Launching a New Cruise Ship: Journey ‘Around the World’ from Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A new cruise ship will sail on an “around the world” voyage from Florida.

Oceania Cruises said its newest ship, Vista, will take passengers on a 180-day cruise “around the world” in 2026. The ship will visit 101 ports across 43 countries.

The six-month journey will embark from Miami on Jan. 6, 2026. There is room for 1,200 guests and 800 crew members on the ship.

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On its journey, the Vista will traverse across three oceans and 18 seas, venturing through regions including Southeast Asia, Australia, the South Pacific, Europe, and South American cities. Extended stops in 11 ports are also planned.

Following the triumphant success of our previous world cruises, we’ve been eager to offer travelers an even more remarkable experience for our 2026 voyage,” said Frank A. Del Rio, President of Oceania Cruises. “To that end, we are thrilled to reveal that our pinnacle of luxury and newest ship, Vista, will traverse the globe, masterfully combining various continents, unique cultures, and delectable cuisines to create a singularly unforgettable tapestry of exploration for our valued guests. With this novel voyage, we are honored to provide a rare opportunity to perceive the world from a fresh perspective and further propel the evolution of global cruising.”

This unique journey does come with a substantial price tag. According to Oceania Cruises, a room in the French Veranda stateroom category will commence at $59,699 per person, amounting to approximately $330 per day, exclusive of taxes and fees.

Included in the world cruise deal is first-class roundtrip airfare and transfers, professional laundry services, a complimentary visa package, internet access, pre-paid gratuities, luggage delivery service, an $8,800 stateroom shore excursion credit, and a lunch and dinner beverage package.

Oceania Cruises said it is also offering a 120-day voyage from San Diego to Miami, as well as a 197-day cruise from Los Angeles to Miami.

If you are interested in taking the world cruise, bookings open on Wednesday, March 13.

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