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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Private Islands by Cruise Line ~ Live Like a Rock Star for the Day in Paradise

One of the greatest indicators of luxury is exclusivity, and most vacationers long for an experience that is set apart from all others. A visit to a private island certainly fits the bill. In fact, according to cruise experts CruiseCompete, the cruise lines’ private islands are the #1 port of call for their consumers. What makes these private island experiences so special, and what are the amenities of each? Here’s a rundown of some of the private …

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Princess Cruises Announces Updated Return to Cruise Operations Timing for Island Princess and Diamond Princess  

COURTESY Princess Cruises: SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2021) – Princess Cruises, the world’s leading international premium cruise line is announcing updated restart timing for Island Princess and Diamond Princess. Island Princess will now return to service with a series of cruises to the Caribbean in spring 2022, prior to its 14-day Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean voyage on April 27, 2022. Diamond Princess will also return to service in spring 2022 with a season of Japan …

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Holland America Line Announces May 2022 Return-to-Service Dates for Volendam and Zaandam~Zuiderdam will sail the Grand World Voyage in 2023

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COURTESY Holland America Line: Seattle, Wash., Aug 25, 2021 — Travelers looking to get back to sea on their favorite Holland America Line ship can anticipate a restart date of May 2022 for Volendam and Zaandam. The ships will join Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Statendam, Rotterdam and Zuiderdam, which have returned to service or are slated to restart cruising by November 2021. Holland America Line will restart the two ships in May when Volendam will explore …

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Posh Digs At Sea … Deluxe Suites on NCL … Private Terrace, Custom Beverage and Food Selections, Comp Limo Service and More

NCL 3-Bedroom Garden Villa With up to 6,694 sq. ft., you have space for up to eight guests. Dine together as your butler serves a meal from NCL’s special Suite menu. Then watch the moonlight dance on the waves from your private terrace. Champagne, custom selection of liquor, fruit, bottled water and sodas. Complimentary limousine service from pier to airport. Available on Norwegian Dawn and Norwegian Star. Cover photo: NCL 3-Bedroom Garden Villa tub area NCL Deluxe …

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Crystal Cruises Announces New Seven-Night Caribbean Cruises & Holiday

Voyages for Crystal Symphony, November 2021 – March 2022 Luxurious high-season getaways to the Lesser Antilles, Virgin Islands & The Bahamas COURTESY Crystal Cruises: Miami, August 18, 2021 – Today, Crystal Cruises announced Crystal Symphony will deploy to the sun-washed shores of the Caribbean for the popular high season from late November 2021 through March 2022, launching an all-new series of 14 seven-night luxury voyages and two 10- and 11-night holiday itineraries exploring the exclusive enclaves of …

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