SeaDream Yacht Club

Exploration of the Adriatic Sea and the picturesque islands of Croatia is best experienced from the deck of the luxury SeaDream yacht. Here are our 10 favorite things about sailing with the crew of this ultra-exclusive and ultra-indulgent ship. The Service There are as many different cruise lines as there are destinations, ports and high-seas […]

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Princess Cruises is to operate its biggest season ever sailing out of the UK and Europe for 2020 – and will name new ship Enchanted Princess in Southampton.

Cruise travel attracts plenty of haters. Just ask Tina Fey, who skewered it in her book “Bossypants” by concluding, “Cruises were designed to make something unbearable—a two-week transatlantic crossing—seem bearable. There’s no need to do it now. There are planes. You wouldn’t take a vacation where you ride on a stagecoach for two months but […]

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Paul gauguin cruise review to polynesia

Guest reviewers Natalie and Jenna report back from their recent Paul Gauguin Cruises voyage to Tahiti, visiting Huahine, Motu Mohana, Bora Bora and Moorea. Day 1 – Tahiti So, starting with the journey, I have to say I was really impressed by Air Tahiti Nui. They had everything you need: generous leg room; delicious food; […]

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Intimate, Elegant—and Adventurous

Expedition is cruising’s hottest trend—for luxury, it’s the most booming subset. Luxury leader Crystal entered the market in 2015 with Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises, whose Crystal Esprit is charting its course for success. And in 2020, that success will be buoyed by the launch of Crystal Endeavor. For its part, Esprit was built in 1991 […]

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Scenic to overhaul eight river ships

Scenic will remodel all eight of its river cruise vessels that sail the Rhine, Main and Danube rivers for 2019. The eight ships, which Scenic refers to as “Space Ships,” are the Scenic Ruby, Pearl, Jasper, Opal, Amber, Crystal, Jade and Jewel. The ships will get fewer and larger staterooms, two new 520-square-feet Royal Owners […]

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Princess Cruises unveils biggest ever ex-UK and Europe deployment

Princess Cruises is to operate its biggest season ever sailing out of the UK and Europe for 2020 – and will name new ship Enchanted Princess in Southampton. Ex-UK capacity for 2020 will be 30% more than in 2019, with three ships sailing a full season out of Southampton for the first time. It amounts […]

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How to Plan Shore Excursions

Picking the right ship is essential to having a great cruise. But, once you have found the ideal ship for your vacation, your work has just begun. Next, you need to figure out what to do when you are OFF the ship. One reason you have decided to take a cruise is to get away […]

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Music festivals and mixology – how cruises got cool

They have always been associated with the grey pound, but now cruise ships are trying to attract a millennial crowd. Will smaller boats, late-night stop-offs and better brunches tempt young people on board? The Groove cruise, a floating dance music festival AThink of cruise holidays and a whole host of images spring to mind. Endless […]

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Not Your Typical Cruise Ship

Say so long to the flaming baked alaska paraded around the dining room during your appointed hour in the cavernous dining room on your mega-ship, at least among the newest vessels. The tradition of the showy dessert and the practice of appointment dining may continue elsewhere, but a tide of new cruise line launches promises […]

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Key Strategies to Growing Cruise Sales

Growing your cruise sales each year takes work, so utilizing the right tools and key strategies is imperative when it comes to successfully running your business. Implementing these three strategies will help contribute to your bottom line and increase productivity. Master Top Cruise Products —Develop relationships with cruise lines’ local Business Development Managers and they […]

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