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8:00 AM 17th October 2020

Saga Adventure Awaits

The latest addition to Saga’s ocean cruise fleet, Spirit of Adventure, has arrived in the UK.

She joins her sister, Spirit of Discovery, in Tilbury, where she will lay up for the winter before welcoming her first guests for her inaugural cruise on the 5th February sailing to the Canary Islands.

Saga received delivery of Spirit of Adventure from shipbuilder Meyer Werft on the 29th of September. The purpose build boutique cruise ship has 554 all balcony cabins and can accommodate 999 passengers with a tonnage of 58,250 GT.

Nigel Blanks, Managing Director of Saga Cruises, said:“Over the past two years, we have focused on creating a boutique cruising experience for our guests that is not available elsewhere on the market.

“The health and wellbeing of guests and crew is Saga’s number one priority and over the past few months, the team has worked to put in place detailed new procedures for a return to cruising in a COVID world.

"These include reduced capacity, pre-departure testing both at home and before boarding, increased medical staff and facilities and enhancements to our state-of-the-art air conditioning, which already provides 100% fresh air throughout our ships.”