Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony ~Invitation To Pre-Book ~For Our Treasured Guests

Yesterday, the new Crystal – “Crystal – Exceptional at Sea” – announced their official 2023 and 2024 voyages, provided details of the refurbished ships, and are offering guests holding “Open Deposits” exclusive access to an early booking window. Others will be able to reserve when they are open to the public later in February. Crystal has also announced its 2023 and 2024 voyages aboard the newly refurbished Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony, reimagined with larger updated suites that …

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An Extraordinary Offer ~Swan Hellenic

See sailings here Swan Hellenic Cruises ( … offering cruises to some of the world’s most remote and culturally significant locations. CruiseCompete travel advisors can assist with deals, details and sailings. CruiseCompete also offers shore excursions and cruisetours! We reserve the right to correct any errors or omissions. Thank you.


Leading up to the naming ceremony for MSC Seascape in New York iconic actress Sophia Loren shares her favorite destinations for immersive experiences and unique culture MSC Cruises offers guests the opportunity to explore Sophia Loren’s top destinations with itineraries that sail around the world COURTESY MSC Cruises: Geneva, Switzerland – October 20, 2022 – The iconic actress Sophia Loren is the celebrated godmother for the MSC Cruises fleet in a relationship that spans nearly 20 years …

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Set Sail Soon on a Four Seasons Luxury Cruise …

Four Seasons to launch luxury cruise division in 2025 According to Travel Weekly and other publications, luxury hotel chain Four Seasons is launching a cruise division that it says will bring its “legendary service to the seas.” Four Seasons Yachts will be led by cruise industry veteran Larry Pimentel, former chief of Azamara, Cunard, Seabourn and SeaDream Yacht Club.The new business extension is a partnership between luxury shipping experts Marc-Henry Cruise Holdings and Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri, with …

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Polaris Debuts as Viking’s Second Expedition Ship

COURTESY Cruise Industry News: Sept. 29, 2022 – The new Viking Polaris is entering service today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As Viking’s second expedition ship, the 378-guest vessel is kicking off a repositioning cruise ahead of its inaugural season in Antarctica. Sailing all the way to South America, the 25-day voyage includes visits to what Viking calls remote Atlantic Islands located in five different countries, such as Portugal and Cape Verde. Upon arriving in Argentina on Oct. …

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SeaDream’s Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience~Would you like to see what a $10 million investment looks like?

SeaDream is committed to delivering the ultimate luxury travel experience. Recently SeaDream invested more than $10 million modernizing its yachts with accommodations and amenities designed to meet discerning charter clients’ expectations of the ideal yachting voyage. Would you like to see what a $10 million investment looks like? About SeaDream / SeaDream Yacht Club SeaDream Yacht Club?launched with twin mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II, and has achieved the industry’s highest accolades. “It’s Yachting, Not Cruising” defines …

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Gorgeous All-Inclusive Resorts in the United States

A vacation at an all-inclusive resort is a great way to relax and recharge. There are several fantastic options spread across the United States. So whether you’re searching for sun & sand or snow & mountains…or a chance to relax at a luxurious spa, you can find one that will fit your needs. Read on to find out details about: Bungalows Key Largo in Key Largo, Florida Sandpiper Bay: Port St. Lucie, Florida Miraval Arizona Resort & …

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Sad News for Crystal Cruises and Everyone

We are incredibly saddened to hear the news of Crystal Cruises ceasing operations. They have had a long-standing luxury presence in the cruise community and their absence will be felt by many of us.   For travelers whose plans are impacted, Scenic is offering Crystal guests up to $750 per person off a Scenic river cruise or up to $1,000 per person off an ocean cruise. Scenic is also offering a reduced deposit of $250 per person on river cruises. …

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The Future of Fine Dining at Sea – Holland America

The Future of Fine Dining at Sea How do you put food on the table when guests expect to be given the best for free?  On a recent Holland America Cruise I had the opportunity to talk with Frits Ven Der Werff, Vice President for Hotel and Food & Beverage at Holland American Line   Here are some observations of my own and the practical approach Holland America is taking. Travel Back With Me…. These are my thoughts:  …

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