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Seabourn Joins UNESCO In New Alliance For World Heritage Sites

Seabourn has signed an agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in a unique partnership designed to help protect World Heritage sites.

Seabourn want to help encourage wider support and understanding among travellers for UNESCO’s mission of identifying, safeguarding and promoting unique cultural and natural features around the world that are deemed to possess universal value for all humankind. The ultra-luxury cruise line has committed to raising $1 million for UNESCO.

For those travelling on Seabourn’s fleet, this means their experiences ashore shall be enhanced with behind-the-scenes information about current, and of course future, World Heritage sites and projects. There will also be expert speakers featured on certain voyages as part of the Seabourn Conversations enrichment programme. In addition, Seabourn’s optional excursions that include UNESCO World Heritage Sites will now include a donation to UNESCO’s World Heritage Fund. Seabourn will also create special World Heritage Discovery Tours at a number of ports worldwide, with exclusive enhanced content on World Heritage. Currently Seabourn includes over 150 UNESCO sites in its itineraries.

Seabourn currently operate a fleet of six luxurious vessels sailing to hundreds of destinations across the world. The line prides itself on delivering “the world’s finest small ship cruise experience” via elegant surroundings, world-class dining options and exceptional service.

For more information on Seabourn, please contact one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677