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8 Reasons Why Small Ship Adventure Cruising is Perfect for Families

Small Ship Adventure Cruising

Taking the children on a small ship expedition cruise to an exotic destination is a no brainer when it comes to a one-size-fits-all family vacation. So explains cruise expert Todd Smith, founder of AdventureSmith Explorations and speaker at the upcoming TMS Family Travel Summit in South Walton, FL. “Our emphasis on small ship expedition cruises and land-based wilderness adventures aims ...

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Piriou’s Yersin

250-Foot Explorer Yacht

This 250-Foot Explorer Yacht Puts Every Corner of the Globe Within Reach Piriou’s Yersin, the 250-foot expedition yacht that made its debut at the Monaco Yacht Show, is the first yacht from the French shipyard. The yacht’s owner, Francois Fiat, chose the yard because he wanted a boat that would be as robust as the commercial vessels Piriou has built ...

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Oceanwide Expeditions

Oceanwide Expeditions announces new departures to the Ross Sea in Antarctica

Oceanwide Expeditions announces new departures to the Ross Sea in Antarctica The Netherlands – After successful exploration runs in 2013 and 2015 the Dutch polar cruise company Oceanwide Expeditions has announced two new expeditions to the Ross Sea in 2017. The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” will be accommodated with helicopters for the two Antarctica cruises, sailing from the South American continent ...

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The Queen Mary 2 Remastered

The Queen Mary 2 Remastered

Queen Mary 2’s redesigned Britannia Club Balcony staterooms and all-new Britannia Single staterooms will offer passengers more options and a more elegant, modern stateroom experience. Fresh design schemes and fine details will pay tribute to the original Queen Mary’s iconic art deco heritage while keeping this grand ocean-liner at the forefront of luxury. During her extensive 25-day refit at the ...

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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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