Cruise line Royal Caribbean
has revealed plans to run nine routes to South America over the winter of 2009-2010.
The intended trips represent the second winter in the region for Radiance of the Seas and are likely to last between 11 and 15 nights.
A Royal Caribbean spokesperson notes that the vacations are scheduled for the "prime season" for the locations they are due to visit.
Ms Norsworthy, senior vice-president of marketing at the company, says: "South America is such a fascinating destination and we are pleased to bring Radiance of the Seas
back to the region.
"On any of these Radiance cruises, guests will have the opportunity to experience a wide variety of South American cultures."Radiance of the Seas
incorporates a ten-storey atrium with glass elevators to afford the best possible view of the coastline.
More than 100 ports worldwide are visited by Royal Caribbean cruises, including Bermuda, Mexico and the Panama Canal.