Riviera River Cruises is expanding its solo traveler sailings to the Douro River.

Riviera River Cruises Welcomes Solo Travelers

Riviera River Cruises is increasing the number of sailings it offers exclusively for solo travelers in 2019, with two departures in the spring and two in the fall.
Portside in Quebec City.

Quebec City: Idyllic Port Destination

Quebec City, a UNESCO World Heritage site that’s located at the confluence of the St. Charles and St. Lawrence rivers and whose history stretches back 400 years, is a fairy tale port city, complete with a stunning castle sitting atop a hill.
Rendering of Celebrity Cruises’ new terminal at Port Everglades.

Portside in the U.S.

There’s lots of news around the ports in the U.S.—from first-time calls to brand-new, gleaming terminals. Here’s a roundup of goings-on.
Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line Announces $200 Million Makeover

Carnival Cruise Line revealed plans for a nearly $200 million bow-to-stern makeover for Carnival Triumph in the spring of 2019 that will include renaming the ship to reflect its significant transformation. 
Seabourn Cruise Line is heading to Australasia

Seabourn Cruise Line Heads to Australasia

Seabourn Cruise Line is heading to Australasia with the Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Sojourn sailing around Australia, New Zealand, and South Pacific.

New Details Unveiled for Sky Princess

Princess Cruises has unveiled additional details on the features aboard its new ship Sky Princess, including a first look at its first-ever Sky Suites.
Windstar Cruise

Windstar Offers Door-to-Ship Luggage Forwarding Service

Windstar Cruises is helping travelers take a break from the hassle of dragging their luggage through airports, navigating customs and re-checking to a final destination with the addition of Luggage Forward service. 
Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages Names First Ship

At an event hosted last week, Richard Branson revealed the name of the first ship in the Virgin Voyages fleet. 
Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises Announces New Ship Plans

Today, Princess Cruises announced a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri S.p.A. to build two new cruise ships.

New Themed Departures & Discounts on Ecoventura

Ecoventura is offering travelers 25 percent off special departures this fall, as well as hosting a series of themed yoga, photography, culinary, and biology themed departures.
MSC Cruises family

Take Better Travel Photos with MSC Master Class

For families looking to step up their game and take better vacation photos, MSC Cruises is introducing a brand-new content creation master class.
MSC Meraviglia PortMiami

MSC Cruises to Debut New PortMiami Terminal

MSC Cruises will debut a cruise terminal at PortMiami—the company's exclusive homeport in the U.S.—in 2022.
Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line Orders New Ships

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. confirmed that the company has ordered its fifth and sixth Project Leonardo Class ships with Fincantieri S.p.A.
The American Queen Steamboat Company itinerary traveling the full length of the Mississippi River departs from New Orleans.

American Queen Steamboat Company Waives Solo Supplement

Solo travelers can hop onboard an American Queen Steamboat Company vessel for a trip down the Mississippi River with no single supplement.

Scenic Cruises: Remodels, Delays and Special Offers

Scenic Cruises is redesigning eight ships, offering travelers perks on 2019 sailings, and is experiencing delays with the launch of Scenic Eclipse. Here's what you need to know now when it comes to this luxury cruise line.
Construction of Celebrity Cruises' Terminal 25 will be completed in October 2018.

Celebrity Cruises to Build First Brand-Designed Terminal

Celebrity Cruises' first ever brand-designed cruise terminal is set to be completed in October 2018 as a complement to the cruise line's newest ship Celebrity Edge, which will also debut in fall.
Yangon, Myanmar will be the last stop on the Zegrahm Expeditions Bay of Bengal cruise.

Explore the Bay of Bengal with Zegrahm Expeditions

Small-ship cruising company Zegrahm Expeditions is offering travelers the opportunity to explore the culture and natural history found along the world’s largest bay—the Bay of Bengal—on a 17-day journey departing next year.

Seabourn Announces Plans For New Expedition Ships

Seabourn announced the construction of two new expedition ships with a new partnership between shipbuilders T.Mariotti and Damen.

Amawaterways’ First-Ever Founder’s Cruise

Amawaterways is offering its first Founder's Cruise, alongside its co-owners Rudi Schreiber and Kristin Karst, this November.
The relaxing Observation Lounge.

Norwegian Bliss

Gearing up for its inaugural sailing from PortMiami, that fun, youthful vibe welcoming both adults and children was palpable throughout every deck of the ship, from the video arcade and 24-hour pub to the Aqua Park and Mandara Spa.
The Silver Cloud.

Expedition Cruising Takes Active Luxury Off the Charts

If your clients think expedition cruising means roughing it, they haven’t seen the offerings of the current wave of luxury ships.
Star Legend Windstar

Windstar Makes Cruise History in Seattle

Windstar's 212-passenger Star Legend is now the largest cruise ship ever to transit the Ballard Locks and sail onto Lake Union in Seattle, Washington.

AmaWaterways Offers Savings on AmaMagna Suites

AmaWaterways is now offering savings of up to $800 pp to guests booking the AmaMagna SA or SB Suites during the ship's first season.
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Silversea

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd Buys Majority Stake in Silversea Cruises

This week Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced an agreement for Royal Caribbean to acquire a stake in the privately owned Silversea Cruises.
AmaWaterways' Wellness Program includes fitness classes such as yoga on the sundeck.

