Seabourn Plans Summer Caribbean Cruises From Barbados
Starting on July 18, 2021, Seabourn will resume guest sailings on a second ship on weekly roundtrip cruises from Bridgetown, Barbados.
Seabourn also plans to resume sailings in Greece starting July 3 on Seabourn Ovation.
From Barbados, Seabourn Odyssey will offer seven-day cruises in the Southern Caribbean, including Antigua, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. Booking opens on April 21.
Guests can also choose a 14-day option, which combines both seven-day Caribbean cruises. Previously announced fall 2021 itineraries include more calls on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Guadeloupe and Martinique.
The itineraries include Seabourn experiences such as “Caviar in the Surf” at Carambola Beach, Saint Kitts & Nevis, and watersports from the back of the ship.
Sen. Lisa Cummins, minister of tourism and international transport for Barbados, said:
“We look forward to welcoming Seabourn back to our shores and are pleased with the outlook for the restart of the cruise industryth”. “Safe travel is our priority, and placing vaccinations and other key public health travel protocols at the core of our cruise industry restart will not only restore traveller confidence but also offer comfort to visitors and Barbadians alike.”
People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can join the voyages if they have received two doses (for COVID-19 vaccines requiring two). Proof of vaccination and the dates given will be required. Seabourn team members will also be vaccinated, in addition to approved forms of documentation which the team will confirm closer to the time of departure.
It is the guest’s responsibility to comply with any health protocols that are in place at the time of their departure. Travellers should make sure they are aware of travel requirements for both the return trip and the inbound trip since the rules are always changing based on the latest information.
Other preventive health measures will also be in place, including health screening questionnaires, face mask requirements, physical distancing and capacity controls for indoor venues, as well as enhanced environmental sanitation and upgraded high-efficiency air filtration for the heating and cooling system.
In collaboration with medical experts and government agencies, the brand’s protocols are subject to change.
Seabourn will release additional details on these voyages, including further details on the shoreside experiences, in the coming weeks. The brand offers flexible cancellation terms through “Book with Confidence” as well.