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                                    Janet Diaz (305) 539-4096
MIAMI, November 23, 2011Up-market travelers can cast off their worries and make home aboard one of Azamara Club Cruises’ intimate ships for the holidays in 2012. Guests booking one of 10 holiday voyages will receive a $500 onboard spending credit per stateroom, good towards Land Discoveries (shore excursions), an indulgent spa treatment or a perfect memento in the onboard boutique to take home. These savings help guests immerse themselves in the vibrant cultures visited by Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest on their 2012 holiday voyages, including sailing through Vietnam’s Halong Bay on Valentine’s Day; treating that very special lady to the Old-world charms of Belgium’s Bruges for Mother’s Day; or delighting in the fireworks over Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro on New Year’s Eve.

“Azamara Club Cruises offers voyages that coincide with special cultural celebrations to offer our guests the greatest opportunities to immerse themselves in the exotic destinations where we sail,” said Edie Bornstein, vice president of Sales and Marketing, Azamara Club Cruises. “Up- market travelers can celebrate a holiday or any special occasion onboard in order to make it a truly remarkable experience. Onboard, guests will enjoy our delectable dining options, unmatched collection of worldly boutique wines, and signature extraordinary service delivered by each dedicated staff and crew member.”

Azamara Journey will sail six holiday voyages beginning Feb. 6, 2012, where couples may celebrate Valentine’s Day on a romantic nine-night Rio de Janeiro voyage. Guests aboard Azamara Journey’s March 30 voyage can observe Easter or Passover on an 11-night itinerary from San Juan, Puerto Rico to New York. Then in May and June, guests can honor their most significant otherand celebrate Mother’s or Father’s day, with either the May 6, 11-night voyage from Paris to Amsterdam, or the June 10, 10-night voyage from Amsterdam to Stockholm with overnight calls in St. Petersburg and Stockholm, respectively.

For a delectable Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimming Azamara Journey will sail Nov. 13, on a 14-night Suez to Egypt voyage. Rounding off the year is a 14-night Singapore voyage on Dec. 23, where guests will enjoy both Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations in addition to three days in Bangkok, Thailand and three days in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Azamara Quest, also will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Feb. 1, 14-night voyage from Singapore to Hong Kong with overnight calls at Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. On May 6, Azamara Quest will sail a nine-night Egypt to Athens voyage, perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day. And in December Azamara Quest will sail two voyages, a nine-night Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires on Dec. 18 and a nine-night Buenos Aires to Rio de Janeiro on Dec. 27, which are perfect to combine into one South America odyssey to celebrate the year end in style.

More information about Azamara’s Azamazing holiday offers can be found at
Azamara Club Cruises is a destination-immersive cruise line for up-market travelers who want to not only see the places and cultures they visit, but to live them. Azamara’s two intimate, 694-guest ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, with a combination of 347 suites and staterooms, offer a European-boutique hotel ambience with extraordinary service, fine cuisine and wines from around the world, and wellness and vitality programs, all while sailing to a host of destinations larger ships cannot reach. Azamara Club Cruises sails European destinations, including the Baltic and Scandinavia, British Isles, Western Europe, French and Italian Rivieras, Greek Isles, Croatia, Holy Land and Black Sea, as well as Asia, South America and lesser- traveled islands of the West Indies, with more overnight and late-night stays in every region. Travelers also can choose even more immersive experiences with Azamara cruisetours in eight of the world’s most exciting destinations, including Rome, Athens, Buenos Aires, Cairo, Istanbul, Jordan and Israel, India, and China. For more information, travelers can call their travel professional, dial 1-877-999-9553, or visit the Azamara Club Cruises at Follow Azamara Club Cruises on Facebook at or on Twitter, @AzamaraVoyages. Travel agent professionals can also access more information and make reservations at

Azamara Club Cruises is part of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE/OSX: RCL), a global cruise vacation company that also operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, CDF Croisieres de France, as well as TUI Cruises through a 50 percent joint venture with TUI AG. The company owns a combined total of 40 ships and has one under construction and one under agreement. 

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