The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection’s itineraries and shore excursions offer guests unique experiences and luxury amenities.
“The itineraries and intimate shore experiences are not only unique and forward-thinking in their design, but illustrate our commitment to providing rare opportunities to today’s luxury traveler,” said Lisa Holladay, global brand leader, The Ritz-Carlton. “Combining The Ritz-Carlton’s unparalleled service with journeys created specifically to offer immersion into the culture of the destination, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will set a new standard in sea travel and redefine the yachting experience.”
No two itinerary routes are the same, with voyages ranging seven–10 days. The first ship cruises a variety of routes depending on the season, from the Mediterranean to Caribbean and Canada to Northern Europe. Ports range from Barbados to Bordeaux, Copenhagen to Cartagena.
“The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection itineraries and programs on land were created with the yachting lifestyle in mind and will offer a relaxed pace and intimate, highly personalized experiences on shore,” said Douglas Prothero, managing director, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. “We are thrilled to share the curated voyages and look forward to introducing guests to the local cultures of each destination through our Shore Collection while offering the best luxury accommodations at sea.”
Shore excursions are themed around five categories — Iconic Sights (cultural, historic and architectural attractions); Stirring the Senses (wellness and wellbeing activities); Cultural Connections (philanthropic activities); Active Explorations (outdoor adventures); and Epicurean Experiences (fine dining and drinks). Concierges are additionally available to craft bespoke shore excursions.
The first Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection yacht sets sail November 2019, accommodating up to 298 passengers with 149 suites. Reservations open in June, with priority booking available in May for The Ritz-Carlton and Marriott Rewards members.
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