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Explora Journeys Cruises

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Explora Journeys Explora I, exterior 1

About Explora Journeys Cruises

Explora Journeys is the luxury brand from cruise giant MSC Cruises which will start out with one ship, Explora I, in 2023, followed by three identical ships each year afterwards.

With 922-passengers and 461 all-balcony suites, the ships come in very much at the larger end of the luxury segment.

The 14-deck vessels will have four swimming pools, including one with a retractable roof; nine dining "experiences" and a crew to guest ratio of 1.25 to 1.

MSC's owners, the Aponte family, have long harboured ambitions to have a dedicated luxury brand and Explora Journeys has their hand all over it, with the logo designed by Alexa Aponte-Vago, CFO of the MSC Group, daughter of founder Gianluigi Aponte and wife of Chairman Pierfrancesco Vago.

And concept -- "for guests who want to stay longer, leave later, and travel deeper,” -- and European design, is also part of that vision.

Their aim is to "reinvent the classic cruise experience for the next generation of cruise travellers".

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Explora I
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28 Night
A Grand Journey In The Wake Of Venetian Merchants

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9 Night
A Journey Into A Sizzling New Year And Enchanted I...

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6 Night
A Journey Through Time To The Pearls Of Arabia

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7 Night
A Journey To The Southerly Latitudes Of The Lesser...

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15 Night
An Extended Journey From Casablanca’s Mystique To...

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7 Night
A Journey Of Limoncello Days And Sardinian Sunsets

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8 Night
A Journey Blissed-out Beaches And Meteoric Marvels

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14 Night
An Extended Journey Of Bridges, Sunsets And Ruins

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6 Night
A Journey Of Sunshine Caribbean Shores And Sizzlin...

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A Journey To Yacht-filled Harbours And Scenic Sail...

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9 Night
A Journey To Unesco Treasures With An Opulent Edge

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7 Night
A Journey To The Jewels Of The Aegean Sea

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7 Night
A Journey To The Cubism Of The Cyclades And Curves...

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A Journey To Temples, Blue Lagoons, And Marine Res...

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A Journey Of Spires, Empires And Cubist Villages

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Explora Journeys Cruises Cruiser Reviews

A culinary heaven on the sea

the new law of high windows circling the common areas is a draw back , you end up looking at your self at all times instead of the sea , you must crawl up to get a bit of the breeze , I felt it bit understaffed and we were only 560 pax on this sailing Panama to Miami , the entertainment or ( experiences as they wish to re name ) are for 80 year old passengers there fore if a pianist is your way of entertainment , great pianist , cabins are nicer and above average , but no bath tub unless upper level , how ever whats most impressive is the culinary options and a huge plus is their Market option , I have not seen before such a variety of well presented options , from the Italian flour for the pizza to fresh cut filet mignon , this was truly the entertainment on the ship , Eating !For a start I must say the Ship for being very new , it fails in many aspects for a passenger .Read More
lujoleasing

many10+ Cruises

Age 61s

Explora Journey's 1st ship delivers Italian luxury

The main swim pool (there are 4, 3 outside) is big enough to swim laps and it has a retractable roof.The first category of suites is big enough for most cruisers.Read More
Bonnie S R

many10+ Cruises

Age 77s

Great ship

Room service was great for breakfast and lunch The restaurants overall were really good, and service was excellent.Overall the ship itself is beautiful, exceptionally clean and great staff.Read More
Justlimin

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Age 54s

Stunning Explora1

The ship design, the well trained and positive crew delivering exemplary service, the mix of interesting ports, the brilliant cuisine and the engaging entertainment and activities have all blended to make a highly recommended Cruise experience.Small touches ( eg Steiner binoculars available in every suite, heated bathroom floors, beach towels at the gangway as you go ashore, reliably excellent coffee served by well trained baristas provided from all F&B outlets, generous supply of towels around all 3 pools and 7 jacuzzis, double as well as single, deck loungers) set the brand apart.Read More
Escoa

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Age 77s

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