Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam set sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, marking its first cruise since the industrywide pause last year. The ship marks the fifth Holland America Line vessel to reenter service, joining Rotterdam, Koningsdam, Eurodam and Nieuw Amsterdam.
To mark the... more ›
A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey Of The Seas
If there’s a surefire way of measuring Royal Caribbean International’s commitment to the comeback of the cruise industry, one could simply look at the numbers.
Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said that the cruise line has gone from spending 10% of its... more ›
Celebrity Apex Kicks Off Inaugural U.S. Season
It may have taken 581 days to get to this point, but in the delay, the long awaited naming ceremony for Celebrity Apex on Nov. 2 symbolized something much bigger than just the christening of a ship.
For Celebrity Cruises President and CEO Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, the highly anticipated moment... more ›
Although Royal Caribbean International had to hit the pause button on some development plans because of the pandemic, president and CEO Michael Bayley said “now that we’re coming out of it, we pressed play and we’re beginning to reengage in all of these discussions.”
During a Q&A... more ›
Windstar Cruises is changing the way it sells cruises.
Previously the small ship line had a base cruise fare, with an option to add things like alcohol, gratuities, and other onboard services on top.
Windstar president, Christopher Prelog explains that: “In an effort to be more in line... more ›
Lindblad Expeditions has released Sustainable Travel: A How-To Guide for Making a Positive Difference to the Planet to make it easier for travellers to learn about responsible travel and help make more informed decisions when picking a travel company.
The company created the downloadable... more ›
As it prepares for its debut in the Mediterranean, Tradewind Voyages has released its full program and prices for sailings there aboard its tall ship, Golden Horizon. Beginning in Palma on May 1, 2022, there are 23 voyages on offer across the region, spanning Spain, France, Italy, Albania,... more ›
Godmother Erin Brown names Odyssey of the Seas at ceremony in Fort Lauderdale
Michael Bayley, President and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, believes the word Odyssey represents much more than just the name of the latest Quantum Ultra-class ship Odyssey of the Seas.
“Although building a ship is always a journey within itself, there was no predicting the past 20... more ›
TRAVELSAVERS hosted its top producing agencies recently at its Elite Retreat aboard the Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collections’ SS Beatrice, sailing the Danube visiting Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania.
Over 100 guests were treated to exemplary services, and high-end... more ›
Travellers looking for a family getaway can take advantage of Holland America Line’s latest offer that allows kids aged 5 to 17 sailing as the third and fourth guests in the same stateroom to cruise for free.
Good for select holiday sailings and cruises through spring 2022, families... more ›