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Oceania's New Marina Sails Into Miami

Oceania Cruises new 60,000-ton Marina, the upper premium line's largest vessel, is now home ported at Miami. While the ship will reposition to Europe for the summer, she will sail back to Miami for winter 2011-12. Freelance writer Georgina Cruz had a first-hand look at the new ship during a brief preview cruise in early February. She stayed in a Concierge Class stateroom and gives her perspective of the ship and its spaces...
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Oceania Unveils Marina's 2011 Itineraries

It's hard to imagine that just a decade ago, Oceania Cruises didn't exist. Today, the upper premium line operates a fleet of three mid-sized ships on diverse global itineraries. Occupancies are high, thanks to the line's two-for-one fares and such tempting offers as free air. Highlights of the Oceania cruise product are upscale appointments, a country-club casual atmosphere, top-notch service and a strong focus on cuisine. In 2011, Oceania will launch its first new-build, Marina. Look at what the line plans for Marina's inaugural season.
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Five-Year Mark: A Conversation with Frank Del Rio

Just two years after 9-11, an upstart cruise line called Oceania Cruises launched with a mere $14 million in capital and one 684-passenger leased vessel. In 2008, we did this story talking about the line's future. At the time it owned only three smaller ships, but was building two larger vessels, and had just been purchased by Apollo Management for $850 million. Frank Del Rio, Oceania's chairman, CEO and co-founder, chatted with SouthernCruising.com (TM) about the line, its new ships and trends in the marketplace.
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Suite Dreams: A Sneak Peek at Oceania's Suites

SouthernCruising.com was onboard the new Oceania Marina at Fincantieri's Sestri Ponente yard in Genoa, Italy, in early 2010. While we toured the ship -- essentially a look at the ship's bare steel and what is to come -- we also toured several mock-ups of cabin/suite configurations. Come along for our details about the Penthouse Suite and intel about other top suites features onboard Oceania. We also got a look at a crew cabin mock-up for those interested in all-things Marina.
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