Voyages to Antiquity ceasing operations
Aegean Odyssey

Passengers will be refunded on 10 cancelled cruises, says Voyages to Antiquity

TORONTO — Voyages to Antiquity has announced the cancellation of 10 cruises aboard the Aegean Odyssey this season to make time for repairs to the ship’s starboard engine.

All guests affected by these cancellations are being contacted and will be provided with a full refund.

Affected cruises are:

  • May 2, 2019 – The Black Sea & Greek Islands
  • May 13, 2019 – Classical Greece & Southern Italy
  • May 23, 2019 – Renaissance Italy & Historic Islands
  • June 4, 2019 – European Connoisseur
  • June 18, 2019 – Land of the Midnight Sun
  • July 3, 2019 – Baltic Capitals & St Petersburg
  • July 16, 2019 – The Norwegian Fjords
  • July 30, 2019 – Iceland, Faroes & Shetlands
  • August 14, 2019 – The Three Rivers
  • August 26, 2019 – Mediterranean Odyssey

(Grand Voyages containing any segment cruises listed are also affected)

The company’s current Athens to Athens roundtrip Greek Island cruise, which departed Athens on April 26, has continued as planned.

In an official statement, the company said: “We are working closely with our trade partners and doing everything possible to minimize disruption. Voyages to Antiquity would like to apologize for the inconvenience these cancellations will cause to our guests. The mechanical issue experienced was unavoidable and unforeseeable.”

The company went on to say that following its period in dry dock, Aegean Odyssey will be back in service in time to fulfill the remainder of its scheduled cruise timetable, starting with the Rome-Venice and associated future Grand Voyage itineraries departing Sept. 7, 2019.

Voyages to Antiquity is sold in Canada through Exclusive Tours, part of Merit Travel Group.

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