Tag: Excursions

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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Deals, Regent

Regent expands free air and shore excursions offers

Earlier today, Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced they are expanding their free air, two-for-one savings and free unlimited shore excursions packages for the remainder of the year. Cruise fares on 38 voyages in 2009 have been lowered, while the number of cruises now featuring Free Unlimited Shore Excursions has increased from 35 to 58....

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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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Cruise Guide: Expedition-style voyages bring nature to life

By Michael Coleman While Europe and the Caribbean beckon cruise travelers like never before, expedition-style voyages to some of the world’s most captivating natural locales are drawing Baby Boomers in droves.  Those seeking a respite from the packed, mass-market cruise experience need to look no further than two intimate,...

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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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