Windstar Cruises Announces ‘Wave Season’ Offer on Small Ship Cruises Around the Globe

It’s that time of year again – wave season. And small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has an offer that makes cruising on its boutique ships carrying fewer than 350 passengers even more enticing. Windstar’s “Pick Your Perk” savings for wave season, beginning January 7, includes a choice of the following: $1,000 of onboard spending (for things like shore excursions or spa treatments) Up to $300 airfare credit Unlimited WiFi (up to $70/day) Guests booking a Premium …

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UnCruise Adventures offers savings on 2020 sailings in Alaska, Mexico, Hawaii, Latin America

Travelers planning an adventure in the new year have two months to save on adventure cruises with UnCruise Adventures. The line is offering up to $1,000 per couple in adventure savings in Alaska, Mexico, Costa Rica & Panama, Belize & Guatemala, Colombia & Panama and Hawaii. A suite deal offers groups a savings on larger suites. Ships carrying 22-86 guests sail adventure cruises with a focus on nature and wildlife. Adventure activities are included in every UnCruise—kayaking, …

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Hurtigruten to Triple Number of Berths on its 2016-2017 Antarctica Sailings

Hurtigruten, a world leader in sustainable explorer travel, is moving the MS Midnatsol to Antarctica for the 2016/2017 season, more than tripling the company’s guest capacity for sailings in this important polar region. The MS Midnatsol will join the Hurtigruten’s well-known expedition ship, the MS Fram, increasing the company’s seasonal berths from 2,268 in 2015/16 to 6,800 berths in 2016/17. Antarctica itineraries include highlights such as the Falkland Islands, Chilean fjords, Patagonia, the Magellan Strait and Cape …

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Un-Cruise Adventures increases river cruise departures along the Columbia, Snake and Willamette Rivers in 2015

Seattle-based small ship cruise line Un-Cruise Adventures adds more river cruise opportunities in the Pacific Northwest with the S.S. Legacy scheduled for 34 departures on the Columbia, Snake and Willamette Rivers from April-November 2015.  The line is also offering a savings on fall 2014 river cruises. An adventure savings of $400/couple is offered for bookings made by June 20, 2014. The savings is applicable for river cruises departing August-November 2014. “The popularity of USA river cruising is …

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Oceania Cruises unveils 2015 Summer collection

Today Oceania Cruises announces its 2015 Summer Collection featuring voyages to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Alaska, Canada, Asia and Africa. Reservations for the new voyages open for sale on March 5, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. The award-winning fleet of Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Marina, andRivierawill offer a diverse collection of itineraries, with 24 exciting new ports of call on four continents during the 2015 summer season. Among the new ports are Luanda, Angola; Paamiut, Greenland; Trois-Rivières, Québec; …

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Costa Deliziosa rescues eight sailors from sinking yacht

Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 3:30 p.m. ET, Costa Cruises’ Costa Deliziosa successfully carried out the rescue of eight people on board a yacht that was sinking in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Captain Giuseppe Longo, master of Costa Deliziosa, which is currently on a 100-day world cruise that left Savona, Italy Jan. 6, received a call from the Delgada Coast Guard in Portugal requesting assistance for a sailing vessel in distress. At the time, Costa Deliziosa …

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Christening of Safari Voyager in Baja

Friday December 20, 2013 the newly refurbished 64 guest Safari Voyager will be Christened in San Jose del Cabo, Baja Mexico. The newly refurbished vessel will sail year-round adventures in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés. In true maritime fashion, a champagne bottle will be cracked across the bow. A multi-national crew will be on hand to welcome the upscale vessel to the fleet. Ship tours are available from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm.

Cunard Line recognized with “Top Midsize-Ship Cruise Line” Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Award

Cunard Line has been recognized as a “Top Midsized-Ship Cruise Line” by a record number of readers of Condé Nast Traveler who participated in the global travel magazine’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards.  Named among the top nine cruise lines awarded in this category, Cunard is firmly established as a company of choice for the most discerning travelers who have sailed aboard Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, as well as flagship Queen Mary 2. “It is indeed a …

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New Princess Cruises Ship receives Royal welcome to Ft. Lauderdale Royal Princess makes North American debut

Royal Princess arrived at Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale today, marking her North American debut and launching her inaugural season of Caribbean cruises. Princess Cruises ambassador Gavin MacLeod was on hand to welcome the ship as it arrived at the Florida port, where he was joined by a court of young girls who he proclaimed “royal princesses for the day.” The actor, best known as Captain Stubing from the iconic “Love Boat” TV show, will join the …

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Deal Test: 7NT Fall Into The Tropics

This is a test. This is only a test. If this had been a real deal, you would have gotten a fantastic price on a wonderful cruise. Experience a masterpieces of naval engineering, featuring a rock-climbing wall with eleven routes and a central spire you can swing around; our FlowRider® surf park at sea; cantilevered whirlpools that extend 12 feet beyond the sides of the ship; the H20 ZoneSM waterpark, complete with interactive sculpture fountains, ground geysers …

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