Saturday, 29 November 2014

Small ship news headlines from Cyber Cruises

Small ship news from our friends at CyberCruises.com


Scenic Cruises' New River Ship To Sail Mekong In 2016
November 27th, 2014
Scenic Cruises' newest ship, Scenic Spirit, will debut in 2016 on the Mekong, according to the cruise line, which has just released details for the vessel. (cruisecritic.com)

Cyber Monday Deal: 25% Off Expedition Cruise With Adventure CanadaNovember 28th, 2014
On Cyber Monday, intrepid travellers can save 25% on Adventure Canada's thirteen-day expedition to Newfoundland and Labrador departing July 5th, 2015. The exclusive sale is valid on new bookings only, made December 1st before midnight. 

New Cuba Cruise Season Opens – Other Cruise News: More Reports From China – Individual Ship News
November 24th, 2014
by Kevin Griffin
Last week saw the beginning ofa new Cuba cruise season, with regular callers Thomson Cruises, Cuba Cruise and Star Clippers now being joined by small ship operator Variety Cruises.
Meanwhile, the competition heats up in China as both Carnival Corp & plc and Royal Caribbean Cruises make another move.
And finally, Costa abruptly withdraws the Costa Celebration while Semester at Sea announces the withdrawal of its Explorer and her charter toCelestyal Cruisesfrom next June.
Posted in News, The Cruise Examiner

Ponant's Le Lyrial launched in Ancona
November 24th, 2014
Ponant, the French boutique cruise shipping company, says its fifth luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered from Fincantieri, was launched on October 23 at the Ancona shipyard in Italy. The ship is to be delivered in Spring 2015. (cruisebusiness.com)
Tags: Fincantieri, Ponant (Compagnie du Ponant) - Posted in News

Variety Cruises Offers Seven-Night Greece and Turkey Cruise
November 21st, 2014
Variety Cruises will offer Aegean Mosaic, a seven night cruise of Greece and Turkey, beginning in August 2015. (travelagentcentral.com)
Tags: Variety Cruises - Posted in News

FICP Names Silversea Cruises' Kevin Regan Chair of Advisory Council
November 21st, 2014
Financial and Insurance Conference Planners (FICP) has elected Kevin Regan, director of corporate and incentive sales at Silversea Cruises. (travelagentcentral.com)
Tags: Silversea Cruises - Posted in Event / Convention / Exhibition, News

Aranui Celebrates 30 Years in French Polynesia
November 20th, 2014
Aranui Cruises, operator of the Aranui 3 mixed passenger-freighter vessel, is celebrating 30 years as the world's only soft adventure cruise provider to sail in French Polynesia. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Tags: Compagnie Polynesienne de Transport Maritime, Freighter Cruises - Posted in News

Bahamas Celebration Remains Out of Service
November 20th, 2014
The Bahamas Celebration is still out of service after sustaining damage after hitting a still-unidentified underwater object on Oct. 31. (travelpulse.com)
Tags: Celebration Cruise Lines - Posted in News 

Star Clippers Offering $500 Onboard Credit for Holiday Sailings
November 13th, 2014
Star Clippers' 2014 Christmas and New Year's cruises will be waiving single-supplement fees on select Royal Clipper and Star Clipper itineraries. (travelagentcentral.com)
Tags: Star Clippers, Tall Ships / Sailing Yacht - Posted in News

AdventureSmith Explorations Adds Historic Yacht to Inventory of Small Ships Exploring Baja Peninsula
November 13th, 2014
Small ship cruise expert AdventureSmith Explorations (adventuresmithexplorations.com) announces a new 10-day Baja, Mexico cruise aboard the 86-foot, historic eight-guest adventure yacht, Westward.
Tags: AdventureSmith Explorations - Posted in News