Live and Work on Sea: World’s First Three-Year Cruise Announced

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Key Takeaways

  • ‘Life at Sea Cruises’ announced a unique three-year world cruise commencing from Istanbul on November 1, with stops at 375 ports across seven continents.
  • The cruise aims to accommodate digital nomads, offering a range of amenities including a state-of-the-art business center, Wi-Fi, and flexible workspaces.
  • Cabins start at $29,999 per year with various options, spanning from Virtual Inside with floor-to-ceiling HD displays to Oceanview staterooms and Balcony Suites.
  • Onboard amenities include spas, fitness centers, restaurants, entertainment venues, and educational opportunities, catering to long-term working travelers.

Miami, FL–Luxury cruise company, ‘Life at Sea Cruises’ announced the formal launch of a first-of-its-kind, three-year world cruise in a news release published on March 1.

The Ultimate Digital Nomad Experience

Per the release, the cruise line has begun accepting reservations for the voyage, which will commence from Istanbul on November 1 (with pickups in Barcelona and Miami).

The revitalized ‘MV Gemini’ vessel houses 400 cabins that can carry 1,074 passengers and about 350 crew members. The vast itinerary includes plans to dock at 375 ports in 135 countries across seven continents over 1,000 days, with visitations to 13 of the 14 Wonders of the World.

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The voyage, bragged as the only three-year-long cruise to ever be conducted, aims to attract the growing digital nomad community onboard.

All-Inclusive Amenities for Long-Term Travelers

According to the Life at Sea Cruises website, the MV Gemini has a state-of-the-art business center, many meeting rooms, and offices, all fitted with screens, conference equipment, and Wi-Fi, enabling passengers to carry their work to sea. 

“Professionals need connectivity, the right amenities, and the functionality to perform their jobs. There is no other cruise product that offers this sort of flexibility to their customers,” said Mikael Petterson, Managing Director of Life at Sea Cruises, in the release.

Each stop made by the cruise will span several days to allow cruisers to soak in each location’s atmosphere and explore the world at their pace. The cruise line has stated that it will allow free visits from friends and family while docking.

Costs for the three-year package start at $29,999 per year (with monthly payment options), depending on the cabin type and itinerary chosen. Cabins range from 130 square-foot for Virtual Inside (floor-to-ceiling HD displays that give real-time ocean views and sounds) to Oceanview staterooms and 260 square-foot Balcony Suites.

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Sun deck, MV Gemini via Miray Cruises

“Life at Sea Cruises offers the ultimate bucket list cruise without having to sacrifice the comforts of home,” Irina Strembitsky, Director of Sales & Marketing at Life at Sea Cruises, said in a release.

Aiming to attract the long-term working traveler, other onboard amenities include a spa, wellness, fitness centers, sundeck and swimming pools, an auditorium, multiple restaurants, bars and lounges, common areas, a library, a casino, and kids’ areas. 

The cruise line is equipped with 24-hour on-call medical (and emergency) services and also offers enrichment classes where cruisers can pick up on various languages and cultures.

What We Think

Life at Sea Cruises’ innovative three-year world cruise introduces a novel concept targeting digital nomads seeking long-term travel opportunities.

With comprehensive amenities and flexibility catering to professionals, this cruise venture provides a unique blend of work and leisure.

The package, although priced at a premium, offers an extensive itinerary across continents, allowing cruisers to explore numerous destinations while maintaining connectivity and comfort. This tailored approach aligns with the evolving trends of remote work and travel, providing an enticing option for those seeking extended global exploration.

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Victor Utomi
Victor Utomi
Victor is passionate about aviation, travel, nature, and crypto. He constantly explores new ideas and pushes the boundaries of what's possible. Whether he is reporting on the latest developments in the aviation industry, writing about adventures in exotic locales, advocating for environmental sustainability, or delving into the world of digital currencies, he is constantly seeking new challenges and opportunities for growth and inspiring others to do the same.

2 COMMENTS

  1. What a long cruise. I’ve not been on a cruise yet but figure I will experience one down the road. Neat idea capitalizing on the trend of the digital nomad life, once again, Victor. Thanks for sharing with us.

    Ryan

  2. This could be the longest cruise in a long time. We will do our best to keep our readers updated with takeoff, pickups, and every stop at different ports. I hope you can get on a cruise soon, Ryan; I look forward to it.

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