Capella Enters USA With Washington DC Opening

Luxury hoteliers Capella Hotel Group (formerly known as West Paces Hotel Group) has announced the opening of the Capella Washington DC Georgetown, a 49-room property set in the heart of historic Georgetown. The hotel lies beside the quaint C&O Canal and enjoys easy access to the capital city’s museums and galleries, specialty shopping and dining … Continue reading

Princess Cruises To Homeport Ship Year – Round In San Francisco

Princess Cruises has announced that it will base one of its 16 cruise ships year-round in San Francisco for the first time. The recently-renovated Grand Princess will homeport in the city from May 2013 to offer a series of Alaska cruises, followed by sailings to the Hawaiian islands, Mexico and the Californian coast.   Alaska Kicking off … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Unveils 2012 Itineraries

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has unveiled plans for the deployment of its fleet for the 2012/2013 cruise season. Covering over 130 different itineraries and 250 destinations across Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East as well as a world cruise, the line is set to reaffirm its leading position in Europe and increase its total capacity … Continue reading

Oceania Cruises To Christen Marina In Miami

Premium cruise line Oceania Cruises has welcomed the latest addition to its fleet of luxury mid-sized vessels. The 66,084-GRT Marina arrived at its homeport of Miami yesterday following its inaugural sailing from Barcelona and will be christened by “Entertainment Tonight” host Mary Hart with a nebuchadnezzar of bespoke Armand de Brignac champagne in a star-studded ceremony. … Continue reading

Silversea Offers L’Ecole Des Chefs Cooking School On Selected Cruises

Cruise aficionados with a passion for cooking will be glad to know that luxury cruise line Silversea Cruises will again offer cruises featuring the popular Relais & Chateaux L’Ecole des Chefs interactive cooking school this year. First introduced in 2010, the programme allows guests onboard 10 selected voyages to discover new cooking techniques and sample dishes highlighting … Continue reading