Excursions

Cunard, Deals, Dining, Entertainment, Europe, Excursions

Cunard Line Celebrates 175th Anniversary Year in 2015 with Special Cruises

In 2015, Cunard will commemorate the 175th year of the company’s founding, and the global voyages will celebrate this significant milestone in style. This festive time will include several Cunard Royal Rendezvous events during the World Voyage itineraries: Queen Mary 2 and Queen Elizabeth will depart Southampton together on 10 January;...

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Excursions

American Safari Cruises eyes Hawaii

By Michael Coleman Hawaii bound vacationers have an extra incentive to book an inter-island yacht cruise aboard American Safari Cruises’ 36-guest Safari Explorer. To celebrate its inaugural season in Hawaii, the line is offering guests a $150 per person travel credit for reservations made through July 29, 2011. Sailing weeklong or...

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Excursions, Luxury, Ports

Gauguin offers 20-night South Pacific hotel/cruise package

By Michael Coleman The intimate 332-guest Paul Gauguin, fresh from a $25 million makeover, is offering a 20-night hotel/cruise package January 23, 2012 featuring nine distinctive islands in five South Pacific archipelagos. The line’s “South Pacific Discovery’’ cruise will call on Australia, New Caledonia, Fiji, Tonga, Cook and...

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Alaska, Excursions, Princess

Princess to offer new Alaska tours

By Michael Coleman Princess Cruises will debut nine new land excursions for passengers in Alaska this year. Overall, look for the line to offer 96 choices from easygoing to exhilarating — including cultural tours, nature hikes, kayak adventures and flightseeing tours. Land excursions operate from each of Princess’ own wilderness...

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Caribbean, Excursions, NCL, Ports

Cruise Guide: NCL to feature series of Bermuda cruises

By Mike Coleman Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has unveiled a series of Bermuda-bound itineraries from five East Coast cities in 2008. It’s the largest such deployment in company history.  Look for Norwegian Dawn to sail from New York and Norwegian Dream to depart from Boston. Norwegian Majesty, meanwhile, will sail to the island...

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Excursions, Ports

Cruise Guide: Red-Hot Swedish Icebar Sizzles

  By Michael Coleman  STOCKHOLM Sweden – In a city renowned for its legends, a new “hometown hero” is emerging.  This Baltic playground has long been the domain of iconic figures through the ages from inventor Alfred Nobel and actress Greta Garbo to modern sports legends Bjorn Borg and Annika Sorenstam. But...

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Excursions, Ports

Cruise Guide: Vibrant cities, nature, await South American cruise guests

By Mike Coleman The world’s best cruise lines have not only unveiled a host of new ships in recent months, they’ve also introduced a series of global itineraries and that’s good news for savvy travelers. Over the past two weeks, Cruise Guide has bypassed the obvious – Caribbean and European sailings- to take a...

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Excursions, Seabourn

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Cruise Guide: Silversea, Seabourn unveil golf, insider tip programs

By Michael Coleman Two of the world’s leading ultra-luxury cruise lines – Silversea and Seabourn – are rolling out exclusive programs that will make the golf lover smile and the adventurer in all of us beam with contentment.  Golf enthusiasts sailing on the 382-guest Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper can live and...

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