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Seabourn Takes Delivery of Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation has arrived! On April 27, we took delivery of our newest ultra-luxury ship during an official handover ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy before she set off on her first sailing.

Seabourn President Richard Meadows shared this about the newest addition to our fleet:

We are delighted to take delivery of Seabourn Ovation, offering yet another reason for luxury travelers around the world to choose us for their next holiday. It has been an incredible journey to see the ship come to life, and the Fincantieri team has done a fantastic job in the construction of the ship. The combination of Adam Tihany's design vision and Fincantieri's fine craftsmanship has resulted in yet another stunning creation. We are very proud to welcome her to the Seabourn family."

Richard Meadows, president of Seabourn, and Paolo Capobianco, director, Fincantieri Shipyard Sestre, sign documents to complete the delivery of Seabourn Ovation today. The ship is the fifth ultra-luxury vessel in Seabourn's fleet and will spend the summer 2018 season sailing in Northern Europe. (Photo credit: Fincantieri)

At the ceremony, Giuseppe Bono, CEO of Fincantieri called Seabourn Ovation "a true work of art" with an "extraordinary level of luxury elements." He also said, "It is with much pride that we hand over a ship that sets the new standard in ultra-luxury cruising, and it is exciting that Seabourn guests from around the world will soon be enjoying wonderful cruise holidays on this magnificent luxury vessel."
Seabourn Ovation will begin her maiden season with an 11-day inaugural voyage departing May 5, 2018, from Venice, Italy, to Barcelona, Spain. The ship's naming ceremony will take place on Friday, May 11, in the beautiful baroque harbour of Valletta, Malta. One of the world's highly-acclaimed actresses and singers, Elaine Paige, will serve as godmother and will name the ship during a spectacular ceremony that will light up the dramatic UNESCO World Heritage site and the 2018 European Capital of Culture.

Sail with us and celebrate Seabourn Ovation's inaugural season, itineraries include:

10-Day Spain & the Rivieras
Lisbon to Barcelona
October 13, 2018

10-Day Italy & Adriatic Gems
Barcelona to Venice
October 23, 2018

12-Day Adriatic & Greek Isles
Venice to Athens
November 2, 2108

7-Day St. Petersburg & the Baltic
Stockholm to Copenhagen
June 30; July 28; August 25, 2018

14-Day Majestic Fjords & North Cape
Round-trip Copenhagen
July 7, 2018

7-Day The Baltic & St. Petersburg
Copenhagen to Stockholm
July 21, 2018

14-Day Norway, British Isles & Edinburgh
Round-trip Copenhagen
August 4, 2018

14-Day Scenic Fjords & North Cape
Copenhagen to Dover (London)
September 1, 2018

16-Day Jewels of the National Trust
Round-trip Dover (London)
September 15, 2018

20-Day Empires of the Sun
Athens to Dubai
November 14, 2018

18-Day Pearls of Arabia & India
Dubai to Singapore
December 4, 2018

14-Day Holiday Thailand & Vietnam
Singapore to Hong Kong
December 22, 2018

The all-suite ship will offer a number of desirable in-suite amenities to provide you with a "home away from home" onboard experience. In every luxurious suite will be a private veranda, providing sweeping oceanfront views and spacious enough for private al fresco dining. Featuring striking design and sophisticated décor, each suite will include a comfortable living area with sofa seating and a desk/dining table; elegant bedding; a walk-in closet; in-suite entertainment options with a wide selection of movies, music, broadcast television and radio channels; and a superbly-appointed marble bathroom with separate bath and shower and luxury bath products, including the exclusive Seabourn Signature Scents by Molton Brown. A personal bar and refrigerator will be stocked according to guest preferences, coordinated before arrival.

Book your cruise on Seabourn Ovation during our Extraordinary Opportunity Event and enjoy even more benefits. For more information about sailing Seabourn Ovation, call Seabourn  at (800) 929-9391 or visit