Traditional Style Cruising Makes a Comback with Orient Lines Marco Polo II


If you are a frequent reader of this site you know that I have a deep affection for the traditional style cruising like the ones I enjoyed in the late 70’s and early 80’s. My definition of this type of cruise is one on a ship with less than 1000 passengers, where the … [Continue Reading]

NCL Corporation Announces Farewell Season of Marco Polo


Miami – Jun 4, 2007 – NCL Corporation (“NCL”) today announced the sale of Marco Polo, from its Orient Lines brand effective March 23, 2008.
Marco Polo is presently owned by Star Cruises along with two other mid-sized vessels also operated on charter by NCL, Norwegian Dream and Norwegian Majesty.
“Marco Polo has an extremely loyal… [Continue Reading]