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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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Ship Santa Cruz II for Galapagos Islands expeditions

ship Santa Cruz II for Galapagos Islands expeditions

THE company that pioneered expedition cruises to the Galapagos Islands in the 1960s is to launch a new luxury ship. Santa Cruz II will have only 50 cabins for up to 90 passengers and will make its maiden voyage in October 2015. It will be one of the most stylish expedition ships at sea, with leather armchairs and sofas in ...

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How to Find Awesome Cruise Deals

How to Find Awesome Cruise Deals

Cruise trip prices are by no means set in stone and how much you pay will depend on a range of factors. By following the steps in this short guide, you can reduce the time spent in front of a computer screen and be sure to find a great deal for your next cruise! Step 1: Use this awesome price ...

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Tall Ships festival unfurls June 25 in Philadelphia, Camden

Tall Ships festival unfurls June 25 in Philadelphia

The sails of more than a dozen ships will be unfurled along the Philadelphia and Camden shorelines for Tall Ship Philadelphia Camden 2015 from June 25 to 28. Craig Samborski, executive director of the festival, said there are 13 confirmed tall ships that will make the journey to the waters between Philly and Camden for the event. “We have 13 now, but ...

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The Tall Ships Races Alesund 2015

Tall Ships Races Alesund 2015

Sail along as a trainee in Tall Ships Races Alesund 2015 Sail Training 2015 (STI) and The Tall Ships Races Alesund 2015 (TSR 2015) have organized this years sail training and ensured that 51 youths from the region are participating during this years race.  As the 51 free berths are filled, TSR 2015 and STI are still looking for young adults wanting to become trainees anboard ...

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Russian Sailing Ship Rams Two Coastguard Vessels in Reykjavik

Russian Sailing Ship Rams Two Coastguard Vessels in Reykjavik

The incident took place on June 11 when the ship was on her way out of Reykjavik Harbour. The Kruzenshtern collided with the Coast Guard vessels – the Thor and the Tyr – while maneuvering.  The Russian sail training ship Kruzenshtern collided with two patrol vessels of the Islandic Coast Guard docked in Reykjavik Harbour. The incident took place on June 11 when the ...

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Apprentice Ship Cup 2015

Tall ships are setting sail from Liverpool as part of a three week race taken up by Mersey apprentices. Now in its second year the Apprentice Ship Cup will see young people racing sailing ships from Liverpool to Dublin, then on to Glasgow and back to Liverpool in three week-long stages. Companies taking part include Argos; Cammell Laird; Speke-based Glendale ...

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Holland America Line 2016

Holland America Line

Holland America’s Rotterdam and Amsterdam feature Middle East cruises from Dubai in 2016 Holland America Line will be returning two of its sister ships, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, to Dubai in 2016, the cruise line has confirmed, with Amsterdam sailing west from Dubai as part of her World Cruise and Rotterdam heading east to Singapore. Rotterdam will cruise from Dubai on ...

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Baltic Tall Ships Regatta 2015

Sail Training International is delighted to announce the two European Cities hosting the Baltic Tall Ships Regatta 2015 – Klaipeda and Szczecin. These two ports promise a friendly and memorable experience for all vessels and trainees taking part in this challenging race. The event dates are: Port Arrival Departure Klaipeda, Lithuania Friday 5 June Monday 8 June Szczecin, Poland Friday 12 ...

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Passenger Ship with 458 on Board Sinks in China’s Yangtze River

Passenger Ship with 458 on Board Sinks in China's Yangtze River

CHINA HAS MOUNTED A RESCUE OPERATION AFTER A PASSENGER SHIP CARRYING MORE THAN 450 PEOPLE SANK IN THE POWERFUL YANGTZE RIVER AFTER BEING HIT BY STORMY WEATHER. Broadcaster CCTV said that one body had been recovered, and just 10 people rescued so far from the Dongfangzhixing, or Eastern Star which sank late Monday en route from the eastern city of ...

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