Lindblad Expeditions Plans 2018 South Pacific Cruises

Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic have announced plans for a series of expedition cruises in the South Pacific for 2018.   Taking place from March to August, the 102-passenger National Geographic Orion will bring guests on explorations of some of the world’s most pristine seas. Part research vessel and part cruise ship, she is equipped … Continue reading

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

Oceania Cruises Offers Southern Hemisphere Voyages In Winter 2011/2012

Cruising in the southern hemisphere received another boost earlier this week with the announcement that Oceania Cruises will offer new itineraries in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the winter 2011/2012 season. The luxury line will deploy its 684-guest Regatta to the region following the conclusion of her voyages in the Caribbean and … Continue reading

Paul Gauguin Cruises To Cruise New Zealand In 2010

Renowned South Pacific luxury cruise operator Paul Gauguin Cruises has announced it is to offer cruises to New Zealand, the first-ever sailing to the country by the ms Paul Gauguin. On 6 and 21 November 2010, the ship will embark on 2-week itineraries exploring French Polynesia and exotic New Zealand, with the line’s President and CEO Richard … Continue reading

Seabourn Odyssey Debuts In Venice

The Yachts of Seabourn have debuted its newest vessel, the 32,000-GRT Seabourn Odyssey, in Venice last Wednesday. Built in Italy, the vessel accomodates 450 guests in 225 luxury suites with highly personalized service onboard.   Guests can choose from 8 different accomodation options, ranging from the 27.5-square meter Seabourn Suite to the 156-square meter Grand Signature … Continue reading