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

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

Cruise Lines Cancel Mexican Port Calls

Following the outbreak of Swine Influenza in Mexico, the major cruise lines operating cruises in the Caribbean and Mexican riviera have responded with precautionary measures for passengers and crew onboard their ships. Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Fred Olsen Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean International have undertaken itinerary adjustments and canceling Mexican port calls.   Carnival … Continue reading

Norwegian Cruise Line Announces 2010-2011 Winter Deployment

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) yesterday announced its 2010-2011 winter deployment, with ships based in Europe and North America. The 2,402-passenger Norwegian Jade will sail from Barcelona, Spain year-round, while Norwegian Jewel will join Norwegian Gem to sail from New York. From New Orleans, the newly refurbished Norwegian Spirit will operate cruises to the Caribbean and … Continue reading