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Star Clippers offers more tall ship mini-cruises for 2016

Star Clippers offers more tall ship mini-cruises for 2016

Star Clippers has announced a new series of short break, fully-crewed sailing holidays for 2016, with destinations including Venice and Lisbon. Groups will have a chance to experience life on board a clipper ship and to explore some of Europe’s picturesque ports. All meals are included. New mini-cruises include three nights and four nights to Venice aboard Star Clipper, departing ...

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Paul Gauguin Cruises Wins

M/S Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin Cruises Wins Gold And Silver 2015 Magellan Awards From Travel Weekly Paul Gauguin Cruises (pgcruises.com), operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, and the 88-guest m/v Tere Moana, is pleased to announce that it has won a Gold and a Silver 2015 Magellan Award from Travel ...

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Land tours added to South American cruises

Land tours added to South American cruises

Norwegian Cruise Line is offering three new South American cruise tours. These pre- or post-cruise land-based tours are available for guests sailing on Norwegian Sun’s South America itineraries, beginning in November. Ranging from three to five days, these in-depth experiences are hosted by English speaking local tour guides who will take guests off the beaten path in Argentina and Chile. ...

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Silversea Launches Grand Expeditions

Silversea Launches Grand Expeditions

Sailing from October 2015, Silversea has created five epic, once-in-a-lifetime combined voyages, each offering guests a unique experience from sea, to land, to sea again. Ranging from 18 to 34 days, the Grand Expeditions will begin with an expedition cruise in the Galapágos Islands, before connecting to a land adventure, and finally ending with a further expedition cruise exploring the ...

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Norwegian Cruise Line plans to boost its marketing

Norwegian to ramp up UK marketing

Norwegian Cruise Line plans to boost its marketing to consumers and start sailing in Asia as it prepares to launch Norwegian Escape. Jennifer Morris reports from Papenburg, Germany Norwegian Cruise Line has unveiled plans to increase consumer marketing in the UK and sail again in Asia for the first time in more than a decade. The line is preparing to launch ...

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Win tickets for classic coastal cruise ship

Win tickets for classic coastal cruise ship

THE much loved and supported MV Balmoral has returned to sailing her home waters of the Bristol Channel. She will sail virtually every day this summer until her last sailing on Sunday, September 20. In association with the Penarth Times the Balmoral offers readers the opportunity to win tickets for any of her forthcoming sailings. Sail from Penarth Pier or ...

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Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Fall Fiji Voyages

Paul Gauguin Cruises Offers Fall Fiji Voyages

10-night Roundtrip Fiji Voyage Adventuresome travelers with a taste for exotic discovery will thrill to this voyage, which sails from the heart of Fiji’s sugar industry to New Caledonia — an impossibly beautiful island group that blends French sophistication with influences of its Melanesian heritage. Special guests on this voyage include ¿Qué Bolá? Magic, violinist Chris Watkins, and coral experts ...

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Crystal Cruises announces massive expansion plan

Crystal Cruises announces massive expansion plan

Crystal Cruises has announced a massive expansion plan which includes three new ocean ships and the line’s entry into yachting and the growing river cruise market. The luxury line, which currently operates just two ships, today announced that over the next three years it would introduce new ships, a yacht and a plane. Crystal chief executive and president Edie Rodriguez ...

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Celebrity Cruises First-Ever American Female Captain Kate McCue

Celebrity Cruises Names the Industry's First-Ever American Female Captain: Kate McCue

For the first time in the cruise industry an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At 37 years of age, San Francisco native Kate McCue will command Celebrity Summit – a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States and Bermuda. As Captain, she will be responsible for the ...

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Best companies for single cruise passengers

best companies for single cruise passengers

SOLO holidays, whether on a cruise ship or in a hotel, are notoriously expensive because rates are always worked out on double occupancy. That means a single traveller may have to pay the same as two people sharing a cabin – in other words a 100 per cent surcharge.This surcharge may be cut dramatically when sailings need filling up, and ...

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