Shearings has launched its cruise brochures for 2012 which feature seven new ocean cruises and 13 new river cruises, bringing its total number of itineraries to 45.
Four new exclusive ocean cruise itineraries on the newly chartered MV Athena include Historic Spain, Portugal and Morocco, Gardens of Cornwall and Normandy, Jewels of the British Isles and Norway and Land of the Midnight Sun. For the first time, the operator is also offering two Med cruises with MSC Cruises and a world voyage on the MV Athena, taking in three continents, Australia, Africa and Europe.
New river cruise itineraries include journeys through Switzerland, Holland, Belgium and Germany as well as an exclusive trip centred around Floriade 2012, a once-a-decade horticultural expo based in Holland.
Prices lead in at £499 for a five-day Gardens of Cornwall and Normandy taster cruise.
To help agents capture early sales, the operator is offering a guaranteed 15% off no-fly ocean cruises and 10% off other ocean cruises and all ‘exclusive to Shearings’ river cruises if booked before November 15.