The new ships will be able to accommodate up to 450 passengers, and will help to grow the company’s capacity by more than 50% once they come on line in 2022. “Our new ship is a milestone for Atlas Ocean Voyages”, said John Marthinsen, Chief Operating Officer of Atlas Ocean Voyages. “We believe it will be a game-changer in the luxury cruise market, as we are offering a cruise experience with a level of service and amenities that passengers have never seen before.”
The luxury travel specialist is adding one-to-three-night visits to the heart of the Fjords, the shoreline of the Bay of Fundy, the historic coastline of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. The new itineraries include a call on Gros Morne National Park by way of the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland, and the addition of Prince Edward Island to the company’s itineraries. (Enqu: Bookings open January 2019)Atlas Ocean Voyages has set the itineraries for its new 196-passenger World Navigator for spring and summer 2022. The 9,930 gross tonne World Navigator is scheduled for delivery in July 2021 and is certified Polar Category C and Ice Class 1B. ADVERTISEMENT Current trend From March to November 2022, the ship will make 24 voyages of six to 16 nights to the Arctic, the British Isles, the Norwegian fjords, Iceland and Greenland, the Baltic and the Mediterranean, as well as Central and South America. Atlas All Inclusive All The Way includes complimentary roundtrip flights from 16 destinations in the U.S. and Canada, a choice of free excursions at each port, pre-paid gratuities, premium wines and spirits, fine regional cuisine and much more. In addition, travel advisors can receive a $200 gift card for each new trip booked through World Navigator in the spring/summer of 2022. New bookings with deposit must be made between May 18 and May 31, 2021 for flights departing from 22. March will be done. Qualified orders must be placed by the 15th. June 2021 to be registered with Atlas. The new World Navigator season begins with three six- to 13-night voyages to South America, starting on the 22nd. March 2022, launch from Ushuaia, Argentina. These trips include visits to the UNESCO World Heritage cities of Paraty, Fernando do Noronha and Salvador de Bahia in Brazil. The World Navigator will then be launched on the 4th. April to the east, towards Tenerife. Four flights in April, June and September focus on the wine cultures of Andalusia in Spain, Bordeaux in France, the Algarve and Douro in Portugal on itineraries ranging from seven to 13 nights. The eight- to 13-night flights in May 2022 will focus on destinations along the Spanish, French and Italian rivieras. On the World Navigator’s voyage through the British Isles and Ireland, guests can enjoy two 13-night itineraries departing June 17 and August 13, with the opportunity to play some of the world’s most famous golf courses at most ports of call. The ports of call are Cork, Foynes, Galway and Kellybegs in Ireland, Londonderry and Warrenpoint in Northern Ireland, Invergordon (Loch Ness) and Greenock in Scotland. These flights also include overnight stays in Dublin, Ireland; Belfast, Northern Ireland; and Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland. From the British Isles, the World Navigator sails north to the Norwegian Fjordlands and Spitsbergen, halfway between the north coast of Norway and the North Pole. In Svalbard, the expedition team will look for places where Arctic wildlife can be seen, such as polar bears, walruses, bearded and ringed seals, Arctic foxes, caribou and whales. World Navigator is bidding on Aug. 26 and Sept. 7 to offer two 12-night itineraries with Baltic destinations including Riga, Latvia; Tallinn, Estonia; Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; and Gdansk, Poland. The World Navigator will then explore the southern Caribbean, the Andes and Patagonia on five voyages of seven to 12 nights. The spring/summer 2022 season of the World Navigator will conclude with a 12-night expedition to Patagonia across the Strait of Magellan from Valparaiso, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina. Click here for more information.