Atlas Ocean Voyages has announced 24 departures between MAR and NOV 2022 on the World Navigator on six- to 16-night itineraries in the Arctic, British Isles, the Norwegian Fjords, Iceland and Greenland, the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas, and Central and South America.
Travel advisors who make a new booking with deposit between 18 to 31MAY 2021, for voyages departing from 22MAR 2022 onward, can earn a $200 gift card for each booking. All qualifying bookings must be registered with Atlas by 15JUN 2021.
Advisors are encouraged to advise their clients they are eligible for Atlas’ All Inclusive All The Way service, which includes complimentary roundtrip air travel from 16 major U.S. and Canada gateways, choice of a complimentary shore excursion at every port, prepaid gratuities, premium wine and spirits, regionally inspired gourmet cuisine, and more.
World Navigator’s new season will commence with three South America voyages beginning on 22MAR 2022 from Ushuaia, Argentina. These six- to 13-night voyages offer a views of Brazil’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Paraty, Fernando do Noronha and Salvador de Bahia. Afterwards, the ship charts its course eastward on 04APR to Tenerife.
Four voyages in APR, JUN, SEP bring travellers to Spanish Andalusian, French Bordeaux, and Portuguese Algarve and Douro wine cultures on seven- to 13-night itineraries. World Navigator combines Casablanca’s (Morocco) excitement with Portugal’s Algarve coast on a seven-night itinerary, departing Tenerife on 17APR. The subsequent voyage, also seven nights in length, brings guests up the Guadalquivir River to call at inland Seville, Spain, as well as to Gibraltar, U.K., and Spain’s Costa del Sol.
World Navigator combines Bordeaux and the Douro Valley on the 8JUN and 19SEP voyage, the first featuring a trip up the Thames, docking at the Tower Bridge in London’s city center, while the second voyage includes a transit through the Kiel Canal. Both voyages include a call at Honfleur, France, for excursions to Normandy’s beaches and Paris, then at Bordeaux’s city center.
Three voyages follow in MAY 2022, showcasing destinations along the Spanish, French and Italian Rivieras on eight- to 13-night itineraries. The first two voyages turn around at Rome (Civitavecchia), with the 01MAY voyage covering all three Mediterranean rivieras. The 14MAY departure focuses on Corsica, the Amalfi Coast and Sorrentine Peninsula. The 31MAY voyage embarks at Nice, France, bringing guest via Spain’s Catalonian Coast to Lisbon, Portugal.
Ireland and British Isles
Guests can enjoy playing golf along courses at most ports of call on two 13-night itineraries, departing 17JUN and 13AUG. Ports of call include the Ireland’s Cork, Foynes, Galway, and Kellybegs; Northern Ireland’s Londonderry and Warrenpoint; and Scottish Invergordon (Loch Ness) and Greenock. These voyages also include overnights at Dublin, Ireland; Belfast, Northern Ireland; and Edinburgh (Leith), Scotland.
Artic Expeditions in Norway, Iceland, and Greenland
From the British Isles, World Navigator continues north to the Norwegian Fjordlands and further to Svalbard. There, World Navigator’s expedition team will find the best locations to safely catch sightings of Artic wildlife such as polar bears, walrus, bearded and ringed seals, Arctic foxes, caribou and some of the world’s largest whales. Depending on weather conditions, guests can kayak and glacier hike and to view the Monaco or Smeerenburg Glaciers.
World Navigator will offer two 12-night itineraries that feature popular Baltic destinations, such as Riga, Latvia; Tallinn, Estonia; Helsinki, Finland; Stockholm, Sweden; and Gdansk, Poland. Guests on the August 26 departure will transit the 61-mile Kiel Canal from Hamburg, Germany, into the Baltic and for an overnight stay in St. Petersburg, Russia. The September 7, roundtrip itinerary from Kiel features two nights in St. Petersburg, providing guests three days to explore the local area, as well as an excursion to Moscow, Star City and more.
Launching in July 2021, World Navigator is Polar Category C- and Ice Class 1B-certified. It will be joined by World Traveller and World Seeker in 2022 and World Adventurer and World Discoverer in 2023.
“World Navigator’s second spring/summer season will offer travelers more once-in-a-lifetime moments and more authentic experiences in remote and bucket-list destinations,” said Alberto Aliberti, President of Atlas Ocean Voyages.
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