Silversea Acquires Galapagos Tourism Company and Expedition Ship

(18 June 2012) The Silversea Group announced today that it has purchased Canodros SA, the premier Ecuadorian tourism company that operates in the Galapagos Islands, and their upmarket expedition ship, Galapagos Explorer II.
Silversea plans to add Galapagos Explorer II to its ultra-luxury fleet of six ships next year, after the all-suite, 100-guest vessel undergoes… [Continue Reading]

Announcing Cruise West’s Galápagos in 2011

Seattle, WA (February 22, 2010) – Cruise West (, the world’s leading provider of small-ship explorations to the most fascinating destinations on earth, has added three additional Galápagos Island departures in 2011 for total of five voyages. Discover the natural paradise that inspired Darwin to rock the scientific world and discover new wonders… [Continue Reading]

Explorer Ship in Distress in Antarctica is NOT Explorer II

Fort Lauderdale, FL – November 23, 2007 – Regent Seven Seas Cruises today clarified that the Explorer ship currently in distress in Antarctica is NOT the same ship as Explorer II, which the line offers for season cruises in the area.
“We just want to reassure our guests about to sail to Antarctica with us… [Continue Reading]

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Smoking Policy

Cigarette smoking is not permitted in any enclosed dining areas, whether it be the ships’ main dining rooms or the alternate dining venues. Cigarette smoking is only permitted in designated areas of the outdoor Pool Grills. Other than open deck areas, the following are the only public rooms or areas where cigarette smoking is now… [Continue Reading]

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Adds Four New Antarctica Departures

Fort Lauderdale – June 13, 2007 – Regent Seven Seas CruisesSM, the world’s largest luxury cruise line, has added four new Antarctica cruises in late 2007 and early 2008 due to overwhelming demand. These new cruise dates offer guests a rare opportunity to experience the stark beauty and abundant wildlife of the White Continent amid… [Continue Reading]