St. Kitts Looks Forward to Increasing Cruise Ships Visits

MIAMI BEACH_The message you hear coming from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts is loud and clear: “We are open.” Here at Seatrade Cruise Global, Carlene Henry-Morton, from the Ministry of Tourism, and Melnecia Marshall, from the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, talked about how cruise travel is making a strong comeback following the pandemic. They noted that before the pandemic started, St Kitts (officially known as St. Christopher Island — St. Kitts and neighboring Nevis are one country), …

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Azamara Onward Splashes on the Scene with Cultural Inspiration and New Exclusive Offerings

The fourth ship in the upmarket cruise line’s fleet will include an exclusive bar, luxury retailers and four new Signature Shows COURTESY Azamara – MIAMI, April 26, 2022: Azamara, the upmarket cruise line and leader in Destination Immersion® experiences, will introduce its newest ship, Azamara Onward, to the world next month with a christening and maiden voyage from Monte Carlo to Venice. Azamara Onward’s inaugural season will take travelers to the heart of the Mediterranean, exploring its …

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Cruise Industry News Recent Headlines …

COURTESY Cruise Industry News: More cruise line ships are sailing! Feb 23, 2022-Carnival Cruise Line Reveals First Look at New Celebration Feb 23, 2022-Azamara Launches New Brand Campaign Feb 23, 2022-Silversea Unveils New Suites Debuting on Silver Nova Feb 23, 2022-Oceania Unveils 2024 Around the World Itinerary Feb 22, 2022-Scenic Sees 100% Booking Increase for Antarctica Cruises Feb 22, 2022-Lindblad Thinking About Additional Ships Feb 21, 2022-Atlas Performs First Legal Antarctica Wedding Feb 21, 2022-Royal Caribbean’s Wonder …

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Atlas Ocean Voyages Performs First Legal Weddings in Antarctica

COURTESY Atlas Ocean Voyages: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA., Feb. 21, 2022 – February is the month of love, and for the first time, betrothed couples were legally joined in matrimony on the Seventh Continent. On February 18, 2022, Atlas Ocean Voyages performed the first official wedding on Antarctica. Bride Courtnie Dodson and Groom Brody Vermillion exchanged vows on Danko Island during a 15-minute ceremony, officiated by British Antarctic Territory-registered Marriage Officer Bryan Clark and witnessed by eight additional …

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Invitation To Pre-Book Special Voyages~For Our Treasured Guests~Holland America Line New 2023–2024 South America/Antarctica and Hawaii/Tahiti/South Pacific Voyages

Journey to the Edge of the World on Oosterdam From the towering Andes to the sheer white glaciers of the Earth’s southernmost continent, South America and Antarctica are waiting to be explored. Learn to tango in Buenos Aires. Marvel at the jagged granite peaks of Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. Enjoy a two-night stay in Lima or take an overland excursion to Machu Picchu. Spend four full days in Antarctica’s unspoiled landscapes and witness pods of …

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CELESTYAL CRUISES ANNOUNCES “WAVE SEASON” OFFERS WITH SAVINGS OF UP TO 30% OFF~ Kids Sail Free and Reduced Fares for Solo Travelers

Courtesy Celestyal Cruises: ATHENS, GREECE (January 04, 2022)  Celestyal Cruises, the award-winning, number one choice for cruise travelers to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean, has announced its “Escape Back to the Blue” Wave season campaign with savings up to 30 percent off select 2022 sailings booked from now through March 31, 2022.  Prices start as low as $449* on the three-night “Iconic Aegean” itinerary, which is normally priced at $610, reflecting a savings of more …

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The Advent Calendar: 24 Reasons to Take a Holiday Cruise

December is here. It’s a month of celebration. People gather with their families. You might wonder why some people choose to spend the holidays aboard a cruise ship. Like an Advent calendar with 24 little doors, here are 24 reasons a December cruise might be a good idea. You were married in December. It’s a great way to celebrate a milestone anniversary. Plan the trip of a lifetime. Your Christmas present to each other. You and your …

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St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, a Mainstay for Cruise Ships

MIAMI BEACH, Fla._Pam and I had our first truly memorable travel experience during the honeymoon we spent in the Virgin Islands. We started with a week on the smallest of the islands, St. John, where we had a tent for $10 a night in the national park at Cinnamon Bay. With its pristine waters and pure white sand beaches, it was paradise. Fast forward many years, and many trips back later. I am meeting at Seatrade with …

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American Melody Sets Sail on Inaugural Voyage on Mississippi

COURTESY Cruise Industry News Sept. 7, 2021: American Cruise Lines has announced the kickoff of the American Melody’s inaugural season. The cruise line’s newest riverboat departed along the line’s longest Mississippi River cruise on Friday, Sept. 3. According to a press release, its guests celebrated Labor Day Weekend exploring the lower Mississippi as they embarked along American’s 22-day Complete Mississippi River Cruise. The cruise was originally scheduled to operate from New Orleans, LA, to St. Paul, MN, …

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