Viking Ocean Cruises Christens New Ship, Announces First World Cruise

A year after its debut with the Viking Star, Viking Ocean Cruises continues its aggressive expansion with the introduction of a second ship and the unveiling of details for the company’s first world cruise.   Viking Sea Named in London with Norwegian Flair The River Thames in Greenwich was the scene of maritime and Norwegian tradition … Continue reading

Holland America Line Unveils 2015 Grand Voyage Details

Holland America Line has unveiled details of the 2015 edition of its renowned Grand World Voyage, a 114-day roundtrip sailing from Fort Lauderdale that will bring guests to 45 ports in 25 countries on 6 continents. The intimate ms Amsterdam will depart Florida on 5 January 2015 on a journey highlighted by 11 overnight calls in … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises Announces 2014 Itineraries, Return Of Insignia

Oceania Cruises has unveiled its 2014 itineraries featuring 90 voyages, 10 new ports of call, a new line-up of European cruises and the return of Insignia. Collectively, the line’s fleet of 5 luxury, mid-size ships will sail to more than 180 destinations in Alaska, Europe, North America, the Panama Canal and South America.   Riviera … Continue reading

Saudia Joins Skyteam

Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, has officially joined the ranks of Skyteam, becoming the alliance’s first Middle Eastern member. The airline also took the opportunity to unveil its new brand identity and 2 special-liveried aircraft, an Airbus A320 deployed on regional and European routes as well as a Boeing 777-200 used on long-haul operations, during … Continue reading

Marrakech Gets A Four Seasons Hotel

Luxury hotel operator Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has opened the new 139-room Four Seasons Marrakech, its newest property in North Africa. Set amidst a 40-acre walled oasis, the resort is designed in the elegant Moorish style with arcades and fountain courtyards dotted with mature olive and palm trees.   Offering views of the lush resort … Continue reading