We receive dozens of cruise line videos and this one is “share-worthy” because it truly captures the spirit and the public spaces of the new Holland America Koningsdam.Read More
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Most people I know have a list of destinations they would like to visit. For decades - Vietnam was in my bucket and I finally planned the trip! A cruise on the Mekong River seemed apropos – and in addition to Vietnam, I would experience Cambodia as a bonusRead More
First and foremost - the Virgin Voyages vessels (three on order) will be the first ever "adult by design" cruise ships. We've had adult-only all-inclusive resorts for years - but not one "mass market" cruise line has been previously willing to create ships for adult-only vacations.Read More
For years I have been telling clients that certain cruise lines like Crystal, Seabourn and Regent are akin to hotel brands such as Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons and St. Regis. But what if there really WAS a Ritz Carlton cruise line? Check this out!Read More
The hotel industry is simple. Incentive buyers know the difference between a Four Seasons, a JW Marriott and a Sheraton. Ask them the difference between Crystal, Azamara and Celebrity and they may now know. In their defense – it is NOT their fault. While you can spend a weekend in any destination and visit half a dozen properties...Read More
There Are Dozens Of River Cruises…. And Then There Is The Six-Star Crystal Mozart. If you have been onboard any Crystal ship – you can begin to visualize the style, colors and spaces. I like to call the décor luxuriously bold, yet elegantly understated – as if a billionaire with impeccable taste and an unlimited budget...Read More
As the industry awaits the arrival of the new 2900-passenger Celebrity Edge, I had the pleasure of attending an exclusive reveal that left me mesmerized. Several articles are available via links below, but I want to share my own thoughts and insight into some of this ship’s revolutionary features.
Oh Ship! Baby you’re doing just fine! As with a resort revisit, I find it is important to have a look at cruise ships many years after their debut. The Celebrity Silhouette embarked on her maiden voyage in 2007. Although she carries 2886 passengers – she is not considered a mega ship, but a mere baby in comparison to RCCL’s Oasis class – which is almost double her size.Read More
This violence is senseless and needs to stop so that our families, friends and colleagues can feel safe. I can assure you that the cruise industry is doing everything in its power to ensure the well-being of its passengers.Read More
What a pleasure to be able to visit the Seven Seas Explorer and explain that every cabin onboard is a suite and every suite has an oceanfront veranda! A few of the items that most impressed me: the ultra soft and luxurious linens and towels, the upscale bath and cabin amenities, the elegant fabric....Read More
Fun fact! The Seven Seas Explorer has over 500 chandeliers! Many of them are in hallways! The lighting on this ship is spectacular. No expense has been spared.
The art work, textured wallpapers, furniture, finishes, moldings, hardware, china, silverware and amenities are all first class on this most luxurious of vessels.Read More
We were privileged to participate in a 90 minute cooking class onboard the ship. The culinary center is run by chef Kathryn Kelly a creative food mastermind who runs a seriously tight, but fun kitchen.Read More