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Oceania Cruises Takes Delivery Of New Ship Vista

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Oceania Cruises has taken delivery of its newest ship Vista.

Delivered at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Genoa, Italy, the cruise line said that its Allura-Class ship features “several firsts in the realms of dining, accommodation and guest experience.”

Vista is 67,000-ton, 791-foot-long and can accommodate up to 1,200 guests.

Vista offers the most spacious standard staterooms at sea, three brand-new dining concepts and operates with a market-leading service ratio of two staff members for every three guests.

Only a few select staterooms are available for her inaugural summer season in the Mediterranean.

There are 11 culinary venues, three of which are new concepts, and an elevated mixology programme with innovative speciality cocktails.

Vista’s new Broadway-calibre productions feature recognisable songs by some of the world’s most beloved artists and contemporary dance numbers led by “Dancing with the Stars” choreographer Britt Stewart.

Frank A. Del Rio, President of Oceania Cruises, said: “Today we usher in a new era for Oceania Cruises with the delivery of Vista.

“We could not have built such an exceptional ship without the close partnership enjoyed with Fincantieri.

“We thank each and every person who had a hand in bringing her to life. From the smallest of design details to the largest per capita galley at sea, Vista is a marvel that will be enjoyed by guests for decades to come.”

Vista will be christened on May 8, 2023 in Valletta, Malta, by her Godmother, celebrated Italian-American chef, author, restaurateur and Emmy Award-winning food personality Giada De Laurentiis.

The christening is due to begin at 9 PM CEST, and the event will be livestreamed at 12 PM PDT/3 PM EDT/8 PM BST/9 PM CEST/5 AM AEST (next day) for anyone who wishes to join.

The event site and livestream registration can be found here: www.VistaCelebration.com.

After her summer season in the Mediterranean, Vista will sail to Canada and New England before heading south for a series of winter itineraries exploring the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America.

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