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Apr 23, 2024

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Windstar Adding 2 New Ships; Introducing First Newbuild 'Star' Class Ship

Small-ship luxury cruise line Windstar is growing! Two new ships will be added in the next two years to its motorized and sail-powered fleet of 6 unique vessels, growing its...

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8 New Ships for 3 Sister Cruise Lines: Norwegian, Regent and Oceania

Get ready for a decade of vacations with ‘new ship smell!’ And get set to soon book your place on one of three brand-new classes of ships that will change...

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Check Out the Overwater Gym on the new Emerald Cruises’ Yacht!

Every generation of new ships builds on the successes of their forbearers – and adds a few new surprises! In the case of the new Emerald Kaia, the third of...

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Viking Launching First-of-their-Kind China Coastal Cruises in late 2024

All-new cruise itineraries being pioneered by Viking in 2024 offer guests one-of-a-kind access to China in a way that’s never been available before for international visitors, including rarely-seen Chinese coastal...

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Royal Caribbean’s New Beach Club Destination: Mexico

If you’ve already enjoyed a Perfect Day at Coco Cay, you’re ready for the next exclusive Royal Caribbean International beach club experience, opening in 2026. Royal Beach Club Cozumel will...

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Princess Cruises Brings Back the "Love Boat"

If you grew up on classic The Love Boat episodes on TV - or binge watched reruns more recently - and fallen in love with the good-humored tales of romance...

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Windstar Debuts New, Year-Round Ship for Tahiti – With Cultural Immersion

With more than 3 decades of experience sailing in the exotic waters of Tahiti, Windstar is doubling down on the ultimate romantic destination, with a new ship dedicated year-round. Plus,...

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Surprising Celebrations on a Seabourn Ultra-Luxury Arctic Expedition Cruise

Ultra-luxury cruise line, Seabourn, is famous for not just cruising – but helping you live your best life. An expedition cruise to the Arctic may sound remote from luxuries or...

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Save During Wave! All the Reasons to Book Your Next Cruise During 'Wave Season'

 It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and cold weather, cabin fever, and the doldrums of winter are descending. Everyone needs something to...

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This Cruise Line is Submerging Thousands of Bottles of Sparkling Wine in the Ocean

They’re calling them ‘Bubbles of the Sea.’ Celebrating with sparkling wine is a year-round event on many cruise lines. But Hurtigruten is taking celebratory sparkling wine to another level: down. Norwegian...

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Highlights of an Emerald Cruise on Asia's Mekong River

One of the world’s longest rivers, flowing through six Asian countries, makes for an exotic Emerald river cruise to remember – and one that will let you strike a few...

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How Many Ways to Celebrate Adventure on a Seabourn Expedition Cruise?

With more cruise lines getting into expedition cruising, travelers have more options about how they want their expedition cruise experience. From the extremes of barebones to the ultimate in luxe?...

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VIDEO: Meet the Moselle River on an Avalon Active & Discovery Cruise

The Moselle is one of the rivers less-traveled in Europe, and that’s just the beginning of the magical appeal of an itinerary that sails from Luxembourg, then the Rhine and...

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Two New Ships for Uniworld Boutique River Cruises Beginning 2024

Fans of ultra-luxury, all-inclusive boutique European river cruising have two reasons to celebrate. Uniworld has announced the addition of two ships to its fleet. Following the line’s tradition of naming...

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The Best Way to Experience the Most Romantic River in Europe

It is extraordinarily charming to cruise any of the rivers of Europe, but they call it “The Romantic Rhine” for a reason – at least three reasons! And on my...

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New Ships Debut on Two Sensational Rivers: France’s Rhone and the Nile

More and more travelers are tuning in to the charms of river cruising through the hearts of some of the world’s most fabulous destinations. Two new ships have just debuted...

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Here a Ship, There a Ship, Everywhere a New Ship

August, 2023 may go down in the cruise travel history books, with the launch of an exceptional number of new, ground-breaking ships that inspire us to take to the seas...

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Now You Can Cruise on the Tennessee River

Those who love – or would like to try – river cruising close to home can rejoice: there’s a new river to sail on.  In the summer of 2023, American Cruise...

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Crystal’s River and Ocean Ships are Sailing Again, and Here’s Where You Can Find Them

All of the former Crystal Cruises’ ships have now found new homes. The original cruise line is no more, but those who love the ships can still sail aboard favorite...

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Is a Luxury Expedition Cruise Right for You? An Expert Explains

Luxury expedition cruising is one of the fastest-growing trends in cruising - but who really sails on these voyages? And more importantly, are they right for you? Maybe it's time...

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Viking Becomes the First River Cruise Line to Sail Year-Round in Europe

Viking has announced a new river cruise itinerary, debuting in December, 2023, making it the first river cruise line to operate year-round on Europe's rivers - which comes with some...

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Oceania Cruises Christens 1st New Ship in a Decade and Introduces new Wine, Spirits and Culinary Experiences

Oceania Cruises has officially welcomed the 1200-guest Oceania Vista in a glittering event in Malta. She’s the cruise line’s first new ship in more than ten years, and the first...

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For the First Time Ever, a Luxury Cruise Will Sail Around the Entire Continent of Africa

It's the kind of voyage books and films and history are made of - and that travel dream will be a reality for 450 curious travelers in 2024. For the...

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This is How One River Cruise Line is Marking the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, From London to Paris

2024 marks the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings of Allied troops in France to liberate Europe from Nazi occupation. For travelers with family members who served in Normandy, as...

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