Regent Seven Seas Cruises Offers New 137-Night World Cruise

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today plans for a new 137-night world cruise onboard the intimate Seven Seas Navigator, which recently emerged from a multi-million dollar refurbishment. Following the popular demand of its upcoming 2017 circumnavigation of the globe, the luxury line will offer an innovative itinerary for 2018 exploring sensational destinations across the Southern Hemisphere. … Continue reading

Virgin Limited Edition To Acquire South African Wine Estate

Virgin Limited Edition is to add a new wine estate in South Africa to its already eclectic portfolio. Sir Richard Branson’s collection of award-winning luxury retreats has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase the Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard from the family of late South African entrepreneur Miko Rwayitare.   With a history dating as … Continue reading

Costa Cruises Launches neoCollection

Italian cruise line Costa Cruises has announced the launch of the Costa neoCollection, a new style of slow cruising promising longer, leisurely itineraries and extended time in port.   Exclusive to the Costa neoRiviera and Costa neoRomantica, the cruises focus on creating a more intimate and exclusive onboard atmosphere. Centered around local gastronomy and small-group … Continue reading

Necker Island Reopens

British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has opened the new Great House on Necker Island. Part of the Virgin Limited Edition collection of ultra-luxury properties and machines available for rent, it was rebuilt after a fire destroyed the original in 2011.   Located in the British Virgin Islands, Necker Island has been a popular hideaway for … Continue reading

Airlines Suspend Dreamliner Operations

Operators of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have moved to ground their fleets following an advisory issued by the Federal Aviation Administration pending safety testing of the onboard batteries. A series of incidents involving the aircraft (most recently an emergency landing in Japan) prompted the directive, with Japanese and US operators the first to suspend operations. … Continue reading