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Seabourn Ovation launched in Itlay

Seabourn launched the latest new ship with a traditional coin and launch ceremony  Seabourn Ovation, at the Fincantieri shipyard in Sestri, Italy. Seabourn Ovation will be the sister ship to Seabourn Encore and will begin sailing in May 2018. The time-honored coin and...

Cunard Orders New “Next Generation” Ship

Cunard has today announced it is adding a fourth ship to its fleet for a 2022 delivery. The ship will have capacity for 3,000 passengers at 113,000 tons and be built by Fincantieri. The as yet unnamed ship will join Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth as...

Eagle Creek Packing System Review

Packing is one of those tasks you either love and hate. For me, I love it as it has a direct relationship with an upcoming travel adventure or even better - a cruise. Over the years my wife an I have developed a technique for packing and it works like this - she does...

A Guide to Themed Luxury Cruises

As cruising becomes ever more popular, cruise lines are now having to differentiate themselves away from just offering the best itineraries or service.  These are a now a given. Themed Luxury Cruises are a great way to really focus on attracting enthusiasts,...

Seabourn Encore Christened in Singapore

Singapore was the venue for the christening of the Seabourn Encore at a festive evening ceremony at the Marina Bay Cruise Terminal. International recording artist and best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman presided over the naming ceremony as godmother of the new 600...

Seabourn Encore – Visionary Entertainment

When you think about entertainment on cruises ships, you tend to think of cheesy shows, average entertainers and shows that at best are uninspiring. But on-board the new  Seabourn Encore, as with everything else that Seabourn does, there will be a choice of...

9 Tips to Help Prevent Seasickness on a Cruise

Seasickness is one of those things you really don't want to experience on your cruise when you should be enjoying yourself. The big  question often asked by newcomers is "Will I get seasick on a cruise"? The good news is there are many things you can do to avoid it....

Secret Ways to Save on Shore Excursions

Taking Shore Excursions when you are on a cruise can be one of the highlights of your trip but it can also be expensive. With so many amazing places to visit and so much culture to take in, you really should take the opportunity while it is there. The only problem is that all these wonderful cruise excursions are not cheap and often end up as one of the biggest additional costs on your cruise.

Seabourn Encore Float Out : Video

Seabourn Celebrated another milestone in the construction of the new Seabourn Encore on 4th March 2016, with the ship touching water for the first time. Watch this exciting video as John Delaney, Senior VP or Worldwide Sales & Marketing for Seabourn...

The Ultimate Guide to taking a Luxury Cruise at Christmas

Christmas is a great time to take a Cruise When families think about getting together to celebrate the holiday season, a really great way to do this in style is to take a cruise. Some would say it is the perfect environment in which you can spend time together and...

Azamara Quest Arrival into Semarang, Indonesia

Follow Captain Jose's approach to Semarang, Indonesia with a fascinating insight into the procedure for arrival into the port on the Azamara Quest Deluxe Luxury Cruise Ship. Captain Jose, from a Portuguese sea fearing family, just makes it all seem so stress free and...

Seabourn Returning to Alaska after 15 years

When we heard that in 2017 Seabourn was returning to Alaska, often referred to as "The Great Land" it brought back memories of our recent trip to Alaska from Vancouver to San Fransisco aboard the Regent Seven Seas Navigator. Customers have been waiting for the return...

Azamara Executive Chef Monica Oritz Visits Pasar Badung

Sometimes videos inspire you to try something new, visit a new destination or try new food. And this video does just that! As the saying goes “Travel and Food go hand in hand.” Watch this great video featuring Azamara Club Cruises Executive Chef Monica Oritz talking...

Secrets of How To Stay Fit & Healthy On a Luxury Cruise

According to some reports, the average weight gain on a 7-day cruise ranges from 5 to 10 pounds, depending on your activity levels, how much you eat and how much alcohol you consume. If, like most of us you are concerned about putting on a few extra...

Seabourn Wins Best Small-Ship Luxury Cruise Line Award

Seabourn, the ultra-luxury, small-ship cruise line, has again been voted "Best Small-Ship Cruise Line" for 2015 by the sophisticated and discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveler. Over the last decade, the ultra-luxury line has dominated the "Best Small-Ship Cruise...

Viking Ocean Cruises – Amazing Tour of Viking Star

Join Viking Ocean Cruises as they usher in a new era of ocean luxury cruising by taking the innovative thinking behind their award-winning river cruises and bringing it to the epic setting of the sea. The Viking luxury cruise experience is the one their river cruising...

Oceania Cruises Indulge in OLife™ – Curious Traveler Episode 1

The Emmy-award-nominated program Curious Traveler, is highlighting Oceania Cruises in a series of amazing videos highlighting the advanced OLife ™ experience which is all about taking a cruise vacation the way you want it.In the very first video, host Christine van...

