Monthly Archives: October 2012

Crystal Cruises Expands Luxury Golf Opportunities in 2013

Crystal Cruises is expanding its luxury golfing opportunities around the world with a 25% increase in international course offerings in 2013, many of them new-to-Crystal.  With three golf-themed cruises boasting new itineraries in the British Isles, New England/Canada, and the … Continue reading

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Complimentary Three-Day Beijing Adventure on Crystal Cruises’ New Spring China Voyages

Crystal Cruises is taking guests off the ship and through Beijing’s most historic and cultural sites for three nights next spring, as part of two new 2013 cruises to China.  For the first time in four years, the all-inclusive Overland … Continue reading

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Silversea’s Second Expedition Ship Will Set Sail as Silver Galapagos

Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea Cruises has announced Silver Galapagos as the name for its second small-sized expedition ship, which is currently sailing as the Galapagos Explorer II. The new name signals the company’s intent to maintain a consistent level … Continue reading

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Seabourn Cruise Line – Highest-Rated Small Ship Line In Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards

The ultra luxury, small-ship cruise fleet Seabourn Cruise Line continues to impress the discerning readers of Condé Nast Traveler, who awarded the line its prestigious “Readers’ Choice” designation as the “Best Small Ship Cruise Line” for the third consecutive year … Continue reading

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M/S Paul Gauguin Wins Silver Magellan Award

Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the newly acquired m/v Tere Moana, won a 2012 Silver Magellan Award in the Small Cruise Ship … Continue reading

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MS Bremen Leaves Dry-Dock

Following a 19-day shipyard stay, MS BREMEN left Hamburg’s long-established shipyard Blohm + Voss on October 10th. With routine works, she was overhauled for the coming season. In addition, repair works were successfully carried out on the propeller of the … Continue reading

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Seaabourn Announces 2014 World Cruise on Seabourn Sojourn

Seabourn Sojourn will sail a 116-day world cruise in 2014, encompassing destinations such as Hawaii, the South Pacific and Australia, Indonesia and Southeast Asia, India, Arabia and the Mediterranean. The ship will depart Los Angeles on January 4, 2014, and … Continue reading

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SeaDream Yacht Club Announces its Asia Debut Scheduled for Late 2013

Prompted by demand from it’s very loyal Club members, SeaDream Yacht Club has just released full details on its plans to sail a series of voyages in Asia and Northern Australia beginning in late 2013. The line reports that one … Continue reading

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Changes Coming To Crystal Cruises In 2013

Relaxed dress code, starting in 2013 on Symphony, and after the World Cruise on Serenity Formal will be replaced with “Black Tie Optional” (one evening for 7-10 day voyages, two evenings for 11-13 day voyages)  Informal will replaced with “Elegant … Continue reading

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Silversea’s Silver Cloud to Undergo Extensive Refurbishment

Starting this November, ultra-luxury Silver Cloud will welcome guests to a stylishly renovated shipboard environment brimming with a host of new enhancements. A major stem-to-stern refurbishment will take place this month, with most of the work being completed during a … Continue reading

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