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Lindblad Expeditions Announces Plans to Build Additional Polar Vessel

National Geographic Explorer at Monoco Glacier

Lindblad Expeditions, the global leader of expedition cruises and adventure travel experiences, has announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the building of a new polar expedition ship.  This state-of-the-art vessel, which is anticipated to be delivered in 2021, will be the next phase of Lindblad’s fleet expansion following the launch of the National Geographic Quest in July 2017,…

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Silversea Expeditions to Cross Fabled Northeast Passage in 2019

Silversea Expeditions Matthew Scott

Silversea Expeditions, the leading authority in expedition cruising, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the introduction of its first crossing of the Northeast Passage – a remote and spectacular cruising route above the Arctic Circle. Few cruise ships have transited the passage, which follows the extreme coastlines of Asia and Europe and has long enjoyed a fabled reputation among seafarers. The intimate,…

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Costa Rica to Panama Adventure Cruise Launched by International Expeditions

Costa Rica to Panama Voyage

International Expeditions, a pioneer in upscale experiential adventure, has announced a new Costa Rica to Panama Cruise aboard the yacht Panorama featuring stops in seven wildlife hot spots along the Pacific coast. Departures for the 10-day adventure are scheduled for December 21, 2018, and February 15 and December 20, 2019. Solo travelers can take advantage of cabins with no single supplement…

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Hurtigruten Celebrates 125 Years in Exploration Travel

Hurtigruten ship and RIB boat

Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, celebrates 125 years since founder Richard With brought the steamer DS Vesteraalen into service along the coast of Norway, establishing a regular sea link for locals and tourists, by hosting a plastic-free birthday party across all ports, destinations, offices and ships on July 2, 2018. “We continue to build on our 125 years…

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Silversea Offers Special Savings for Galapagos Expeditions

Silversea Galapagos turtle

This summer is the perfect time for travelers to discover the timeless treasures of the Galápagos Islands aboard Silversea’s award-wining Silver Galapagos luxury expedition ship. Travelers who book by May 31, 2018 can take advantage of an exclusive offer of free roundtrip economy air from select U.S. and Canadian gateways for travel to Ecuador, on voyages departing between July 7…

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Coral Expeditions Entices Travelers with Expanded Themed Cruising Offerings

Coral Expeditions ship render

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has expanded their cruise offering with the development of a series of themed expeditions in its annual sailing calendar. As emerging trends towards authentic experiences, immersive shore excursions and small group programs take center stage in 2018, Coral Expeditions continues to support the growth of expedition cruising in Australia; with delivery of a new…

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Silversea Celebrates 10 Years of Ultra-Luxury Expedition Cruising

Silversea Galapagos

Silversea, a world-leading provider of luxury travel experiences, will celebrate 10 years of luxury expedition cruising in June 2018. Since becoming the world’s first luxury cruise line to launch a range of expedition voyages in 2008, Silversea has continuously redefined notions of travel with its pioneering itineraries; the unmatched quality of its expedition team; and its fleet of deluxe, intimate…

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Coral Expeditions to Set Sail on Remote ‘Islands of the South Pacific’ Exploration

Coral Expeditions South Pacific

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering small ship expedition cruise line, is setting sail for Islands of the South Pacific, a new 16-night voyage aboard Coral Discoverer. The itinerary will celebrate the intrepid explorers who first reconnoitered the region while visiting some of the most significant sites of the Pacific theatre of World War II. The cruise will offer an exciting opportunity…

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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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Tourism Western Australia Launches Kimberley Expedition Cruising

Cruising The Kimberley

March 2018 marks the debut of Tourism Western Australia’s first-ever expedition cruise line collective, Kimberley Expedition Cruising, introducing one of the world’s last true wilderness areas, the Kimberley region in Australia’s North West. In partnership with Down Under Answers,   Qantas Vacations and Southern World, nine select cruise operators are represented in one brochure to showcase expedition cruise travel in the…

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