Archive for the ‘Cruise Line’ Category

Southern Caribbean Onboard Holland America Line’s Newest Ship – Koningsdam

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

I recently cruised with some friends and clients on the Holland America Koningsdam. This is Holland America’s newest ship with one more being delivered next year. The itinerary was very unique – 10 day Southern Caribbean round trip from Fort Lauderdale. A great way to see that area of the Caribbean without having to fly […]

Sailing on board Windstar’s Star Pride

Monday, June 4th, 2018

By Gloria Gottlieb I recently sailed on Windstar’s Star Pride on a roundtrip cruise from San Juan.  I spent the night at the Sheraton Old San Juan which was across the street from the pier.  Most tours and places in San Juan were closed because it was Good Friday.  The ship is one of 3 […]

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

Monday, 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, […]

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

Thursday, 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 […]

Spreading Our Wings: Meet Crystal Skye

Thursday, 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

Wednesday, 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?

Monday, 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 […]

Crystal is ‘World’s Best’ – Again and Again and Again

Friday, July 28th, 2017

 Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises take top Travel + Leisure honors, as Crystal Cruises continues to shine              LOS ANGELES, July 11, 2017 – From the World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line™ come two more awarded luxury travel experiences, as Crystal River Cruises and Crystal Yacht Expedition […]

The Viking Difference: The Thinking Person’s Cruise

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

We travel to explore, to learn, to understand. As the world’s leading river cruise line, we believe in offering you extraordinarily well-designed cruises that bring you closer to the cultures of the world. That’s why our intimate, inclusive itineraries are designed to help you explore nuances of your destination: its food, culture, people and customs. […]

Alaska Cruise Onboard the Island Princess

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Alaska cruise on Island Princess South bound June 14th 2017. I flew to Anchorage (Seward) the night of June 13th and stayed at the Residence Inn.  The next day we toured downtown Anchorage and then back to the hotel to transfer to Whittier.  I used a transfer company called Anchorage tours & transfers, much less […]