Cruise ships are continually upping the ante with specialty restaurants that feature international dishes, celebrity chefs, intimate venues, innovative menus and all-round delicious food.
Cruises are raising the bar on their offerings for group travelers by Andrea Doyle (Pictured) Travelers can dive into the ocean’s depths with Crystal Cruises’ deep-sea submersible According to Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), 24 million passengers are expected to sail this year, up from 15 million just 10 years ago. Part of this growth is thanks to the fact … Read more
Infused with a bigger bankroll following its $550 million purchase by Genting Hong Kong last year, Crystal Cruises whipped up widespread agent interest with its February announcement about possibly resurrecting America’s classic liner, the SS United States, launched in 1952. Crystal signed an exclusive purchase option agreement with the SS United States Conservancy to possibly bring the ship into compliance with the latest standards and return the vessel to service as an 800-passenger luxury liner. The once proud ship still holds the coveted Blue Riband as the fastest passenger liner in regular service to cross the Atlantic Ocean.
A luxury cruise renaissance is on its way as Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Seabourn Cruise Line and Silversea Cruises all expand their operations from now into 2018 and beyond.
There are lots of cool perks that come with cruising on a luxury ship. Beyond the gourmet meals and private shore excursions, though, what really defines the experience is the service.
Crystal Cruises aims to be the first cruise ship company to launch a maiden voyage through the Northwest Passage in two years and will navigate the waterways lined with glaciers and fjords.
Seven Seas Mariner was a rulebreaker when it first launched in 2001. It was the industry’s first all-suite, all-balcony ship.
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 berths where the only luxury … Read more
Crystal Cruises’ newest Overland Adventure, the “Bwindi Forest Gorilla Tracking Experience,” is a five-night journey
Crystal announces massive 2014 Asia season expansion – Cruise News – etravelblackboard.com.