Hurtigruten To Boost Fleet, Orders New Explorer Ships

Hurtigruten has announced it has ordered 2 new explorer ships to meet growing demand for the adventure travel market. Scheduled to be delivered in summer 2018 and summer 2019, both vessels will be constructed at Kleven Verft in its native Norway and represents the biggest investment for the line in its 123-year history.   From … Continue reading

Silversea Unveils Grand Expeditions

Silversea Cruises has unveiled details of its upcoming Grand Expeditions. Sailing from October 2015, the luxury line has created 5 journeys ranging from 18 to 34 days. Each voyage begins with an expedition cruise in the Galapágos Islands, before connecting to a land adventure, and finally ending with a further expedition cruise exploring the coast … Continue reading

Seabourn To Cruise Antarctic Waters In 2013

Luxury small-ship cruise line Seabourn has unveiled a series of Antarctica cruises ranging between 21 and 24 days, visiting the white continent for the first time in its 20-year history. The all-suite, 450-guest Seabourn Quest will sail the new “Ultimate Antarctica & Patagonia” itinerary between Valparaiso and Buenos Aires in November 2013.   Cruising the Chilean … Continue reading

Holland America Line Announces 2012/2013 South America Deployment

Holland America Line has announced the deployment of the ms Maasdam, ms Prinsendam and the ms Veendam to South America for the 2012/2013 winter cruise season. Together, the 3 ships will offer a range of popular itineraries ranging from 13 to 68 nights and visiting major ports on the continent, as well as explorations of … Continue reading

Silversea Cruises Unveils 2013 Voyages

Silversea Cruises has unveiled an extensive lineup of worldwide voyages for the 2013 cruise season. Its fleet of 6 luxury ships will offer more than 200 cruises, visiting more than 450 destinations across 7 continents, of which 32 ports will be new to the line, including Baie-Comeau, Chios, Portsmouth, Fanning Island, Fukuoka, Klaipeda, Liverpool, Port Arthur, … Continue reading