Seabourn to restart cruise operations in Greece

Apr 07, 2021

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury brand of the Carnival Corporation family, announced the restart of cruise operations in the Mediterranean with a series of voyages out of Athens from July 3, 2021. The company will start cruises with the Seabourn Ovation sailing series of 7 and 14-day itineraries throughout the Greek Isles with a variety of different ports on each.

Seabourn Ovation will sail to the ports of Agios Nikolaos, Rhodes, Mykonos and Nafplion in Greece and the port of Limassol, Cyprus on one itinerary. On the second voyage, the ship will sail to Patmos, Rhodes, Thira and Spetsai along with a call at Paphos, Cyprus. 

The company is finalizing additional details for Greek Isles voyages, including more information about shore excursions, and will share them in the coming weeks. 

Commenting on this exciting news Josh Leibowitz, President of Seabourn said "The entire Seabourn family is truly excited to provide our award-winning travel experience aboard Seabourn Ovation starting again this July in the Greek Isles. We're grateful to the people of Greece for welcoming Seabourn back to the Mediterranean this summer."

"Seabourn has been visiting Greece for more than 30 years and we look forward to welcoming their ships back to our unique destinations this summer," said Honorable Minister Harry Theoharis, Ministry of Tourism – Hellenic Republic. "Tourism is a vital part of our economy and our plans place a priority on health and safety to help restore traveler confidence to all. We are sure that once again all your guests will have the best experiences in Greece creating memories to last a lifetime."

Cruises onboard Seabourn Ovation will be available to any guests that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 14 days after the final dose of the currently approved COVID-19 vaccines is administered. Proof of vaccination and the dates given will be required. Guests sailing on these cruises will be required to comply with all health protocols that may be in place at the time of their departure.