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The first cruise aimed at the LGBTI community, in partnership with  the Axel Hotel brand, sets sail this September, and will be operated by Dreamlines.

After the opening of AxelBeach Miami, Axel Hotels is setting sail with its new event, Open Sea Cruises x Axel, which will feature internationally-renowned celebrities, sailing Sept. 29-Oct. 6, 2018.

Open Sea Cruises x Axel is the first cruise dedicated the the LGBTI community that’s driven by a Spanish company, with a capacity of more than 1,400 passengers and 720 cabins. The cruise will stop in Barcelona, Ajaccio, Toulon and Palamo, and will also include a 2-day stay in Ibiza for the season closing events on the island.

“We are especially excited to move the Axel experience to the sea for the first time. Axel Hotels and Dreamlines have partnered to carry out this ambitious project. As Europe’s largest online cruise portal, Dreamlines will be the cruise operator, meaning it will help fulfil Axel Hotels’ vision of a European LGBTI cruise by enhancing the sales and distribution.” — says Juan Julia, President of Axel Hotels in press materials

Open Sea Cruises x Axel will offer guests shows and parties onboard hosted by clubs from all around Europe. In addition to the night time activities, well-being activities will also be offered on board such as yoga, meditation, and bootcamp, plus workshops in dance, massages, social media, and DJing.

Rates start at $1,608 pp. For more information, visit; and agents can e-mail