Regent Free WiFi – Is this the start something big?

With their recent announcement, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is becoming even more All-Inclusive with the addition of FREE WiFi access for every guest. Could this be the Beginning of the End of paying to use the internet at sea? The luxury cruise Line Regent, announced...

Queen Mary 2 Remastered – Grills Suites : VIDEO

The wonderful renowned Queens Grill and Princess Grill suites and restaurants on the Queen Mary 2’s are being redesigned and upgraded during a major refit in May and June 2016. Each of the 172 suites about this Luxury Liner will be refurbished, with the bedroom and...

Top Destinations to visit on a Luxury Cruise

Not sure where to visit on your next Luxury Cruise? It is sometimes difficult to choose your itinerary and destinations for your next Luxury Cruise as there are so many great destinations around the world to visit.  Some are available to all cruise ships, both large...

Cunard annouce Queen Mary 2 to be "Remastered"

Cunard has announced that Queen Mary 2's renowned Queens and Princess Grill suites and restaurants will undergo lavish enhancements in May and June, 2016, ascending to a new level of luxury, sharing company with the world's finest five star hotels. Cunard's iconic...

The Amazing new Holland America Koningsdam :VIDEO

A wonderful welcome aboard Holland America Line's newest ship ms Koningsdam. This new video showcases some exclusive never before seen renderings of this latest Pinnacle-class ship set to debut April 2016.  Although the ship has yet to sail, this video highlights some...

Silversea Cruises to move Silver Cloud to its Expedition fleet

Silversea Cruises is planning to move Silver Cloud to its luxury expedition fleet in November 2017. Destined mostly for polar waters, the elite 296–guest ship that launched the ultra–luxury cruise line will be converted into an ice–class ship during an extensive...

Seabourn Encore Finally Comes to Life with Laying of Keel

Seabourn Encore begins her Journey. The award-winning cruise line Seabourn celebrated the keel laying of its new ultra-luxury cruise ship, Seabourn Encore, at a ceremony in the Fincantieri shipyard in Marghera, Italy. The new ship is to launch in late 2016, and...

Seabourn Unveils Stunning New Suites for Seabourn Encore

Seabourn have excelled once again. As noticeably beautiful as it is ingenious, Seabourn has revealed style renderings of the lavish all-suite, all-veranda suites on Seabourn Encore, the line's newest, ultra-luxury ship readied to release late 2016. Like everything on...

Seabourn Say a Big Thank You : VIDEO

A great Video from the crew and captains of the Luxury Cruise line Seabourn for voting them as the World’s Best Small-Ship Cruise Line in this year’s Travel & Leisure World’s Best Awards. Our experience of Seabourn has always been second to none, and we look forward...

Antarctica – In Seabourn Luxury Style : VIDEO

This is a must. Explore the untouched beauty of the fascinating continent of Antarctica in true Seabourn Luxury Cruising style. This video shows stunning footage of the White Continent captured by the Avid Cruiser - Ralph Grizzle from his cruise aboard Seabourn Quest....

9 Things you should Avoid Doing On a Cruise

Things not to do on a Cruise Some of the following things are sure to surprise you, but despite the obvious they still happen on every cruise. So here is an updated list of those Silly things You shouldn’t do on a Luxury Cruise.1. Make sure you don’t miss the ship!...

Things you should know before you book a Luxury Cruise

More than 20 million people will go on cruises this year, spending approximately $1,800 per traveler weekly, according to Cruise Market Watch. The advantages people find with cruising include the opportunity to explore numerous luxury destinations without checking in...

The Countdown Begins to Seven Seas Explorer

It's precisely one year until one of the most Luxurious Ship Ever Built, Seven Seas Explorer, sets out on her maiden voyage on 20th July 2016 from Monte Carlo. Regent Seven Seas Cruises' brand-new all-suite, all balcony 750-guest Seven Seas Explorer, is created to be...

MSC Cruises Becomes Europe's Number One Cruise Line

The just-published 2015-2016 Cruise Industry Information Report places MSC Cruises as the primary cruise line in Europe, including in the Mediterranean. The Report, which is among one of the most reliable resources of details for the cruise industry, explained that...

Major refurbishment planned for Cunard Queen Mary 2

As Cunard marks its illustrious 175 year history with the arrival if the flagship Queen Mary2 in New York, it is proud to announce the next chapter of innovation and investment, introducing new designs and guest experiences to the world's most iconic and luxurious...

Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade to Luxury Cruising

So what are the top reasons to consider Luxury Cruising? We cruise a lot and so when someone asks the question which is the best cruise line, or what was your best ever cruise - this is a difficult question to answer.  The choice for cruisers is becoming more...

New Silversea Ship will be flagship of the fleet

Silversea Cruises has announced a new addition to their fleet which will also be the flagship; the Silver Muse, will be delivered in the spring of 2017. The new ultra-luxury cruise ship is being built by Fincantieri and at 40,000 grt accommodates 596 guests,...

