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Regent’s Seven Seas Mariner Completes Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade »

Travel Agent   Regent Seven Seas Cruises completed a multi-million dollar refurbishment and upgrade to the all-suite, all-balcony ship Seven Seas Mariner. The ship re-entered service yesterday and is in the midst of a 10-night sailing from Monte Carlo to Venice.  The newly renovated Seven Seas Marinerwill call the Mediterranean home for the remainder of the season. The Seven Seas […]

10 Best Luxury Cruise Ships »

Seven Seas Mariner was a rulebreaker when it first launched in 2001. It was the industry’s first all-suite, all-balcony ship.

Inside the world’s most luxurious cruise ship suites »

The Telegraph Travel Butler? Check. Champagne? Check. Ocean views and a sea breeze? Check and check. Picture: Silversea Cruises Source: Supplied THE butler’s at your beck and call, the champagne’s on ice and the views are ready to impress. Welcome to cruise ship life at the top end of town. It’s a few rungs up from bunk-bed […]

Silversea Offers ‘Australian Open’ Tour Package »

Silversea Cruises is offering an optional pre-cruise “2014 Australian Open” land package for tennis enthusiasts sailing on Silver Shadow’s January 19, 2014 voyage.

10 questions to ask your cruise travel agent »

You may have specific cruise dates in mind, but if you are flexible your agent may be able to save you a bundle by booking you a week or even a few days earlier. One cruise may be practically sold out and commanding high fares for blah cabins, while the very next cruise may be empty, and a steal in terms of price and choice of cabins.

Long Weekend in Barcelona »

Set just off of La Rambla, La Boqueria marks Barcelona’s largest and most diverse food market. The open-air market is a feast for the senses

Site Study Looks at Cruises for MICE Market »

By: Jena Tesse Fox Late last year, the Site International Foundation, in cooperation with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) released the results of its latest Site Index study,Focus on Cruises for Incentive Travel. The study looked at the use of cruises as an incentive travel tool, and assessed where cruises fit into the incentive travel industry of the future. […]

Cruise Ship Drink Packages: Are They Worth It? »

Best Bet: The “Ultimate Beverage Package” is $49 per person, per day (plus 15 percent gratuity), and includes a large selection of beer, spirits, cocktails, and wines by the glass.

Crystal Cruises Offers Gorilla Tracking Overland Adventure »

Crystal Cruises’ newest Overland Adventure, the “Bwindi Forest Gorilla Tracking Experience,” is a five-night journey

10 Junk Travel Fees We’ve Had Enough Of »

When it comes to booking flights, staying in hotels and renting a car, fees just continue to escalate