Nationwide Geographic Expeditions has chosen Intercruises Shoreside & Port Companies to collaborate within the discipline of cruise shore excursions with the debut of Nationwide Geographic Day Excursions, a set of one-day and half-day itineraries impressed by Nationwide Geographic’s spirit of exploration.
Nationwide Geographic Day Excursions will launch throughout summer season 2023 initially to Mediterranean locations, with an expanded international rollout sooner or later.
Nationwide Geographic Day Excursions, operated by Intercruises, are designed to ship upon the charming storytelling and experiences impressed by Nationwide Geographic’s unimaginable legacy of exploration and understanding of the world. All excursions will concentrate on subjects similar to conservation, tradition and historical past and observe the factors of the International Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC).
“Inspiring new experiences await our travellers, because of this thrilling collaboration with Intercruises,” mentioned Nancy Schumacher, senior vice chairman, Nationwide Geographic Expeditions.
“Nationwide Geographic Day Excursions is only one extra means we’re increasing our Nationwide Geographic storytelling and journey alternatives across the globe, and we sit up for the brand new excursions that our travellers will expertise quickly.”
“Two robust manufacturers work collectively to supply distinctive experiences. We’re proud to collaborate with Nationwide Geographic Expeditions,” says Virginia Quintairos, Intercruises Enterprise Improvement Director.
“The pattern is obvious: Cruise friends are in search of genuine experiences with a powerful and academic story to inform – and these Nationwide Geographic Day Excursions ship and surpass these expectations.”
The lineup of 48 Nationwide Geographic Day Excursions will embrace enriching experiences within the following locations: Marseille, Rome, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Funchal, Tenerife, Arrecife, Dubrovnik, Naples, Corfu, Kusadasi, Athens, Mykonos, Rhodes and Santorini. For instance:
- Tarquinia and Vulci, Italy: “The Heritage of the Etruscans”
With a concentrate on information and historical past, this tour gives an in-depth exploration into the Etruscan civilization with a go to to the Etruscan Necropolis of Tarquinia, a UNESCO World Heritage Web site, and the Archeological Park of Vulci. Travellers be taught concerning the necessary analysis and new information dropped at life by Nationwide Geographic Explorers who’ve studied these famed archeological websites, and so they additionally talk about the Etruscan affect on fashionable Italian society.
- Barcelona, Spain: “The Secrets and techniques of Restoration”
This tour highlights the significance of artwork conservation, as travellers meet an professional restorer on the Nationwide Museum of Artwork of Catalonia (MNAC) who will lead them on a non-public tour of the restoration rooms of the museum — an expertise unique to Nationwide Geographic. That is adopted by a go to to the Romanesque assortment, the most important and oldest assortment in Europe.
- Dubrovnik, Croatia: “The Advantages and Flavors of Oyster Farming”
The theme of this tour is sustainability, as travellers uncover the advantages of oyster farming and be taught the way it helps regenerate the marine ecosystem. Throughout this expertise, travellers will get a hands-on expertise roaming the waters of the bay while listening to the tales of native oyster and shellfish farmers. They will even get a “style” of the farm contemporary delicacies, as they fight oysters straight from the ocean.
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