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Huritgruten Cruises new hybrid-powered expedition ship MS Roald Amundsen has become the first ship to be named in Antarctica. The ceremony took place with all passengers witnessing this historic naming in zodiac explorer boats along with passengers and crew of Hurtigruten’s MS Midnatsol which was also on an expedition cruise in Antarctica. A large chunk of ice replaced the traditional bottle of champagne for the naming of the ship by...


Posted By on Nov 12, 2019

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Viking cruises have announced their 378 passenger, six deck expedition ships Viking Octantis and Viking Polaris will launch in 2022.   The ships will have six cabin categories, ranging from the 269sq ft Nordic Balcony cabins to a 1,448sq ft Owners Suite. To allow for extended explorations ashore each ship will carry Zodiacs, rib boats and kayaks. The 260 strong crew will include an expedition leader, ice navigator, a biologist,...


Posted By on Nov 12, 2019

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Spirit of the Rhine, a new era in river cruising. Inspired by Saga’s award-winning ocean cruise, Spirit of the Rhine will bring their boutique cruise experience to the riverways of Europe. Launching in Spring 2021, this new luxury ship is exclusively for Saga guests, offering a wealth of exciting features and premium value for money. Welcome aboard the Spirit of the Rhine. A truly bespoke ship Every feature of Spirit of the Rhine has...


Posted By on Nov 12, 2019

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The Sovereign Cruise Club is excited to share this momentous occasion as work begins on Cunard’s new ship at Fincantieri’s Castellammare di Stabia Shipyard. The ship which is yet to be named will be the second-largest ship to fly the Cunard flag and is set to reimagine the luxury cruise experience with an array of unique and exciting onboard amenities.   The first section of the new ship is under construction at...


Posted By on Oct 11, 2019

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Virgin Voyages have revealed details of their Champagne bar with a modern twist for Scarlet Lady. The Champagne bar which will be named “Sip” has been described by Virgin Voyages as a decadent lounge that features a diverse curation of Champagne labels. In addition to Champagne, afternoon high tea will also be served in Sip, which will have a long marble bar with a rose gold design. Passengers can choose a glass of...


Posted By on Oct 10, 2019

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