After a challenging year in 2020, luxury cruising is staging a comeback in 2021 once international travel is deemed safe. While last year saw the delay of ship unveilings and inaugural voyages, 2021 is when some of our favorite luxury cruise lines will return to international waters and the business of whisking travelers around the world. As of now, these 2021 cruises are only meant to inspire future travel, but because cruises are often booked months (if not years) in advance, we’ve highlighted nine of our favorite (and most anticipated) itineraries of the 2021 cruising season.
Related: How to Have the Best Experience on Your First River CruiseSeabourn Venture Inaugural Voyage, Seabourn Cruises
Seabourn Cruises’ new expedition ship, Seabourn Venture, has an undeniable allure with 132 water-facing rooms and two submarines for aquatic exploration. The Seabourn Venture will sail 10- to 14-day Norway-based cruises, for a winter wonderland, fjord-filled adventure in pursuit of Scandinavian beauty, and of course, the northern lights. While the scenery rushing by will offer overwhelming Norwegian beauty, so too does the Scandi-chic ship interiors. The common areas feature wool throws and unfinished wood accent pieces, and play with those meticulous (and classically Scandinavian) vertical design lines.Secrets of Egypt & the Nile, AmaWaterways
AmaWaterways, the iconic European river cruisers, will unveil their newest ship, the AmaDahlia, this year. AmaDahlia will sail 17 departures in 2021, beginning in September of this year, followed by 38 cruises in 2022.…