Oceania plans inaugural visit to Boracay Island


Oceania Cruises will visit 12 new destinations over the next two years, including Boracay Island in the Philippines.

Unveiled in the line’s 2015/16 Winter Collection, Oceania will sail on 27 new itineraries.

For the first time, Boracay Island will be visited on two itineraries arriving between January and April 2016.

The first visit will be made on 28 January during a 20-day Hong Kong to Bangkok cruise aboard 684-passenger, Nautica.

Departing from China on 24 January, the ship will visit Manila before arriving in Boracay Island at 11.00am.

Passengers will spend the day exploring the destination before reboarding the ship for stops in other ASEAN destinations, including Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; Kuching, Malaysia; Singapore; Ko Samui, Thailand; Saigon, Vietnam; and Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

The cruise will end in Bangkok, Thailand on 13 February.

Boracay Island has also been included in Insignia’s 180-day Around the World cruise. The ship will arrive on the island on 18 April 2016.

Other inaugural port of calls will be made in Jeju, South Korea; Sanya, China; Shimizu, Japan; and regional ports around Australia.