Turkey’s Miray Cruises has changed its three-year international cruise by replacing the ship that originally wanted to operate the ship. In recent months, the company has struggled with public opinion that the ship was deemed unseaworthy.
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Miray Cruises, the Istanbul-based line that announced the launch of its Life at Sea Cruises earlier this year with the world’s first three-year cruise, revealed on June 29 that it has acquired another ship to operate the cruise.
The company Gemini being replaced by a newly acquired ship, Larawhile traveling Miray Cruises said it was due to a strong desire to sail. Gemini carries 1,074 guests, while Lara it can accommodate 1,266 guests.
When Lara will embark on a world cruise, departing on November 1 and visiting 148 countries on seven continents, Gemini will continue his cruises of the Greek Islands.
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Miray Cruises has vowed that guests, who pay from $2,500 per month to stay on the ship for three years, will enjoy living in close proximity to the community. The trip was interesting for working professionals, as the ship provided a remote working environment.
“We are delighted to bring the beautiful MV Lara on this incredible, record-making, three-year-old journey,” said Kendra Holmes, CEO of Miray Cruises.
“Our fleet is expanding due to the increasing demand for our long-term circumnavigation to carefully explore all parts of the world. Our people are changing their lives because of this opportunity, and we are honored to be part of their journey,” he added.
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International travel reservations opened on March 1but the cruise soon became embroiled in controversy when a senior employee of the cruise revealed. Gemini bath was found to be invalid and engineers.
However, Holmes said this Gemini had obtained a Ship Safety Certificate as required by the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulations. The former employee, along with several of the company’s executives, including CEO Mike Petterson, left the company in recent months.
Perhaps confused by the idea of a non-sailor Geminisome guests who had reservations requested refunds, and Miray Cruises, as of June 29, was still accepting requests for international cruise reservations. Lara.
“To see so much interest in our journey and the unique ports we will be visiting every summer is fantastic. This is a testament to the appeal of our extensive global cruise concept and the unique experiences that await those on board MV Lara,” said Ethem Bayramoglu, COO of Miray Cruises.
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42,289 tons-gross Lara, built in 1988, will offer renovated rooms, a business center with offices, cigars and wine, and other attractions. A 24-hour on-call clinic and medical tours included in the tour price will also be available.
Guests can benefit from educational and enrichment courses on board, and can join volunteer and philanthropic activities on the cruise, which will cover 130,000 miles and call at 382 ports.
Port calls will include 13 UNESCO World Heritage and Wonders of the World sites, with several days spent at each port for the opportunity to explore.
In preparation for Lara is departing from Istanbul, Miray Cruises will host several events and celebrations in Turkey for all residents. The celebrations will coincide with the 100th anniversary of the founding of Turkey.