PONANT Celebrates World Oceans Day

Courtesy PONANT: June 8, 2020 – PONANT, the leader in luxury expedition cruising, celebrates World Oceans Day through its commitment to two oceanic projects as part of the PONANT Foundation – the Aldabra Clean-Up and tracking of humpback whales. The PONANT Foundation first supported the clean-up project of the Aldabra Atoll led by the Seychelles Islands Foundation and Queen’s College. This action, called Aldabra Clean-Up, has resulted in a wave of behavioral changes in the Seychelles and …

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Small Intimate Voyages – What is Your Preferred Type, Expedition, Explorer or Yacht?

These Small & Intimate Expedition or Yacht type vessels offer a private, exclusive ambiance, along with personalized service and the advantage of being able to port almost anywhere. Passengers get a feel for the water and experience destinations in a very up-close and personal way. Ships sizes range from megaships (over 4,000 passengers) to very small vessels and luxury yachts whose passengers number in mere dozens. Knowing the differences is key to planning your best cruise vacation. CruiseCompete …

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the World is Waiting

Special Offer — Return With Regent: Regent Reassurance, Plus 50% Reduced Deposits, and $1,000 Shipboard Credit Return with Regent to sailing the seven seas and experience the flexibility and confidence of Regent Reassurance — now available on all voyages sailing through 2022 — giving you the freedom to cancel for any reason up to 15 days prior to departure and receive a 100% Future Cruise Credit. Plus, enjoy the flexibility of 50% Reduced Deposits when planning that …

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Silversea Welcomes Silver Origin to Its Fleet with the First In-Person Cruise Ship Delivery Since the Lockdown

Courtesy Silversea: (Monaco — June 5, 2020) Silversea Cruises, the leading ultra-luxury cruise line, has taken delivery of its first-ever destination-specific ship, Silver Origin, from Dutch shipyard De Hoop. An intimate ceremony, held on Wednesday June 3, 2020, marked the first in-person cruise ship delivery since the pandemic prompted a global lockdown. Select Silversea top executives—including Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio, Chairman; Roberto Martinoli, President and CEO; Damien O’Connor, SVP Hotel Operations & Onboard Revenue; and Barbara Muckermann, Chief Marketing Officer—attended …

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Fairy tales, medieval towns and history … Regent Seven Seas Cruises & a voyager diary …

Dreaming of a Baltic Cruise? Exploring this region, you’ll discover medieval towns, awe-inspiring churches, a rich history, and fairy tales locales where time has stopped. I was lucky enough to sail on a Regent Seven Seas Cruises Baltic cruise on the Regent Seven Seas Navigator and wholeheartedly recommend visiting this region. For any of you considering a Baltic cruise perhaps my travel diary will answer any questions you may have about Regent and the Baltic. Regent Seven …

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AmaWaterways Complimentary Sailing to Honor Frontline Medical Heroes

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This is an incredible gesture and offer from AmaWaterways for frontline medical heroes around the world! Do you know a frontline medical worker that could benefit from this? It does require 2 people book a stateroom on an AmaWaterways sailing, where the frontline worker would get a complimentary fare. AmaWaterways is immensely grateful for the dedication of frontline medical heroes during these times. As a gesture of heartfelt appreciation for their selfless sacrifices, AmaWaterways is offering active …

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Seabourn Invites Guests to Rediscover Extraordinary Worlds With Introduction of New “Early Bonus Savings” Promotion Available Through July 2020

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Courtesy Seabourn: SEATTLE, May 28, 2020 – Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury travel experience, is inviting guests to rediscover “Extraordinary Worlds” and take advantage of additional savings with its new “Early Bonus Savings” promotion. Guests who pay their booking in full by July 31, 2020, will receive an additional 10 percent savings off the base cruise fare. The promotion applies to select voyages through 2021 on the line’s award-winning fleet of ultra-luxury ships. In addition, the Early …

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CruiseCompete Podcast #9 – Cruising the World From Gondolas to Megaships: Cruise Photography with Dennis Cox

Tune in with CruiseCompete CEO Bob Levinstein to CruiseCompete’s Cruise Podcast ~ Cruising the World From Gondolas to Megaships: Cruise Photography with Dennis Cox ~  (CruiseCompete Cruise Podcast #9) Bob’s guest is Dennis Cox, All Things Cruise official photographer and veteran of cruises on 17 different cruise lines. Dennis talks with Bob about his cruise photography and his new book, Cruising The World: From Gondolas to Megaships. In Dennis’s 14th book of photographs, “Cruising the World, From …

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Travel Guides Free … Experience Alaska

EXPERIENCE ALASKA: Now’s Your Time for an Extraordinary Vacation and Unforgettable Experience [You can listen to this article on this page, too!] It’s an extraordinarily beautiful place, with unforgettable scenery, magnificent wildlife, and some flat-out wonderful people. Whether you are coming to see Alaska’s glorious mountains, rivers and glaciers; to learn about Alaska’s cultures and our history; or to experience the wonder of the northern lights, we know you’ll make amazing lifelong memories here. Read more …

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