2023 Ocean Debut Virtual Showcase

CLIA Australasia is excited to announce the return of its OCEAN DEBUT VIRTUAL SHOWCASE – featuring 2023’s most anticipated new ships – running from Monday 6th February to Wednesday 15th February 2023.

Learn all you need to know about the most exciting new ships making their debut this year!

This showcase will provide travel agents with valuable information about new ocean cruise ships scheduled to debut in 2023 - including ship facts; dining, entertainment and accommodation options; public spaces; new innovative features and designs; and what type of experience guests can expect when they step on board.

CLIA Members can register for each of the sessions via the CLIA Members Hub. Earn CLIA points and be in the running to win one of five great prize-packs simply by tuning in live, collecting the codeword and completing the quiz.

If you are not a CLIA member and would like to join the showcase, please contact us at info-aus@cruising.org for information about CLIA Membership.



Monday 6 February 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Introducing Silver Nova – Silversea's newest vessel joining the fleet in summer 2023. Accommodating only 728 guests, she will be one of the most spacious cruise ships ever built. What’s more, Silver Nova will be their most environmentally friendly vessel, and thanks to her ground breaking technological solutions, she will propel Silversea into a new era of sustainable cruising.

Explora Journeys is set to transform luxury ocean travel through a synergy of purpose-built ships and the most immersive itineraries that allow guests to discover further, travel deeper and linger a little longer in each destination. Launching in 2023, Explora I will provide enriching holidays for the curious, cosmopolitan traveller who wants to create connections that last beyond the cruise itself.

Tuesday 7 February 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Arriving in early 2023, SH Diana will provide elegant and spacious 5-star accommodation for 192 guests, purpose-designed for Swan Hellenic’s unique cultural expedition cruises. Offering the highest levels of personal service and taking Swan Hellenic back to its roots when she launches, exploring the Mediterranean and its famous sites of antiquity.


Inspired by the past and stunningly reimagined for the future, Regent Seven Seas Cruises® newest ship Seven Seas Grandeur will exemplify the cruise line’s heritage of perfection with unrivalled space, unparalleled service, exceptional cuisine and transformative experiences that will begin the moment guests step aboard. Seven Seas Grandeur™ is arriving in November 2023.

Wednesday 8 February 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Oceania Cruises offers a trove of possibilities for reconnecting with guests' spirit of adventure. The officers, staff and crew are known for taking deep pride in caring for each one of their guests like family and will delight all with thoughtful personal services at every turn. Launching in 2023, Oceania VISTA uncovers dream journeys in the most exotic and vibrant regions of the world savouring The Finest Cuisine at Sea® with Oceania Cruises.

The fourth ship in the revolutionary Edge® Series, Celebrity Ascent takes Celebrity Cruises’ innovative outward-facing design further than ever, creating an even closer connection between guests, the sea, and every exciting place on the horizon. Guests can soak up the sun, salt breezes, and stunning scenery in newly expanded open-air spaces. Celebrity Ascent also offers fine dining that rivals anything guests find on land, allowing them to discover even more ways to relax and renew.

Thursday 9 February 2023 11:30am - 12:00pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:00pm NZDT

Norwegian Cruise Line is preparing to welcome the all-new Norwegian Viva, the next stunning ship in a brand-new class, designed for your clients to live life to the fullest. Join us on an all-new experience at sea, setting sail across the Greek Isles, Mediterranean and Caribbean from 2023.


MSC Cruises' second LNG-powered ship, MSC Euribia, marks another step forward in substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions. MSC Euribia will strike a markedly different silhouette than sister ships in the Meraviglia-Plus class, thanks to an exclusive hull artwork. MSC Euribia will offer dynamic guest experiences with innovative features and facilities.

Monday 13 February 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Seabourn Pursuit is Seabourn’s second expedition ship and is slated to launch in late 2023. She will be built for diverse environments and offers a luxury small-ship experience with the addition of a wide range of expedition activities led by an expert 26-person team of scientists, naturalists and more.

Virgin Voyages seek to redefine what you should expect from a holiday at sea, by creating an Epic Sea Change for all. In 2023, Virgin Voyages welcome both Resilient Lady and Brilliant Lady to their fleet - offering cruise holidays specifically for those aged 18 years and over. No buffets or pre-set dining times, just a choice of vibrant flavours from their 20+ unique eateries – all included!

Tuesday 14 February 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Carnival Jubilee, the third sister of Mardi Gras and Celebration, will set sail from Galveston, Texas, with six “zones” of fun, designed to transform your guests’ holiday into a unique mix of experiences. Enjoy Carnival classics like Cucina del Capitano and Seuss at Sea together with newer favourites like BOLT, RedFrog Tiki Bar and Family Feud Live.

Emerald Sakara launches August 2023 and is the sister luxury yacht to Emerald Azzurra. With only 100 guests she will cruise 8 to 25 days around the Mediterranean & Caribbean. All meals are included plus complimentary drinks with dinner & lunch. Excursions & water sports are included as well.

Wednesday 15 February 2023 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Introducing Icon of the Seas - a revolutionary, first-of-its-kind Royal Caribbean® adventure where your clients will have the time of their life, multiple times a day. From adrenaline-pumping thrills to unrivaled ways to chill, every kind of family and adventurer can experience their ultimate family vacation onboard. This is the Icon of Vacations – sailing from Miami in early 2024.

Setting sail in April 2023, Scenic Eclipse II sets the benchmark in ultra-luxury cruising by combining innovative design and state-of-the-art technology with unrivalled discovery. Indulge in truly all-inclusive 6-star luxury, from spacious suites with butler service to the extensive 550sqm Senses Spa and up to 10 unsurpassed dining experiences. Enjoy unmatched exploration as you soar above by helicopter and dive below in the Scenic Neptune II submarine. Scenic Eclipse II, where ultra-luxury meets discovery.

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