Overall Review: Cunard Queen Anne Naming Ceremony Voyage ~So very much to like!

Cunard’s newest ship, Queen Anne could be Cunard’s best ship yet. Lots of thought went into the design because it is a balancing act between preserving the traditional and appearing to future generations. There is very much to like about Cunard’s newest ship, Queen Anne.  Overall Score: 96/100 There will be many articles written about Queen Anne, Cunard’s first new ship in 14 years – 4th  in the fleet and 249th in the company’s history. How does it measure …

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Holland America Line’s Eurodam Featured on Bravo’s ‘Top Chef’ Airing June 12

Holland America Line’s Fresh Fish Ambassador, Chef Morimoto, makes a surprise appearance and prepares a meal for the “cheftestants” SEATTLE (June 6, 2024) — Holland America Line’s Global Fresh Fish Program will be in the spotlight next week as the Emmy-, James Beard-, and Critics’ Choice Award-winning Bravo series, “Top Chef” airs from on board Eurodam in the Caribbean. The episode, scheduled to broadcast Wednesday, June 12 on Bravo, will feature a special appearance by Holland America Line’s Fresh Fish …

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The Most Awaited Launch in Cruising … Villa Vie Residences “Odyssey” will now set sail from Belfast June 15th

Just last week, All Things Cruise announced the departure date for Villa Vie Residences first ship, Odyssey. Now the launch has been pushed back to June 15th.  This delay is due to a technical issue:  The rudder stocks need replacing. These are essential to helping the ship steer and without them, the ship wouldn’t be able to turn properly.  The delay, however essential, has passengers scrambling. Enter the hero of this story: Mikael Petterson Swedish-Born Mikael “Mike” …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises® and Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® Team Unveil New & Exclusive Spotlight Voyage ~Former Formula 1® Driver Pedro de la Rosa to Host Unique Sailing Experience

Spectacular Multi-Day Shoreside Experiences Created Exclusively for Spotlight Voyage Former Formula 1® Driver Pedro de la Rosa to Host Unique Sailing Experience, Immersing Luxury Travelers into the Worlds of Ultra Luxury Cruising and High-performance Grand Prix Racing Replica Aston Martin Aramco Race Car to be placed onboard with an Aston Martin Driving Simulator COURTESY Regent Seven Seas Cruises: NEW YORK, May 21, 2024 – Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the world’s leading ultra luxury cruise line, and the iconic Aston Martin Aramco Formula One® …

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Riviera River Cruises Adds New Croatia, Montenegro Yacht Cruise and Tour

COURTESY RIVIERA RIVER CRUISES: May 22, 2024 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Riviera River Cruises is adding a fourth new yacht cruise and tour itinerary in the Adriatic Sea for 2025 after announcing three others earlier this year. The newest itinerary combines a yacht cruise with onboard accommodations and a land extension with hotel accommodations in Croatia and Montenegro. Visit medieval cities, enchanting old towns, picturesque bays and a golden beach, with time for swim stops along the …

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Deepak Chopra Aboard SH Diana in New York as Swan Hellenic Announces 2 New “Explore & Restore” Cruises in Brazil

COURTESY Swan Hellenic: NYC, USA, 16 May 2024 – Swan Hellenic and Chopra respond to accelerating demand and sold-out cruises by launching two new exclusive “Explore & Restore” voyages set to sail the coast of Brazil. Last year, Swan Hellenic took the cruise and well-being world by surprise with the announcement of its transformative “Explore & Restore” voyages in partnership with Chopra, the wellness lifestyle vertical founded by Deepak Chopra. In response to this enthusiastic reception, Swan Hellenic …

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About Cunard’s Queen Anne

Queen Anne Guests 2,996 Crew 1,225 Length 1,058ft Queen Anne’s breathtaking interiors take inspiration from Cunard’s past to define a striking new design direction for its future. Come on board to discover a ship that is modern, yet timeless. A ship that offers both exciting, novel experiences, as well as Cunard’s much-loved signature venues. On a Queen Anne voyage feel inspired by the blend of classic and contemporary. Enjoy the freedom to do as little or as …

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Princess Cruises Sending 5 Ships to Europe in 2026 for Its Biggest Ever European Season

The five ships, highlighted by the new 2024-built Sun Princess, will offer what the company said is a record 222 cruises. Running March through November 2026, the European season features 59 unique itineraries, visiting 101 destinations across 29 countries, ranging from five to 42 nights. Highlights of the upcoming season include an opportunity to experience the 2026 total solar eclipse; sail on the newest Princess ship – Sun Princess; the return of roundtrip cruises from Copenhagen and …

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10 Tips on How to Explore a Major Cruise Port City

What would you do if you arrived in a place and knew you might never get back there again? This should be the logic every cruise, vacation flier or business travelers should adopt when visiting a foreign city for the first time. Your approach should be structured, not thought up on the fly. Think about it: Airlines tend to fly into world business centers. New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and Frankfurt are a few examples. Cruise …

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