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Antarctic Cruise Season to be an Exceptional One for Poseidon Expeditions

poseidon expeditions antarctica

Poseidon Expeditions’ 2017-18 Antarctic season is off to a successful start with the completion of its first voyage of the austral summer, which explored the Falkland Islands and remote South Georgia. For the first time, the company has also added packages that allow guests to spend several days in Buenos Aires and the spectacular and world-renowned wine region of Mendoza…

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Hurtigruten Reveals New Hybrid Ships and 2019/2020 Polar Adventures

Hurtigruten Hybrid Ships

Named after two of the greatest heroes in Polar history, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, Hurtigruten’s new hybrid powered expedition ships, will combine state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten’s 125 years of experience and unparalleled destination expertise. The result: The next generation of adventure travel. 2019/2020 Voyages: Hurtigruten, the world leader in…

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Silversea’s Silver Cloud Embarks on Inaugural Expedition Voyage

SilverCloud expedition

Fresh from a $40 million refurbishment and conversion to an ice-class expedition ship, Silversea’s ultra-luxury Silver Cloud set sail this week from Buenos Aires on her first-ever expedition voyage. Over the course of 16 days, the newly reimagined ship will explore the iceberg sculptures, calving glaciers, and rare and majestic wildlife of Antarctica, while her guests will enjoy such signature…

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Names New Ship Launching in 2020

Regent Seven Seas Splendor

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the most inclusive luxury experience, today announced the name of its new ship, scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2020. The second Explorer-class ship will embody and enhance the elegance, style and luxury that brought forth the high-end features and amenities that have made sister-ship Seven Seas Explorer renowned as the most luxurious ship…

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American River Cruise Introduces American Song – New Ship Brings New Era of U.S. Cruising

American Song

American Cruise Lines announced today that its brand new riverboat will be named American Song. The first ship in the Line’s highly anticipated Modern Riverboat Series, American Song will be the finest state-of-the-art ship available to the U.S. river cruise market. The first of its kind and unlike anything seen before on American waters, this innovative ship will bring a…

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AmaWaterways Introduces ‘Luxury of More’ with 2019 Preview Brochure Release

AmaWaterways Mekong

As AmaWaterways prepares for its most exciting year yet, with the much-anticipated arrival of three new ships, the company today released its 2019 preview brochure.  Offering guests and travel professionals a first look at its new ‘Luxury of More’ messaging, the brochure introduces AmaWaterways’ most innovative additions to-date – including many new ways to experience each breathtaking destination along the…

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Top 5 Reasons Why Now is the Time to Plan a Cruise to the Caribbean

Roatan beach

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the unified voice and leading authority of the global cruise community, is encouraging travelers to plan a cruise to the Caribbean during Plan a Cruise Month. Despite recent hurricanes, the vast majority of Caribbean cruise ports are open and welcoming cruise travelers daily. CLIA is highlighting why now is the time for travelers to consider…

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Record Holiday Season for American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines Holiday Season

American Cruise Lines has had record sales for its 2017 holiday-themed cruises. All Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s cruises have experienced unprecedented demand on both the Historic South and Lower Mississippi River itineraries. Many travel agents are already reserving their clients’ space on the 2018 holiday-themed cruises. This year, American Cruise Lines has included a complimentary pre-cruise night on board,…

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Royal Caribbean International Celebrates Spectrum of the Seas Keel-Laying

SPECTRUM OF THE SEAS KEEL-LAYING

Today marked an important milestone in the development of Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas, when her keel was lowered into place at the Neptun Werft shipyard in Rostock, Germany. The keel-laying signifies the beginning of the ship’s physical construction. During the ceremony, a 620-ton block measuring 59 feet by 121 feet (18 x 37 meters) was lifted…

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Silversea’s Unique Silver Cloud Completes Refurbishment

Silversea Silver Cloud

Silversea’s Silver Cloud has completed an extensive two-month refurbishment at a total investment of over $USD40 million to become an ice class expedition vessel. The ship has undergone comprehensive enhancements to bring guests the luxury, style and comfort synonymous with Silversea’s classic vessels while maximizing guests’ expedition experience. The ship is now travelling to Buenos Aires where guests will embark…

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