MS Roald Amundsen – First Battery-powered Cruise Ship

MS Roald Amundsen

MS Roald Amundsen. Credit: Hurtigruten LTD

Poor air quality has always been a concern with the sailing of traditional cruise ships. However, Norwegian operator Hurtigruten is all set to create a greener future for its fleet and has also achieved a maritime first by powering its hybrid expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen on battery power alone. Continue reading

Best Time to Cruise Popular Destinations

The beach at Tucker's Town, west of Surf Bay

The beach at Tucker’s Town, Bermuda. Credit: Bermuda Ministry of Tourism & Transport

Do you want to cruise to some of the most popular destinations? How about sailing at cheap fares and also at the best times? If you are wondering, how to strike this balance, then relax we’ve rounded up a quick preview of when you should cruise to some of the most popular destinations. Continue reading

Top Cruise Lines in the Mediterranean

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Are you looking for an authentic Mediterranean experience exploring historic sites and the region on board a cruise ship? Great! Then, this one’s for you. Keep reading as we give a quick preview of the top cruise lines in the Mediterranean for you.

Seabourn Cruise Line

You’ll love the personalised service on board the Seabourn, with each ship boasting of a 1-to-1 crew-to-passenger ratio. Apart from cruising to the Mediterranean, you’ll be able to choose other popular cruising destinations like the Caribbean, Australia, Antarctica, and Alaska. What’s more? In 2019, itineraries range from seven to 72 days. Cruisers can enjoy Seabourn’s fine dining experience inclusive of menus crafted by Michelin-starred chef Thomas Keller, luxurious amenities, and exciting onboard activities. A few things to look for are accommodations having suites with ocean views and complimentary onboard activities.

Cruising Onboard Viking

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Viking Ocean Cruises appeal to many cruisers especially due to their luxury ships and engaging itineraries. Do you also enjoy learning about the history and culture of destinations that you are about to visit? Then, Viking Cruises is just for you. You’ll love the amenities onboard, verandas for all cabins, Wi-Fi access on every vessel, and complimentary excursion on every port of call. The smaller size of Viking’s ships cruises along with more exclusive ports like Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, and Australia.

Cruising Onboard Oceania

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Oceania sails worldwide and in 2019 cruisers can enjoy trips spanning the Mediterranean, Alaska, Europe and more. Cruisers can look forward to Oceania’s varied shore experiences ranging from glacier adventurers in Juneau, Alaska, to vineyard hopping in Santorini, Greece. The off-the-beaten-path destinations are a huge appeal, and cruisers will love the selection of speciality dining venues. Foodies, you must try the fleet’s numerous open-seating dining venues inclusive of the Grand Dining Room, which serves French fare at lunchtime from a menu created by master chef Jacques Pépin.

Pacific Northwest – A Thrilling New Cruise Destination

 

Pacific Northwest

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Pristine natural beauty, hippie towns, humpback whales splashing around, and magical sunsets can make a perfect cruise destination. Head to the thrilling new cruise destination—Pacific Northwest and experience pure joy. You’d love to be on an expedition cruise aboard passenger cruise lines and enjoy some spine-tingling activities. We’ve rounded up some of the exciting things that you can look forward to on this new cruise destination.

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