Silversea Silver Cloud Makes Inaugural Expedition to Antarctica

Silver Cloud Antarctica

Silversea Cruises reimagined Silver Cloud arrives in Antarctica on her first luxury expedition voyage to the White Continent. Silversea’s first crossover luxury expedition ship arrived successfully in Antarctica this week, marking her maiden visit to the remote continent following a $40 million refurbishment and conversion into an ice-class polar expedition ship. Currently sailing a 10-night Antarctic Peninsula expedition roundtrip from…

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Poseidon Expeditions Offers West Greenland and Disko Bay Cruises


Poseidon Expeditions is picking up 70 percent of the costs of roundtrip air from Iceland’s Reykjavik to the port of embarkation in Greenland for its May 30-June 6, 2018, eight-day West Greenland & Disko Bay expedition voyage of the far north. The value of the roundtrip air is $1,410 per person. Guests booking cabins on Poseidon Expeditions’ polar cruising star,…

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Hurtigruten Launches Hybrid Ship Details and Itineraries

Amundsen ship deck

With three ships in Antarctica and five ships calling in Svalbard in the 2019/2020 season, Hurtigruten is strengthening its position as the world leader in exploration. “Honoring our explorer heritage, we are constantly seeking new waters to explore. With our new ships and new itineraries, Hurtigruten is setting a new global standard for exploration travel to the polar edges of…

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Holland America Line Celebrates a Milestone for New Ship Nieuw Statendam

Nieuw Statendam

In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of Holland America Line’s esteemed President’s Club, served as the ship’s Madrina and participated in the festivities. During the coin ceremony, observed to bring…

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