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Travel from Pole to Pole on SeaDream’s New Luxury Cruise Ship

SeaDream Innovation

SeaDream Yacht Club announces a new era in luxury yachting. For the first time since its founding in 2001, SeaDream is expanding its fleet with SeaDream Innovation, a new, revolutionary yacht, which will introduce the concept of “Global Yachting.” Commencing sailing in September 2021, the ultra-luxury yacht will sail to all seven continents in its first year, visiting over 200…

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Silversea Cruises Announces 54 New Winter 2020/2021 Voyages

Silversea Silver Whisper

Silversea Cruises is offering 54 new winter 2020/2021 voyages and opens an exclusive pre-sale for its Venetian Society members. The remarkable range of voyages will unlock more immersive experiences for the cruise line’s guests, with an increased number of unique ports for the winter season and 20 maiden calls. Silversea’s team of destination experts has crafted the voyages to incorporate…

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Azamara Club Cruises Introduces 10 Maiden Ports

Azamara Quest Cuba

Boutique cruise line, Azamara Club Cruises announces the complete list of 2021 and winter/spring 2022 itineraries. Committed to its Destination Immersion® programming, guests can expect over 140 overnight stays around the world; and deepen their discovery of Eastern Europe with expanded itineraries to the Black Sea and Turkey, including overnights in Istanbul and a chance to explore hidden gems including Antalya…

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Dream Vacation: Mediterranean Cruise with Sonoma County Winemakers

Oceania Riviera

Next summer, Oceania Cruises is sailing across the Mediterranean sea with the owners/winemakers of four Dry Creek Valley wineries. Guests will have the chance to learn about art and history, enjoy award-winning Dry Creek Valley wines and delight in the finest cuisine on the sea by legendary Chef Jacques Pépin. This will be a dream vacation for anyone who loves…

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Lindblad Expeditions: National Geographic Endurance Arrives in Norway

Endurance ship

Today marked a major milestone for Lindblad Expeditions as the hull of National Geographic Endurance, the world’s most advanced polar expedition ship and the first polar build in the history of Lindblad Expeditions, arrived in Ulsteinvik, Norway after traveling nearly six days from Gydnia, Poland where construction of the main hull steel work was completed. The ship arrived under tow…

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What is Your Ideal Cruise Ship Size?

Silversea ships

Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens, and knowing the differences is key to planning your best cruise vacation. CruiseCompete has divided today’s ships into six categories and provides information on the benefits each provides: XS, S, M, L, XL and XXL. Extra, Extra Large Ships…

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Carnival Corp.’s First Cruise Terminal in Japan

Sasebo Terminal

Berenblum Busch Architects, a Miami-based global architecture, planning and interior design firm, has designed Carnival Corporation’s first cruise terminal in Japan. Located in Japan’s port city of Sasebo, Uragashira Cruise Terminal will support the Japanese government’s plans to develop its ports, as well as the continually increasing number of cruise travelers in the region. Nestled between Sasebo Bay and the…

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What Cruise Lines are Doing to be More Eco-Friendly

regent seven seas alaska

From energy efficient cabins and abolishing single-use plastics to revamped carbon emission policies, the movement to make cruising more eco-friendly is stronger than ever. Silversea Cruises From economic initiatives to environmental action, a number of sustainable travel practices have been implemented across Silversea’s fleet to minimize their ecological impact and to boost communities around the world. With a true passion…

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Silversea Unveils the Most Elegant Ship Ever to Sail the Galapagos

Silver Origin

Silversea has unveiled new details of Silver Origin, the cruise line’s first ever destination-specific ship, which will unlock deep travel experiences for guests in the Galapagos Islands from the summer of 2020. One of the most environmentally friendly cruise ships ever and designed entirely with these unique islands in mind, Silver Origin will combine Silversea’s local destination expertise with the…

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