Posts Tagged ‘Lindblad Expedition’

Lindblad to Include Drinks and Gratuities in Cruise Fares on Select Ships

Friday, March 17th, 2017

National Geographic Orion  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Starting this April, Lindblad Expeditions will include all drinks and crew gratuities in the cruise fares for all departures of National Geographic Explorer and National Geographic Orion. (cruisecritic.com)

Lindblad Expeditions Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017Lindblad Expeditions today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and calendar year ended December 31, 2016. Full year tour revenues of $242.3 million increased $32.4 million, or 15%, as compared to 2015, primarily due to contributions from Natural Habitat, which was acquired in May of 2016. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Expeditions Names New Cruise Ship National Geographic Venture

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic now has a name for its brand-new 100-passenger ship, launching in June 2018: National Geographic Venture. The expedition vessel and its sister ship, National Geographic Quest (launching in June 2017), are the only new-builds in the history of the cruise line. (cruisecritic.com)

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Will Cruise French Polynesia & South Pacific in 2018

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

National Geographic Orion  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Beginning in March 2018, Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Orion will sail a variety of one- and two-week itineraries to the South Pacific and French Polynesia, with stops in Fiji, the Cook Islands, Easter Island and more. (cruisecritic.com)

Lindblad Expedition Ship Experiences Engine Trouble, Cruises Canceled

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

National Geographic Orion  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Engine failure on Lindblad Expeditions’ National Geographic Orion has forced the ship to cancel a number of its upcoming Antarctica sailings. All passengers and crew are safe and there was no environmental impact, according to the cruise line. (cruisecritic.com)

Lindblad Expeditions’ New Cruise Ship National Geographic Endeavour II Sails Ahead of Schedule

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

National Geographic Endeavour II  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)The 96-passenger National Geographic Endeavour II, Lindblad Expedition’s newest addition to the fleet, will make its debut tomorrow, December 3, one month ahead of schedule. (cruisecritic.com)

New Video: National Geographic Endeavor II in Shipyard Refit

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

The National Geographic Endeavour II is undergoing a complete refit and Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has provided us with a video showcasing the progress. (travelagentcentral.com)

New Ship, New Itineraries on Tap for Lindblad Expeditions in 2017

Friday, August 12th, 2016

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has released an in-depth preview of its 2017 cruise season. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad Expeditions Named Best VAST Partner by Virtuoso

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Lindblad Expeditions was awarded the 2016 Virtuoso Best VAST Partner Award (Virtuoso Active & Specialty Travel) at the 28th annual Virtuoso Travel Week conference in Las Vegas. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad plunges to loss as dry dock costs exceed yield rise

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

National Geographic Explorer  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expedition Holdings, Ltd., the listed expedition cruise operator, has plunged to a loss in the second quarter as the cost of dry dockings exceeded a rise in net yields. (cruisebusiness.com)

Lindblad Names Craig Felenstein as Chief Financial Officer

Friday, July 29th, 2016

In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Felenstein will be responsible for all accounting and finance related functions within the Company, including merger and acquisition related activities, and he will serve as the Company’s primary liaison with the investor and financial community. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Explorers gearing up for South Georgia traverse

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

National Geographic Orion  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)The sons of two iconic exploration pioneers – Peter Hillary and Jamling Tenzing Norgay – will be joined by Jeremy Lindblad to recreate the historic 50km South Georgia traverse in celebration of Lindblad’s 50th year expedition anniversary. (expeditioncruising.com)

Lindblad Adds Two Antarctica Sailings

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

National Geographic Orion  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced the addition of two new departures to its Antarctica 2016 season on November 6 and November 16, according to a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Releases Explorations Brochure 2016/2017

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has released its 2016/2017 Explorations brochure that offers adventure seekers extraordinary small-ship expeditions, showcasing over 50 itineraries including new highlights such as Wild Alaska Escape and Big Picture Alaska. (expeditioncruising.com)

Lindblad Expeditions reveals name for its newest ship

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017Lindblad Expeditions is pleased to announce the name for the latest addition to its fleet. The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017. (etbtravelnews.com)

Lindblad Acquires Control of Natural Habitat

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings announced that it has acquired 80.1% of the outstanding common stock of Natural Habitat, which they called a leading adventure travel and ecotourism company based in Boulder, Colorado. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Appoints Philip Auerbach as Chief Commercial Officer

