Seabourn Continues to Elevate its Award-Winning Culinary & Guest Experience, Welcoming New Champagne Partner Montaudon

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  SEATTLE, July 17, 2019 – Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, continues to raise the bar high on the art of fine food and beverage service at sea with the introductions of new brand partners this year, including the brand’s legacy of well-known Champagne service with Montaudon Brut across the entire fleet. The new Montaudon Brut will be available across all Seabourn ships by the end of this summer season. “Our clientele is extremely well-traveled, …

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PONANT Announces Partnership with the Musée du Louvre to Launch Two New Cultural Cruises in 2020

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  July 16, 2019 – PONANT announces a new partnership with the Musée du Louvre to offer two exceptional new cruises in 2020 on the themes of discovery and transmission. Through itineraries carefully designed by PONANT and onboard programming with curators and department directors from the Louvre, guests will discover the ancient lands that have inspired the museum’s collections. The two sailings through the Adriatic and the Persian Gulf will depart in August and November 2020, respectively. …

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PONANT and INTERPOL Partner to Enhance Maritime Security

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  July 15, 2019 – INTERPOL is expanding its I-Checkit program in partnership with PONANT cruise line as part of efforts to further strengthen security for the global cruise industry. The phased roll-out of the I-Checkit passenger screening system across PONANT’s cruise operations began July 1, 2019, following the successful completion of a three-month pilot phase that concluded in March. The integration of I-Checkit into PONANT’s global passenger check-in process will enable INTERPOL to undertake the secure …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises Reveals 65 Unique Excursions Exclusive to Seven Seas Splendor

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  MIAMI (Jun. 18, 2019) – Demonstrating its commitment to offer luxury travelers an unrivaled experience, Regent Seven Seas Cruises® today revealed 65 new Mediterranean and Northern Europe shore excursions curated with local tour operators debuting exclusively for guests sailing on the inaugural 2020 season of Seven Seas SplendorTM. The excursions will expand to all Regent ships sailing Europe starting in 2021. Soar in a helicopter over the gorgeous countryside outside Monaco en route to an unforgettable …

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Explore the Remote North In-Depth and In-Style with Abercrombie & Kent Luxury Expedition Cruising New for 2020: Adventure Cruise to Iceland & Greenland; Plus an Epic Grand Arctic Voyage

    DOWNERS GROVE, IL – June 3, 2019… More than polar bears, midnight sun and Viking culture, the Arctic offers a remarkable history of exploration and survival, Inuit traditions and natural phenomena. Abercrombie & Kent’s Luxury Expedition CruisesSM highlight the region’s varied offerings, including ­­– new for 2020 – Ultimate Iceland & Greenland Cruise and a sweeping 48-day Grand Arctic Voyage that combines all of A&K’s Arctic offerings into one epic adventure that spans five Arctic …

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Spas At Sea- A Breakdown of Offerings

Imagine 25,000 square feet of seafaring space, all dedicated to relaxation and indulgence.  The new generation of opulent ship spas promote their services with features such as floor to ceiling windows, cushy dedicated waiting rooms, and customized products.  They incorporate aspects of Feng Shui, exotic cultural elements, and customized signature treatments. Interested in booking a spa session on your next cruise?  Here’s some great information these amazing facilities by cruise line:   Cruise Line:  AIDA Cruises Ships …

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Queen Mary 2 Travel Diary- Moments Of Sophistication and History

Cunard never disappoints; their ships are unfailingly beautiful, luxurious and complete with amenities, yet they capture a glamour of days gone by.  I have been lucky enough to sail on this line several times, and am posting a travel diary I wrote during one of my voyages- a six-day sailing on the QM2.  I hope you enjoy my notes of a ship with the flair of a bygone era.- Heidi Wednesday – A Stroll in Olde Londontowne …

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The AllThingsCruise Travel Store

Over the years, I’ve had many opportunities to travel the world.  I’ve seen exotic locations, sampled some of the best cuisine to be found, and shopped in fabulous world markets. One thing I’ve always enjoyed during my various cruises is purchasing gifts for loved ones, both on the ship and onshore.  Several years ago, I was in a cruise line gift shop and spied some jewelry that I absolutely loved.  I should have purchased it right then …

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It’s Cyber Monday! Here’s what the cruise lines are offering!

Now is the time to do your travel planning!  There are some great deals to be had this Cyber Monday!   Contemporary Cruise Line Deals MSC Cruises: For a limited time MSC Cruises is offering new Super Diva Deals.  Book by December 31, 2014 and receive balcony stateroom at oceanview rates on select sailings, plus kids under 11 sail free! For details click here. Upscale Contemporary Cruise Line Deals Norwegian Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line is offering …

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Celebrity Cruises Acquires White Truffles for Their Guests

  Celebrity Cruises Executive Chef John Suley recently participated in The World White Truffle Auction, a highly exclusive culinary event. Held at the 14th-century Castle of Grinzane Cavour, this auction offered the very rare white truffles, which are known as “the diamond of the kitchen”. Suley was victorious with his bid to purchase the truffles, considered one of the world’s finest delicacies, and will use the highly sought-after truffles to create an exclusive dining experience onboard Celebrity Equinox during …

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