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Silver Cloud Expedition

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May
2019
What is an Expedition Ship?
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More and more Canadians are discovering the joys of cruising, on large megaliners, on intimate river cruise ships, and even on traditional sailing vessels.  And there’s another niche which is seeing growing interest, particularly among the 50+ crowd:  expedition ship cruising.  You could say it’s both the latest trend and the last frontier. What’s an […]

Viking River Cruises

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Nov
2018
Viking River Cruises – a better way to explore
Posted by: Alka Subin /8390

Nothing compares to a river. How else but on a river can you journey into the very heart of the world’s greatest cities and most charming towns, discovering the true nature of the land and its people?   Where else but on a river could you be gently carried along on an elegant, intimate ship, […]

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Dec
2017
Book a Sailing with Star Clippers this Holiday Season and Receive a Complimentary Massage, Champagne and Sweet Treats Onboard
Posted by: Alka Subin /7290

Miami, FL (December 2017) – The gift of travel truly is the proverbial gift that keeps on giving. That’s why this holiday season, Star Clippers is offering complimentary onboard perks for travel lovers who book their 2018 sailings during the holiday season. Guests who book a sailing on any of Star Clippers’ three ships for […]

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Dec
2017
Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam Scores 13th Consecutive Perfect Score of 100 on United States Public Health Inspection
Posted by: Alka Subin /8310

Premium cruise ship on unprecedented streak of perfect scores SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2017 / — For Holland America Line’s ms Eurodam, 13 proved to be a lucky number with the ship recently earning its 13th consecutive perfect score of 100 on a surprise routine United States Public Health (USPH) inspection conducted by the U.S. Centers […]

Uniworld Taj Mahal in India, Agra

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Dec
2017
Awaken your senses in India with Uniworld
Posted by: Alka Subin /12290

Set your soul free on a river cruise in India When you combine a river cruise experience unlike any other with a country unlike any other, you get a river cruise in captivating and wondrous India along the country’s holiest river, the Ganges. There’s no better way to discover India’s extraordinary culture than with Uniworld. […]

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Dec
2017
Princess Cruises Awarded “Best Itineraries” by Cruise Critic Editors
Posted by: Alka Subin /6030

SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 — Offering more than 150 itineraries to popular bucket-list destinations all over the world, Princess Cruises has earned top honors for its cruise vacation itineraries in the Cruise Critic Annual Editors’ Picks Awards. Princess has long been recognized as a destination leader in the cruise industry and this “Best Itineraries” […]

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Dec
2017
Carnival Cruise Line to bring newer, larger ship to Charleston
Posted by: Alka Subin /7320

MIAMI, Dec. 7, 2017 — Carnival Cruise Line will position a newer, larger ship to Charleston when the 3,002-passenger Carnival Sunshine kicks off a year-round schedule of four- and five-day cruises in May 2019. Carnival Sunshine provides an exciting new vacation choice from Charleston and features one of the widest arrays of food, beverage and […]

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Dec
2017
Holland America Line celebrates a milestone for Newbuild Nieuw Statendam with Coin Ceremony Celebration at Fincantieri Shipyard
Posted by: Alka Subin /8530

New 99,500-ton Pinnacle Class ship to launch in November 2018 SEATTLE, Dec. 6, 2017  — In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy. Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of Holland America Line’s […]

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Dec
2017
Cunard to broadcast LIVE Red Carpet from “The Greatest Showman” World Premiere on Flagship Queen Mary 2
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Live Red Carpet Interviews with Celebrities, Talent and Executives at First Hollywood Movie Premiere on a Passenger Ship VALENCIA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2017  — On Friday, December 8, luxury cruise line Cunard and 20th Century Fox will host the world premiere of “The Greatest Showman” on flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2 while docked in […]

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Dec
2017
Seabourn brings decadent K+M Chocolate to Its Ultra-Luxury Fleet
Posted by: Alka Subin /7630

SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2017  — Seabourn, the world’s finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is redefining opulence by bringing new artisan K+M Chocolate aboard its fleet of ships, helping to redefine and elevate the standard of an evening turndown sweet. K+M Chocolate is the work of Michelin-starred Chef Thomas Keller and Italian olive oil producer Armando Manni, […]