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Important changes to USA Visa Waiver Programme

The US authorities have made changes to their entry requirements, which will affect any dual nationality customer who has a passport issued by a country which is eligible under the USA Visa Waiver Programme AND a passport issued by Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Syria. These customers with dual nationality will no longer be able to […]


New role for Philip Ordever at Crystal River Cruises and Helen Beck joins Crystal Cruises Crystal Cruises, the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line, is kicking off 2016 with executive staff appointments and special savings. This news come after a successful year of game-changing developments of the most significant expansion in luxury travel and hospitality […]


OLD FAVOURITES IN FRENCH POLYNESIA & COLLABORATION WITH WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, has announced details of its 2017 voyages that feature old favourites along with new, exotic 16- and 17-night Fiji & Bali itineraries […]

The New Star Clipper Edition has begun

We are proud to announce that we have started building our fourth ship to add to our fleet; this will be our first new-build since the launch of Royal Clipper in July 2000. The new vessel, yet to be named, will be the biggest and most ambitious to date and will be launched in the […]

The Suite Life Will Be Even Sweeter with Upgrades on Holland America Line’s Signature- and Vista-Class Ships

Suites to get cosmetic enhancements, refreshed décor and new amenities Seattle, Wash., Nov. 2, 2015 – As part of a $300-million brand enhancement initiative, Holland America Line is planning exciting enhancements to its top staterooms with new furnishings, décor, amenities and upgrades for all suites on the line’s Signature-, Vista- and R-Class ships. The first […]

BBC Earth and Holland America Line Ships in Groundbreaking Partnership

Award-winning BBC Earth content to connect guests with wonders of the natural world Holland America Line is partnering with award-winning BBC Earth to bring world-class fun and factual entertainment onboard its fleet of premium ships. Through the innovative and breathtaking programming that is a signature of BBC Earth, guests will be taken closer to the […]


~ Crystal River Cruises’ collection for 2016 through 2018 opens for sale today ~ Poised to bring “true luxury” to the European river cruising experience, Crystal Cruises today unveiled the itineraries for its five new luxury river yachts and announced voyages from 2016 through 2018 are now open for booking. The newly acquired and redesigned […]

Crystal River Cruises orders five River Yachts bringing “True Luxury” to River Cruising a year earlier than planned!

In true Crystal fashion, the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line is delivering more of what you want and will launch Crystal River Cruises with five luxury river yachts – three more than previously announced – with the first ultra-luxury river vessel starting in 2016, a full year earlier than planned. President and CEO Edie […]

Britannia to star on UKTV’s Battlechefs show

September 7, 2015 Marco Pierre White is set to judge the cooking skills of celebrities including Alex James and Keith Duffy in competitive new travelling cookery show set at sea. P&O Cruises newest ship Britannia is to be the star of Battlechefs, from award-winning television network UKTV. P&O Cruises is teaming up with Spark Media […]

New Hurtigruten ship named MS Spitsbergen

Norwegian explorer cruise company, Hurtigruten, has announced that its newest ship will be named ‘MS Spitsbergen’ after the largest island in the Svalbard Archipelago. This very northernmost part of Norway is also where, in 1896, Hurtigruten’s founder Richard With first started explorer tourism in the Arctic. The name was chosen following a competition in which […]

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