Master of Wine, Keith Isaac, Creates Enviable Wine List for Scenic Eclipse

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  Boston & Vancouver, October 2019 – In keeping with its ultra-luxury positioning, Scenic commissioned the services of renowned Master of Wines, Keith Isaac, to create a wine list representing the finest wines from around the world for the world’s first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse. This selection of 80 different wines, like nearly everything else having to do with a Scenic cruise, are included in the fares. “Fine dining and quality wines are an integral part of …

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Dame Helen Mirren Christens Scenic Eclipse in New York City

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  Boston & Vancouver, Sept. 2019 – Heralding a new and exceptional era in ocean cruising, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours celebrated the official christening of Scenic Eclipse – the World’s First Discovery Yacht on Sept. 10. Having set sail on her maiden voyage from Reykjavík Iceland, Scenic Eclipse arrived at Pier 88, Manhattan Cruise Terminal, set against the world-famous backdrop of New York City. Scenic Eclipse Godmother Dame Helen Mirren was joined by her husband, Academy …

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Pier 88, New York City

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  There is nothing in the cruising world quite so exciting as the christening of a brand new boat. The christening ceremony of the Scenic Eclipse was especially highly anticipated – not just because the ship is revolutionary and ultra-luxurious. Not just because it has two helicopters and a submarine. Not just because it is drop dead gorgeous. Those are all true and compelling reasons for excitement. But the reason we are all a bit giddy is …

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Scenic Eclipse Sets Sail on its Inaugural Voyage

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  Boston & Vancouver, August 2019 – Scenic Eclipse set sail today with it first guests on its inaugural voyage, a 13-day discovery itinerary from Reykjavik to Quebec. The world’s newest ship then heads off to NYC for its Sept 10 christening by Godmother Dame Helen Mirren. And presenting to the world for the very first time are images of its luxurious interiors, showcasing some of the reasons this vessel sets a new standard in exploration and …

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Scenic Takes Delivery of Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yacht

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  Boston & Vancouver, August 6, 2019 – Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has today confirmed it took delivery of Scenic Eclipse on July 26 from the Uljanik Shipyard. Scenic Eclipse departed the shipyard at 8:00PM on Saturday, July 27, on its journey to Valetta, Malta for registration. From there, she will make a number of short stops before arriving in Reykjavik, Iceland, where she will commence operations of her first scheduled cruise. The inaugural voyage is …

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Dame Helen Mirren Announced as Godmother of Scenic Eclipse

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  Boston & Vancouver, July 2019 — Scenic is honored to announce the appointment of Academy Award winner Helen Mirren as the Godmother for the world’s first Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse. The maiden voyage of this ultra-luxury vessel is scheduled for August 15, 2019, departing Reykjavik Iceland on a 13-day discovery sailing, ending in Quebec on August 27. “Scenic Eclipse is a unique ship that requires an equally unique person to act in this role,” said Glen …

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Scenic Announces Two New Itineraries on the World’s First Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse

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  Boston, July 2019 – Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has unveiled two new itineraries for its newest ship, the ultra-luxury Scenic Eclipse. “Taste of the Caribbean” is a 13-day exploration (October 8 to 20, 2019) of one of the world’s most cruise-visited regions – but with a unique focus on some lesser visited ports. The 11-day “Colombia & Panama,” departing Miami on Oct. 20, 2019, combines some of the region’s major ports with off-the-beaten-path opportunities. Stops …

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Scenic Eclipse Surpasses Expectations During Sea Trials

  Boston & Vancouver, June 2019 — Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has today announced that Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first Discovery Yacht, continues to move closer to her official launch on August 15, 2019 with the successful completion of extensive sea trials. “It was a real pleasure to take Scenic Eclipse out to sea for the first time,” stated Captain James Griffiths, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours. “Sea trials are a critical milestone in the construction …

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Scenic Unveils 2020 European River Cruise Brochure

  Boston, June 2019 – Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours’ new 2020 European River Cruise brochure is now available to travel agents and consumers online or in hardcopy form by mail. The brochure details the company’s more than two dozen cruise itineraries as well as the host of amenities and special experiences awaiting its guests. Whether it is the 15-day Jewels of Europe, sailing between Amsterdam and Budapest, the new 12-day Spectacular South of France, that focuses …

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Scenic’s Redesigned Space-Ship on Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers Offer Guests More

  Boston & Vancouver, May 2019 – Scenic continues its tradition of keeping its Space-Ships up to date with its recent redesign of eight of their European Space Ships, now sailing on the Rhine, Main and Danube Rivers. The company’s two France-based Space-Ships were similarly redesigned for the 2017 season. Highlights from the rebuilds that took place this past winter include reducing the number of cabins/guest to 80/159 (Scenic Ruby and Pearl) and 82/163 (Scenic Jasper, Opal, …

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