Posts Tagged ‘International Expeditions’

2016 Fire on Amazon River Cruise Ship Draws Media Attention

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Last year’s fire on International Expeditions’ La Estrella Amazonica is garnering attention in the consumer media as a lawsuit ignites controversy over a law limiting cruise ship liability. (

Advocates rally for cruise ship regulation after couple dies on Alabama-chartered tour

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

After a Nebraska couple died last year aboard a ship in Peru, which was chartered by an Alabama company, advocates are rallying for legislation to change laws protecting cruise lines. (

Report on Gretna couple’s death in cruise ship fire finds fault with ship’s safety features, crew’s training

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

A Peruvian Navy report on the deaths of a Gretna couple during a cruise on the Amazon has confirmed the worst fears of their family, their two daughters say. (

International Expeditions offers India cruise-tour

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

The MV Mahabaahu The 12-day “India: Kaziranga & Brahmaputra River” will include a cruise on the 58-passenger Mahabaahu. Guests will sail along India’s Kaziranga National Park — known for one-horned rhinos, hoolock gibbons and South Asian river dolphin — in the Assam region of the country. (

La Estrella Amazonica to Resume Operations After Fire

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

International Expeditions has confirmed that the vessel La Estrella Amazonica has been cleared to resume operations following an April 10 fire that affected a single cabin and led to the fatalities of the two guests in that cabin. (

Two Tourists Die in Fire Onboard Amazon Cruise

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Two tourists, aged 74 and 72, have died following a fire in their cabin onboard a Peruvian Amazon cruise in the country’s Tahuayo region. (

Expedition Travel Trio Announces Partnership with The Nature Conservancy

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Leading expedition travel companies — International Expeditions, Quark Expeditions® and Zegrahm Expeditions are pleased to announce a three-year joint collaboration with The Nature Conservancy. (

International Expeditions to offer several small-ship sailings focused solely on Cuba

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The three 10-day programs, to take place in December, January and March, charters Panorama, a 48-passenger three-masted sailing ship owned by the Greek cruise line Variety Cruises. (

Peruvian Amazon Voyage with Quark’s President

Friday, February 7th, 2014

Quark Expeditions’ president, Hans Lagerweij, will be a special guest aboard La Estrella Amazonica on International Expeditions’ Amazon Voyage departing May 2, 2014.

International Expeditions Launches New Amazon Riverboat

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

International Expeditions launched a new riverboat, La Estrella Amazonica, on the Peruvian Amazon, where the company was a pioneer in taking Americans more than 30 years ago. (

Peruvian Amazon Experience. Weekly Departures Year-Round aboard the 31-guest La Estrella Amazonica

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

International Expeditions is thrilled to introduce its new custom-designed Amazon riverboat. Every facet of IE’s new riverboat – from concept to construction – reflects 33 years of expertise in Amazon travel.

International Expeditions Offers Free Air to Galapagos Cruises

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

International Expeditions is offering free airfare — up to $1,400 per person — on three small-ship Galapagos expedition cruises departing Aug. 23, Sept. 6 and Sept. 20. (

International Expeditions Creates Cruise for Archaeology Buffs

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

International Expeditions is offering a new voyage to Greece and Turkey aimed at history and archaeology enthusiasts. The 12-day cruise aboard the 42-guest Panorama II departs Sept. 15. (

International Expeditions to Launch Amazon Riverboat in Summer 2013

Friday, January 18th, 2013

International Expeditions will launch its new riverboat on the Amazon River in summer 2013 with a range of amenities new to the region. She will offer accommodations for a maximum of 31 guests in 15 outward-facing cabins. (

Holiday Travelers Enjoy Two Ways to Save on International Expeditions’ December Amazon River Cruises

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Nature travel pioneer International Expeditions is offering travelers $750 off or no single supplement fees on December 21 and 28, 2012 Amazon River Cruises.

International Expeditions Offers Free International & In-Country Air On Fall Galapagos Islands Cruises

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Last minute adventure travelers can take advantage of free international and in-country airfare on two Galapagos adventures offered by nature travel expert International Expeditions. (

International Expeditions Offers Free Air on Amazon Cruises

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

International Expeditions is partnering with the award-winning LAN Airlines to offer free international and on-tour airfare on four International Expeditions Amazon River expedition cruises departing Aug. 24 and Sept. 7, 14 and 21. (

International Expeditions Offers Travelers $1,000 Off On Two June Amazon River Cruises

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

International Expeditions is offering travelers a special $1,000 per person savings on its June 1 and 22, 2012 Amazon River cruises.

International Expeditions Adds Four 2012 Galapagos Cruises With No Single Supplement Fee

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Budget savvy solo travelers can take advantage of no single supplement on eight Galapagos adventures offered by nature travel expert and ecotourism pioneer International Expeditions.

International Expeditions Drops Single Supplement on Select 2012 Tours

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

The single supplement fees will be waived on 11 expedition cruises, including the April 6, 20 and 27 and Aug, 3, 10, 17 and. 24, 2012, Amazon River expedition cruise departures — a $1,749 per person savings. (

International Expeditions Offers Savings on Galapagos Sailings

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

International Expeditions is offering savings of to $1,000 or waived single supplements on select Galapagos Islands expedition cruises. This represents savings of up to 20 percent off regular voyage pricing. (

International Expeditions Offers Adventure Market Webinar

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

International Expeditions is expanding its agent educational series to include a new webinar on “How to Find Your Expedition Client. (

International Expeditions Offers Bonuses, Savings on Amazon Cruises

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

International Expeditions is offering agents a special $100 per person bonus commission and $500 savings for guests on four July Amazon riverboat cruises, which offer an in-depth look at the nature and culture of the Peruvian Amazon. (

Last-Minute Travelers Save $1,000 Per Person on March 4 Galapagos Islands Cruise

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Nature travel expert International Expeditions is giving last-minute travelers an opportunity to save $1,000 per person on the March 4, 2011 Galapagos Islands expedition cruise.

International Expeditions Names Johns VP-Travel Agency Sales

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Johns has more than 25 years of experience in the travel industry, including 10 years leading corporate travel groups and 14 years at Lindblad Expeditions. (

Amazon River Cruise Travelers Enjoy Exclusive Opportunity to Hear Pink River Dolphins

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Travelers on the 10-day Amazon riverboat cruise use hydrophones to listen to the high-pitched calls of the pink river dolphins, while knowledgeable naturalists explain how the dolphins use these sounds to stun fish as they hunt.

International Expeditions Offers Free Days in Amazon Lodge

Monday, April 5th, 2010

International Expeditions is offering the opportunity to spend two additional days at a luxury rainforest lodge in the Peruvian jungle while visiting five of the company’s conservation projects on its May 7 and 14 Amazon River cruises. (

International Expeditions Adds Naturalist for Galapagos Voyage

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

International Expeditions will take Kitty Coley, geologist, naturalist and birder, on its July 9 Galapagos Voyage as special guest lecturer. (