Posts Tagged ‘Lindblad Expedition’

Lindblad Cancels Two More Sailings on New Ship

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in SeattleLindblad Expeditions has cancelled two more sailings on the new National Geographic Quest. The company announced on Friday the July 8 and July 15 sailings aboard the new Quest have been cancelled. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Delays Inaugural Sailing of National Geographic Quest

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in SeattleLindblad Expeditions has announced that it has cancelled the first cruise of its new vessel, the National Geographic Quest, being built by Nichols Bros. Set to sail on June 26, the ship is now expected to sail her first cruise on July 8. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

AdventureSmith Explorations Welcomes A New Small Ship to Its Cruise Portfolio – Now Offering Three Ways to Explore the San Juan Islands

Friday, June 9th, 2017

With a new expedition vessel sailing in Pacific Northwest waters, AdventureSmith Explorations now offers three routes to cruise the San Juan Islands by small ship. (more…)

Lindblad Expeditions Delays Launch of First New Cruise Ship, National Geographic Quest

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in SeattleThe June 26 inaugural voyage of National Geographic Quest, Lindblad Expeditions’ first newly built cruise ship, is likely to be delayed. The decision came after Sven Lindblad, president and CEO of the line, visited the Nichols Bros. shipyard in Whidbey Island, Washington and had concerns. (cruisecritic.com)

Lindblad Expeditions Launches Unique Exploration Based Family Program

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced the launch of National Geographic Global Explorers, a unique exploration based family program that provides an unforgettable “smart fun” experience. (expeditioncruising.com)

Lindblad Names Hanrahan as Independent Director

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Lindblad Expeditions announced that it has appointed Daniel J. Hanrahan to serve as an independent director. In addition, Hanrahan was appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Exclusive Opportunity with Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic: Fly the Falklands Crossing

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

National Geographic Explorer  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced two exclusive opportunities for the first time ever to fly directly one way to or from the Falklands instead of making the crossing by sea. The new flights provide guests one more day along the Antarctic Peninsula or in South Georgia. (more…)

It’s the Final Countdown: National Geographic Quest to Launch June 26

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

The National Geographic Quest is currently being built in Seattle and will make her first voyage on 26 June 2017The new ship is scheduled to launch June 26, and to drum up excitement the cruise line has launched a countdown on its blog with behind-the-scenes footage from the shipyard, time-lapse videos of the construction process, interviews with the team behind the ship, and more. (travelagentcentral.com)

Lindblad Bullish On Expedition Growth

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Looking forward during Tuesday’s first quarter earnings call, Lindblad Expeditions President and CEO Sven-Olof Lindblad, painted a positive view of the niche line’s future. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Closing on New Ship Order

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Lindblad Expeditions is close to formally announcing a shipyard partner to build a new expedition vessel, according to Sven-Olof Lindblad, president and CEO. “It will be the most thought out and equipped global expedition ship in the world,” Lindblad said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic, Jeopardy! Launch Sweepstakes

Monday, April 24th, 2017

National Geographic Endeavour II  (Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)Jeopardy! and Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic have announced the upcoming JEOPARDY! Galápagos Great Escape Sweepstakes, timed to celebrate Lindblad’s 50th Anniversary in Galápagos. (travelagentcentral.com)

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)