Ocean Village prepares final farewell

September 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);Sep2009 Cruise Supplement, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launching of the Ocean Village's last summer program before its disbandment in October 2010. Its second ship, the Ocean Village Two will be transferred to P&O Cruises Australia in October 2009. It notes that Ocean Village will be sailing seven new itineraries in the Mediterranean next summer that includes seven-night cruises which are targeted to new-to-cruise passengers. Additional information regarding one week, nine-night and long cruises are also included.


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