For the very first time, Bandol City welcomed Seabourn Encore on May,17 2017.With this call, the new Cruises season started.There are other venues scheduled for this luxury cruise ship and the Seabourn Odyssey as well.
In 2016 Seabourn Encore was built by Fincantieri Shipyard in Marghera (near Venice/Italy) for Seabourn Cruise Line Company.
With a capacity of 604 passengers and 400 crew members, 304 multi classes cabins, the 210 meters long / 28 meters wide luxury ship has also got 12 decks, several bars and restaurants plus a fitness centre.
The ship interior was directed by the designer Adam D. Thiany.
Thiany brought a lot of sophistication & elegance, without changing loyal customers habits, keeping existing areas for the first 3 company's ships.
With more than 11 300 visitors, beneficial effects are significant :
All in all, Bandol will welcome 4780 visitors thanks to cruise ships calls.
In addition of this, numerous other cruise passengers will stop by in the Var various ports, especially tourists who wish to visit Bandol.This represents 145 bus services totalizing 6525 passengers coming from Toulon's & La Seyne's Harbours.