Necker Island Reopens

British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has opened the new Great House on Necker Island. Part of the Virgin Limited Edition collection of ultra-luxury properties and machines available for rent, it was rebuilt after a fire destroyed the original in 2011.   Located in the British Virgin Islands, Necker Island has been a popular hideaway for … Continue reading

Royal Caribbean Announces Upcoming Quantum Of The Seas Itineraries

Royal Caribbean International has unveiled itineraries for the new Quantum of the Seas, scheduled to begin sailing from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne, New Jersey from 23 November 2014. The 167,800-GRT ship will offer 18 Caribbean sailings, ranging from 7 to 12 nights, during her inaugural season.   Cruisers will be able to choose … Continue reading

New Itineraries From Costa Cruises For Winter 2013/2014

Italian cruise line Costa Crociere has unveiled new itineraries for the 2013/2014 winter season. Focusing on emerging markets together with popular destinations, highlights for the voyages include ports in the Canary Islands and North Africa, the Middle East, eastern and western Mediterranean, the Caribbean and South America.   Canary Islands, North Africa and Middle East … Continue reading

Paul Gauguin Cruises Unveils 2013 Itineraries

South Pacific’s largest cruise operator Paul Gauguin Cruises has unveiled its 2013 voyages, featuring 19 itineraries visiting 22 countries by the line’s luxury ships, ms Paul Gauguin and mv Tere Moana. The former, recently revamped at a cost of USD 7 million, will continue sailing year-round in French Polynesia, while her new fleetmate launching in … Continue reading

Paul Gauguin Cruises Reveal 2013 Itineraries For Second Ship

French Polynesia-based Paul Gauguin Cruises has revealed the 2013 itineraries for its second ship, the 90-passenger mv Tere Moana, which will join the award-winning ms Paul Gauguin in December 2012 after a multifaceted renovation. Specializing in warm-weather destinations, the new vessel will sail 13 itineraries during the summer months in Europe and spend winter in … Continue reading