ATLAS OCEAN VOYAGES TO START HOMEPORT OPERATIONS IN PANAMA DURING 2022 – 2023 SEASON
PANAMA – MAY 31, 2022 – The Panama Tourism Authority (ATP) has announced that during the official mission of tourism promotion carried out recently in Miami, U.S., by the National Government through and in conjunction with the private sector, the company Atlas Ocean Voyages confirmed that it will begin to run at least four new homeport operations, starting as of the 2022-2023 cruise season.
The cruise company’s approach is closely aligned with Panama’s Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, which focuses on sustainable and unique experiences that connect with nature and authentic cultures, elements in which Panama maintains important competitive advantages.
“Panama’s indigenous heritage, natural biodiversity, variety of landscapes and colonial history present a coveted destination for our guests, who seek a luxury adventure in some of the world’s most breathtaking destinations,” said Alberto Aliberti, President of Atlas Ocean Voyages. “We are looking forward to bringing our small expedition ships, World Navigator and World Traveller, to visit the beautiful country of Panama starting in October 2022. And, our ships will be among the first to utilize the new Panama Cruise Terminal at Fuerte Amador and access inland experiences via Panama’s new tourism landing sites.”
“We are proud to welcome Atlas Voyages who will introduce international visitors to our beautiful country, specially focused on experiences that highlight Panama’s extraordinary nature and authentic culture,” said Panama’s Minister of Tourism, Ivan Eskildsen.
Atlas will operate small-ship luxury cruises, with new itineraries of up to 12 nights to Panama and with destinations including Cartagena, Curacao, Peru, Mexico, among others, resulting in a positive economic impact for different points nationwide generating benefits for the country.
To learn more about things to do in Panama, visit https://www.tourismpanama.com/things-to-do/.
About Panama Tourism and PROMTUR Panama
The Tourism Authority of Panama (ATP) is the Panamanian Government entity that aims to strengthen tourism as a strategic economic sector of Panama, through the Master Plan for Sustainable Tourism (PMTS) 2020-2025. Developing a sustainable model that generates an increase in employment nationwide, integrates communities, articulates the territories and increases the competitiveness of the industry.
PROMTUR Panama is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) whose primary purpose is to promote and market Panama internationally. PROMTUR works closely with the ATP to further propel the country’s international promotion as a world-class tourist destination.
Together, ATP and PROMTUR work to promote Panama’s rich history, culture, natural beauty and remote locations, which are experienced through the destination’s three heritage pillars – Cultural Heritage (multifaceted culture), Green Heritage (extraordinary biodiversity) and Blue Heritage (ocean wonders).
About Atlas Voyages
Atlas Ocean Voyages is a luxe-adventure, expedition cruise line designed for discerning, fun-seeking travelers to immerse in unique and awe-inspiring moments in remote and captivating destinations. World Navigator, launched in August 2021, and World Traveller, launching November 2022, both feature 98 suites, solo suites with no single supplements, and staterooms, and is the line’s first two small expedition ship, bringing travelers to smaller, authentic, and exclusive locales.
World Navigator will cruise England, Holland, France, the Norwegian Fjords, Iceland, Greenland, and The Arctic in summer 2022; Central and South America in the autumn; and return to Antarctica for her winter 2022-23 season. World Traveller will sail her inaugural season in Antarctica, followed by South and Central America, Western Europe, Morocco and Canary Islands, and Iceland, Greenland and the Arctic voyages in summer 2023. Three additional sister ships, World Seeker, World Adventurer and World Discoverer, will join the fleet through 2024.
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