NYK Cruises Announce WORLD CRUISE 2018
NYK Cruises Co. Ltd. has announced the schedule for the WORLD CRUISE 2018 aboard Asuka II. This will be the 22nd world cruise to have been offered by Asuka II or its predecessor Asuka since 1996.
The 2018 voyage will be a 102-day cruise departing from Yokohama, Japan, on March 25, 2018, crossing the northern hemisphere, and making stops in or sailing through Asia, the Suez Canal, the Mediterranean, Europe, the Atlantic, North America, the Panama Canal, and the Pacific. The cruise will include a private tour of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and guests will also have the option of a private tour of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. In Lisbon, Portugal, a tour option will include a private dinner at the Hieronymites Monastery.
Eight ports will be first-time stops for Asuka II: Civitavecchia, Italy; Valencia, Spain; Gibraltar, British Overseas Territory; Bilbao, Spain; Hamburg, Germany; Halifax, Canada; Saint John, Canada; and Baltimore, U.S.
Last year, NYK marked the 25th year of service by the Asuka cruise brand. The NYK Group said that they would continue in its efforts to provide high quality cruise products that meet the passions of its customers.