Royal Caribbean Announces Bold European Lineup In 2022 – New Ships in Italy and Scandinavia, and New Itineraries from Spain Offer Fresh Adventures for Summer Vacations

Courtesy RCI: MIAMI, Dec. 3, 2020 – Royal Caribbean International will bring new ways to explore Europe in summer 2022 with a fresh mix of ships, new itineraries and destinations across the region – from Italy and Israel to the British Isles and the Arctic Circle. Guests can experience culture-rich adventures on board ships new to the Mediterranean and Northern Europe with Brilliance of the Seas sailing roundtrip from Venice, Italy and Voyager of the Seas launching …

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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! (Photo credit Dennis Cox)  

Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces Innovative, Private Charter Jet Service for Winter 2021/22 Antarctica Luxe-Adventure Expeditions

Direct-to-Ship Private Charter Jet Shortens Travel Time to Antarctic Expeditions Courtesy Atlas Ocean Voyages: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA., Nov. 30, 2020 – Designed for the curious and fun-seeking, well-traveled cruiser, Atlas Ocean Voyages announces a new innovation to Antarctic expeditions. The luxe-adventure expedition cruise brand is chartering a private wide-body jet to bring guests from the United States to Ushuaia, Argentina, where they will embark World Navigator, Atlas’ new expedition ship. Atlas’ private charter jet service shortens the …

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Happy Thanksgiving! Revisiting-Thanksgiving Bahamian cruise aboard Carnival Fantasy from Charleston, South Carolina

Story and photos by Jenny B (2017) I am a planner. There is not a trip I have been on in my adult life, especially once I became a parent, that I have not planned far in advance with detailed lists of activities and hotels and restaurants-I love a good spreadsheet. So in October when I saw a fantastic deal on a Thanksgiving cruise leaving in about a month from a port that is an easy one …

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Small Intimate Voyages – What is Your Preferred Type, Expedition, Explorer or Yacht?

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 megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens. Knowing the differences is key to planning your best cruise vacation. CruiseCompete …

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Seabourn Offers More Details on “The Club and Sky Bar” for the Line’s New Expedition Vessels, With Special Design Touches Inspired by Adventure

Courtesy of Seabourn: SEATTLE, November 19, 2020 – Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, is revealing details about The Club, an idyllic setting for guests to mix and mingle, eat and drink, and tap their toes to good music in some of the most remote corners of the globe. The Club is being designed by hospitality design icon Adam D. Tihany for Seabourn’s two new ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition vessels, which will make its debut with the launch …

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CruiseCompete has launched a “Photo Ambassador” program

You are invited to submit your cruise photos and destination photos to “Celebrate Cruise Travel” on CruiseCompete’s travel blog. You can submit your favorite photo memories here before November 30, 2020 The winner will receive a $250 CruiseCompete gift card towards a future cruise booked with a CruiseCompete member agency. Submit your gorgeous travel photos and good luck!

Celebrity Cruises Unveils New Luxury Brand Approach: ‘Always Included’

New Simplified Pricing with Amenities Included Begins Nov. 17 Courtesy Celebrity Cruises: MIAMI – Nov. 10, 2020 – Vacations should be effortless from the start. That’s why Celebrity Cruises has announced a new approach to cruising called ‘Always Included,’ putting an end to confusing promotions, complicated add-ons and limited time offers. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 17, every Celebrity Cruises vacation will include Wi-Fi, drinks and tips, simplifying the luxury vacation experience. “Everything we do at Celebrity is driven …

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Seabourn Sees Strong Booking Volume for “2022 World Cruise: Extraordinary Horizons”

Courtesy Seabourn: SEATTLE, November 5, 2020 – Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, has experienced strong booking volume for its “2022 World Cruise: Extraordinary Horizons” since opening, demonstrating the underlying desire by luxury travelers to book a long vacation experience during a time where travel opportunities have been limited. The voyage to top all voyages is already more than 50 percent sold on segments through the halfway point in Shanghai. Additionally, there is limited space remaining for …

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“Cruising the World,” Official Photographer’s Lovely Book, Makes A Great Holiday Gift!

To make his book “Cruising the World” more affordable for holiday gift giving, Dennis Cox is offering All Things Cruise subscribers a 25% discount and free shipping (in U.S.) for a limited time only. Use code SAVE25 when purchasing one or more of the coffee table books at DennisCox.com. Cruisers and prospective cruisers alike will enjoy the insights and plentiful cruise ideas beautifully illustrated by our official photographer as cruising gets back on track in the new year. All Things …

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