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

P&O Australia Unveils Largest Season Yet, Offers Asian Cruises From Singapore

P&O Australia has unveiled its largest sailing programme yet, as the line looks to capitalize on the cruise boom down under and the growth of its fleet. With the addition of the Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden from sister brand Holland America Line in November 2015, the line will offer 250 cruises from 8 homeports … Continue reading

Avalon Waterways Christens Newest “Suite Ship”

River cruise line Avalon Waterways has launched its newest vessel on the banks of the River Danube. The 166-guest Avalon Illumination is the eighth in the line’s series of Panorama suite ships and was christened by Australian model and television presenter Deborah Hutton with the traditional smashing of a bottle of Viennese Schlumberger against the … Continue reading

Southeast Asian Expansion For CroisiEurope

Europe’s largest river cruise line has made a significant expansion of its Southeast Asian operations with the purchase of a regional river cruise line. CroisiEurope has taken over Cambodia-based Compagnie Fluviale du Mékong (Mekong River Cruise Company) and its 4-vessel fleet.   The announcement strengthens the ties between both entities. CroisiEurope has chartered the line’s … Continue reading

Anantara Grows With New Cambodian, Thai Resorts

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has grown its portfolio with the addition of 2 properties in Southeast Asia. The core brand of Thai-based hospitality owner and operator Minor Hotel Group unveiled the Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa and the Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa this week.   Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa Located minutes … Continue reading