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Luxury Sailing Along the Peruvian Amazon

jungle cruises

Jungle Experiences offers luxury, adventure and expedition river cruising along the Amazon. They have many special offers for travelers looking to explore the Peruvian Amazon in 2019 aboard their luxury cruise, MV Zafiro and adventure cruise, MV La Perla. With more than 25 years exploring and cruising the Peruvian Amazon, Jungle Experiences’ state-of-the-art riverboat experiences blend experiential travel with active…

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Explore The Great Lakes this Summer with Pearl Seas Cruises

Pearl Seas Cruises

Pearl Seas Cruises is pleased to announce a spectacular 2019 summer season on The Great Lakes. Cruising there since 2014, Pearl Seas has perfected small ship exploration in The Great Lakes aboard their 210-passenger ship, the Pearl Mist. June through August 2019, Pearl Seas offers two of the best Great Lakes cruising experiences available: an 11-night Great Lakes & Georgian…

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Virgin Voyages Sailings Now Open for Bookings

Beach Club at Bimini

Virgin Group Founder Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Voyages President and CEO Tom McAlpin announced today that Virgin Voyages is officially open for business, with the company’s first ship the Scarlet Lady, now open for bookings for her inaugural season with voyages departing from April 1 through October 25, 2020 now on sale. Will offer a cheeky and cheerful approach…

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Halong Bay Welcomes Its Most Luxurious Day Cruise Ever

Paradise Cruise

The creator of Halong Bay’s finest cruise experiences is charting new waters with the launch of a lavish day trip replete with private cabins, an onboard spa and cooking classes. Anticipating an influx of travellers after the opening of a new highway between Hanoi and Halong Bay and the new Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh province, Paradise Cruise’s…

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Hurtigruten Introduces the Latest in Onboard Visual Technology with Largest LED Screen at Sea

Hurtigruten LED screen atrium

Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, will take the guest experience to new heights, literally, aboard the first hybrid electric-powered expedition cruise ship, MS Roald Amundsen, with the largest LED screen at sea. Spanning seven decks and 57 feet in height, this floating screen will be located in the ship’s atrium. Facing three, all-glass elevators and towering up to…

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Silversea Welcomes 8 New Expedition Leaders

Silversea expedition leaders

Demonstrating a commitment to nurturing the best talent in the expedition travel industry for the benefit of its guests, Silversea Cruises recently held its second Expedition Leadership Training Academy, on land and aboard its cruise vessel Silver Discoverer. A small group of ambitious trainees—each with specialist knowledge in an expedition-related field—met in Durban, South Africa, on December 7, 2018, to commence their…

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Viking Takes Delivery of Sixth Ocean Ship

Viking Jupiter

Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) has taken delivery of Viking Jupiter®, the company’s sixth ocean ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, Italy. On February 16, Viking Jupiter will be the first in Viking’s fleet to sail the Journey to Antiquities itinerary, a new itinerary sailing between Athens and Rome offering guests…

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Windstar Cruises Sails into 2019 with a Bevy of Travel Awards and Accolades

Windstar Portugal

Windstar Cruises recent collection of prestigious accolades and awards from consumers and notable travel experts gives top marks for the fleet of six small ships that sail around the world on 7- to 65-day cruises and offer authentic experiences, destination immersion, and personalized service. In the small ship category, Windstar was voted the Best Small Ship Cruise Line by AFAR…

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7 Reasons to Consider Taking an Inaugural Cruise

National Geographic Quest Departs on Inaugural Voyage

Champagne christenings, celebrity godmothers and a brand-new, sparkling ship. These are just a few of the reasons avid cruisers have added an inaugural cruise to their “must-do” list, read on for more! Following is CruiseCompete’s list of the 7 best reasons to take an inaugural cruise: 1.  Global Celebrations– When taking an inaugural cruise, you may find yourself rubbing elbows…

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