Published on : Monday, July 12, 2021
Marella Cruises recently confirmed that it has decided to return to the seas on September 3, after a long pause in its international operations. The line will offer new ‘one-country’ itineraries, departing from Malaga sailing to Spanish ports or from Corfu sailing to Greek ports.
Marella Discovery will home port in Corfu and will sail between September and October on three new itineraries calling at all Greek ports, including the popular islands of breath-taking Santorini and Mykonos, historical island of Rhodes, and the largest island in Greece, Crete.
Marella Explorer 2, the cruise lines adults-only ship, will set sail from Malaga on two new itineraries. Continental Coasts itinerary will visit Palamos before heading to the city renowned for its football, Barcelona, the capital of Mallorca, Palma, Alicante and Almeria.
The Spirit of Iberia itinerary will call at Valencia, Ibiza, Cartagena, Gibraltar and will finish the itinerary in Cadiz before heading back to Malaga. Chris Hackney, Managing Director of the ship, TUI UK & Ireland said in a statement that following the successful start of the first ever domestic sailings, the cruise delighted to announce plans to restart the international cruising programme, with five new itineraries for customers to enjoy.
He mentioned that the itineraries sail to some of the most beautiful Mediterranean spots and the safety and well-being of both crew and guests continues to remain a priority which is why the vaccination and testing protocols will remain in place.