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]

Orient Lines Reborn: Marco Polo II


CELEBRATION, FL, Aug 20 — Orient Lines, the destination cruise specialist founded by British cruise and tour entrepreneur Gerry Herrod in 1992, and which was recently acquired by another cruise industry visionary, Wayne Heller, is preparing to set sail in 2009.
The “new” Orient Lines earlier announced plans to acquire vessels rich in history and character… [Continue Reading]