Posts made in March, 2014


When Seabourn Pride was launched 25 years ago, this unique ship pioneered a new style of ultra-luxury cruising. Year after year, she won the hearts of travellers who fell in love with its intimate size and the warm, heartfelt hospitality of its officers and crew. Seabourn Pride‘s “Farewell Season” is coming to a close ending the ship’s 25 year history with Yachts of Seabourn.   The ship will be embarking on its final voyage...


Posted By on Mar 29, 2014

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A third expedition ship, Silver Discoverer, officially joined the Silversea Expeditions fleet during a christening ceremony held today at the Marina Bay Cruise Center in Singapore.   A traditional Chinese lion dance performance and bhangra folk dancers provided colorful local entertainment for the quayside event. Silversea‘s senior executive team and company chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidio were on hand to welcome a guest list...


Posted By on Mar 27, 2014

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The Duke of Edinburgh will visit Cunard‘s Queen Mary 2 in Southampton in May to celebrate the ship’s 10th anniversary.   He will attend a reception and lunch on board and will also visit several behind-the-scenes crew areas.   Full details of the visit have not yet been revealed, but Cunard‘s chief executive David Dingle said: “We are delighted and honoured that His Royal Highness has agreed to visit Queen Mary 2 and...


Posted By on Mar 19, 2014

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Cunard underlines its reputation for hosting speakers of the highest calibre from across the cultural spectrum with the announcement today that legendary musician and founder member of Band Aid Midge Ure and former Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King have been lined up to speak aboard its ships in the coming months.   Iconic singer Midge Ure will join Queen Mary 2 for the first 10 days of her 15-night ‘Arctic Circle...


Posted By on Mar 17, 2014

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Windstar Cruises has announced new plans for its Star Class yachts – a collection of three all suite ships joining the fleet over the next two years. Windstar takes delivery of Star Pride on April 17, 2014, the first yacht of Windstar’s 2013 purchase of the three luxury cruise ships.   Today, Windstar introduced Star Breeze and Star Legend, scheduled to join the Windstar fleet in May 2015. The yachts will spend their...


Posted By on Mar 14, 2014

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