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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Paul Gauguin Cruises Debuts New Itinerary, Shore & Diving Excursions in 2018

Paul Gauguin Cruises sunset

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, debuts a 7-night Society Islands & Tahiti Iti itinerary along with new shore and SCUBA diving excursions. Paul Gauguin Cruises is the first cruise line to visit the port city of Vairao in Tahiti Iti, which is the…

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Seabourn Offers Impressive Line Up of Excursions for 2018 Alaska Season

Seabourn Sojourn Alaska

Following a very successful 2017 season Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is headed back to Alaska and British Columbia in 2018 with an exciting lineup of guided Ventures by Seabourn optional, for-charge shore excursions. The new excursions for 2018 invite guests to explore the extraordinary natural beauty and wildlife of The Last Frontier and Canada’s Inside Passage via…

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Oceania Cruises Unveils Free High-Speed Internet Fleetwide

Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises will introduce its new Wavenet high-speed internet fleetwide. With Wavenet, travelers will be able to upload and download large files in a snap, enjoy their favorite shows on Netflix, stream their favorite playlist on Spotify and instantly share their Oceania Cruises’ memories on Facebook, and Instagram. They can even livestream, Facetime, and Skype with friends and family back…

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Cunard and Collaborate to Offer ‘A Journey of Genealogy’

Queen Mary 2

For the first time ever Cunard has collaborated with, the largest online family history resource in the world, to offer guests the opportunity to trace their family history on flagship liner Queen Mary 2 while sailing across the Atlantic, “A Journey of Genealogy”, on November 4, 2018. Cunard played a critical role in the immigration movement to the US in…

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Cut in Two: The Lengthening Process of Silversea’s Silver Spirit Begins

silver spirit cut in two

A great spectacle of naval engineering, Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo as part of her planned lengthening. A prebuilt 49-foot segment has been inserted and the ship is now being reconnected. With the aim of amplifying guests’ onboard experience, the rare lengthening project will create more space in public areas and will…

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Viking Cruises’ Fourth Ocean Ship Named in Shanghai

Viking Sun The Bund Shanghai

Viking® ( today announced that its fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun®, was officially named during a spectacular celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise from Miami to London, and its stop in Shanghai marks the first time one of Viking’s ocean ships has called in China. Viking Sun…

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Silversea to Visit All Seven Continents on 2020 World Cruise

Silversea Silver Whisper

Silversea’s Silver Whisper will be the first cruise ship to visit all seven continents on its pioneering World Cruise 2020 Silversea, an innovator in the ultra-luxury cruise line industry, announces the opening of general sales for its pioneering 140-day, 62-port, 32-country World Cruise in 2020. Departing Fort Lauderdale on January 6, 2020, Silver Whisper will be the first ship to…

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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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