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Azamara journey entering the Port of Koper at sunrise
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Azamara Journey in the Port of Koper
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MS Azamara Journey at Geiranger, Norway.
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The Azamara Journey cruise ship belongs to Azamara Cruise Line and is an R-class vessel. The ship is about 181m long with a breadth of 25.5m. Journey provides more verandas than many other cruise ships, providing protected areas for guests to enjoy the passing views.

Azamara Journey has cruises to the Caribbean, Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Panama Canal.

Azamara Journey began its operations in 2000 and was built in Chantiers de l'Atlantique, Saint-Nazaire ship yard as a part of Renaissance Cruises and was christened R-6. From 2005 onwards, she sailed with Pullmantur Cruises and the name changed to Blue Dream. In 2007, she was renamed to Azamara Journey and began cruising with Azamara Cruises.

Guests can choose from a number of dining options including the Discoveries main dining room, Prime C or Aqualina. Window’s Café serves buffet style or one can opt to relax by the pool at the Pool Grill for those sizzling steaks and barbeques. Cova Café and Martini’s bar are also interesting and can equally please the palate.

The Luxe Casino is stacked with slot machines and other games. The Looking Glass Lounge is a bar with good music. Michael’s Club, just like a piano bar, serves good food and wine with a gel of piano tunes. The Cabaret is another entertainment hub that hosts shows for its guests while at sea.

The Aqua Spa, which is a standard in the Azamara cruises, is also available on the Journey. Aqua Spa can transport its guest to a completely new world of peace and tranquility. The ancient Chinese treatment at the Acupuncture is another unique way for treatments and rejuvenation on the cruise. On the Aqua Spa deck, the vessel also has a gym and fitness centre for those guests who would like to burn those extra calories. The guests also have an option to use the jogging track or simply take a relaxing walk to watch the sunrise or sunset. The kids on the Azamara Journey have pool to relax and splash around in.

Azamara Journey has 335 cabins that include suites, penthouses and standard staterooms. The most expensive of the accommodation facilities are the Penthouse suites sized at 700 sq ft inclusive of the balcony space, The Royal suite at nearly 600 sq ft and the 300 sq ft Sky suite. The next in line are the Balcony cabins that are classified as Sunset Verandah Staterooms and Deluxe Ocean view with Verandahs that are nearly 200 sq ft and can sleep up to 3 guests. The standard cabins are the Ocean view Staterooms, Obstructed view Staterooms and the Interior Staterooms offer the more standard cruise accommodation.

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Ship Summary
Operator:Azamara Cruises
Built by:Chantiers de l'Atlantique, Saint-Nazaire, France
Date Completed:2000
Gross Tonnage:30277
Length:181 m
Width:25.46 m