Regent Reveals Features and Design Secrets of Its $11,000-a-Night Suite

Courtesy Cruise Industry News: September 22, 2021 Regent Seven Seas Cruises has released further details of the latest 4,443 sq. feet, $11,000-a-night Regent Suite available onboard the new ship, the Seven Seas Grandeur, scheduled to sail in November 2023. With the ship’s inaugural season going on sale today, Sept. 22, 2021, the cruise line has revealed via a video interview with Regent Suite designers – Studio DADO – how this suite is conceived. New images and details …

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Riviera River Cruises Announces Restart of European Cruises

COURTESY Riviera River Cruises: FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Sept. 17, 2021) – After the successful restart of its cruises on Portugal’s Douro River in August, Riviera River Cruises has announced that itineraries in additional European destinations are restarting. Riviera’s cruises on France’s Seine and Rhône Rivers and an additional itinerary on the Main River and Main-Danube Canal in Germany are now underway. All guests boarding Riviera ships must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or present a negative test …

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Atlas Ocean Voyages Announces New 2021 Elite Caribbean Voyage for World-Class Golfing Aboard New World Navigator

Courtesy Atlas Ocean Voyages: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA., Sept. 14, 2021 – Offering an opportunity for travelers to experience the new luxe-adventure cruise brand closer to home, Atlas Ocean Voyages announced a new, special Caribbean voyage aboard World Navigator today. On this unique 10-night itinerary, guests can opt for Atlas’ Caribbean Golfing Tour and play at five of the region’s top courses, while all the details are taken care of, on board and on the greens, for a …

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American Melody Sets Sail on Inaugural Voyage on Mississippi

COURTESY Cruise Industry News Sept. 7, 2021: American Cruise Lines has announced the kickoff of the American Melody’s inaugural season. The cruise line’s newest riverboat departed along the line’s longest Mississippi River cruise on Friday, Sept. 3. According to a press release, its guests celebrated Labor Day Weekend exploring the lower Mississippi as they embarked along American’s 22-day Complete Mississippi River Cruise. The cruise was originally scheduled to operate from New Orleans, LA, to St. Paul, MN, …

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PONANT’s Le Commandant Charcot Reaches Geographic North Pole First Time

Courtesy PONANT: Le Commandant Charcot, PONANT’s first hybrid electric polar exploration ship, reached the geographic North Pole on September 6 at 10:38am – a first for a French ship. Captain Etienne Garcia was at the helm, with Captain Marchesseau at his side. This is the first French ship to reach the North Pole (90,00,000°) – and is also the very first LNG-propelled ship to reach that destination. “I am hugely proud to have been at the helm …

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Azamara Quest Sails Through Greek Isles

Courtesy: Azamara – The Boutique Cruise Line Dedicated To Destination Immersion® Experiences – Sails First Sailing Through The Greek Isles, With New, Immersive Programming Ashore And Onboard. As the brand sets sail throughout the Greek Isles for the first time as an independent cruise company, guests aboard the ship had the opportunity to experience several new offerings. Highlights of the new experiences include: Immersive Programming… The first Destination CelebrationSM took place in Rhodes, Greece, the adaptation of …

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Some River Cruise Updates and Podcast on Ocean Cruises … from Travel Weekly

Some good-news excerpts courtesy Travel Weekly About River Cruises, Plus Podcast on Ocean Cruises Stirring moments on AmaLucia sailing … There were only 28 passengers aboard the AmaLucia as the ship departed Amsterdam. But the small crowd brought big energy. River cruise lines continue to operate in Hungary … Even though the country has banned most air travel from the U.S., an exception has been carved out for river cruisers whose sailing departs from Budapest. European river …

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Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Resolution Completes Sea Trials

Courtesy Lindblad Expeditions: NEW YORK, NY, September 8, 2021 – Lindblad Expeditions has announced that National Geographic Resolution, their next-generation expedition ship purpose-built for polar navigation, has successfully completed her sea trials in the Vartdal fjord, the outermost part of the Stor fjord, at the entrance of the iconic Geirangerfjord. During the three-day trials, the ship was put through a series of exercises which tested engines, azipods, navigation systems and emergency maneuvers. Sister ship to National Geographic …

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Crystal River Cruises Celebrates Resumption of European River Cruising With Crystal Ravel and Crystal Debussy

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Crystal Ravel departs August 29 from Vishofen to cruise the Danube Crystal Debussy departs August 30 from Basel to cruise the Rhine COURTESY Crystal Cruises: Miami, August 29, 2021- Today, Crystal River Cruises, The World’s Most Luxurious River Cruise Line, celebrated the resumption of European river cruise operations and its return to Europe’s beloved rivers as Crystal Ravel sailed from Vilshofen on a seven-night Danube itinerary featuring calls in Germany, Austria and Hungary, shipboard overnights in Vienna …

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Scenic Eclipse Elevates the Ultra-Luxury Cruising Experience With New World-Class Ship Enhancements

Savings of up to 20% on select 2022 & 2023 voyages along with other incentives COURTESY Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours: Hollywood, FL and Vancouver B.C. August 2021 – Reinforcing its commitment to constant innovation and setting the benchmark in ultra-luxury cruising, Scenic has revealed details of new enhancements on board Scenic Eclipse, the World’s First Discovery Yacht™. Additional details, photos and videos are available at www.scenicusa.com/news and www.scenic.ca/news-and-updates. Over the past 12 months, Scenic has refined …

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