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Victoria Cruises Offers More Than 75% Savings on February Yangtze River Cruises

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Victoria Cruises is extending its limited time 2-for-1 promotion to its already discounted winter departures in February 2018. Travelers dreaming of a river cruise on China’s mist-shrouded Yangtze can take advantage of reduced rates from the only American-managed luxury cruise line on the river totaling up to 76% off weekly Thursday departures for its Three Gorges Highlights program between Feb….

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ms Koningsdam’s $4.1 Million Art Collection Ranges from Classic to Avant-Garde

Koningsdam Artwork

One of the most notable features of any Holland America Line ship is the remarkable collection of museum-quality art on board. The line’s newest vessel, ms Koningsdam, which launched in April 2016, is no exception. With a collection worth $4.1 million, the ship highlights the talents of leading hospitality designer Adam D. Tihany, working with art curator ArtLink, and YSA…

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AmaWaterways Releases 2019-20 Africa Safaris & Wildlife Cruise Brochure

CroisiEurope African Dream

AmaWaterways has released their 2019-20 Africa Safaris & Wildlife Cruise Brochure, which features several returning favorite itineraries and a new four-night post-cruise extension in Rwanda. AmaWaterways’ 2019-20 itineraries will include: Discover Africa – Three nights in Cape Town, followed by a four-night wildlife cruise and two nights in Victoria Falls, with an option to extend for two nights in Johannesburg…

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Aqua Expeditions Adds Two New Departures on the Aria Amazon This Winter

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Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise companies, has added two new departures on the Aria Amazon in Peru for the upcoming winter season due to popular demand. Aqua Expeditions will now be offering departure dates on November 27 and December 1, 2017. Guests can experience the “high-water” season on Aqua Expeditions’ luxurious 147-foot-long cruise ship with only…

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European Waterways Announces Ryder Cup Theme Cruises 

European Waterways

European Waterways is bringing golf to the fore with the announcement that it is offering special golf theme luxury hotel barge cruises to “bookend” the 2018 Ryder Cup in France next year, September 28 – 30. The venue will be the spectacular L’Albatros Course, located 20 miles south of Paris and just hours from the cruise routes of several European…

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CroisiEurope Launching RV Indochine II on the Mekong, Sept 16

RV Indochine II

In response to ever-increasing market demand on the Mekong River, CroisiEurope will inaugurate its newest ship, the RV Indochine II, on September 16 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The newest member of the fleet is in line with the company’s development on rivers across the world. CroisiEurope’s RV Indochine II will be inaugurated on Saturday, September 16 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia…

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Coral Expeditions to Build Next Generation Expedition Cruise Ships

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Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has signed a contract today with Norwegian shipbuilder Vard to build its fourth expedition cruise ship due to be delivered in mid-2019, with a further vessel intended to follow. This new ship is designed for ocean voyages to remote areas inaccessible to large cruise vessels.  The design draws on the latest technical advances as…

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NEW Adventure Cruise to Remote Franz Josef Land

Franz Josef Land

Located far above the Arctic Circle, the 191 islands that make up Franz Josef Land are some of the most remote and under-explored locales on earth. Discovered only 150 years ago, this volcanic, glaciated archipelago was once a major stopping point for famous polar explorers making the dangerous (and often deadly) passage to the North Pole. Join Jill Worrall, international…

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Silversea Cruises Once Again Selects Fincantieri To Build New Ship

Silver Muse

Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri signed a contract worth about 310 million euros, for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship, due to join the shipowner’s fleet in 2020. The new unit, tentatively named “Silver Moon,” will be a sister ship of “Silver Muse,” delivered in April at the shipyard in Sestri Ponente (Genoa). At 40,700 gross tons and with…

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Windstar Debuts New Land Tours, Itineraries, Adventurous Shore Excursions in Asia

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Travelers looking for the perfect mix of casual comfort and outright adventure should look no further than upscale cruise line Windstar Cruises. The 212-guest Star Legend will ply the ancient waterways of Asia in the way only small ships can. The line just announced five new cruise dates in fall 2018 running September to November and has added to already…

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