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Princess revives tradition of allowing friends and family on board for a ‘Bon Voyage’

Twenty-seven years ago my husband and I boarded the Queen Elizabeth 2 in New York in January for the first leg of its world cruise. My brother happened to be in the city on business and he was able to come aboard the ship for a few hours to help us celebrate our “Bon Voyage.” It was fun and memorable and made the start of our honeymoon even happier. When the cruise lines stopped the practice of…

Silversea Offering Fantastic Rates for the Med

Regent Seven Seas has been my favorite ultra luxury line. This summer we are thinking of a Silversea Cruise to the Mediterranean with the low rates they are offering. . Two of their ports are very intriguing Itea, gateway to sacred Delphi, and tiny Formentera in the Balearic Islands, “the last Mediterranean paradise.”    I would love to take this cruise. May 21, the Silver Clouds rates begin at $3697 and that includes economy air and transfers.  Check…

Special pricing offered on summer exploration cruises to remote destinations

Hurtigruten has announced pricing specials on its Spring and Summer line-up of Exploration Cruises – cruises designed to take in some of the world’s most remote destinations. All offer savings of 25% on the price of suites aboard the world’s newest and most deluxe expedition ship, the MS Fram, and free air from New York’s JFK or Newark’s Liberty Int’l Airport, if booked by April 31, 2010. And to make it even more of a deal, Hurtigruten…

My thoughts on how the cruise line handled the murder of one of its passengers

The past ten days or so have been tumultuous as I have been writing about the murder of one of the passengers on the ship I was traveling on. It had to be reported, of course, but it did sidetrack me from writing about the cruise. So, I hope to wrap up that topic today and then write some more about the cruise itself. A suspect has been arrested in the murder and Star Clippers has decided…

Man arrested in the killing of cruise passenger Nina Nilssen

Police in Antigua have arrested a 24-year-old fisherman man as a suspect in the Jan. 19 killing of a cruise ship passenger visiting the island. The woman, Nina Elisabeth Nilssen of San Francisco, was sailing aboard the Royal Clipper as part of her sister’s wedding party. Her murder was first reported in this blog as I was on the same cruise. The Associated Press quotes police as saying Tishara Daniel, a native of Dominica who has been…

Star Clippers drops port calls to Antigua in the wake of last week’s murder

Star Clippers announced today that is dropping calls in Antigua in the wake of last week’s murder of one of its passengers on the island. The sailing ship line says it will substitute the Caribbean island of Nevis on upcoming itineraries of the 227-passenger Royal Clipper. The ship normally calls in Antigua every two weeks. “Star Clippers has called at Antigua for many years without incident, and with its long sailing and yacht history, the island has…

New tour operator offers small ships cruises in Latin America

My Exclusive Journeys, the new tour operator that prides itself on a very high level of customer service, is offering a variety of journeys featuring small ship cruises in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Peru, with pre/post extensions in various cities.  The ships, which range from seven to 64 cabins, also vary in accommodation and amenity levels. Some are small and casual, just right for a family charter, while others are larger and much more luxurious—one even…

Dreaming of spending the day on your own Private island

This is one of the most beautiful memories i have………..the day we spent on Holland America’s Private Island A recent visit to Half Moon Cay, Holland America’s private island in the Bahamas, illustrates the cruise travel industry’s ongoing effort to exceed the expectations of its guests. Air-conditioned, open-air beach cabanas are available just a few steps from warm, blue, pristine waters. Private butlers magically appear (for a small fee) from nowhere to fill one’s beverage glass; others…

An Irresistible Price for a Mediterranean Cruise on the NCL Epic

Norwegian Cruise Line’s most innovative ship to date will summer in the Mediterranean.   Don’t we all wish we could summer in the Mediterranean?   If you cannot take that little luxury in life, perhaps the next best thing to do is to try a Mediterranean cruise and now may be the time to book for 2011.   Norwegian Epic’s Mediterranean itinerary’s are from $699 per person. The ship will sail a seven-day Western Mediterranean itinerary from Barcelona, Spain from…

Wine enthusiasts can travel with an expert aboard Windstar Cruises’ Wind Surf, departing April 4 from Lisbon.

Wine enthusiasts can travel with an expert aboard Windstar Cruises’ Wind Surf, departing April 4 from Lisbon. As part of the line’s Signature Collection Host Series, Jay Schuppert, president of Cuvaison Estate Wines, will join the sailing, lecturing on the wine-making process and conducting wine tastings. The Lisbon to Barcelona itinerary includes ports in Tangier, Morocco; and Malaga, Alicante, Palma de Mallorca and Valencia, Spain. Cruise rates start at $2,399 per person, based on double occupancy. To…

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