Silversea’s Silver Whisper to Undergo Refurbishment before World Cruise

Silversea Silver Whisper

Ahead of her World Cruise 2019, Silver Whisper – one of Silversea’s ultra-luxury ships – is to undergo extensive renovation in 2018. Between December 8 and December 19, Silver Whisper will be in dry dock in Freeport in the Bahamas, as improvements are made to increase the already excellent level of guest satisfaction. The exciting announcement follows the opening of…

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Seabourn’s Fifth Luxury Ship, Ovation, Successfully Completes Final Sea Trials

Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn’s newest ultra-luxury vessel, Seabourn Ovation, achieved another important maritime milestone with the completion of its final round of sea trials in the Mediterranean off the coast of Italy. Seabourn Ovation departed the Fincantieri shipyard on March 14 for four days at sea, where a team of officers and engineers tested the ship’s technical and mechanical systems. Seabourn Ovation returned…

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Celebrity Cruises Unveils Thrill-Seeking Excursions with Ben Fogle

Celebrity Cruises Ben Fogle

Celebrity Cruises is teaming up with world-renowned explorer and UN Patron of the Wilderness Ben Fogle to unveil new shore excursions that will enable guests to explore destinations in Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean from a new, thrill-seeking angle like no cruiser has ever before. Ben Fogle’s Great Adventures Program will immerse Celebrity’s guests in destination culture, history, wildlife and…

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Lindblad Expeditions Announces the National Geographic Endurance

National Geographic Endurance rendering. March 16, 2018.

Lindblad Expeditions, a global provider of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, and Ulstein Group, Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer, celebrate the keel laying of Lindblad’s first polar new build at the CRIST shipyard in Gdynia, Poland.   The occasion marks a major milestone in the construction of the world’s most sophisticated expedition ship, and served as the official naming ceremony…

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Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam to Feature Artfully Inspired Accommodations

Nieuw Statendam cabin

Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam is set to debut in December 2018; and when the ship sets sail from the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy it will feature distinct stateroom enhancements. The newest 2,666-guest Pinnacle-Class ship will have eight more staterooms than sister-ship Koningsdam, and all categories have been reimagined from top to bottom to showcase more thoughtful touches and…

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Pearl Seas Cruises Offers Complimentary Pre-Cruise Packages for Cuba Sailings

Pearl Sea cruises

Pearl Seas Cruises is pleased to offer complimentary pre-cruise packages for new bookings on Fall 2018 Cuba sailings from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  The complimentary package includes a one-night premium hotel stay in Ft. Lauderdale and transportation to the ship. Currently, the Line also has savings of up to $3,000 off per stateroom on select Fall 2018 sailings and is waiving…

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Flash Sale on Mega-Yacht Cruises of Seychelles, Spain, Portugal, Greece, & Adriatic Sea

Variety Cruises

Variety Cruises, an award-winning boutique cruise-line, is offering reduced rates up to 40% on four of its premier Mega-Yacht/Motorsailer itineraries from April 7th to August 20th, 2018. Travelers will have an opportunity to select from iconic destinations including Greece, Spain and Portugal as well as exotic itineraries in the Adriatic Sea and the Seychelles. Variety Cruises, with 11 upscale yachts…

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Holland America Line Premieres ‘Planet Earth II in Concert’

Planet Earth in concert

Following the success of the highly acclaimed “Frozen Planet in Concert” that was produced in partnership with BBC Earth, Holland America Line is debuting “Planet Earth II in Concert” on nearly all ships in the fleet. Combining live music with a backdrop of breathtaking footage from the new, award-winning BBC Earth television series “Planet Earth II,” the exclusive show immerses…

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American Cruise Lines Names 2nd New Riverboat American Harmony

American Harmony exterior

American Cruise Lines announces American Harmony, the 2nd ship in its revolutionary Modern Riverboat Series. The Line began construction on American Harmony earlier this year, a sister-ship to the state-of-the-art American Song. A special sneak peek video tour of the ship’s interior and this remarkable series is available at American Song, the 1st ship in the series, makes its inaugural…

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