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

In this new role at Lindblad, Mr. Auerbach will be responsible for all revenue production and will lead marketing, sales, digital product development, and strategic partnerships. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

New Cuba Land and Sea Program From Lindblad Expeditions

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced Cuba by Land and Sea: Cultural Heritage and Natural Wonders, a 10-night people-to-people program that combines people-to-people visits with an exploration of Cuba’s natural history and pristine marine habitats. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad To Build New Blue-Water Expedition Ship

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Celebrating its 50th anniversary last night (April 6) at the Explorers’ Club in New York, Sven-Olof Lindblad, president and CEO of Lindblad Expedition Holdings, said that that the company will build a new blue-water expedition vessel for delivery in 2019. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

National Geographic Explorer cruise cancels Dartmouth stop

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

National Geographic Explorer  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)The National Geographic Explorer has been forced to cancel its stop at Dart Harbour (Dartmouth, UK) next week because of a technical issue as the ship repositions from Antarctica. (cruisecritic.com)

Discover Europe’s Rich Culture With Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic’s New 2016 Europe Itineraries

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has released its new Europe brochure, offering extraordinary voyages, including six new 15-day “guest-inspired” itineraries to some of the old continent’s most storied and fascinating destinations. (expeditioncruising.com)

Lindblad Adds Artist-in-Residence Program to Galapagos Cruises

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced a new Make Art, Make a Difference artist-in-residence program for select Galapagos Islands voyages this August and September. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad Expeditions To Acquire the Via Australis Ship

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Mare Australis, Via Australis sister shipLindblad Expeditions Holdings today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the purchase of the Via Australis to be used in its operations in the Galapagos Islands. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Expeditions Wins 2015 Legacy in Travel Philanthropy Award

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Lindblad Expeditions was honored with the 2015 Legacy in Travel Philanthropy Award at the Tourism Cares Travel Philanthropy Awards reception in New York City. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad Expeditions Signs New Build Contracts Nichols Brothers Boat Builders For Two U.S. Flagged Coastal Vessels

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. announced that it has signed definitive agreements with Nichols Brothers Boat Builders (“Nichols Brothers”) for the new build of two U.S. flagged coastal vessels. (more…)

Lindblad celebrates 50 years. Memorabilia search

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Renowned expedition travel company searches for memorabilia to mark the first non-scientific mission to Antarctica and birth of a new travel category. (expeditioncruising.com)

Lindblad Announces First-Ever Circumnavigation of Falklands

Saturday, November 7th, 2015

Port Stanley, capital of the Falkland IslandsLindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced Falklands 360°, a new itinerary that will be the line’s first-ever circumnavigation of the Falklands. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad Expeditions’ New Panama, Costa Rica Offerings

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Lindblad Expeditions - National Geographic Sea Lion (Photo R. Eime)In 2016, the completion of the mammoth Panama Canal expansion project will usher in a new chapter for Panama and cap off the celebration of Panama Canal’s 100th birthday. (travelagentcentral.com)

‘Jeopardy’ TV Show Holding European Cruise Contest

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has teamed up with the popular television show “Jeopardy!” to hold a competition that will award five viewers an Old World Europe cruise that will be active, insightful, exclusive and effortless. (travelpulse.com)

Landscape Artist Zaria Forman To Join Two Lindblad Antarctica Expeditions

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

National Geographic Explorer  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced that artist Zaria Forman, acclaimed for her dramatic large-scale drawings of fragile environments, will join two expeditions in Antarctica as a guest speaker. (more…)

Lindblad Planning Two-Ship Newbuild Order

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

National Geographic Explorer  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expeditions Inc. plans to place orders for two small coastal vessels in the third quarter with delivery expected in 2017 and 2018. (travelpulse.com)

Capitol Completes Merger with Lindblad, Company Lists on Nasdaq

Thursday, July 9th, 2015


National Geographic Explorer  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)
Capitol Acquisition Corp. II and Lindblad Expeditions, Inc. today announced the closing of their merger following the receipt of stockholder approval at Capitol’s special meeting held today. (cruiseindustrynews.com)