a warm, sophisticated ambience, from bathrooms redesigned in Italian marble to fabrics and furnishings of the highest quality, all enriched with design accents that exude the characteristic class of Oceania Cruises. At 27 m2, veranda cabins are also the most spacious standard cabins at sea.

The Riviera's public spaces have also been re-inspired. The lounges, bars and atmospheric restaurants have been elegantly redecorated, taking the social and dining experience to an even higher level. With its glittering chandelier, plush carpets and luxurious leather armchairs, the Grand Dining Room exudes a new sense of grandeur. The outdoor dining experience has also been completely revamped with a charming Trattoria where you can enjoy wood-fired pizzas, succulent grilled Italian specialties and the most delicious desserts.

The Riviera, better than ever, will sail to Asia for the first time in its history, where 25 unique voyages are planned, ranging from 10 to 82 days, focusing on cultural immersion and culinary excellence.

Oceania Cruises is delighted to present the Allura, an impressive new five-star ship that will set sail for the very first time in spring 2025. The introduction of the Allura follows the acclaimed launch of sister ship Vista in May 2023, and brings the premium shipping line's total fleet to eight first-class ships. Renowned Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will build the ship, which can accommodate 1,200 guests. The Allura's name reflects the excitement at the start of a new voyage, the allure of mystery and the unknown. The luxurious ship symbolizes Oceania Cruises' identity and offers an unrivalled cruising experience.

In keeping with Oceania Cruises tradition, the Allura will serve the finest gastronomy at sea. The décor is tasteful, and guests enjoy a high level of attentive, personalized service. With two crew members for every three passengers, Allura exceeds all service expectations. Highlights of the new ship include a series of innovative new restaurants such as the Aquamar Kitchen, offering tasty and healthy dishes, and the luxury restaurant Ember, serving American classics revisited. As usual on other ships, all restaurants are always all-you-can-eat at no extra charge. The spacious and thoughtfully designed cabins and suites on board are also a major asset of the Allura.

In spring 2023, Allura's inaugural season will be unveiled with an extraordinary palette of established and boutique destinations, spanning the splendor of the Mediterranean's historic cities to the charms of the Americas' vast mosaic.

20 years of luxury at sea

In 2023, Oceania Cruises will celebrate its 20th anniversary. Over these 20 years, Oceania Cruises has succeeded in becoming the world's largest premium cruise line, positioning itself as the absolute favorite of travelers seeking fine dining and in-depth, enriching destination experiences. To celebrate this milestone, the cruise line is offering its passengers an unprecedented gift: up to $800 in onboard credit per cabin or suite on 110 exciting voyages, valid until the end of February.

For more information on the luxury cruise line, visit oceaniacruises.com

Customers can contact their preferred travel agency for further information and reservations.

About Oceania Cruises
Oceania Cruises is the world leader in gourmet and destination cruises. The seven small luxury ships can accommodate up to 1238 guests and offer the finest dining at sea, as well as itineraries dedicated to discovering and experiencing destinations around the world. Carefully crafted itineraries aboard designer-inspired ships call at more than 600 iconic ports, in over 100 countries on seven continents for voyages ranging from 7 to over 200 days. The cruise line has ordered a second ship, Allura, with a capacity of 1,200 guests, to be delivered in 2025. Oceania Cruises is headquartered in Miami and owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd, a global cruise line with a diverse portfolio of leading cruise brands, including Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

About Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NYSE: NCLH) is a leading global cruise line operating the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises brands. With a total fleet of 29 ships and nearly 60,000 beds, the various brands offer itineraries to over 500 destinations worldwide. The company has ordered nine new cruise ships with a total capacity of around 20,000 beds, to be commissioned by 2027.