Seabourn Announces Sale Of Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit And Seabourn Legend
To Xanterra Parks & Resorts®, Owner Of Windstar Cruises
Delivery of the Three Ships Scheduled in 2014, 2015.
SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2013
SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Seabourn has announced the sale of the
line's original three vessels Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn
Legend to Xanterra Parks & Resorts^®, owner of Windstar Cruises.There will be
no disruption in service or changes in operations on any currently published
Seabourn voyages. Seabourn Pride will be transferred after its published
schedule ends in April, 2014. The Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn Legend will be
transferred to Windstar in April 2015 and May 2015, respectively.
"Seabourn remains dedicated to our mission of creating the world's finest
travel experiences through our small-ship cruising product," said Seabourn
president Richard Meadows. "Our three newest vessels, Seabourn Odyssey,
Seabourn Sojourn, and Seabourn Quest have raised the bar for ultra-luxury
cruising and we intend to add a fourth ship of similar design," he continued.
"Seabourn is already in discussion with shipbuilders and an order is likely to
be announced within the current fiscal year. The new ship will allow Seabourn
to maintain much of its current guest capacity."
During the transition, Seabourn is fully committed to continuing to deliver
its award-winning standards on Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn
Legend, and providing its clientele with the ultra-luxury service and onboard
product they have come to expect.
For more information on Seabourn's award-winning cruise vacations, contact a
travel agent, call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or visit www.seabourn.com.
Notes to Editors:
Seabourn is consistently ranked among the world's top travel choices by
professional critics and the discerning readers of prestigious travel
publications such as Departures, Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast Traveler.
Its stylish, distinctive cruising vacations are renowned for:
oSix intimate ships with just 104 or 225 suites
oUnique itineraries visiting must-see cities and hidden gems where larger
ships cannot follow
oIntuitive, gracious service provided by a staff passionate about pleasing
oSpacious all-suite accommodations with sweeping ocean views – many with
oGourmet dining experiences as fine as the best restaurants anywhere
oOpen bars throughout the ship and fine wines poured with lunch and dinner
Seabourn is a proud member of World's Leading Cruise Lines. The exclusive
alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess
Cruises, Cunard Line and Costa Cruises. Seabourn is a brand of Carnival
Corporation and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK), and supports the Ocean
Conservation & Tourism Alliance, dedicated to education and promotion of best
practices for protecting the marine environment.
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Hawkins International Public Relations, +1-212-255-6541, Emily@hawkpr.com
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