Caviar in The Surf – a Seabourn Signature Dish

Long, hot, summer days always bring back memories of cruising with Seabourn on their Intimate Luxury Cruise ships and the great fun we always have when a 'Caviar in the Surf' event is held. This is one of Seabourn's most popular events and is essentially a beach...

World Class Line up of Guest Speakers for Seabourn

Ah those sea days! We always enjoy the onboard lectures organised by Seabourn and they have just announced a new line-up of accomplished lecturers for their onboard enrichment program, Seabourn Conversations. Prominent speakers scheduled to sail late 2015 and early...

Cunard Queen Victoria Review

We were lucky enough to sail on the magnificent Cunard Queen Victoria for the first time in May/June 2015 having previously only experienced a short ship visit in Southampton. Whilst this is is a great way to get a feel of the ship, nothing beats actually sailing on...

Seabourn Reveals Iconic New Club Lounge on Seabourn Encore

With the debut of Seabourn’s newest ultra-luxury vessel, Seabourn Encore, scheduled for December 2016, anticipation is being heightened by the company revealing some incredible renderings of the lounge space on the ship: The Club. As envisioned by design icon Adam D....

Snapshot Review : Cunard Queen Mary 2

The Cunard Queen Mary 2 The Cunard Queen Mary 2 is the Ultimate Ocean Liner and is a great way to cross the Atlantic. We took this trip from New York to Southampton and loved it.  There are many choices when it comes to cruises from NYC and this is one of those iconic...

New Adventures Abound with Crystal Cruises

Athletically-inclined, thrill-seeking and generally inquisitive travellers have numerous options ashore this fall, offered with Crystal Cruises' luxury cruises throughout New England and Eastern Canada. Dozens of Crystal Adventures have been specially crafted to...

Seabourn Launches "Ventures by Seabourn" Excursions

Get ready for some real excitement with the Ventures by Seabourn a program of New Shore Excursions that Launch Directly from Ship's Unique Fold-Out Marina. Seabourn unveiled the new concept "Ventures by Seabourn", a series of Zodiac and kayak shore excursions offering...

Windstar Cruises Debuts Second Small Luxury Cruise Ship

World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line Launches Star Breeze At a christening ceremony in Nice, France, Windstar Cruises debuted Star Breeze, the second of the fleet’s three new all suite power yachts. The christening ceremony and pier-side champagne celebration mark the...

Meet Top Chef Nobu Matsuhisa on Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises has a new menu item for the Silver Anniversary President’s Cruise: Dinners, Tastings and Demos with the World-Renowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. Continuing the trend in Food and Wine Cruises being offered by the cruise lines, this is truly a great way to...

And there's more – Regent Seven Seas Explorer

At an Exclusive Regent Seven Seas Event for clients, more details about the Seven Seas Explorer aka the "Most Luxurious Ship Ever Built where unveiled. The Seven Seas Explorer, which is set to launch in the summer of 2016, is even more luxurious than we could ever...

A Saturday in Kuala Lumpur – in Pictures

A gentle sail on Seabourn Sojourn in to Port Klang, Malaysia, then an 8 hour trip to Kuala Lumpur "On our Own".   We are on a mission to 'ascend' as many of the Tallest Buildings in the World.  On this trip we have already made it to the top of the Burj Khalifa in...

Seabourn Partners with Michelin Chef Thomas Keller

Dining is about to reach new heights in the cruise industry as Seabourn announces its partnership with world-renowned American chef and restaurateur Thomas Keller. The culinary genius behind a trio of Michelin-starred restaurants – The French Laundry, Per Se, and...

Seabourn Antarctica Sailings = Success Again

Seabourn has completed its second Antarctic season with four highly successful voyages that exceeded guests’ expectations and delivered unforgettable experiences in the “White Continent.” Over the 2014-2015 season, we continued to redefine ultra-luxury cruising in...

How to become the most Unpopular Guest on a Cruise Ship

I consider myself lucky enough to have cruised on some of the most beautiful Luxury Cruise Ships and visited many stunning locations around the world. Quite simply I love cruising - it is great for most of the time, that goes for guests too, but there are those who...

Miami to welcome Seven Seas Explorer for its US Debut

Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ new Seven Seas Explorer, arrives next year.  Trailed as the world’s most luxurious cruise ship, it will make its North American debut by sailing into the busiest cruise port in the world, Miami, on 2nd December 2015. As part of its inaugural...

Silversea Cruises announce Food & Wine Themed cruises

Silversea has announced 26 sailings with either a food or wine focus for their 2015 and 2016 seasons. With the only "L'École des Chefs by Relais & Châteaux" cooking school at sea, Silversea offers a special culinary curriculum, including hands-on instruction and...

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