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Oceania Tops Which consumer satisfaction survey

The annual report, based on passengers’ feedback of on-board experiences, looked at 13 cruise companies. Categories included: value for money, port excursions, entertainment, cabins food and drink, facilities, entertainment, space on deck and whether reality met description. Oceania received an 89 per cent rating, after gaining five stars in most categories – its average cruise prices are around £283 per night. It rated well around quality of food and facilities such as spas and saunas – the only downside was entertainment. Which? said, overall, the experience itself justifies the higher price tag.


Oceania Cruises rolls-out high-speed internet fleetwide

Oceania Cruises will introduce its new Wavenet high-speed internet fleetwide. With Wavenet, travellers will be able to upload and download large files in a snap, enjoy their favourite shows on Netflix, stream their favourite playlist on Spotify and instantly share their Oceania Cruises memories on Facebook and Instagram. They can even livestream, Facetime and Skype with friends and family back home. “With our new Wavenet high-speed internet, our guests and crew can continue to surf, post and stream aboard our ships from anywhere around the globe, just as they would at home,” stated Bob Binder, president, Oceania Cruises. Free and unlimited Wavenet service will be included for all stateroom and suite categories on all sailings.

A streaming upgrade, Wavenet Prime, is available for $9.99 per day for guests who wish to stream movies, music or videos. Wavenet and Wavenet Prime will be available on all vessels by the end of April. Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2018, Oceania Cruises offers six ships which carry only 684 or 1,250 guests

Oceania Cruises adds new Cuba cruise sailings

Oceania Cruises has announced an additional series of journeys to Cuba in November and December 2017. Ranging in length from six to thirteen days with departures from Miami, these voyages include the line’s first calls to Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba, in addition to Havana. These new itineraries are now open for reservation. “There is tremendous demand from consumers for voyages to Cuba and our inaugural voyages to the island have been a sell-out success,” stated Bob Binder, president, Oceania Cruises. “An Oceania Cruises voyage is the best way to experience all Cuba has to offer with nine UNESCO World Heritage Sites, warm and welcoming people and a burgeoning culinary scene.”

All voyages and excursions will fully comply with existing US federal regulations and the most recent pronouncements from the office of foreign assets control of the department of the treasury. Aboard the acclaimed Insignia, there are only 684 privileged guests who are catered to by 400 professionally trained staff. Travellers will indulge in the Finest Cuisine at Sea in four open seating gourmet restaurants where they will dine on continental specialities along with the bold and vibrant tastes of Cuba. Each of these voyages will feature a wide array of authentic Cuban dishes that were born from generations-old family recipes. Adding to the enriching nature of the journey, authoritative and engaging experts will deliver lectures on Cuban history, art and music or perhaps you will join a group of your fellow travellers in a Cuban staple, the game of dominos.