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Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Seabourn celebrated the announcement of the luxury Swiss watchmaker Hublot as its official timekeeper with a special visit aboard Seabourn Quest on
Sunday, September 2, 2012. Seabourn Quest Captain
Geir-Arne Thue Nilsen welcomed Carnival Corporation and plc Chairman and CEO
Micky Arison and Hublot's Chairman of the Board Jean-Claude Biver aboard the line's newest ship during a port call at
Cannes, France. Captain Thue Nilsen led a personal tour of the Seabourn Quest, proudly showing off several of the elegant Hublot wall clocks now displayed at various locations on the ship.
Pictured here from left to right in front of the new Hublot wall clock outside the ship's Grand Salon are:
Jean-Claude Biver, Hublot's Chairman of the Board; Seabourn Quest Captain
Geir-Arne Thue Nilsen; and
Micky Arison, Carnival Corporation & plc Chairman and CEO.
Seabourn named Hublot as its official timekeeper. Seabourn guests on board the line's six intimate ships will now be kept abreast of the current ship's time by means of handsome Hublot wall clocks, designed and finished with the same flair and elegance that have made Hublot's wristwatches multi-faceted icons of a constantly evolving Swiss watchmaking tradition, which pay tribute to it by connecting it with the future. The clocks are a perfect complement to the stunning beauty of the ships themselves, adding a luxurious accent and an eye-catching cachet to various locations throughout each vessel.
Notes to Editors:Seabourn is consistently ranked among the world's top travel choices by professional critics and the discerning readers of prestigious travel publications such as
Departures, Travel + Leisure and
Conde Nast Traveler. Its stylish, distinctive cruising vacations are renowned for:
Six intimate ships with just 104 or 225 suites
Unique itineraries visiting must-see cities and hidden gems where larger ships cannot follow
Intuitive, gracious service provided by a staff passionate about pleasing our guests
Spacious all-suite accommodations with sweeping ocean views – many with verandas
Gourmet dining experiences as fine as the best restaurants anywhere
Open bars throughout the ship and fine wines poured with lunch and dinner
Seabourn is a proud member of
World's Leading Cruise Lines. The exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line and Costa Cruises. Seabourn is a brand of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL and NYSE: CUK), and supports the Ocean Conservation & Tourism Alliance, dedicated to education and promotion of best practices for protecting the marine environment.