December 28th, 2017

November, 2017 – LATAM Airlines / Australis Cruises By Karl Dring, General Manager, GlobalPoint Travel Solutions LATAM Airlines, the largest inter and intra-South American airline, is the main sponsor of the FAM trip to the “bottom of the world”—Tierra del Fuego/Patagonia.  Along with exposing the participants to LATAM’s excellent service, it also showcases the spectacular […]

Inside Look: The Bold New Features On Board Symphony of the Seas

October 23rd, 2017

From fresh eats to exciting, new entertainment, our latest ship has it all. by John Mannelly Earlier this year, it was announced that Symphony of the Seas, the newest ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet, would hit the seas in April 2018, and now there are more exciting details to share about the new sound of adventure: Symphony, […]

Your Club Med Holiday

October 17th, 2017

Looking for a luxury holiday in idyllic surroundings? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Dedicated to ‘what’s hot’ in luxury travel, Club Med’s travel and lifestyle experts provide you with top tips on the most popular destinations and resorts, the best times of year to visit, and the hot spots for summer and winter […]

Holland America Line Celebrates 2017 Plan a Cruise Month with Two Premium Promotions

October 12th, 2017

Submitted by: Julie Holland America Line is supporting October’s National Plan a Cruise Month organized by Cruise Lines International Association with two premium offers: onboard spending money for 2017-18 Caribbean cruise bookings and additional onboard spending money for all Explore 4 promotion bookings covering several cruise destinations in 2018 and 2019. The month-long event offers promotions that aim to […]

G Adventures – China’s Harbin Ice Festival: By the Numbers

September 27th, 2017

The annual sub-zero party is the largest of its kind in the world by G Adventures Posted on 26 July 2017 For two weeks every year, the city of Harbin in China’s Heilongjiang province is put on ice. The annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which takes place from December to February (exact dates change year by […]

UnCruise to Alaska onboard the Safari Explorer

September 27th, 2017

By Nicole Fitzpatrick June 9-16th, 2017—Roundtrip Juneau Visiting Icy Strait, Glacier Bay National Park (2 full days with Park Ranger,)  Baranof Island/Chatham Strait, Frederick Sound, Port Houghton/Stephens Passage, Endicott Arm/Fords Terror and Juneau We arrived in Juneau and were greeted by the UnCruise staff and our driver.  After driving roughly 20 mins. to the Centennial […]

Spreading Our Wings: Meet Crystal Skye

August 24th, 2017

by Crystal Cruises Her tables are set, linens pressed, high-tech amenities wired, and SkyeButlers suited and at your service. Following her official christening ceremony Saturday night in Las Vegas, during which she was blessed by luxury travel industry veteran and Virtuoso CEO, Crystal Skye is ready for takeoff. Crystal’s own “Captain,” CEO Edie Rodriguez, takes the helm with […]

Seabourn Encore – Ultra Luxury

August 23rd, 2017

During the past decade, the cruise industry has made significant investments in upgrading hardware and onboard services to upgrade their products.   And, it’s not just cruise lines in the luxury category. Most premium operators have made big investments too, which has served to close the gap between premium and luxury.  It’s become commonplace for the […]

Viking River Cruises – What is a River Cruise?

August 21st, 2017

 Nothing Compares to a River Cruise River cruising is a relaxing, immersive and thoroughly enjoyable form of travel where you can enjoy ever-changing scenery along the banks of waterways such as the Danube, Rhine, Seine, Douro, Volga and Yangtze. Unpack just once on an award-winning, state-of-the-art 190-guest Longship and journey into the very heart of […]

My Tremendous Tauck Bridges River Cruise Experience

August 15th, 2017

By Nancy Kivlen, Director of Leisure, Carefree Vacations My sixteen-year-old niece and I arrived in Paris on July 14th, Bastille Day. We were greeted by a cheerful French man holding a Tauck Tours sign at Charles de Gaulle airport. He whisked us away to our Pullman Eiffel Tower Hotel where the view of La Tour […]