Tagged: Galápagos Islands

Celebrity Flora The first expedition mega yacht specifically designed for the Galapagos Islands was launched in a historic, sustainability-focused naming ceremony

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In a game-changing moment two years in the making, Celebrity Cruises officially launched the revolutionary new Celebrity Flora, a 100-guest, all-suites mega yacht that’s poised to connect travelers to the Galapagos Islands like never before. (more…)

Passenger ship Galapagos Majestic ran aground, sank in Galapagos waters

Passenger ship GALAPAGOS MAJESTIC ran aground at Santiago island northern coast, Galapagos Archipelago, at around 0930 UTC May 31, with 26 people on board. Hull was breached in bow area, and despite salvage attempts which lasted some 6 hours, the ship capsized and sank, with some 2 tons of fuel on board. All 26 people were rescued, no injures reported. (maritimebulletin.net)

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Celebrity Takes Delivery of the Flora

Celebrity Flora (Courtesy Shipyard De Hoop)Celebrity Cruises has taken delivery of its 100-guest Celebrity Flora, which is now preparing for her Atlantic crossing to the Galapagos, where she will be based year-round. Marking the occasion, Royal Caribbean Cruises Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain hosted a ceremony aboard Celebrity Flora, while docked in Rotterdam, Netherlands. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Celebrity Cruises Announces Three Revolutionary Partnerships Ahead of Celebrity Flora’s Debut

Celebrity Flora (Courtesy Shipyard De Hoop)With just 66 days until the official debut of Celebrity Flora, Celebrity Cruises has unveiled three new cutting-edge partnerships for the revolutionary new ship: A world-renowned conservationist turned Godmother, a one-of-a-kind designer with an unmatched vision, and a leading university specializing in marine and atmospheric sciences. (more…)

Silversea Reveals Details of New Cruise Ships Silver Origin and Silver Moon

Silversea Unveils The Most Elegant Ship Ever To Sail The Galapagos: The Silver OriginThe first-ever details of Silversea’s new Galapagos-based expedition ship, Silver Origin, were revealed at the 35th annual Seatrade cruise conference in Miami Beach. During the press conference, Silversea also further explained how its forthcoming Muse-class ship, Silver Moon, will differ from Silver Muse. (cruisecritic.com)

The Galapagos Is Evolving With Luxury Yacht Cruises

The Galapagos IslandsIt used to be that if you wanted to see blue-footed boobies and giant colonies of sea lions sunning in the Galapagos Islands, you had to travel a bit as Charles Darwin did, on a research-style vessel whose creature comforts came second to up-close nature encounters. (bloomberg.com)

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Ecoventura Bids a Fond Farewell to the MY Eric as We Welcome a New Luxury Vessel, the MV Theory

Ecoventura's TheoryThe New Year has already been one of exciting firsts for us here at Ecoventura. In addition to taking on new sustainability cooperatives and increased innovation toward reducing plastics in the Galapagos in 2019, we are proud to announce the inaugural voyage of our newest luxury yacht, the MV Theory — the identical sister yacht to the MV Origin. (more…)

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Celebrity Cruises Unveils the First-Ever Glamping Experience at Sea at Galapagos Islands

Celebrity Flora (Rendering, courtesy Celebrity Cruises)The first ship ever designed exclusively for the Galapagos Islands, Celebrity Flora, just introduced another enticing industry first: A once-in-a-lifetime camping experience on the top deck of the luxury yacht that allows guests to dine, drink, and, yes, even sleep under one of the most spectacular night skies in the world. (more…)





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