Monthly Archives: October 2013

Porthole Readers Name Seabourn Cruise Line Best Luxury Cruise Line for the Fith Year

The readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine have once again named Seabourn as the Best Luxury Line in its 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards. It is the fifth consecutive win for the company. The magazine’s readers also honored Seabourn Quest as the … Continue reading

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Seven Seas Voyager Emerges From Drydock with Dramatic, Stylish New Interiors

Today Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today that Seven Seas Voyager has emerged from her scheduled dry-dock with a dramatic, breathtaking new interior decor and refreshed exterior decks. The all-balcony, all-suite 700-guest capacity vessel unveiled her new look on October … Continue reading

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EUROPA 2: first cruise ship to be awarded EEDI certification (Energy Efficiency Design Index)

The EUROPA 2 – Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ modern new-build, offering a more casual yet luxury cruise experience – has become the first cruise ship in the world to be awarded independent EEDI certification by Germanischer Lloyd as part of an official … Continue reading

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Seabourn Signs Letter of Intent with Fincantieri to Build Ship for Delivery in 2016

Seabourn announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri. The new ship will be modeled after the line’s three newest vessels, Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, … Continue reading

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SeaDream Yacht Club Voted Number One Cuisine

Nearly 80,000 readers voted, casting over 1 million votes, far more than ever before, according to Condé Nast Traveler, in the just announced 26th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. SeaDream Yacht Club has earned the highest score for cuisine in the … Continue reading

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Seabourn Highest-Rated Small Ship Cruise Line in Condé Nast Traveler 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards

The well-traveled readers of Condé Nast Traveler have awarded Seabourn’s ultra luxury, small-ship cruise fleet the prestigious “Readers’ Choice” designation as the “Best Small Ship Cruise Line” for the fourth consecutive year in the magazine’s 26th annual survey of top … Continue reading

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Crystal Wins 20th Year as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Best Cruise Line

For a record 20th year, Condé Nast Traveler magazine readers have voted ultra-luxe Crystal Cruises the industry’s “Best Cruise Line” (Midsize).  Crystal’s winning score of 94.4 is the company’s highest since 2004, second highest ever, and highest overall score of … Continue reading

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MS EUROPA: Comprehensive renovations completed successfully during dry dock in Hamburg

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ MS EUROPA has undergone a comprehensive redesign during its dry dock in Hamburg. A total of 156 suites have been furnished with new materials, carpets and furniture during the redesign. The full list of renovations featured 452 points … Continue reading

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Silversea’s Second Expedition Ship, Silver Galapagos, Sets Sail

Luxury expedition cruise specialist Silversea has launched its second expedition ship. Fresh from a major refurbishment, the 100-guest ship (formerly named Galapagos Explorer II) embarked 28 September on her first-ever voyage as Silver Galapagos.  The all-suite Silver Galapagos has just … Continue reading

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises to Offer Free Wi-Fi

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today an expansion to its industry-leading all-inclusive product by offering free Wi-Fi across its fleet. Beginning with the line’s Winter 2014-2015 sailings, concierge-level and higher guests will receive up to 500 minutes of free Wi-Fi. … Continue reading

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