American Cruise Lines Named North America’s Leading Cruise Line for a 4th Year in a Row

American Cruise Lines in Boothbay Harbor Maine

American Cruise Lines, has been recognized once again—as the leader in American cruising winning multiple prestigious travel industry awards. For a 4th year in a row, the Line has been honored by the World Travel Awards—named 2017’s North America’s Leading Cruise Line, and for a 3rd year in a row, the Line has won Travel Weekly’s Gold & Silver Magellan…

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American Cruise Lines Takes Alaska Summer 2018

American Cruise Lines Alaska

American Cruise Lines’ newest ship, American Constellation, sets sail to Alaska for the 2018 cruise season. With special cruise ship access to Glacier Bay from The National Park Service, American Constellation’s arrival this June will more than double American Cruise Lines’ capacity in the region and help meet the recent demand for cruise travel to Alaska. The brand new, 175-passenger…

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Windstar Debuts New Land Tours, Itineraries, Adventurous Shore Excursions in Asia

Windstar sailing ship

Travelers looking for the perfect mix of casual comfort and outright adventure should look no further than upscale cruise line Windstar Cruises. The 212-guest Star Legend will ply the ancient waterways of Asia in the way only small ships can. The line just announced five new cruise dates in fall 2018 running September to November and has added to already…

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Katarina Line Adds New Deluxe Cruise Routes in Croatia

Katarina Line

Katarina Line, Croatia’s premier small ship cruise company and DMC, announced that it now features three new cruise routes for 2018 in response to the growing popularity of Croatia among North American travelers.  The routes, which highlight some of Croatia’s most popular port towns and attractions, include the 7-night “Adriatic Explorer” Opatija-Dubrovnik and Dubrovnik-Opatija one-way cruises that hug the country’s…

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American Cruise Lines Offers American Revolution Itinerary in Chesapeake Bay

American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines, the largest U.S. cruise line, announced it will be adding a new itinerary to its 2018 cruise schedule. The 11-day American Revolution Cruise visits the most historically significant ports along the Chesapeake Bay. The itinerary features several new ports: Washington D.C., Chestertown, MD, and Mt. Vernon, VA. In the nation’s capital, guests can enjoy a guided tour…

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Introducing Hurtigruten’s New Ship: MS Roald Amundsen

MS Roald Amundsen

In July 2018, Hurtigruten will add a brand new ship to its fleet: the MS Roald Amundsen. The state of the art vessel features new and environmentally sustainable hybrid technology that will reduce fuel consumption and show the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of two hybrid ships Hurtigruten will add…

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Expert Tips on Finding the Best Family Cabin on a Small Ship Cruise

Aqua Mekong

Planning to take your family on a cruise? “Great idea,” says Todd Smith, Founder/Owner of AdventureSmith Explorations, the small ship cruise experts. “But do consider which departures (family friendly preferred) and which cabins will provide the most comfort and space for your family, as not all cabins are created equal.” His team of small ship cruise experts looks for the…

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Paul Gauguin Cruises Announces 2019 Voyages

Paul Gauguin cruise

Paul Gauguin Cruises (, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, is pleased to announce its 2019 voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji, and the South Pacific. The Gauguin returns to the tropical wonderland of Fiji on two voyages in 2019 that also feature Tonga, the Cook Islands,…

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Viking Cruises Marks Summer Equinox with Christening of Third Ocean Ship in Norway


Viking Cruises® ( announced that its third ocean ship, Viking Sky®, was officially christened today during a public celebration in Tromsø, Norway. Located above the Arctic Circle on Norway’s northwest coast, Tromsø is a popular destination for viewing the northern lights – and a key port of call on Viking’s popular Into the Midnight Sun itinerary, which sails between Bergen…

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