Crystal ~Alaska: Voyages for the Lover of Pure Wilderness …

“To the lover of pure wildnerness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world” So wrote the 19th-century conservationist and author John Muir, who has a mountain and glacier named after him. It’s a wilderness that can only really be explored by sea or air. There are towns, of course, like the charismatic capital of Juneau, where the Red Dog Saloon displays the pistol left behind by Wyatt Earp, and Skagway, with its Gold …

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Riviera River Cruises to Launch New Ships in 2025

COURTESY Riviera River Cruises: FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. –  Riviera River Cruises will launch two new ships on the rivers of Europe in 2025, including the first in a new generation of ships with a split-level bar and restaurant, a third restaurant and the line’s largest-ever suites. The new ships, Riviera Radiance and Riviera Rose, will also share the line’s name for the first time for improved branding. “With Riviera Radiance and Riviera Rose, our new ships launching …

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SEABOURN EXTENDS EXCLUSIVE SHIPBOARD CREDIT OFFER DURING “SAIL OF THE YEAR” EVENT

COURTESY SEABOURN: SEATTLE, FEBRUARY 1, 2024 – Seabourn, the leader in ultra-luxury voyages and expedition travel, has extended its exclusive shipboard credit offer during its annual “Sail of the Year” event. Guests who book by February 29, 2024, will enrich their experience even more with up to $1,000USD per suite shipboard credit that can be used for the following: Booking curated shore excursions on ocean and expedition voyages, including Seabourn Journeys and Ventures by Seabourn® programs Unwinding …

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Swan Hellenic unveils breathtaking 2025 cruises worldwide

New itineraries bring rich cultural and wild ecosystem discovery opportunities across West Africa, the Mediterranean and Latin America, as well as the Arctic and Antarctic COURTESY Swan Hellenic: 29 January 2022 – As the creator of cultural expedition cruising, Swan Hellenic is the choice of adventurous minds across the generations seeking in-depth exploration of the Arctic, Antarctic and Rest of the World – from Brazil to the Bijagós Archipelago, Norway to Canada, Argentina to South Africa, and …

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Viking World Cruises 2025-2026: Invitation to Pre-Book ~for Our Treasured Guests

Viking announced two new World Cruises … Viking Sky, departing on December 19, 2025, for the 138-day?2025-2026 Viking World Cruise from Fort Lauderdale to London. Or, should you wish to embark in Los Angeles, join on January 5, 2026, the 120-day?2026 Viking World Journeys itinerary. Vikings extraordinary World Cruises continue to take you to iconic destinations worldwide, from Hawaii, French Polynesia and New Zealand to India, Greece, Italy and beyond. If you’d like to book, be quoted or waitlisted, please complete the form …

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ILMA, THE SECOND YACHT FROM THE RITZ-CARLTON YACHT COLLECTION, OPENS RESERVATIONS FOR TWO NEW VOYAGES THIS SEPTEMBER

Inaugural opportunities for exploring the Mediterranean await aboard the new superyacht, with maiden voyage slated to embark from Monte Carlo on September 2 COURTESY RITZ-CARLTON YACHT COLLECTION: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Jan. 22, 2024 – The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is pleased to announce the release of two additional voyages for Ilma, the second newbuild yacht in the company’s ultra-luxury portfolio. This exciting development offers more opportunities for discovery and enrichment in destinations known for beautiful beaches, rich …

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JRE Chef Silvia Manser Embarks on Swan Hellenic’s Culinary Expedition to Antarctica

COURTESY SWAN HELLENIC: Gais, Switzerland – January 18, 2024 – Chef Silvia Manser, member of the restaurant association JRE-Jeuns Restaurateurs is going on an 18-day Cruise from Swan Hellenic to explore Antarctica, during this voyage she will be cooking signature dishes for the guests onboard. Chef Silvia’s participation is a highlight of the Maris project, a collaborative effort between Swan Hellenic and JRE-Jeunes Restaurateurs, aiming to redefine high-end cruise gastronomy with exclusive culinary experiences. The collaboration seamlessly combines the …

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Congratulations! All Things Cruise Writer Named ‘Travel Journalist of the Year’ by Midwest Travel Journalists Association

Since her first cruise aboard the Mississippi Queen riverboat in 1976, Jackie Sheckler Finch has cruised on large and small vessels on rivers and oceans around the world. She has shared many of those adventures as a journalist for All Things Cruise since 2012. Now she has been named The 2023 Mark Twain Travel Writer of the Year by Midwest Travel Journalists Association. Contratulations to Jackie … sincerely from the All Things Cruise team “Jackie Sheckler Finch’s …

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EXPLORA JOURNEYS LAUNCHES ITS FIRST WAVE PROMOTION IN THE US 

COURTESY Explora Journeys: Miami, January 8, 2024 – Explora Journeys, the luxury lifestyle ocean travel brand of the MSC Group, has launched its first ‘wave season’ promotion in the US, ‘The Total Luxury Offer’. Guests can benefit from up to 40 percent savings on their journey when they book either an Ocean Terrace Suite or Ocean Grand Terrace Suite. The special offer is applicable for sailings on both EXPLORA I and EXPLORA II up to April 2026, on …

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Azamara’s 2024 World Cruise Kick-Starts in Style, Beginning the 155-Night Journey of a Lifetime

COURTESY Azamara: MIAMI, January 5, 2024: Azamara – the small-ship cruise line renowned for Destination Immersion® and Extended Destination Days – has officially commenced Azamara Onward’s first-ever World Cruise, marking the start of an extraordinary 155-night journey. Yesterday, the exclusive World Cruise Welcome Party took place at the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Fla1., bringing guests from all over the world together before officially setting sail today. Cruise Director Eric De Gray hosted …

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