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.
If you’re like most cruisers, you spend time talking cruising with others who love taking to the rivers and the oceans. Here’s something you might be able to stump them with, as a “Did you know?”
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.
Seven Seas Mariner was a rulebreaker when it first launched in 2001. It was the industry’s first all-suite, all-balcony ship.
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.
Luxury cruise line to bring expedition ship to Australia | Newcastle Herald.
Silversea Offers Australian Open Tour Package | Travel Agent Central.