Tuesday 28 March 2023

Ulstein unveils new expedition ship design

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Offering a unique experience is key when you want to set yourself apart in the travelling industry.

From On Board: Not Ha Long Bay. Lan Ha Bay with Ylang

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Here on Cat Ba island in Lan Ha Bay, local folklore tells the story of how a group of European tourists stumbled upon a village deep in the jungle valley and, mesmerised by its scenic beauty, decided to make the little hamlet a regular stop for future visitors.

Saturday 25 March 2023

From on board: Cruising with Violet in Ha Long Bay

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Is it a mammoth? Is it a bombe Alaska? It’s whatever you want it to be.

The multitude of abstract limestone creations here in Ha Long Bay’s Sung Sot Cave take on all manner of shapes and forms, leading your imagination on a wild ride through whatever fantastic tale you want to create.

Thursday 23 March 2023

Heritage Expeditions' Two Ships Rendezvous in the Bay of Islands

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While most ships are known for passing in the night, pioneering expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions brought its sister vessels together for the first time with a rendezvous in the Bay of Islands.

Tuesday 14 March 2023

The SEA CLOUDS still welcome in the heart of Venice

Our Sea Cloud ships will once again steer a course for the historic center of Venice this year. Unlike large international cruise ships, the windjammers from Sea Cloud Cruises are still permitted to dock in the heart of the lagoon city. In 2021, the Italian government refused access to the vast majority of cruise liners. The only exceptions are ships like our traditional Sea Cloud Cruises tall ships, which match the backdrop of the medieval trading town.

Monday 13 March 2023

Seabourn’s 2024 Kimberley season on sale now

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Seabourn has released its maiden season in Western Australia’s stunning Kimberley region, set to launch in 2024.

Tuesday 7 March 2023

PONANT's ‘Australia’s Iconic Kimberley’ documentary, presented by Andrew Daddo

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PONANT has released the documentary ‘Australia’s Iconic Kimberley’ featuring brand ambassador and media personality Andrew Daddo. Bringing to the screen Daddo’s magical experience sailing aboard PONANT’s luxury expedition ship Le Laperouse, the film is the second instalment in the documentary series.

Monday 6 March 2023

Seabourn sells Seabourn Odyssey to MOL Group for delivery in September 2024

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Seabourn, the leader in ultra-luxury cruising and expedition travel announced the sale of Seabourn Odyssey to Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL). Following the sale, Seabourn will continue to operate all published voyages through August 22, 2024, under a charter arrangement. Seabourn Odyssey will be delivered to MOL after the charter agreement.

Friday 3 March 2023

PONANT and Relais & Châteaux offer two exclusive gastronomic New Zealand voyages in 2023

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Renewing their collaboration for 2023, PONANT and Relais & Châteaux have designed two extraordinary expeditions to New Zealand, each hosted by renowned Relais & Châteaux chefs – Norka Mella Munoz and Jimmy McIntyre. These unique voyages will offer exclusive gastronomic experiences, highlighting the inimitable French lifestyle and excellence.

See the undiscovered face of Japan on unique new Ponant voyage

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Save A$4055 per person – book by March 31, 2023

As Japan grows in its appeal with its exotic and alluring mix of ancient traditions and high-tech sophistication, Australian small ship cruise specialist, Cruise Traveller, has packaged a new luxury voyage in March, 2024, that spotlights small, enchanting and rarely visited destinations lining Japan’s Seto Inland Sea.

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Scenic Eclipse II Sea Trials successful

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Scenic’s new ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht, Scenic Eclipse II has successfully completed its sea trials and has now returned to the 3. Maj shipyard in Rijeka, Croatia, for its final fit out in advance of its inaugural sailing on 13 April 2023. The much-anticipated 114-suite yacht was put through its paces over two weekend sessions during February in the northern Adriatic between Croatia and Italy.