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Viking Celebrates New Ships with Picasso Tour, Dinner and a Rare Concert

  BASEL, Switzerland — As I discussed yesterday, Viking named seven new river ships on Tuesday and did a lot of celebrating. There were nearly 20 cruise journalists in attendance and Viking made our Basel visit extra interesting by inviting us to tour their operational headquarters in Basel. This turned out to be quite the treat as it gave us insight into the depth of their operations. Executive VP Tony Hoffman led us from department to department,…

Viking Names Seven New River Ships in Impressive Ceremony

  BASEL, Switzerland – Yesterday Viking Cruises kicked off the 2019 cruising season with the naming of seven new river ships. But there was a hitch: Only two of the ships were in Basel. Two were at the shipyard in Rostock, Germany, two were in Brunsbuttel, Germany, delayed by weather and the last was in Porto, Portugal. But Viking put its creative talents to work and devised a “virtual” naming. All of the ships’ godmothers were in…

Princess Cruises Promises Simplicity, Techy Service in the Caribbean

  Thousands of passengers on ships of Princess Cruises are toting around a new toy: An Ocean Medallion that is among the most innovative and potentially exciting new trappings for vacations at sea. These Medallions, smaller than a poker chip and not much heavier, are powerful enough to eventually change some basic cruise experiences. They open your cabin door and connect with your smartphone to order a drink from a deck chair, play a trivia game against…

MSC Confirms Luxury Ships Order with Fincantieri

  The four new vessels will be delivered by Fincantieri between 2023 and 2026 Geneva, Switzerland, and Trieste, Italy (March 14, 2019) – MSC and Fincantieri announced today the signing of the final contracts for the construction of four luxury cruise ships. Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC’s Cruises Division, said: “With this now firm order, MSC is entering a new segment that bears significant potential globally. While we already serve the premium market with the MSC…

Seabourn Names First New Ultra-Luxury Expedition Ship “Seabourn Venture”

  SEATTLE, March 13, 2019– Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, announced today that it will name its first new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship Seabourn Venture, paying tribute to the remote destinations visited by the brand’s highly successful expedition and Ventures by Seabourn excursion programs and the fascinating places yet to be explored in the future. Seabourn began offering expedition experiences during its first sailing to Antarctica in 2013 led by a highly qualified, world-class expedition team…

Flourless Chocolate Cake compliments of Viking River & Ocean Cruises & AllThingsCruise

  This dense moist cake is like a giant chocolate truffle—crunchy on top with a deliciously fudgy center. Extremely rich yet so simple to make, it is popular all year round. It is gluten-free and you can even make it in advance—just take it out of the refrigerator an hour before serving–it tastes even better the second day. Ingredients 8 oz (227 g) dark chocolate, chopped 3 T (21 g) unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ tsp (1 g)…

Bam! Emeril Lagasse Spices up Carnival Cruise Line’s Mardi Gras with First-Ever Restaurant at Sea

Emeril’s Bistro 1396 to Showcase New Orleans, Creole-Inspired Cuisine MIAMI (March 6, 2019) – Carnival Cruise Line today announced that it has partnered with world-renowned chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse on his first-ever seagoing restaurant aboard Carnival’s newest and most innovative ship, Mardi Gras, setting sail in summer 2020. Located in the heart of Mardi Gras’ French Quarter zone, Emeril’s Bistro 1396 will showcase the chef’s signature dishes that earned him the reputation as one of New…

Visiting the Canary Islands: Dragon Trees Said to Spill ‘Dragon Blood’

  Legend says that when dragons die, they become dragon trees. So the liqueur I am drinking is named dragon’s blood since it came from the legendary dragon tree. “It is called Drag,” tour guide Cathy Michel says while I savor a drink at La Casa del Drago. “It comes from the dragon tree. It tastes good and is good for you.” The first time I saw one of these historic trees on the island of Tenerife,…

A Fantastic Princess Cruises Sale with Up to 40 Percent Off Select Spring and Summer 2019 Cruises and Cruisetours

  Princess Cruises’ “Sail Into Savings” sale starts today and offers up to 40 percent off on select cruises and cruisetours. The sale runs from March 5, 2019 through April 30, 2019 and includes deals to sought-destinations such as Alaska, Europe and the Caribbean. Cruise vacations offered in the “Sail Into Savings” sale, include: Alaska Voyage of the Glaciers cruise from Vancouver, B.C. to Anchorage (Whittier) aboard Coral Princess – 7 days: $549 interior (was $999); $1,099 balcony (was $1,899) Alaska Cruisetour CAZ…

A Revelation of Tastes

  In the latest extravagance at sea, Oceania Cruises has introduced a six- course Dom Perignon dinner that pairs three vintage champagnes with a remarkable chef’s tasting menu. The meal, during voyages on Oceania Marina and Oceania Riviera, is a splurge at $295 per person, plus gratuities, but the price is equaled by the decadence of the menu and the opportunity to drink amazing champagne. For those of us who sip sparkling wine mostly as a ceremonial…

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