Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. brands all receive approval to sail to Cuba

Image of Norwegian Sky courtesy of Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. today announced that it has received approval from the government of the Republic of Cuba to operate cruises to Cuba, beginning March 2017. All three of the company’s brands: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, will offer U.S. travelers the opportunity to visit the culturally and historically rich country on select sailings starting next year. The voyages will provide …

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Sailing the Seven Seas on Regent’s Explorer, world’s most luxurious cruise ship (probably)

Like beauty, luxury is in the eyes of the beholder. So, it is accurate to call a week’s voyage on a budget-friendly cruise ship a luxury. Few vacation experiences are as affordable for a family whose luxury is measured by having a steward clean their cabin daily, eating as much restaurant food as they want, sunbathing on the water and at foreign port stops, and choosing from a wide range of entertainments that will keep everyone in …

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Cruising on new Seven Seas Explorer

With pomp and plenty of elegant adjectives, the 750-passenger luxury cruise ship, Seven Seas Explorer, officially joined the Regent fleet this week in an impressive and regal naming ceremony in posh Monaco. The ship’s maiden voyage is July 20 from Monte Carlo. No one could have asked for a better evening to focus on a stunning new ship. Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco attended, and the Princess, who is godmother of the ship, cut a …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces $125 million fleet-wide renovation

The title of “world’s most luxurious cruise ship” may need to be updated to “ships” as Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today plans for an extensive, $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment program.  Beginning with Seven Seas Navigator this spring, the public spaces and suites to be refurbished will feature the same elegant style and indisputable attention to detail famously featured on Seven Seas Explorer, providing guests with a consistent look-and-feel, no matter which Regent Seven Seas Cruises ship …

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Living a dream-like suite life on a cruise ship

A growing demand for bigger, grander suites Big, fancy, expensive suites, with butlers, are among the fastest growing accoutrements on cruise ships. Their size and number seem to increase with each new ship. The top suites, which can cost $1,000 a day per person, or more, tend to be among the first accommodations sold out (along with the least expensive cabins to people on a tighter budget), an indication that an increasing number of well-heeled couples and …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils 2016-17 winter collection of itineraries

The world’s most all-inclusive luxury cruise line just got more inclusive by offering free unlimited WiFi on all Regent Seven Seas Cruises voyages, beginning with the 2016-17 Winter Collection of itineraries released today.  The complimentary unlimited WiFi is available to all suite categories and provides internet access from any location on the ship via laptop, tablet or smartphone. Along with the complimentary WiFi, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is offering even more inclusive elements for its Winter Collection …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises announces world cruise-Seven Seas Navigator to sail four-month voyage around the globe in 2017

After a six-year hiatus, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is pleased to once again offer guests a chance to explore the world in luxury with an exciting 128-night World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Navigator.  This incredible around-the-world voyage departs Jan. 5, 2017 from Miami and provides guests with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore the globe with Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ signature comfort, style and all-inclusive luxury.  As Seven Seas Navigator circumnavigates the globe, guests will have the opportunity …

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Lavish new Canyon Ranch SpaClub unveiled for Seven Seas Explorer

A lavishly appointed spa devoted to relaxation and personal enrichment awaits guests sailing aboard the newest Regent Seven Seas Cruises ship, Seven Seas Explorer.  Situated on deck five, the soothing, state-of-the-art Canyon Ranch SpaClub will rival the finest land-based spas and exude luxury befitting Seven Seas Explorer, the most luxurious ship ever built.  Debuting at Canyon Ranch SpaClub will be a selection of ultra-luxurious treatments developed by Canyon Ranch in partnership with lifestyle and beauty experts, Red …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises to introduce brand’s first culinary instruction center; new lounge for Seven Seas Explorer

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is adding two new exclusive venues to the world’s most luxurious cruise ship, Seven Seas Explorer.  The luxury line announced today that Seven Seas Explorer will feature the brand’s first culinary instruction center called the Culinary Arts Kitchen, and will debut a new social venue named the Meridian Lounge. Elevating cuisine to an art form, the Culinary Arts Kitchen will provide guests with all the ingredients to expand their culinary skills in a …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises explores new destinations, welcomes new ship with 2016 summer and fall itineraries

Today, Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveiled its 2016 summer and fall collection, featuring more than 60 destination-rich itineraries, three Grand Voyages and 11 new ports not previously visited by the luxury line.  Seven Seas Explorer, the most luxurious ship ever built, will set sail on its maiden voyage and inaugural season as part of the summer 2016 schedule.  The line’s four all-suite luxury ships will chart diverse courses, offering unforgettable travel experiences while exploring coveted destinations across …

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