International Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises


        Azamara Club Cruises (originally known as Azamara Cruises before 2010 April) was first launched in 2007 and is a subsidiary of Celebrity Cruises. It operates two intimate R-Class ships, Azamara Journey and Azamara Quest, on destination-focused itineraries around the world. An upscale and all-inclusive experience is provided. Passengers can totally immerse themselves in the destinations through destination-influenced entertainment, enrichment programmes, and late-night and overnight stays at ports. The ships sail to Europe, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal and Asia.

Ship(s) in Operation



Azamara Journey

Azamara Quest

Entered Service

2000 June

2000 September


Chantiers de l'Atlantique, St. Nazaire (France)

Original Cost

US$150 million


Valletta, Malta

Gross Tonnage

30277 tons

Length x Beam x Draft

180.8 x 25.5 x 6.1 (m), 593.7 x 83.7 x 19.9 (ft)


18.5 knots

Passenger Decks


Number of Cabins (Inside/Oceanview/Balcony)

355 (26, 88, 241)

(Standard Occupancy / Full Occupancy)

710 / 764

Passenger Space Ratio
(Standard Occupancy / Full Occupancy)

42.64 / 39.63

Total Crew

390, International

Crew to Passenger Ratio
(Standard Occupancy / Full Occupancy)

1.82 / 1.96

Navigation Officers


IMO Number, Call Sign

9200940, 9HOB8

9210218, 9HOM8

Sister Ships

Columbus 2 (Hapag-Lloyd Kreuzfahrten)
Regatta, Nautica (Oceania Cruises)
Pacific Princess, Ocean Princess (Princess Cruises)
Adonia (P&O Cruises)


2000-2001: R Six (Renaissance Cruises)
2001-2003: [laid up]
2003-2003: Blue Star (Pullmantur Cruceros)
2003-2005: [laid up]
2005-2007: Blue Dream <II> (Pullmantur Cruceros)
2007-2007: Celebrity Journey (Celebrity Cruises)
     [planned but never operated]
2007-2010: Azamara Journey (Azamara Cruises)
2010- : Azamara Journey (Azamara Club Cruises)

2000-2001: R Seven (Renaissance Cruises)
2001-2003: [laid up]
2003-2006: Delphin Renaissance
     (Delphin Seereisen)
2006-2007: Blue Moon (Pullmantur Cruceros)
2007-2007: Celebrity Quest (Celebrity Cruises)
     [planned but never operated]
2007-2010: Azamara Quest (Azamara Cruises)
2010- : Azamara Quest (Azamara Club Cruises)

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