By the Caribbean Journal staff
Luxury small-ship cruise line Seabourn is getting into the Cuba business.
The cruise line has announced that it has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from both Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The voyages will launch with a 12-day cruise on the line’s 458-guest Seabourn Sojourn ship on Nov. 4, 2019.
Seabourn becomes the third Carnival Corporation cruise brand to sail to Cuba, with plans for 11, 12 and 14-day cruises that will visit five ports in Cuba, including Havana.
“For many luxury travelers, they aim to find new places to explore and discover meaningful new cultural opportunities, and Cuba is one of the most sought-after emerging destinations for many of our guests,” said Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn. “We are excited to finally be able to include Cuba in our itineraries, and our guests and travel partners have been anxiously awaiting an ultra-luxury travel experience with a wider selection of destinations in this relatively undiscovered Caribbean treasure. These Cuba itineraries are fresh and sure to satisfy the curiosity of anyone who has considered visiting.”
The Cuba ports include Antilla, Cienfuegos, Havana, the Isla de Juventud and Santiago de Cuba.