Archives for February 2008

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Announce 2009 Antarctica Itineraries

Fort lauderdale – February 27, 2008 – Regent Seven Seas Cruises, voted the “#1 Small-Ship Cruise Line” in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2007 Readers’ Choice Awards poll, will offer two Antarctica itineraries aboard the world’s top-rated expedition cruise ship, Minerva (formerly Explorer II) in 2009.
Sailing the Falkland Islands, Drake Passage and Antarctic Peninsula, guests aboard Minerva… [Continue Reading]

Norwegian Jade To Homeport In Europe Year-Round

Miami – Feb 27, 2008 — NCL Corporation today announced that for the first time in the company’s 41-year history, it will deploy a ship year-round in Europe. The 2,400 passenger Norwegian Jade will sail a variety of itineraries in Europe year-round, extending its inaugural season in Europe that begins on March 30, 2008. The… [Continue Reading]

Virtual Tours Are Great, But They Don’t Always Show You Everthing You Need To Know

I know this is really nitpicking, but I really wish that the virtual tours of cruise ships cabins provided by cruise lines provided more detailed information. Specifically, many ships have several rooms within a category or class that have different configurations or lay outs from the standard rooms in that category…. [Continue Reading]

NCL Delivers a Number of Enhancements as Part of Its Major Travel Partner Innitiative, Partnership 2.0

Miami – Feb 25, 2008 — NCL Corporation (NCL) announced today that it has completed a number of enhancements as part of Partnership 2.0, the company’s major travel partner initiative that was announced in December. Partnership 2.0 involves major changes to the way NCL does business to strengthen its relationships with… [Continue Reading]

Silversea Announces Its New Expedition Ship To Be Named HSH Prince Albert II

(Ft. Lauderdale, FL — February 25, 2008) Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises announced today that its new expedition ship (originally acquired as World Discoverer II) will be renamed HSH Prince Albert II, in tribute to Prince Albert of Monaco.
The name is fitting for a ship that will be dedicated to the exploration and conservation… [Continue Reading]