Victory Cruise Lines announced the launch of a series of six luxury cruises this winter that will circumnavigate Cuba.
Departing from the Port of Miami, the inaugural roundtrip on board the 202-passenger Victory I , will set sail on February 02, 2018.
The 14-night itinerary will feature five Cuban ports and overnight calls in Havana, Santiago de Cuba and Trinidad, with day calls at Cienfuegos and Maria la Gorda.
“We may not be the first cruise line to serve Cuba from the US, but we believe […] that we have created the best itinerary with our multiday port experiences […],” said Bruce Nierenberg, CEO, Victory Cruise lines.
Each The Best of Cuba Voyages roundtrip will feature the company’s signature shipboard cuisine, as well as shore and port excursions that are compliant with U.S. travel rules.
“What also distinguishes Victory Cruise Lines from other operators in Cuba is our intimate, classically furnished Victory I, which offers the finest dining and highest service levels in the market,” Mr. Nierenberg stated. “Add to that our immersive shore excursions and creative port experiences and our guests will have an unmatched opportunity to really get to know the culture and people of this undiscovered region and largest country in the Caribbean.”
Victory Cruise Lines Expansion Plans
Victory Cruise Lines has acquired a second ship to be named Victory II. The vessel is the sister ship and will be identical to the intimate 202-passenger Victory I, which launched Victory Cruise Lines on the Great Lakes in July 2016. Victory II will be upgraded to the high standards of Victory I. The Victory II inaugural voyage will be from Boston on May 20, 2018.
Victory II will begin service with a series of seven-night Canada and New England cruises starting May 20, 2018. The itineraries between Boston/Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Halifax, Nova Scotia, will call at the most popular ports along the coast. Cruises departing from Gloucester include Provincetown on Cape Cod, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; Plymouth
Martha’s Vineyard off the coast of Cape Cod; Portland and Bar Harbor, Maine; and Lunenburg, Nova Scotia; with scenic cruising in the Cape Cod Canal. Sailings from Halifax will call at the same ports in reverse order.