CLIA Ocean Debut Showcase

CLIA Australasia is excited to present the first ever OCEAN DEBUT VIRTUAL SHOWCASE running each weekday between Monday 10th and Friday 14th May 2021.

Learn all you need to know about 2021’s most exciting new ships!

This showcase will provide travel agents with valuable information about new ocean cruise ships scheduled to debut in 2021 - 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.

PLUS – one lucky agent will win a 7 night MSC cruise for two guests in a balcony stateroom, for travel to any destination in 2022, with special thanks to MSC Cruises. 
To be in the running to win the cruise, please ensure you register for the presentation on MSC Virtuosa and MSC Seashore. You’ll need to tune in live, collect MSC’s codeword and answer every MSC Cruises quiz question correctly at the end of the presentation. Five bonus entries to the draw will be given to those who register and tune in live every day of the showcase between Monday 10th and Friday 14th May – to hear about all 19 featured ships that are scheduled to debut in 2021.

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



Monday 10 May      

From extreme polar regions to remote tropical isles, Crystal Endeavor explores the world’s most intriguing destinations with extraordinary insight. Exploring in all-suite, all-verandah comfort, a mere 200 guests will be hosted by Crystal’s award-winning staff, attentive butlers and team of expedition and destination experts. Where Luxury Roams Freely.

MSC Virtuosa, with an impressive array of guest features offers the perfect experience in every season. Designed for socialising and entertainment, the LED dome covered promenade with specialty restaurants and shops has something special to suit all. While humanoid robotic bartender Rob, will engage guests in the MSC Starship Club.

MSC Seashore, soon to come into service in the Mediterranean will be one of the most innovative next-generation ships at sea. Designed for warmer weather, 13,000 sqm of outdoor space from the waterfront promenade to the infinity pool will create a truly unique experience connecting guests with the sea.

Seven Seas SplendorRegent Seven Seas Cruises newest ship (to be relaunched end 2021), truly defines Luxury Perfected. The all-suite, all-balcony ship for just 750 guests, features beautifully appointed suites ranging from the 28 sqm Veranda Suite to the lavish 412 sqm Regent Suite, the most luxurious address at sea. Every luxury is included in the cruise fare – unlimited curated shore excursions, unlimited premium beverages, open bars and lounges, speciality restaurants, unlimited wi-fi, valet laundry service and more.

Tuesday 11 May      

Coral Geographer is designed for tropical expedition cruising.  She will access remote wilderness shores around the globe that are inaccessible to large cruise vessels.  Coral Geographer is Australian flagged and crewed to deliver Coral Expeditions high standards of quality, capability, safety, and environmental responsibility. With a maximum capacity of 120 guests, she will carry fewer than 100 guests under the company’s SailSAFE plan, delivering Coral Expeditions’ renowned warm Australian hospitality, intimate onboard atmosphere, and world class expedition experience. 

Pacific Adventure™ will arrive with a range of new restaurants, bars and other exciting features, including Byron Beach Club, and a dedicated family pool area with loads of family-oriented activities, with an all-weather retractable roof. Guests will love our new celebrity chef dining venues, Luke’s Bar & Grill by Luke Mangan and 400 Gradi by award-winning Melbourne chef, Johnny di Francesco.

Pacific Encounter will showcase many of P&O’s favourite features as well as a range of new ones guests are going to love. Head to the child-free Oasis for a cocktail and a perfect view of the ship’s wake or the chilled-out vibe in the Ocean Bar. Families will love the dedicated indoor/outdoor family area with a pool, family focussed fun, games, parties and activities.

Seabourn VentureSeabourn's ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship, is being designed and built for diverse environments whilst created specifically for the ultra-luxury expedition traveller and will include many features that have made Seabourn ships so successful. Boasting 132 ocean-front suites, 24 zodiacs, 8 dining experiences and 2 bespoke submarines, Seabourn Venture is the finest ultra-luxury expedition experience at sea.

