Boston, is the cradle of the American Revolution and one of the oldest cities in the United States. By the time became a major shipping port and manufacturing center and nowadays is an international center of higher education and a center for medicine. The city keeps its metropolitan style, which makes it a wonderful place to explore and relax.
Eastport is a city in Washington County, Maine, United States. In 2020 the population was 1,288, so Eastport is the least-populous city in Maine. The Passamaquoddy Tribe was the native Tribe and had been on this area for at least 10,000 years. The French explorer Samuel de Champlain in 1604 founded the St. Croix colony.
In the 17th century Fishermen and traders came to the area. The town from 1807 to 1809 was a center of smuggling during the Embargo Act. Eastport in 1833 was the second largest trading port after New York City. Eastport has tides of about 7,6 m, due to that the harbor remained ice free all year. The first sardine factory was established in1875. By 1886 there were 13 sardine factories. The decline of the fishing industry leaded to the bankruptcy of the city in 1937. The principal industry today is still catching fish, but tourism also has become important for the city. For many years navy ships dock there during the 4th of July and the city becomes a destination for many celebrants. The annual Maine Salmon Festival in the historic downtown district is celebrated every September and on the first weekend after Labor Day the Pirate Festival takes place.
Portland, the metropolitan centre of the south coast of Maine, is a modern and dynamic city that embodies the character of the past in the urban environment of today. As you explore this friendly city, you will notice that the historic architecture matches perfectly with the modern style.
Saguenay is a city in the region of Quebec, Canada, on the Saguenay River. This picturesque place offers a number of activities to experience. Beautiful parks and gardens adorn the city. Amazing lakes and beautiful beaches create an attractive scenery. Get a cruise at the majestic Saguenay's Fjord which is one of the longest in the world and get the experience of water sports such as kayaking or sailing. Finally, explore the bustling city life and be surprized by the locals' strong hospitality.
Corner Brook is situated in the island of Newfoundland in Canada. It is a large city with a rich history of fishery, railway and paper industries. The city centre is filled with historical buildings and green spaces. A walk here will be definetely, unforgettable. The area is a special mixture of ocean and mountain scenery. Do not miss to visit Marble Mountain Ski Resort for memorable outdoor activities.
Entering the port of Halifax, capital of Nova Scotia, the Peggys Cove, the Citadel Hill and Akkadian County are just some of the sights that you'll see. Do not miss the Historic Properties along the coast, fully renovated, with cobblestone streets surrounded by many boutiques, cafes and pubs.
Quebec is a delightful combination of modern and historic city overlooking the St. Charles and St. Laurent rivers. The French heritage of Quebec is visible on the cobbled streets, boutiques, shops and outdoor cafes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery along the river San Laurent and don't miss to visit the impressive church of St. Anne de Bopre and the beautiful waterfalls Monmoransi.
Sydney is the second largest city of Nova Scotia, located on the east side of the beautiful island Cape Breton. Once, it had been a thriving mining center of steel. This colonial port is a gateway to some of the most historic sites and scenic landscapes of the North Atlantic.
Saint John is a historic seaport, situated along the north shore of the Bay of Fundy, in the province of New Brunswick, Canada. The city has a vibrant past that matches perfectly to the modern life style. A lot of activities are available for all tastes. Don't miss to visit the unique attraction of the Bay of Fundy, where is happening the phenomenon of the world's highest tides.
The city of Montreal is in Canada. Montreal has many attractions such as museums, parks, the stadium of the Olympic Games, there is also the headquarters of the circus Cirque du soleil and Chinatown. The city held every summer Jazz Festival, the Grand Prix (Formula 1) of Canada and the World Film Festival.
Charlottetown is not only the capital of Prince Edward Island but also the starting point for exploring the beautiful island. It is a unique opportunity to admire the Victorian style architecture and the city's historic waterfront.
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Insignia radiates her own unique warmth and character. Her distinctive personality shines through from the moment you first step into her newly redesigned, neo-classical lobby or Toscana, resplendent in rich new fabrics and furnishings that reflect the charisma of Tuscany. Insignia boasts decks and verandas graced with the finest teak and exquisite custom stone and tile work. To ensure the elegance shines throughout the entire experience, there is all new Villeroy & Boch china, the finest silver and crystal, and a distinctive museum-quality art collection that is an eclectic melding of traditional and contemporary, with a touch of whimsy.
Year Built: 1998
Year Refurbished: 2010
Gross Tonnage: 30,277
Length: 593.7 ft.
Beam: 83.5 feet
Max. Draught: 19.5 feet
Cruising Speed: 18 Knots
Electric Power or Voltage: 110,220 AC
Guest Capacity (double occupancy): 684
Crew Size: 400
Guest-to-Staff Ratio: 1.71 to 1
Nationality of Officers: European
YOUR WORLD. YOU WAY
Whatever corner of the globe beckons you to explore, Oceania Cruises takes you there in comfort and style. Relax onboard our luxurious ships and savour exquisite cuisine that is renowned as the finest at sea and even rivals the best Michelin-starred restaurants ashore. Inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pepin, these culinary delights have always distinguished the Oceania Cruises experience from any other. And considering the uncompromising quality, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of an Oceania Cruises voyage is its incredible value. Lavish complimentary amenities abound, and there are never supplemental dining charges in any of the restaurants. Value-priced packages ensure that exploring ashore, sipping a glass of vintage wine or surfing the Internet is both convenient and affordable. Every moment spent on an Oceania Cruises voyage confirms that this is Your World. Your Way.
MID - SIZE SHIPS
Mid-size holds great benefits Once you sail one of our mid-size ships, you will never settle for anything less, nor will you ever again be satisfied with anything more in regard to size. Our ships cater to just 684 pampered guests on Regatta, Insignia and Nautica and 1,250 privileged guest on Marina and Riviera. Warmth and conviviality come naturally. Elegance and grace are given. The ambiance is exceptionally relaxed and personal as we singularly focus on your individual desires. Consequently, service standards soar, guests easily develop a rapport with staff and fellow guests, and the friendships only deepen as the days pass effortlessly.
All the elements for bliss Being mid-size even facilitates going ashore, as our ships can slip into boutique ports off-limits to larger vessels. Of course, the fact that our ships are mid-size positively influences every aspect of the onboard experience. With no need to rush, stand in endless lines or worry about crowds, you can savour the defining elements that make our ships so special. Our cuisine, "the finest at sea", is carefully prepared a la minute. Appointments for spa services are readily available in the relaxing Canyon Ranch SpaClub. A comfortable chaise always awaits should you decide to lounge by the pool. Life just seems to proceed at a more courteous pace.
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - MARINA & RIVIERA
Year Built: Marina 2011, Riviera 2012 / Gross Tonnage : 66.084 / Length : 239.24 metres / Beam : 32.2 metres / Cruising Speed : 20 knots / Guest Decks : 11 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 1.250 / Staff Size : 800 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.56 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - REGATTA, INSIGNIA & NAUTICA
Year Built: Regatta & Insignia 1998, Nautica 2000 / Refurbishment Dates : Regatta, May 2014, - Insignia, April 2014 - Nautica, May 2014 / Gross Tonnage : 30.277 / Length : 180.96 metres / Beam : 25.45 metres / Cruising Speed : 18 knots / Guest Decks : 9 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 684 / Staff Size : 400 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.71 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European