Posts made in September, 2015


Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ luxury ships, EUROPA and EUROPA 2, have been awarded the highest distinction as the only 5-stars-plus cruise ships worldwide. The announcement has been made in the 31st edition of the “Berlitz Cruising & Cruise Ships 2016″ guide which has now been published. The HANSEATIC was ranked as the only 5-star expedition ship globally among the group of “boutique ships”. Attaining 1,860...


Posted By on Sep 30, 2015

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Cunard Line’s flagship, Queen Mary 2, is set to receive a major refurbishment with many exciting changes happening all at once. The world’s most iconic ocean liner will undergo the significant change between 27th May and 21st June 2016. The refit will introduce a new chapter for the Cunard Line, one that conveys innovation and investment. It will involve a new appearance for the Grill Suites and restaurants for their...


Posted By on Sep 29, 2015

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Silversea have announced that Silver Cloud will be moving to the cruise line’s luxury expedition fleet in November 2017. Silver Cloud will undergo an extensive refurbishment planned for August 2017 as part of it’s transformation to becoming an ice-class ship. The 296 guest-ship was the first to enter the Silversea fleet in 1994 and since then it has completed a wide range of voyages across different parts of the world. It...


Posted By on Sep 24, 2015

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Today marks the start of the next exciting chapter for Seabourn, with the keel laying ceremony taking place at Marghera Shipyard. The ceremony was attended by Keith Taylor, Executive Vice President Fleet Operations Holland America Group and also by Fincantieri shipbuilders representative Antonio Quintano, Marghera’s yard manager. Seabourn Encore is due to join  Seabourn’s fleet at the end of 2016, she will be built...


Posted By on Sep 15, 2015

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Crystal Cruises have made a huge announcement regarding their yacht cruises, stating that they are now open for bookings as of this month! Crystal are unveiling the complete itineraries and fares for 2016 through the beginning of 2018. The routes were first released exclusively for Crystal Society members, but they are now open to all travellers to book. The introduction of the Crystal yacht cruises is a brand new innovation by the...


Posted By on Sep 14, 2015

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