First Anniversary Of Scenic Eclipse

This weekend is a truly special moment for Scenic, celebrating the first anniversary of The World’s First Discovery Yacht™, Scenic Eclipse. Just 12 months ago Scenic was preparing to set sail on Eclipse’s maiden voyage from Reykjavik, Iceland. From the world’s most northernmost capital – right down to the southernmost depths of the Antarctic Circle via Canada, USA, the Caribbean and South America, the experiences that followed have been nothing short of extraordinary. In a season of …

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Scenic Eclipse Sets New Benchmark in Luxury Expedition Ocean Cruising

Imagine that you had the opportunity to sail the oceans on one of the world’s newest 6-star luxury yachts, with destinations like Europe, Antarctica, the Mediterranean and the Scandinavian fjords as your playgrounds. Here is the good news: Scenic Eclipse is the vessel for you, offering unforgettable excursions to places previously inaccessible to the ordinary traveler. Scenic Eclipse has set a new benchmark in luxury expedition ocean cruising suites with 114 luxurious suites across five decks, a …

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A Culinary Journey Onboard Scenic Eclipse

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Boston & Vancouver, October 2019 – As Executive Chef for Scenic Eclipse, Tom Goetter has set himself the challenge to reinvent dining on the high seas, and that means ensuring his guests enjoy an ever-changing selection of flavors throughout their cruise. “We have a total of 2,500 recipes across our eight restaurants,” Goetter says. “You would need to be on board for one and a half months to eat every dish.” Dining on board Scenic Eclipse is …

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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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