Posts made in February, 2018


Luxury cruise line, Crystal Cruises, have announced a series of new short ocean cruises for Spring this year. Crystal Serenity is currently scheduled to sail longer duration itineraries in Spring with a 20-night cruise from Dubai to Rome. This cruise will now also be sold as separate segments that are be available for guests to book. The shorter trips include ports of call to Oman, Israel, United Arab Emirates and Italy. These voyages...


Posted By on Feb 27, 2018

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Luxury hotel chain, The Ritz-Carlton, will be expanding their business by entering the luxury cruise industry in 2019. The first of three sophisticated yachts will enter service in 2019, with reservations opening in May 2018. The custom-built yachts will boast an intimate experience for guests as they will hold 298 passengers on each yacht. There will be a lot of space onboard the yachts as each suite will include a private terrace....


Posted By on Feb 19, 2018

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New information has been announced by Regent Seven Seas Cruises regarding the upcoming refurbishment of Seven Seas Mariner. Seven Seas Mariner’s refurbishment will take place in April 2018 at Chantier Naval de Marseille, where the luxury ship will enter drydock for a 20-day makeover. Regent’s president and chief executive officer, Jason Montague, commented: “We are delighted to relaunch the refurbished Seven Seas...


Posted By on Feb 9, 2018

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Scenic Tours have revealed that they will be building a new yacht-expedition vessel which will be the sister ship of Scenic Eclipse. The sister ship will be called Scenic Eclipse II and it will debut in 2020 with construction of the ship taking place at Uljanik in Croatia. The ship will boast 114 luxurious suites, 9 indulgent restaurants and 8 vibrant lounges & bars. The maiden voyage for Scenic Eclipse II has already been...


Posted By on Feb 5, 2018

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The three new Crystal ocean ships that are due to enter the fleet are to be downsized. The first new ocean ship is due for delivery in 2022 and it will now weigh 60,000 to 65,000 tonnes. It will hold 800 passengers in total as opposed to 1000 which was the previous figure that Crystal announced back in 2015. This change will apply to the other two ocean ships that will follow on from the first new vessel. The idea of having private...


Posted By on Feb 1, 2018

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