Seabourn is now offering a series of extended voyages with famous jazz musicians and keynote speakers.
These itineraries range from 18 to 32 days, and are running through the fall of 2017. Two separate sailings will include world-renowned jazz musicians Arturo Sandoval and John Pizzarelli, who will entertain guests aboard the Seabourn ships while sailing to places like Israel, the Panama Canal, the South Pacific and Hawaiian Islands. Other Seabourn destinations include the Great Barrier Reef, Antarctica, as well as one itinerary that begins and ends in Los Angeles.
On October 4, 2017, the Seabourn Encore will sail its 21-day itinerary to the Holy Land and other Arabian gems. Guests will embark from Civitavecchia near Rome, sailing from the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal, the Red Sea to the Arabian Sea. Stops along the way include Naples to see Pompeii, the Italian city of Syracuse, Haifa in Tel Aviv, Ashdod in Jerusalem, Aqaba in Petra, Jordan and ending in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
The Seabourn Sojourn will embark for its 32-day Hawaiian itinerary on October 14, 2017, taking voyagers from Los Angeles to the Hawaiian Islands and back. Travelers will spend a week coasting along the Pacific Ocean before touring French Polynesia, with stops at Papeete, Moorea, Bora Bora and Tabuaeran, also known as “Fanning Island,” located in Kiribati. The cruise will then take them to Hawaii to stop at Manele Bay, Lanai, Nawiliwili, Kauai and Lahaina. Richard Hayman and Ian Cox, two destination experts, will also join this voyage as part of the Seabourn Conversations program.
Other itineraries include a 24-day itinerary exploring the Caribbean and Brazil, which will include Arturo Sandoval; a 24-day itinerary through the Orchid Isles and the Great Barrier Reef featuring royal portrait painter Richard Stone; an 18-day trip through the Panama Canal with John Pizzarelli; and a 21-day trip through Antarctica and Patagonia guided by the Ventures by Seabourn Expedition Team.