Regent delves deeper with two immersive Cuba cruises

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To meet luxury travelers’ growing interest in exploring Cuba beyond Havana, last month Regent Seven Seas Cruises introduced a March 2019 voyage that visits four Cuban ports. It quickly sold out, so the line added a second immersive sailing in November next year.

Overnights in three cities and a maiden call

The sold-out March 12-22 cruise on Seven Seas Voyager features overnight stays at Havana, Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos, plus a maiden call to Isla de la Juventud.

The newly added voyage, Oct. 22 - Nov. 1 on Seven Seas Mariner, includes a full day and evening in Havana and overnight stays at Santiago de Cuba and Cienfuegos.

Both sailings are round-trip Miami and include stops in the Bahamas: Nassau during the March itinerary and Great Stirrup Cay in October. Plus, on the second sailing, Seven Seas Mariner will call at Key West in Florida.

Demand for a deeper, more meaningful experience

'Luxury travelers are demanding to experience Cuba in a deeper, more meaningful and culturally-relevant way,' Regent president and CEO Jason Montague said. 'Regent Seven Seas Cruises is moving rapidly to meet this demand.'

Immersive experiences include not only museums and historical sites, but ways to connect with local arts and culture through exclusive shoreside activities to understand and engage with the Cuban people. The voyages will carry guest lecturers with deep knowledge of Cuba’s history, society and modern-day politics, as well.

Plus other cruises that stop at Havana only

In addition to these two Cuban exploration cruises, Regent is offering about 20 voyages that call at Havana through 2021.

The 10-night 'Cuban Exploration' in October 2019 is priced starting at $5,499 per person, including round-trip airfare, transfers, shore excursions, Wi-Fi, fine wines and spirits, and other amenities.

Posted 03 October 2018

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Anne Kalosh

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