Australian Open with Silversea Cruises

Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises is offering an optional pre-cruise “2014 Australian Open” land package for tennis enthusiasts sailing on Silver Shadow’s January 19, 2014 voyage from Melbourne to Bali. The first of the four major international tennis events held annually (along with the French Open, Wimbledon, and the U.S. Open), the Australian Open attracts the best tennis players […]

Cycling and Sailing Sojourn

Sea Cloud Cruises, together with cycling tour operator terranova, is offering a Mediterranean cycling cruise on the luxurious windjammer Sea Cloud II this year. Departing Malta on 28 October 2013 for the Spanish city of Valencia, a nine day sailing on Sea Cloud II will allow guests to discover the Mediterranean’s most beautiful islands by bicycle and sea. Highlights will […]

Cunard’s first female Captain

A FAROE FIRST FOR CUNARD     Cunard’s first female Captain takes her ship to her birthplace on maiden call for Queen Victoria Captain Inger Olsen, Cunard’s first female Captain, took her ship home to her birthplace when Queen Victoria made her maiden call to the Faroe Islands with visits to Klaksvik on 26 June […]

Queen Victoria’s New Verandah

The 100-seat venue replaces Todd English and is based on the same concept as the popular and award-wining Verandah on Queen Elizabeth, with a slightly different menu featuring a sophisticated, contemporary and relaxed theme. Cunard President and Managing Director Peter Shanks said Queen Victoria’s new Verandah restaurant was an exciting addition to the Cunard culinary […]

Rare 13-day sailing includes Myanmar

With Myanmar (Burma) currently on the bucket-list of most holidaymakers – and in particular cruise-goers – SeaDream Yacht Club has two extraordinary opportunities this year to enjoy this must-visit destination aboard its boutique mega-motor-cruiser, SeaDream II, with a maximum just-over 100 guests nurtured in 5-star ambience by 95 crew. On November 25 this year SeaDream […]

Mystery of Vanuatu

Peter Bissett reports that his Island Escape Cruises luxury small cruise ship the “Island Passage” is on her inaugural Mystery of Vanuatu cruise. “We have been speaking with Captain Paul Mabee each evening and this cruise is going to be one of our absolute dream trips in Vanuatu,” he says. “There is some degree of […]

Kiwi passengers have dress circle view – Vivid Sydney

KIWI PASSENGERS ON P&O CRUISES’ PACIFIC PEARL HAVE DRESS CIRCLE FOR WORLD FAMOUS VIVID SYDNEY LIGHT AND SOUND EVENT Hundreds of New Zealand passengers on a cruise to Australia onboard P&O Cruises’ superliner Pacific Pearl are set for a dress circle view of the world famous Vivid Sydney festival of light, music and ideas around […]

MSC Behind-the-scenes Cruises

You’d think 29,827 kilo of fresh fruit would sink a ship, but that’s how much a seven night MSC Preziosa cruise the ship uses. MSC Cruises is satisfying the curiosity of travellers on board its Fantasia and Musica class ships, offering a newly created “Big Reveal: Come and See How We Do It” tour for […]

2nd Passenger Cruises Free

Discover the World Cruising together with Variety Cruises are offering amazing two for one cruise fares on select 2013 itineraries. Save up to AU$4,470 per couple off the cruise fare on bookings made by 15 June 2013, however space is limited per cruise departure! Romantic Portofino Book any of the following Variety Cruises’ Voyages, departing […]

P&O – Ventura Refurbishment

Watch the video : Laurence Llewelyn Bowen talking through the exciting changes. A multi-million pound refurbishment has been carried out to Ventura to incorporate features which have proved popular with passengers on sister ship Azura. Successful concepts from Azura, such as The Glasshouse, The Retreat, menus designed by Michelin -star chef Atul Kochhar in speciality restaurant […]