Wednesday 12 May      

Enchanted Princess, the fifth in line of the Royal-class ships, shares the same spectacular style and luxury, and introduces new attractions that are all her own. Get ready for exquisite, one-of-a-kind dining experiences; world-class entertainment venues hosting dazzling performances, as well as the breathtaking new Sky Suite, with expansive views from our largest balcony at sea.

Sailing from October 2021 our new ship honours marine biologist, oceanographer and explorer, Dr. Sylvia Earle. The revolutionary  X-BOW® allows more comfortable and efficient sailing, and with expansive observation areas and unsurpassed environmental credentials, the Sylvia Earle offers the perfect base for adventure - accommodating an average of 132 expeditioners within 70 cabins, and featuring a science centre, gym and wellness centre, pool, mudroom and more.

Odyssey of the Seas, the first Quantum Ultra class ship to sail from Israel this June, is setting an all-new standard, designed to deliver unique experiences only found on Royal Caribbean. Catch your biggest thrills on the most adventure-packed top deck ever with skydiving and surf simulators, bungee trampoline, and SeaPlex - the largest indoor activity space at sea. Whether you are looking for bonding experiences, bold adventures or to simply kick back onboard - the options are endless as Odyssey offers something for everyone!

Thursday 13 May      

With Le Commandant-Charcot, PONANT has imagined and envisaged the “Expedition voyage of tomorrow.” The latest addition to the fleet will take you following in the footsteps of the great polar explorers in refined surroundings complete with the kind of luxury services never-before offered in the farthest reaches of the southern and northern hemispheres. 

Rotterdam, the newest Holland America Line ship, hits all the right notes: exquisite dining, innovative entertainment, superbly appointed staterooms and suites, the finest service and craftsmanship that reflects nearly 150 years of seafaring expertise. Music is front and centre on this new cruise ship and the result is a ship that moves—not only through water, through the hearts of guests.

With a name inspired by an early Virgin Atlantic plane, Scarlet Lady is Virgin Voyages’ premium take on what a luxury cruise ship means. Ushering in a new era for sea travel, she’s designed to be different with a unique approach to how Caribbean cruises look and Feel.

With a name derived from the Latin, valere, meaning strong, our second lady ship, Valiant Lady, is calling Barcelona home before setting sail on our first Virgin Voyages Mediterranean cruise, with three irresistible itineraries across Europe.

Friday 14 May      

Celebrity Cruises continue the lineage of its ground-breaking Edge Series that began with the 2018 launch of Celebrity Edge as Celebrity Apex makes her world debut in 2021.02F Celebrity Apex takes modern cruising to yet another whole new level, with the very latest culinary, spa and wellness trends, and progressive entertainment offerings.

At 40,700 gross tons and with a capacity to accommodate 596 passengers on board, Silver Moon will maintain the small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodation which are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience. Silver Moon will also feature the all-new Sea And Land Taste (S.A.L.T.) programme – an immersive culinary concept that will enable guests to travel deeper through a range of destination based gastronomic experiences. Get ready - a new moon is coming!

A new world of luxury is waiting aboard Silver Dawn. Both classic yet modern, Silver Dawn is the natural evolution of our fleet. Large enough to offer eight dining options – including the superb Sea And Land Taste (S.A.L.T.) programme – yet small enough for the famed Silversea on board ambience, Silver Dawn inherits the best features of her sister ships Silver Muse and Silver Moon, but is in a class all of her own. Sumptuous suites, outstanding itineraries plus cutting-edge design and technology, Silver Dawn sets new standards of luxury.

The first destination specific ship built by Silversea, Silver Origin is the height of experiential travel in the Galapagos. Never before have the islands been so superbly presented: a team of Ecuadorian national expert guides, the highest crew-to-guest ratio in the Galapagos, 8 Zodiacs, seamless hybrid spaces that offer an extraordinary voyage – for extraordinary people. The most environmentally conscious ship we have ever built, take a vertical leap and transform your idea of travel with Silver Origin.


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