Maiden Voyages: The New Routes To Sail

Five first-ever trips to consider for 2016 and beyond.

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Indian Ocean Immersion

Many lines cruise the Seychelles via Victoria or Dubai, but Azamara Club Cruises’ 20-night “Pearls along the Indian Ocean” voyage is for those who want to see India. Beginning April 22, 2017, it starts and ends in Mumbai, stopping in Kochi and Mormugao, as well as in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Rooms from $6,000; 877-999-9553;