Kodiak is the second largest island in the area of the U.S., state of Alaska, after the island of Hawaii. Salmon, halibut, the unique Kodiak Bear, Sitka Deer (black tail), and mountain goats invite hunting tourists as well as fishermen to the Kodiak Archipelago.
Beppu is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. It is a city known for its hot springs. Therefore many modern spa resorts have developed in the area. The highlight attraction are eight geothermal sources of boiling water and mud, known as "Hells of Beppu".
Dutch Harbor lies within the city limits of Unalaska and is connected to Unalaska by a bridge. The Aleut or Unangan have lived on Unalaska Island for thousands of years. The Unangan people, who were the first to inhabit the island of Unalaska, named it "Ounalashka" meaning ‘Near the Peninsula’. Dutch Harbor was so named by the Russians because they believed that a Dutch vessel was the first European ship to enter the harbor. The port of Unalaska / Dutch Harbor is the main port and field base for the storied Bering Sea king crab fishery.
The Russian influence is best viewed by touring the Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Cathedral, one of the oldest cruciform-style Russian churches in the country. The Cathedral is a National Historic Landmark and houses one of Alaska's largest and richest collections of Russian artifacts, religious icons and art pieces, some having been donated to the church directly from Catherine the Great. Dutch Harbor is also known to War veterans and history buffs as the only land in North America, besides Pearl Harbor, that was bombed by Japanese zeros during World War II. Tour the many remnants and remembrances of military presence throughout the island as well as at the WWII Historical Center. The sites and the Historic Center are part of the WWII National Historic Area opened by the National Park Service in 2002.
It is considered to be one of Japan's most scenic destinations, as the visitor has the opportunity to admire stunning Marine Garden. From Ryugujo, which is an observatory, the visitor can enjoy the most beautiful view of the country.
Hiroshima is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan. It is best known as the first city in history to be targeted by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped an atomic bomb on it at 8:15 A.M. on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II.
It rejoices in breathtaking news,delicious fresh seafood and a nagnificent natural enviroment.
Located at the southernmost tip of Hokkaido,Hokodate is the third largest city on the northern island.It rejoices in breathtaking news, delicioius fresh seafood and a nagnificent natural environment.In 1859,Hakodate Port opened as one of the first international trading ports in Japan,along with Yokohama and Nagasaki.This direct influence of foreign cultures has worked on the city to create a unique cityscape that boasts a blend of foreign and Japanese culture to this day.
Hitachinaka is a city located near the Tokyo metropolitan, within approximately 110 kilometers of the city and northeast of the center of Ibaraki Prefecture. It is situated on the great Pacific Ocean. Hitachinaka City is blessed with a traditional history and magnifi cent nature around the area, as well as incredible seafood. The town combines the fl avor of bygone days with a modern atmosphere.
Kochi is the capital of the homonymous county located on the southern coast of Shikoku Island in Japan. It is the political, cultural, economic and commercial center of the county. A city with rich tourist attractions such as Kochi Castle, old breweries, traditional markets as well as thermal springs where the visitor can refresh himself both physically and mentally. The view of the city from the public park on Godaisan mountain is amazing, while the walk in the Makino botanical garden compensates all those who visit him.
Kagoshima is the capital city of Kagoshima Prefecture at the southwestern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan, and the largest city in the prefecture by some margin.Kagoshima is approximately 40 minutes from Kagoshima Airport, and the city features large shopping districts and malls, is served by trams, and has many restaurants featuring Satsuma Province regional cuisine.
Ketchikan, the picturesque world capital of salmon is the starting point for seaplane excursions visiting the National Monument of Misty Fiords, a huge area of wild nature. It also hosts the Tlingkit Indians of Alaska and the largest collection of totem in the world. The traditions are alive, allowing you to experience their rich rituals.
Nagoya is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan. It is the third-largest incorporated city and the fourth most populous urban area in Japan. Nagoya lies north of Ise Bay on the Nōbi Plain. Nagoya's two most famous sightseeing spots are Atsuta Shrine and Nagoya Castle. Atsuta Shrine is known as the second-most venerable shrine in Japan. The Nagoya City Science and Art Museums, located in Shirakawa Park, not far from Fushimi Subway Station.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki is built on a long narrow bay which forms a natural harbor on the Kyushu island. After 1571 the town grew rapidly and turned into a trade center and important port. Gradually, developed in a large base of Japanese Navy. Nagasaki is best known for the atomic bomb attack during the Second World War.
Tokyo is the capital of Japan. At over 12 million people in the official metropolitan area alone, Tokyo is the core of the most populated urban area in the world, Greater Tokyo (which has a population of 35 million people). This huge, wealthy and fascinating metropolis brings high-tech visions of the future side by side with glimpses of old Japan, and has something for everyone.
Otaru is a small port city in Japan. It had been always a major trade and fishing port. Its beautiful preserved canal area and interesting herring mansions make Otaru a popular destination. Otaru also has the City Museum about its history, The Otaru Snow Light Path (a festival with small illuminated snow statues).
