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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Save up to $9,000 on an Abercrombie & Kent Photo Safari to Antarctica

Antarctica photography

As vast as the Antarctic continent is, the ideal time for exploring it each year is short. With the current season coming to a close, Abercrombie & Kent has announced a limited-time offer on the next departure of its Classic Antarctica cruise (December 12-24, 2018). Book by March 31 and save $6,000 per stateroom (categories 1-3) and receive a $1,500 per person credit…

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Silversea Welcomes Back Primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas

silversea camp leaky orangutans

Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea has announced that renowned primatologist Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas will join two Silver Discoverer voyages in 2019 as a guest lecturer. Internationally recognized for her studies and work with the orangutans of Indonesian Borneo in their natural habitat, she is considered the world’s foremost authority on the orangutan. A duo of expedition cruises with departures…

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Hurtigruten Launches the World’s First Hybrid Ship in Norway

Roald Amundsen ship

Recently, Hurtigruten’s first hybrid ship, the MS Roald Amundsen touched water for the first time during a ceremony at the Kleven Yard in Ulsteinvik, Norway. This celebratory launch marks a significant milestone in the construction of the world’s first hybrid-powered expedition ship. MS Roald Amundsen is the first of Hurtigruten’s two groundbreaking hybrid ships, custom built with green technology to…

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Lindblad Expeditions Ventures to Russian Far East & Bering Sea

Arctic polar bears

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced a remarkable program of voyages for 2019 that will venture into the Russian Arctic, one of the most rugged and wildlife-rich regions on the planet. The three itineraries will give a different glimpse into life in the remote Russian Far East & Bering Sea, where spectacular wildlife, an intriguing native culture, arresting mysteries, and world-class…

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Silversea Offers New Photo Academy in Antarctica

Silver Explorer

Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea has introduced its new My Photo Academy on sailings to Antarctica aboard Silver Cloud, utilizing the ship’s new Photo Studio as a hub for the multifaceted enrichment program. With a mesmerizing landscape and amazing wildlife as the backdrop, guests will have the chance to elevate their photographic prowess by learning how to take and edit…

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Lindblad Expeditions to Return to Egypt in 2018

Oberoi Philae

Lindblad Expeditions has announced its return to Egypt with a remarkable 13-day journey, Passage Through Egypt.  The epic adventure combines explorations of Cairo and stays at the exclusive Nile Ritz-Carlton and the historic Mena House, with a six-night cruise on the Nile aboard the elegant and intimately-sized, 42-guest Oberoi Philae. From a visit to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, to…

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Poseidon Gets a Jump on 2019-2010 Arctic & Antarctic Cruise Seasons

poseidon expeditions antarctica

Poseidon Expeditions, the go-to company for Arctic and Antarctic cruises, has a jump on the 2019 and 2020 seasons with new destinations, additional departures of favorite journeys and if booked by Nov. 1, 2018, discounts of up to 15 percent on most itineraries. The company maintains two vessels, the 114-guest Sea Spirit, recently fully refurbished, and the 128-guest 50 Years…

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Quasar Expeditions Re-Charts the Course for Galapagos Cruises

Quasar Expeditions Luxury Yacht

Quasar Expeditions’ luxury yachts that sail around the Galapagos Islands have undergone extensive renovations. Known for offering life-changing small-group travel experiences, the M/V Evolution and M/Y Grace are back in service after spending eight-weeks in dry dock last fall. The M/V Evolution has been completely redone with no corner left untouched. With new designs by renowned luxury designer Adriana Hoyos, the…

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