Variety Cruises adds two ships to fleet


Yacht operator Variety Cruises will launch two vessels in 2012 and has added new itineraries in the Middle East, West Africa and the Mediterranean.

The 36-cabin Variety Voyager and the 25-cabin Panorama II will debut next spring, bringing the fleet to 11 vessels.

New itineraries include the Rivers of West Africa; Arabian Journeys; Romantic Rivieras; Treasures of South Italy and Malta; and Aegean Odyssey.

Two additional routes, which will soon be finalized, will feature the Greek Islands and Southeast Asia, Variety Cruises said.

All itineraries for 2012 can be reviewed at

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