Vasco da Gama ex­plores Syd

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CRUISE & Mar­itime Voy­ages has sailed Vasco da Gama into Syd­ney for the first time Sun, ahead of her in­au­gu­ral Aus­tralasian season, wel­com­ing aboard me­dia and trade part­ners.

With a ca­pac­ity of 1,220, she will home­port in Ade­laide and Fre­man­tle, in ad­di­tion to sail­ing from Auck­land, Sin­ga­pore and Syd­ney.

Vis­it­ing re­gional des­ti­na­tions such as Ta­ma­nia, the Yorke Penin­sula and north­west Aus­tralia, Cruise & Mar­itime Voy­ages Aus­tralia Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor Dean Bra­zier said the ship was ex­pected to carry an ex­tra 5,900 guests for the season.

“Our themed voy­ages on board Vasco da Gama this season, the Bou­tique Gin and Culi­nary Cruise and Fringe on the Wa­ter in par­tic­u­lar, have seen a phe­nom­e­nal re­sponse, with our prod­uct be­ing in­tro­duced to new mar­kets that may not have pre­vi­ously con­sid­ered Cruise and Mar­itime Voy­ages,” Bra­zier en­thused.

Pic­tured pre­sent­ing Cap­tain Michail Smyr­na­los with a tra­di­tional plaque is Bra­zier and newly ap­pointed Chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of the Port Au­thor­ity of New South Wales Philip Hol­l­i­day.

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