Isy Strait Point is located eighty kilometers west of Juneau at the opening of Glasier Bay, where only one ship at a time is allowed to enter. Here, you will have the opportunity for great tours to observe the wildlife and find out the authentic culture of the local Tlingkits. Take a tour to the area of Adolfus Point, one of the best points for watching Alaska's humpback whales and "orcas".
Busan is the second largest city in South Korea, an international trade port, which is famous for its seafood, beautiful, pristine beaches, craggy islets that are promising wonderful experiences to the adventurous travellers.
The port Shimizu, has a number of attractions and is considered one of the most picturesque harbors, thanks to views of Mount Fuji. Mount Fuji or Fuji-yama is the highest mountain in Japan, with a peak elevation of above sea level 3,776 meters. The exceptionally symmetrical cone of Mount Fuji is known symbol of Japan and prevalent in photographs and paintings, so, is visited by many tourists and climbers. Since 2013 belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage of Cultural.
Kobe is the capital of Hyogo Prefecture and one of Japan's ten largest cities. Located between the sea and the Rokko mountain range, Kobe is also considered one of Japan's most attractive cities.Kobe has been an important port city for many centuries. Its port was among the first to be opened to foreign trade in the 19th century alongside the ports of Yokohama, Nagasaki, Hakodate and Niigata.In 1995, Kobe was hit by the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, which killed over 5000 people and destroyed tens of thousands of buildings. Today the city is completely rebuilt, and few signs of the terrible event remain.
Whittier, Alaska, is a sleepy town on the west side of Prince William Sound, tucked between picturesque mountains. But if you're picturing a small huddle of houses, think again. Instead, on the edge of town, there stands a 14-story building called Begich Towers — a former Army barracks, resembling an aging hotel, where most of the town's 200 residents live.
The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the Earth, that runs from the north to the south pole and demarcates one calendar day from the next. It passes through the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180° longitude but it deviates to pass around some territories and island groups.
The International Date line is on the opposite side of the Earth to the Prime Meridian. The Prime Meridian helps to define Universal Time and is the meridian from which all other time zones are calculated. The International Date Line and the moving point of midnight separate the two calendar days that are current somewhere on Earth.
The city of Victoria is situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island in British Columbia and is known for its mild climate and the dynamic lifestyle of its inhabitants. It has been described as the most "powerful city" in Canada more than once. As it is the capital of British Columbia, is the most friendly city to visitors in the area. Exept visiting the numerous attractions, take time to taste the local cuisine and do shopping.
Enjoy one of the mildest climates in Canada, spend the day watching the fascinating vegetation of Boutsart Gardens or tasting wines from the Okanagan Valley. Vancouver is surrounded by water on three sides and is close to Coast Mountain area.
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Riviera is a luxurious mid-sized cruise ship operated by Oceania Cruises. With its sophisticated ambiance, luxurious amenities, exceptional dining experiences, and diverse entertainment options, aims to provide a memorable and enriching cruise experience for its guests.
Riviera features a sophisticated and elegant design, with a refined ambiance that appeals to discerning travelers. The ship's interior is tastefully decorated, blending classic and contemporary elements to create a timeless atmosphere. Guests can expect a relaxed and luxurious onboard experience, offering a comfortable setting for their cruise vacation.
Riviera offers a range of beautifully appointed staterooms and suites, designed with comfort and luxury in mind. Accommodations feature plush bedding, luxurious linens, and well-designed bathrooms. Suites provide additional space, separate living areas, and upgraded amenities, including butler service for select categories.
Riviera boasts an exceptional array of dining venues, each offering a distinct culinary experience. The ship's main dining room provides an elegant setting with a diverse menu showcasing a variety of international flavors. Specialty restaurants feature gourmet cuisines such as French, Italian, and steakhouse, offering unforgettable dining experiences. Casual dining venues, including cafes and grills, offer more relaxed and informal dining options.
Riviera offers a wide range of activities and entertainment to enhance guests' cruise experience. Public spaces include lounges, bars, and social areas designed for relaxation, socializing, and enjoying the ship's ambiance. Entertainment options may include live music performances, theater shows, enrichment programs, and guest lectures. Additional amenities include a fitness center, spa, pool deck, and a library, providing opportunities for wellness, relaxation, and leisure.
Riviera sails to various destinations worldwide, covering regions such as Europe, the Caribbean, Asia, and the Americas. Itineraries often include visits to iconic ports and off-the-beaten-path destinations, allowing guests to explore diverse cultures and landmarks. Oceania Cruises focuses on providing immersive experiences, enabling guests to delve into the history, art, and natural beauty of each port of call.
|Cruising Speed||20 knots|
|Guest Capacity (double occupancy)||1,250|
|Guest-to-Staff Ratio||1.56 to 1|
|Nationality of Officers||European|
|Country of Registry||Marshall Islands|
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