Tagged: Galápagos Islands

Silversea Reveals Details Of Silver Origin’s 195-Piece Immersive Art Collection

Silver Origin (Courtesy De Hoop Shipyard)Silver Origin has now arrived in Manta in Ecuador, ready to welcome Silversea’s guests. When the all-suite, all-balcony, 100-guest Silver Origin begins year-round voyages in the archipelago later this year, a regionally-inspired collection of 195 art pieces will enrich guests’ travels, comprising 122 framed artworks, 69 sculptures, and four installations. (more…)

Capsized vessel spills 2,500 litres of oil in Galapagos

The Galapagos Islands (Graphicmaps.com - WorldAtlas)An estimated 2,500 litres of oil ended up in the waters of Ecuador’s famed Galapagos Islands after a tanker barge capsized and sank on Sunday, December 22. Local media reports the incident began when a crane collapsed onto the unnamed vessel while cargo loading operations were ongoing at a port off San Cristobal Island. (bairdmaritime.com)

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Silversea’s Pioneering Expedition Training Academy Welcomes Experts From The Galapagos

Silversea Unveils The Most Elegant Ship Ever To Sail The Galapagos: The Silver OriginSilversea has completed its third “Expedition Training Academy” –this time with five accomplished expedition guides from Silver Galapagos and two Academy trainers. Overseen by a dedicated Director, Silversea’s pioneering Expedition Training Academy has the aim of enriching guests’ travels around the world. (more…)

Sea Star and Seaman’s Journey Returned to Service in the Galapagos Islands after Extensive Renovations

Seaman Journey - Latin TrailsLatin Trails, based in Ecuador, the foremost tour operator and Destination Management Company operating in Ecuador, Galapagos and Peru are pleased to announce that their premiere Yachts, the “Sea Star Journey” and the “Seaman’s Journey” have returned to service after being in dry dock since August for a complete renovation. (more…)





Galapagos-Based Celebrity Xpedition Cruise Ship Returns to Service

The Celebrity XpeditionAfter three months of regulatory delays, Celebrity Xpedition returned to service on September 14 as a 48-passenger vessel. Since late June, passengers booked on Celebrity Xpedition in the Galapagos have found themselves instead sailing on Celebrity’s smaller expedition vessels or being given the option to cancel for a full refund, due to regulatory issues with the Ecuadorian government. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

Regulatory Delays Keep Galapagos-Based Celebrity Xpedition Cruise Ship From Sailing

The Celebrity XpeditionSince late June, passengers booked on Celebrity Xpedition in the Galapagos have found themselves instead sailing on Celebrity’s smaller expedition vessels or being given the option to cancel for a full refund, due to regulatory issues with the Ecuadorian government. Cruise line officials say they’re working hard to return the ship to service. (cruisecritic.co.uk)

G Adventures introduces new custom-built vessel in the Galapagos, the Reina Silvia Voyager

The Reina Silvia Voyager - G AdventuresG Adventures introduces a sixth yacht to its fleet of vessels touring the Galapagos Islands, with departures starting in July 2020. With 40 different itineraries, offering access to the 20 different islands of the Galapagos, ranging from seven to 17 days in length, the Reina Silvia Voyager will allow G Adventures to meet the increasing traveller demand it is seeing for Galapagos adventure. (more…)

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