Posts made in October, 2014


For their last season sailing under the Seabourn banner, Seabourn Spirit and Seabourn Legend will return to the Caribbean where they first started more than 20 years ago. The voyages will incorporate signature Seabourn events such as the line’s popular and iconic “Caviar in the Surf” beach barbecue and the watersports Marina Day that helped pave the way for luxury small-ship cruising. They will be transferred to...


Posted By on Oct 30, 2014

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We are thrilled to announce that Captain Gulleik Svalastog will take the helm of Viking Cruise’s first ocean ship – the cutting edge all-veranda Viking Star. Captain Gulleik Svalastog grew up near the coast of Norway, dreaming of the day when he would be captain of his own ship. With more than 40 years of sailing experience, he will oversee the operation, crew and safety of Viking Star. Watch our video and learn more about...


Posted By on Oct 15, 2014

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Princess Cruises has announced that commemorative food, drink and entertainment will be offered on its ships to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Throughout 2015, which marks five decades since the line’s first sailing, all cruises will include: – A souvenir menu in the main dining rooms for one night, which will feature dishes including duck terrine with apricot preserves and fillet of turbot with whipped truffle butter –...


Posted By on Oct 9, 2014

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 When Queen Mary 2 arrives in Southampton on Wednesday 8 October she will be bringing home a very special cargo – the final sandbag to make the journey from the First World War cemeteries in Belgium containing soil from those cemeteries to create a Flanders Field Memorial Garden. The arrival of the sandbag, and its subsequent onward journey to The Guards Museum in London marks the culmination of a project begun several years ago when...


Posted By on Oct 2, 2014

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