AOV-Atlas Ocean Voyages announced it will include immersive shoreside experiences, complimentary at every cruise port for all World Navigator itineraries.
World Navigator (due to inauguration in July 2021) is AOV's first newbuild expedition cruise ship, which will bring passengers on luxe-adventure journeys with 107 ports of call in the Holy Land, the Mediterranean, Black, and Caribbean Seas, as well as South America.
Travellers who make a new booking through December 31, 2020, receive complimentary shoreside experiences and enjoy deeper immersions into the histories and cultures found in the remote destinations where the company sails.
Passengers who take advantage of AOV's new land immersion at every port offer enjoy immersive experiences including a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ancient Olympia out of Katakolon-Olympia Greece; visit Zippori out of Haifa Israel, and explore the rich and diverse archeological and historical legacy of the village; inspect Soviet-era memorials and World War II monuments at Novorossiysk Russia; visit notable sites of the Falkland Island conflict of 1982; see Saint Lucia by land and sea via an ATV and aboard a catamaran; and more.
AOV's All Inclusive All the Way provides passengers a worry-free experience via including emergency medical evacuation insurance for all vacationers, as well as prepaid gratuities, complimentary round-trip air travel, Wi-Fi, premium wine and spirits, international beers, smoothies and coffees, Michelin-inspired dining, L’Occitane bath amenities. In every stateroom, passengers enjoy binoculars to use onboard, en suite coffee, tea, and personalized bar service, along with butler service in suites.
The 9030 GT-ton World Navigator has max passenger capacity 196, 8 decks (3 with staterooms) and features the most-modern cleanliness and hygiene measures incorporated into her design. The vessel is owned by the Portugal-based company Mystic Cruises and seasonally chartered by Atlas Ocean Voyages for polar cruises.
After her inaugural summer 2021 season, the ship will sail Antarctica expeditions in Winter 2021-2022. World Navigator is Polar Category C- and Ice Class 1B-certified. Her construction is on schedule for delivery in July 2021, followed by World Traveller and World Seeker (2022), World Adventurer and World Discoverer (2023).