Published: 16 August, 2013
Seabourn have announced changes being initiated to the smoking policies on board all vessels starting early in 2014. The new policies are detailed as follows:
On All Seabourn Ships:
- Cigarette smoking will no longer be permitted in guest suites aboard our ships. Only electronic cigarettes may be smoked in guest suites. Otherwise electronic cigarettes may be smoked only in designated smoking areas.
- Smoking of water-pipes, glass-pipes or other smoking devices is not permitted on board.
On Seabourn Pride, Spirit & Legend:
- Smoking is not permitted on the balconies of guest suites (Categories B2 and B3.) Cigarette smoking is permitted on the private verandas of categories OW and CS suites.
- Inside smoking of cigarettes will be permitted in the port side half of the forward observation lounge on Deck 8 after 8 PM.
- Outside smoking of cigarettes, cigars and pipes is permitted on the starboard half of the Sky Bar on Deck 8, including the bar stools, except during luncheon and dinner service in that location.
On Seabourn Odyssey, Sojourn & Quest:
- Inside smoking of cigarettes will be permitted in the port side half of the Observation Bar on Deck 10 after 8 PM
- Outside smoking of cigarettes is permitted:
– On the veranda of guest suites
– On the starboard half of the Sky Bar on Deck 9 including the bar stools.
– On the starboard half of the open terrace aft of The Club on Deck 5.
– Outside smoking of cigarettes, pipes and cigars is permitted on the open terrace aft of Seabourn Square of Deck 7. This is the only area where pipe and cigar smoking is permitted.
The revised policy is posted on the Seabourn website in the section entitled FAQs under the heading “Plan a Cruise.” It will also be printed in the daily Seabourn Herald on board all Seabourn ships.
Schedule of implementation:
This policy takes effect starting with cruises departing as follows:
Seabourn Pride: February 2, 2014
Seabourn Spirit: February 1, 2014
Seabourn Legend: February 3, 2014
Seabourn Odyssey: February 11, 2014
Seabourn Sojourn: May 1, 2014 (following World Cruise)
Seabourn Quest: March 22, 2014