Oceania Announces Re-Inspiration Of R-Class Ships

With the announcement of Oceania Cruises’ latest initiative “OceaniaNEXT,” the cruise line is poised to make an array of drastic enhancements designed to elevate the guest experience on every level. Led by Miami-based Studio DADO, the program includes a $100 million refurbishment of the line’s four R-Class ships, the Regatta, Insignia, Sirena, and Nautica, which

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Pre-Cruise Port Adventures: Budapest

If you’re river cruising on the Danube, you’ll most likely start or finish your cruise in the magical city of Budapest. Don’t be fooled into thinking a single overnight is enough time to see this remarkable place filled with rich history, art, and wonderful people. A visit to the iconic Parliament is a ‘must,’ but

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Carnival is Returning to San Diego

Carnival Cruise Line has taken a seven-year break from sailing out of the Port of San Diego, but beginning in December 2019, they’ll be back, with the Carnival Miracle sailing Mexican Riviera, Baja Mexico, and Hawaii itineraries through February 2020. Variety is the spice of life, and Carnival has taken this statement to heart in

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MSC Announces New Cruise Terminal at Port Miami

With Miami-Dade county, MSC Cruises recently announced extended preferential berthing rights and the plans for a new cruise terminal at Port Miami, which currently serves as the Italian-based cruise line’s only home port in the United States. The new Terminal AAA is expected to be completed in October of 2022 and will be large enough

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You Have To See This: Ponant’s Blue Eye Lounge

Cheers to 30 years! Ponant, the French small ship cruise line, is celebrating 30 years in the cruising industry by adding some exciting additions to its fleet of luxury and expedition cruise vessels. With Ponant’s new ‘Explorer’ class yachts, travelers enjoy a sleek ship design, exotic destinations, and the innovative Blue Eye Lounge, where it

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Agent Review: Hurtigruten Cruises

Hurtigruten has the tag line of “the most beautiful voyage” and after experiencing their classic coastal Norway cruise, I couldn’t agree more. I witnessed Norway’s famous fjords with majestic mountains on every side of me and quaint villages spotting the shorelines with bright colors that made me feel like I was inside a postcard. Hurtigruten

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Pre-Cruise Port Adventures in Seattle

If you’re cruising from Seattle this summer, why not spend a few extra days in this vibrant city? With its easy walkability and mild summer weather, it’ll be a delight to explore the sights of Seattle. MoPOP Of course, you know the Space Needle, but the MoPop right next door will be a highlight of

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The World’s First Discovery Yachts Bring A Sixth Star To Luxury Cruising

Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours have been a staple in the luxury cruise market for decades, with a footprint that extends from its Scenic and Emerald Waterways river cruise lines and all-inclusive escorted tours to the cutting-edge mega yachts that make up its newest Scenic Eclipse fleet. The Scenic Eclipse will debut in January of

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