First Steel Cut for Seabourn’s Second New Ultra-Luxury Purpose-Built Expedition Ship, Due For Delivery in 2022

Courtesy Seabourn: SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2020 – Seabourn, the ultra-luxury resort at sea, is celebrating a special milestone in its future growth with the commemorative cutting of the steel for the brand’s second ultra-luxury purpose-built expedition ship. T. Mariotti Managing Director Marco Ghiglione presided over the ceremony in San Giorgo di Nogare, Italy with Seabourn President Josh Leibowitz joining virtually. “With two brand new ultra-luxury expedition ships now under construction, we are setting a new standard of …

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CDC call for comments about cruise travel resuming

A quick reminder about the CDC call for comments about cruise travel resuming. Just one week left … comments need to be in by Sept. 21, 2020. How To Submit Comments: https://beta.regulations.gov/document/CDC-2020-0087-0001/comment This is our chance to be heard. Anyone interested in sharing their comments can submit them to Regulations.gov via the following: Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: Maritime Unit, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS V18-2, Atlanta, …

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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: Red Mountain Resort in St. George, Utah Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan Twin Farms in Barnard, …

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Survey Data Reveals New Post-Covid Cruise Trends

CruiseCompete Mined Its Wealth of Data of Shifting Attitudes of Cruise Trends Courtesy CruiseCompete: DETROIT (Aug.18, 2020) – A survey by CruiseCompete.com, the web’s only competitive-quote cruise marketplace, has uncovered some interesting insights about new attitudes among travelers. The fact that well-traveled consumers are so ready to start cruising speaks volumes for the health of the industry. When asked if COVID-19 has changed how they will choose their next cruise, 58.7% report that they will compare the onboard policies of cruise …

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Successful Recent Voyage on MSC Cruises Aboard the MSC Grandiosa

MSC Grandiosa on 8/17/2020 became the first ship from the MSC Cruises’ fleet to welcome guests back and the first ship to implement the Company’s health and safety protocol. MSC Cruises’ flagship departed Genoa, Italy, for its first 7-night cruise in the West Mediterranean and MSC Cruises’ own and comprehensive health and safety protocol was implemented for all guests and crew. The first guests began embarking MSC Cruises’ flagship in the port of Genoa, Italy, arriving at the …

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Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 Transatlantic Voyage: The Experience of a Lifetime

Traveling on an ocean liner is the epitome of the luxury cruise travel experience. I have been fortunate enough to enjoy several transatlantic voyages on lovely Cunard Line, and am looking forward to the next one. Please enjoy reading about our voyage aboard the Queen Mary 2. If you would to find out more about Transoceanic cruises, please visit: https://www.cruisecompete.com/specials/regions/transoceanic/1 Warmest regards, Heidi Pre-Sailing: A Stroll in Olde Londontowne We departed for London on British Airways (try …

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9 Reasons To Consider A Wedding at Sea

If you’re planning a wedding, it can be hard to know where to begin! Luckily, the cruise lines have a simple answer, and have designed a multitude of wedding packages that incorporate all these things, and much more. So let go of the stress of endless planning, and enjoy your wedding day to the fullest! Following are 9 Reasons To Consider A Wedding at Sea: The Setting -Soooo Romantic. Picture being surrounded by the open sea with the …

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The 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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More Men are Booking Cruises as a “Guy’s Trip”

Take a look at today’s cruise ships, and you’ll see that they offer a huge range of activities suitable for every cruiser- with a special effort to cater to men’s interests. Sports, adrenaline and adventure options abound, making a cruise vacation the perfect couples or family vacation option- and more and more groups of men are booking a cruise as a “guy’s trip”. Here are the top things men love at sea: 1.) Fantastic Food “24/7” – Casual …

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Haute Couture on the High Seas- Guidelines and Tips For Packing For Your Next Cruise Vacation

On the glamorous ocean liners of days past, long gowns and tuxedos used to be de rigeur for dinner. While some passengers – especially on luxury liners – still opt to get all “decked out”, the rules have become significantly more relaxed, and many of the old guidelines have fallen by the wayside. With things constantly changing in the world of cruise “fashion”, it’s often hard to determine what to pack for a cruise. What’s appropriate can vary by …

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