Published on : Monday, November 16, 2020
Aqua Expeditions recently confirmed that of its Peruvian Amazon operations is all set to resume operations with the first departure of Aria Amazon scheduled for December 18. The move arrives as travel restrictions in South America gradually start to ease. While Aqua Expeditions steers positively into 2021, Aqua Nera, the company’s newest expedition vessel, is also set to will launch its much-anticipated inaugural voyage on April 3.
She will grace the mystical Amazon River with unparalleled contemporary luxury and bold design aesthetic. The 20-suite river ship, custom-designed by award-winning Noor Design, built in Vietnam, is currently sailing the full length of the Amazon River to her home port of Iquitos, Peru after an epic 19,866 km journey across the world. Meanwhile, Peruvian borders are now open, with flights from seven regional destinations in operation since October 5, and international flights from the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Jamaica back in operation since the start of the month.
However, health and safety continues to remain Aqua’s number one priority for guests and crew alike. Francesco Galli Zugaro, Chief Executive, Aqua Expeditions said in a statement that the company is excited to resume operations and launch the newest ship Aqua Nera after months of travel bans. He shared that the team has used the past months wisely to refine operations to the highest safety standards, so the cruise line will be at its very best to welcome guests back onboard. He also mentioned that the Aqua Nera is positioned to be an innovative addition on the Amazon River, inspired by the Peruvian black water lagoons, combining refined elegance with contemporary design.