Now is your opportunity to plan that bucket list trip to Alaska for this summer!

Get away from it all and enjoy the great outdoors, nature, and majestic beauty Alaska offers. Although Alaska is the third least populous state in the U.S., it is the largest state by area. With 34,000 miles of tidal shoreline, about 100,000 glaciers and more than 3 million lakes, the “Last Frontier” is an outdoor explorer’s dream. Whether you are adventuring by Alaskan cruise ship, land tour, flightseeing, or train, the 49th state will afford you an …

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Experience Alaska Land Vacations This Summer With Holland America Line and Princess Cruises – Bookings open now for escorted, explorer and rail tours, hotels, sightseeing

Courtesy Holland America Line and Princess Cruises: SEATTLE (March 4, 2021) – For those ready to travel again, there’s no better place to start than Alaska, offering opportunities for travelers to see glaciers up close, spot bucket-list wildlife, explore national parks and see Denali – North America’s tallest mountain. This summer, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises offer many ways for travelers to experience Alaska through Gray Line Alaska, Princess Alaska Lodges and Holland America Line’s Westmark …

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Small Intimate Voyages – Expedition, Explorer & Yacht Ships, 8 to 265 Cabins!

These Small & Intimate Expedition or Yacht type vessels offer a private, exclusive ambiance, along with personalized service and the advantage of being able to port almost anywhere. Passengers get a feel for the water and experience destinations in a very up-close and personal way. Ships sizes range from very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens. Knowing the differences is key to planning your best cruise vacation. A beautiful example is Silversea’s …

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Royal Caribbean Says “Shalom, Israel” With Odyssey of the Seas Debut — New Innovative Ship to Launch With Cruises from Haifa, Israel

COURTESY Royal Caribbean International: MIAMI, March 1, 2021 – Israeli holidaymakers will set a new course for adventure this summer when Royal Caribbean International begins sailing from Israel for the first time in May. The global cruise line will offer Israelis a combination of 3- to 7-night escapes visiting the Greek Isles and Cyprus on board its highly anticipated, brand-new ship, Odyssey of the Seas. The new sailings will go on sale on Tuesday, March 9. The …

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Guided Tours in the Gorgeous United Sates of America for This Summer, Autumn & Beyond

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Guided travel is all about making your travel experience easy and stress-free. These vacations include all of your breakfasts, and at least half of your dinners. And your culinary experience is reflective of the cuisine in your region of travel. We have included iconic sightseeing venues for you, and by design allows ample free time for you to relax or pursue your own interests. And our professional guides are there to help make it easy throughout your …

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Senior Staff Officers Bring More Than 80 Years of Experience to Holland America Line’s New Ship, Rotterdam

Courtesy Holland America Line: SEATTLE (Feb. 9, 2021) – Holland America Line has a history that spans nearly 150 years, and with that comes a depth of talented crew who will be aboard Rotterdam when the ship is delivered in July. The cruise line has appointed Staff Captain Kevin Beirnaert, Hotel Director Wessel van Oorschot, Chief Engineer Peter Massolt, Staff Chief Engineer Wim Akkerman and Environmental Officer Michael Brown to lead Rotterdam’s shipboard teams. Holland America Line …

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PortMiami and Carnival Cruise Line Break Ground On Terminal F, Future Home Of Carnival Celebration

Carnival Celebration Set To Be The Newest Carnival Ship Based in South Florida, Powered by Liquefied Natural Gas, Featuring Roller Coaster and Other Innovations Courtesy Carmival Cruise Line: MIAMI, January 29, 2021 – Carnival Cruise Line and PortMiami today held a groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of the state-of-the-art Terminal F which will serve as the homeport of Carnival Celebration, the line’s next Excel-class ship. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Carnival President Christine Duffy, along with …

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People Helping People … Let’s Promote Small Businesses

In an uncertain time, we know one thing is true: We all have the power to help others. In this spirit, check out this page we’ve added to All Things Cruise: People Helping People. Thank you for visiting us and these small businesses at this time!    

Private Islands by Cruise Line ~ A Favorite Port for Cruisers

Here’s a rundown of the private island ports of call by cruise line: Costa Cruises – Costa Cruises guests visit Catalina Island, off the coast of the Dominican Republic. It features activities such as volleyball, beach Olympics, snorkeling, and massages on the beach. Cruise passengers can also rent jet skis, go for banana-boat rides, or relax on a long beach edged with palm trees. Music and barbecues complete an idyllic day and, for the tourist-minded, visitors can purchase …

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7 Best Reasons to Take an Inaugural Cruise

Champagne christenings, celebrity godmothers and a brand-new, sparkling ship. These are just a few of the reasons avid cruisers have added an inaugural cruise to their “must-do” list. Read on for more! Following are the 7 best reasons to take an inaugural cruise: Global Celebrations– When taking an inaugural cruise, you may find yourself rubbing elbows with celebrity guests. Christening ceremonies often feature a celebrity godmother- Queen Elizabeth II has been a godmother three times, and Broadway star Kristin …

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