Cunard Unveils World Cruises For 2016

Cunard Line has announced details of its 2016 World and Exotic Cruise Program. Celebrating 94 years of carrying passengers around the globe since it pioneered the concept in 1922, the program will feature itineraries ranging from 4 to 121 days and covering 92 unique destinations (including 32 maiden calls) in 47 countries aboard the Cunard … Continue reading

Holland America Line Unveils 2015 Grand Voyage Details

Holland America Line has unveiled details of the 2015 edition of its renowned Grand World Voyage, a 114-day roundtrip sailing from Fort Lauderdale that will bring guests to 45 ports in 25 countries on 6 continents. The intimate ms Amsterdam will depart Florida on 5 January 2015 on a journey highlighted by 11 overnight calls in … Continue reading

Now Open: Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian

French hospitality group Accor has brought its Sofitel Legend brand to China, with the opening of a property in Xian steeped in history.   The Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xi’an occupies a grandiose heritage building that was originally a state-run hotel for visiting Chinese leaders and foreign dignitaries, with former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai, … Continue reading

Third Ship For Costa Cruises’ neoCollection

Costa Cruises today announced the addition of a third ship to its Costa neoCollection product line. The 53,000-GRT, 654-cabin Costa Classica will undergo a major refit and renamed Costa neoClassica before joining the sub-fleet in December 2014 to offer a series of new itineraries in the Indian Ocean and Mediterranean.   Indian Ocean Itineraries from Mauritius … Continue reading

Arcadia Returns To Service After Refit

P&O Cruises welcomes Arcadia back to the fleet in time for Christmas following a multi-million pound refurbishment. Completed over 3 weeks in Bremerhaven, the extensive refit saw an entire stem-to-stern refresh of the ship’s accommodation, dining and entertainment facilities while upholding the line’s commitment to a consistent decor standard across the fleet.   24 new cabins … Continue reading