Begin 2019 on the stunning shores of South Africa before embarking on an exhilarating Expedition in Madagascar, one of the most biodiverse islands on the planet. Residents & Guests will spend the winter months exploring the beaches, lagoons, and reefs surrounding the islands of the Indian Ocean and immersing themselves in the fascinating cultures of Sri Lanka, India, Oman, and Israel. Come springtime, the sparkling Mediterranean will open its arms to The World, extending a warm welcome to its winding, friendly cities and breathtaking islands. The Ship will then journey to the United Kingdom and the Faroe Islands before heading north to the stark beauty of Iceland and Greenland, and ultimately a second rare and exciting Expedition along the Northwest Passage. Then it’s time to spend fall in the bustling cities, sacred temples, and peaceful gardens of East and Southeast Asia. The World
will arrive in Hong Kong just in time for the city’s glorious New Year’s Eve celebration.