iExpedition to Offer the ultimate Antarctic adventure on board the privately owned Class 1 icebreaker superyacht Legend

iExpedition’s Legend (Photo credit Justin Hofman)For the first time ever, the magnificent, privately-owned icebreaker ‘Legend’ has one scheduled departure in January 2019 and cabins are now available for Australian travellers to book. Australians are notorious adventurers and appreciate sophisticated luxury, so it makes perfect sense that they will now be at the forefront of redefining luxury experiences in Antarctica.




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse Receives Netherland-America Foundation Ambassadors’ Award

Holland America Line (logo)Holland America Group Chief Executive Officer Stein Kruse was honored with the Ambassador C. Howard Wilkins, Jr. Award from the Netherland-America Foundation at a dinner at the Willard InterContinental hotel in Washington, D.C., Thursday, April 12, 2018.




Tags:

Posted in: Event / Convention / Exhibition / News

New Southampton To Vancouver Cargo-Passenger Service Via Savannah, Colombia, Panama and The US West Coast

Peter Doehle’s 65,740-ton deadweight container ship Barbara has been assigned to a new cargo-passenger route between Southampton, Rotterdam, Hamburg, Antwerp and Le Havre, by way of Savannah, Cartagena and the Panama Canal, to Puerto Quetzal, Long Beach, Oakland, Tacoma and Vancouver BC.




Tags: ,

Posted in: News

P&O Cruises Australia – Media Statement

The Pacific Dawn (Courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)Pacific Dawn returned to Brisbane and, prior to arrival at the Portside Cruise Terminal, the Captain thanked disembarking guests for their sensitivity and support for the family who suffered such a devastating loss during the cruise. (etbtravelnews.global)




Tags:

Posted in: News

Seadream it to Monaco Grand Prix 2019

Seadream out of Porquerolles, FranceSeadream Yacht Club is offering not just an extended sailing of nine days from Rome’s port of Civitavecchia to four of the major centres of the French Riviera in May of 2019, but for motor-racing buffs the chance to experience the excitement of the Monaco Grand Prix Final. (etbtravelnews.global)




Tags:

Posted in: News

Coral Expeditions Adds Theme Cruises

Coral Expeditions (Logo)Coral Expeditions expanded their cruise offering with the development of a series of themed expeditions in its annual sailing calendar, the company said. General Manager, Mark Fifield explained: “As a leader of expedition cruising, our on-board experience is renowned for delivering enjoyment and education to our guests.” (cruiseindustrynews.com)




Tags:

Posted in: News

One Ocean Expeditions Cruises into British Waters with New Celtic Golf, Whiskey and History Tour

One Ocean Expeditions - OOE (Logo)Hot on the heels of the announcement that One Ocean Expeditions (OOE) will be expanding its cruise programme to include Chile, Central America and the Islands of the North Atlantic next year, the specialist expedition company has revealed that it will also be heading to Scotland & Ireland with the first of its new itineraries focusing on golf, whiskey and history!




Tags:

Posted in: News

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line Celebrates Grand Classica Arrival With Welcome Ceremony & Inaugural Cruise

Grand Classica

Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line (BPCL) marked the arrival of the newest addition to its fleet, Grand Classica, with a welcome ceremony on Friday, April 13, followed by an inaugural two-night sailing to Grand Bahama Island. The ship was met with a pier side serenade by the Bak Middle School of the Arts Jazz Band.




Tags:

Posted in: News

Crystal Accepts Fifth River Cruiser – Other Cruise News: Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel Opens In October – Princess To Carry 200,000 From Australia In 2019/20

by Kevin Griffin

Last week saw the delivery of Crystal River Cruises’ fifth ship and fourth newbuilding in eight months, when the 106-berth Crystal Ravel was delivered in Wismar, Germany. Elsewhere, Cunard’s former North Atlantic liner Queen Elizabeth 2 is finally advancing towards opening this October as a floating hotel in Dubai. And Princess Cruises, with its Majestic Princess, Golden Princess, Ruby Princess and Sun Princess, prepares for a 200,000-guest season in Australia and New Zealand in 2019-20.




Posted in: News / The Cruise Examiner