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Luxury travel Blog post October 17, 2016

We preview Seabourn's newest luxury cruise ship, Encore

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As the curtains close on 2016, the lights will come up on the all-suite, all-balcony Seabourn Encore when she emerges from the shipyard in December. Seabourn’s new 40,350-gross-ton flagship, with interiors designed by Adam D. Tihany, strikes a balance between modern design and traditional yacht stylings. This small-ship cruise line has built upon the success of its Odyssey class with a larger vessel that will accommodate 600, but will still maintain the same personalized service that’s delivered by approximately one staff member per onboard guest. This all-inclusive ship pampers guests with open bars throughout and a deep selection of wines available at both lunch and dinner. Gratuities are included, as is one special shore experience per itinerary. Seabourn Encore will sail several routes in December before her official inaugural voyage on January 7, 2017. While that sailing is sold out, there are plenty of other itineraries to choose from.

Walter Christen's insight:

For a pure luxury cruise experience, the new Seabourn Encore, looks like the ship to book starting December 2016.  The amenities are simply stunning and the  all balcony suites look amazing.


Interesting note is that the 2 Wintergarden suites at 1550 square feet, are larger than many homes.



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