Ritz-Carlton Ventures Into Luxury Yachting

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, one of the foremost names in luxury travel, is set to expand to the high seas with a new small ship, luxury cruising operation.   Set to launch in time for the 2019 cruise season, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will focus on visiting smaller ports in popular cruise regions with a … Continue reading

Silversea Cruises Unveils 2013 Voyages

Silversea Cruises has unveiled an extensive lineup of worldwide voyages for the 2013 cruise season. Its fleet of 6 luxury ships will offer more than 200 cruises, visiting more than 450 destinations across 7 continents, of which 32 ports will be new to the line, including Baie-Comeau, Chios, Portsmouth, Fanning Island, Fukuoka, Klaipeda, Liverpool, Port Arthur, … Continue reading

The Luxury Collection Gains Another Historic Property With The Liberty Hotel

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has announced the addition of Boston’s The Liberty Hotel to its global portfolio, with the award-winning historical hotel becoming the 100th property to join its St. Regis and The Luxury Collection brands. A National Historic Landmark, the hotel is a perfect fit for the latter with its distinctive heritage and authentic character.   Built at the foot … Continue reading

Celebrity Cruises To Soft-Launch Celebrity Equinox In Norwegian Fjords

Celebrity Cruises has announced that its latest newbuild, Celebrity Equinox, will offer a soft launch prior to its maiden voyage on 8 August 2009. The 122,500 GRT vessel, sister ship to the Celebrity Solstice, will now offer a 8-night roundtrip cruise through the Norwegian fjords from Southampton.   The Miami-based cruise line paired the news … Continue reading