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CroisiEurope Launching RV Indochine II on the Mekong, Sept 16

RV Indochine II

In response to ever-increasing market demand on the Mekong River, CroisiEurope will inaugurate its newest ship, the RV Indochine II, on September 16 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The newest member of the fleet is in line with the company’s development on rivers across the world. CroisiEurope’s RV Indochine II will be inaugurated on Saturday, September 16 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia…

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Silversea Cruises Once Again Selects Fincantieri To Build New Ship

Silver Muse

Silversea Cruises and Fincantieri signed a contract worth about 310 million euros, for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship, due to join the shipowner’s fleet in 2020. The new unit, tentatively named “Silver Moon,” will be a sister ship of “Silver Muse,” delivered in April at the shipyard in Sestri Ponente (Genoa). At 40,700 gross tons and with…

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National Geographic Quest Departs on Inaugural Voyage

National Geographic Quest Departs on Inaugural Voyage

Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Quest, the line’s first new build in the history of the company, commenced her inaugural voyage today as she set sail from Juneau.  The most state-of-the-art expedition ship designed and purpose-built in the US, she departed this evening with very excited guests for an 8-day expedition exploring Southeast Alaska. Sven Lindblad, CEO and President of Lindblad…

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New Virtual Tours of Regent Seven Seas Explorer on First Anniversary

Regent Seven Seas Explorer

The most luxurious ship ever built just turned one. Since her launch in July 2016, Seven Seas Explorer has set a new standard for luxury cruising, and to mark the ship’s first anniversary, Regent Seven Seas Cruises launched a new 360-degree Virtual Tours series on the line’s website www.RSSC.com. The cruise line known for the Most Inclusive Luxury Experience now…

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Holland America Opens Bookings for ms Nieuw Statendam’s Premiere Voyage

Holland America Nieuw Statendam

Bookings are open for the Premiere Voyage and 2018-19 inaugural Caribbean cruise season of Holland America Line’s ms Nieuw Statendam. Due for delivery Dec. 1, 2018, the second Pinnacle Class ship in the fleet currently is under construction at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. When Nieuw Statendam departs the yard, it will be delivered in Venice, Italy, Dec. 1. After…

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Aurora Expeditions Announces New World-Class Expedition Ship

Aurora Expeditions - A New World-Class Expedition Ship

Aurora Expeditions, Australia’s leading polar adventure cruising company, has announced the delivery of its first brand new, purpose-built, expedition vessel. With 25 years’ experience in expedition cruising to Antarctica and the Arctic, Aurora Expeditions has worked closely with US-based ship builders SunStone Ships Inc. to create a custom-designed ship that remains true to the company’s ethos of pioneering adventures, intimate…

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AmaWaterways Debuts New Ship with Game-Changing Design Concept

AmaMagna

AmaWaterways has announced plans for AmaMagna, its biggest ship ever to be launched in 2019.  AmaMagna represents a new concept specifically designed to elevate the modern luxury market.  Twice the width of traditional European river ships, the latest AmaWaterways innovation welcomes only 194 guests and affords luxurious living spaces, multiple dining options including an al fresco glass-enclosed restaurant, more onboard…

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Viking River Cruises Unveils New Ship Design in Egypt

Viking Ra

Viking River Cruises has announced details of the newest addition to its river fleet, Viking Ra™. Recently acquired, the vessel has been stripped down to the steel to undergo a complete renovation that will reflect Viking’s award-winning Scandinavian design. Tailored to an intimate sailing experience for just 48 guests, Viking Ra will sail the Nile River on a new Egypt cruisetour,…

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