Cruise Ships and Environmental Impacts

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Cruise ships are often compared to floating cities and have gained increased popularity in the past few decades. With the cruise industry transporting over 30 million passengers in 2019, the industry is expected to grow with new state-of-the-art ships bringing in more leisure opportunities. However, the environmental impact of the ships and other safety concerns have started raising eyebrows. Continue reading

Japanese Firms Set to Launch Self-Piloting Cargo Ships Soon

Are you excited about self-driving cars driven by artificial intelligence? Get ready for the launch of self-driving cargo ships. Japanese shipping firms are working with shipbuilders to develop self-piloting container ships driven by artificial intelligence. Continue reading

Best places to carter a yacht around the world

Sailing vacations are best when you want to leave the hectic everyday life and escape into nature. Given below are some of the finest places around the globe, where you can rent a yacht and discover some of the best unexplored placed of the water-world.

1) Fiji

Explore the abundant sea life, magnificent reefs and stunning lagoons at the Fiji Islands and experience some of the best moments of your life. The people here are welcoming and the easy and laid-back life will refresh your spirit for years to come.

2) Canary Islands

The scenic Canary Islands lie just off the African coast and are formed due to the volcanic activity. These islands are a hot favourite amongst the European tourists’ thanks to their bountiful nature and favourable wind conditions and the best way you can explore these islands is by chartering a yacht.

3) Seychelles Islands   

The paradisiacal Seychelles Islands are a group of 115 islands situated in the Indian Ocean. The Islands are famous for their huge granite rocks and picturesque beach locales. The native Aldabra giant tortoises found here are also popular among the visitors.

4) Croatia

Croatia covers about 1,000 islands and is the best place to sail on a vacation. The quaint villages on the island are full of history and present many interesting places to explore. Visit Croatia to enjoy a perfect family vacation filled with fun and deliciously amazing food.

5) Thailand

The pristine waters of Thailand lure thousands of tourists each year from all around the world.  The people here are super friendly and will make you feel at home immediately. You can also enjoy snorkelling and swimming as the waters are comfortably warm and refreshing.

Mercedes-Benz Style Unveils Luxury Motor Yacht – A Silver Arrow of the seas

Arrow460 - Granturismo, A Silver Arrow of the seas

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Arrow460 – Granturismo is the luxury motor yacht called as “A Silver Arrow of the seas”. Mercedes Benz Style and Silver Arrow Marine are the project partners in designing this yacht which has fascinating elegance, luxury, speed and last but not the least safety. Continue reading

Canados’ new Oceanic Yachts 76 line sold

Updated Sep 2019

The Italian shipyard Canados announced the sale of its Oceanic Yachts 76 line, even before its official presentation. The Oceanic range, a luxury yacht range was initiated and designed in 2013 with the objective of offering high performance and low fuel consumption. Continue reading

Luxury Cruises around the World

A cruising vacation is a dream for many of us and to get the perfect cruise is like half the battle won, read on for some of the best cruising experience that money can get.

1) Disney cruise line

The Disney cruise line is not just for the kids it has something for everyone in the family making it a perfect family cruise. The award-winning cruise has extravagant musical shows, a variety of dining options and the ultimate king sized luxury suites.

The recreational pools named after famous Disney characters are great for splashing together with the family. The private island ‘Castaway Cay’ will give you the feel of the ‘rich and the famous’.

2) Princess cruise

The major advantage of this cruise line is the flexible itinerary that can suit your moods. It is ideal for tourists with disabilities, as wheelchair access is available. You can enjoy your favourite movies under the stars on the huge LED screens with complementary popcorns. The travellers can also take pleasure in the glass-bottomed ‘SeaWalk’, which is about 28 feet further than the edges of the ship and enjoy magical views of the sea. The Princess cruise appeals to couples and families alike with its classy and budget cruises.

3) Celebrity cruise

Celebrity cruises are admired amongst the travellers for their posh designs and delicious cuisines. It was also the first cruise to grow grass, real grass on board, and also has a wonderful art collection.

The ‘AquaSpa’ services consist of some of the finest steam rooms at sea, which are well equipped with heated, lined recliners. Parents who have small kids will love the baby-sitting services that are provided.

It’s a Superyacht…It’s a Plane…It’s Helicopter!

They continue to grow in size and elegance with features that the average man or woman in the street could just dream of. The yacht has certainly evolved through the years with limitations only restricted to your imagination. Many yachts are equipped with everything from submarines to swimming pools to helipads. If Russian businessman Vasily Klyukin has anything to do with it the best is yet to come. Based on designs already on the table the new yacht will be part of the marine and the aviation industry. Although the concept is still sitting on the table, Klyukin has great expectations that it will eventually become a reality.  Continue reading