Quark Expeditions~Innovative Hiking and Trekking Opportunities in the Polar Regions

COURTESY QUARK EXPEDITIONS: Seattle, WA, June 23, 2022 – Quark Expeditions, the global Leader in Polar Adventures, has introduced new hiking and trekking options for guests traveling on Ultramarine. Modern-day explorers will have the opportunity to walk alongside polar experts for a truly innovative and immersive experience.??“Setting foot where few humans have ever walked is part of the magic of exploring the Arctic and Antarctic,” said Alex McNeil, Director of Expedition Experience and Innovation for Quark Expeditions, …

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Seabourn Hosts Intimate Evening With Singer Sarah Brightman

COURTESY Seabourn: London, June 14, 2022 – Seabourn is delighted to announce that Sarah Brightman, the world’s best-selling Soprano and Godmother of Seabourn Encore, will be reuniting with her ship for an “Intimate Evening of Music and Conversation” during Seabourn Encore’s seven-day Aegean & Turkish Treasures itinerary, sailing roundtrip from Athens August 14-21, 2022. Brightman will entertain one performance in the ship’s Grand Salon, followed by an intimate conversation about her singing, theatrical career and musical accomplishments. …

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Regent Seven Seas Mariner 150-Night 2025 World Cruise~Invitation To Pre-Book~For Our Treasured Guests

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled its longest ever world cruise, sailing January 7, 2025, onboard the Seven Seas Mariner. Regent’s 2025 world cruise – Away in Wonder – embarks from Miami, Florida and sails to San Francisco, California and, heading to South America, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand, Asia and Alaska. Guests will sail three oceans for 150 nights, visiting 97 ports of call in 25 countries on five continents and will cover 36,295 …

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7-Plus Ways to Enjoy a Cruise Port, Especially Visiting for First Time

If left on my own, exploring ports would probably end up as an experience called “Pubs of the World.”  When the ship docks in port, you might be stepping into a place you have never seen before and might never see again. You might be returning to a port you have visited a dozen times. How should you approach each experience? The Port You are Visiting for the First Time Approach this opportunity from the following point …

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St. Kitts Looks Forward to Increasing Cruise Ships Visits

MIAMI BEACH_The message you hear coming from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts is loud and clear: “We are open.” Here at Seatrade Cruise Global, Carlene Henry-Morton, from the Ministry of Tourism, and Melnecia Marshall, from the St. Kitts Tourism Authority, talked about how cruise travel is making a strong comeback following the pandemic. They noted that before the pandemic started, St Kitts (officially known as St. Christopher Island — St. Kitts and neighboring Nevis are one country), …

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Celebrity Beyond Sets Sail and, Yes, It Really is Beyond…

If you think you’ve seen it all, just wait till you see Beyond. When Celebrity’s newest ship, Celebrity Beyond, set sail for its maiden voyage from Southampton the last week of April, it attracted Celebrity’s most loyal following. But its past passengers had never seen anything like Beyond. The largest ship the “Modern Luxury” cruise line has ever launched, Beyond may look like its sisters, Celebrity Edge and Celebrity Apex. But the resemblance stops at its striking …

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Silversea’s 10th Ship, Silver Dawn, Launches in Spectacular Fashion in Lisbon

A One-Week Shakedown Cruise Introduces the Travel World to Silversea’s 10th Ship Silver Dawn spent the week of March 25, 2022, entertaining both Travel Agents and Travel Press with a cruise up and down the coast of Portugal. Travelers included no fewer than 25 Australians and 4 New Zealanders who made the 30 hour trek to Lisbon to preview this beautiful new ship. Silver Dawn is the final addition to a trio of sister ships. She joins …

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Sailing Aboard SeaDream Yacht Club’s Renovated SeaDream 2

What I’ve Always Loved…Only Better! I wake to a gentle breeze and see a palette of orange, pink and gold spread across the sky. Beneath the flutter of the whisper-soft comforter that embraces me, I stretch, lift my head from the pillow and survey the endless emerald sea before me. I am clad in a pair of navy and white pajamas, personalized with my first name, that I discovered neatly folded on the bed in my suite …

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MSC CRUISES TO PROVIDE ENRICHED CRUISE EXPERIENCE WITH NEW ‘STAY & CRUISE’ PACKAGES

Guests can extend their cruise experience with up to two days’ 4-star accommodation and other attractive features in either Venice or Athens for East Med summer sailings Five ships to offer new program this summer 2022 Miami and Orlando to be added in late summer 2022 with New York set to follow in summer 2023 COURTESY MSC Cruises: Geneva, Switzerland—April 4, 2022—MSC Cruises will introduce new “Stay & Cruise” packages this summer to provide guests with the …

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CDC Drops Cruise Travel Health Notice

COURTESY CRUISE INDUSTRY NEWS: March 30, 2022 – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has dropped its cruise health travel notice on Wednesday after two years of essentially telling Americans not to take a cruise. Dropping the notice is key for the industry as the CDC is no longer warning the industry’s largest source market (United States) not to cruise. The CDC has previously been lowering its cruise ship travel warning, going from Level …

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