AmaWaterways Expands Wellness Program Fleetwide

AmaWaterways is expanding its Wellness Program, bringing activities to benefit the mind, body, and spirit to its entire fleet.
Myanmar is one of several destinations where Silversea is offering complimentary shore excursion.

Explore the Far East with Silversea Savings

Silversea is offering savings on a number of voyages to Asia in 2018 and 2019 with an All-Inclusive Package promotion available now on new bookings.
Renderings of the first of three yachts in the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection.

The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Opens for Booking

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company announced the opening of reservations for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, whose inaugural season is scheduled to begin in February 2020.
Disney Cruise Line will sail to Quebec for the first time this fall.

Disney Sails to Quebec For the First Time

This September, Disney Cruise Line will sail to Quebec from New York City for the first time and is marking the occasion by offering limited time savings. 
Windstar Cruises is sailing to Alaska, an ideal spot for active honeymooners.

A Love Affair with Ports

This month we are having a love affair with exotic and magical ports of call…from Alaska to Antarctica, and Bali to Florida.
Grand lobby on board the Queen Mary 2.

Cunard’s Queen Mary 2

It was smooth sailing as Cunard’s Queen Mary 2 plied the South China Sea from Hong Kong to Singapore this past spring.
Veranda Suite on board the Ovation.

Seabourn Ovation

Embarking onto the Ovation for the first time felt like I was entering a refined and exceedingly beautiful luxury yacht.
U by Uniworld Sell Three, Sail Free

Sell Three, Sail Free with U by Uniworld

U by Uniworld, a river cruise experience exclusively for travelers 21-45 years old, announced its first Sell Three, Sail Free promotion. 
Chateau Frontenac

Port of Quebec: A Bit of Europe in North America

After just a short conversation with Nancy Houley, director of cruise market development at the Port of Quebec, I wanted to pack my bags and head to “the most European-like city in North America.”
Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages’ Hip Style

With the first look inside its newest ship, due for delivery in 2020, Virgin Voyages is showcasing its design ethos "Modern Romance of Sailing."
Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation: The Design Differential

When I stepped onto the newly launched Seabourn Ovation a few weeks ago it felt like embarking on a gorgeous luxury yacht, elegant and modern, tactile and inviting.
Carnival Horizon

Debut of Carnival Horizon

Streamers flew and cameras flashed as the godmother of the new Carnival Horizon, Queen Latifah, performed the official naming ceremony for the ship in New York City.
Sky Princess- Princess Cruises

Princess Cruises: New Ship, Sky Suites and More

Princess Cruises announced its 2019-2020 Caribbean season, including details of the new Sky Princess, first-time destinations and the cruise line's new Sky Suites. 
Entrance of The Spa on board Celebrity Edge.

Celebrity Edge Unveils New Spa

Celebrity Cruises unveiled The Spa on Celebrity Edge, measuring at 22,000 sq. ft. and offering guests a wellness journey in a nature-inspired environment. 
Windstar Cruises

Windstar Cruises Debuts New Shore Excursions

Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises has doubled its number of Concierge Collection shore excursions in 2018, increasing the total number of these tours to 90.
London's Kew Gardens will be the first stop on Ponant's Green and Gentle Lands itinerary.

Ponant Explores Gardens with New Itinerary

Ponant announced details of Green and Gentle Lands, Exploring Gardens and Historic Sites, the first in a series of Quintessential Collection cruises.
The MS Renoir made its debut in Paris this spring. (Photo credit: Gregory Gerault)

Spring 2018: What’s New with CroisiEurope

Spring 2018 has brought many changes for CroisiEurope. From its website to its fleet, here's a look at what's new with the cruise line.
Marvel super heroes like Spider-Man are onboard for heroic encounters during Marvel Day at Sea. (Photo credit: Matt Stroshane)

Interact with Marvel Super Heroes at Sea

Marvel fans can do more than just see their favorite superheroes on the big screen. Now, with Disney Cruise Line's Marvel Day at Sea, they can meet them. 
Katarina Line

Katarina Line Offers Bonus Commission For Croatia Sailings

Katarina Line is upping the ante for travel agents booking their clients on summer cruises to Croatia by offering bonus commissions on select sailings.
MSC Seaside MSC Yacht Club

Wine-inspired Spa Treats on Board MSC

MSC Cruises is offering unique facial and body treatments in its spa made from the grapes the Bocelli family uses in its wines.

Travel Trends: What Your Peers Are Saying

We wanted to hear from you, the travel experts, on what’s buzzing, so we conducted a Travel Trends survey...
When it debuts in 2020, the Scenic Eclipse II will sail bucket list itineraries, including to the High Arctic.

Luxury Cruise Bookings: What Travel Advisors are Saying

What are your clients’ expectations when they go on a luxury cruise vacation? We posed this question and a handful of others to two travel advisors who specialize in cruise bookings.
celestyal cruises

Celestyal Cruises Launches 20 Percent Commission Special

Celestyal Cruises is celebrating the launch of its newest itineraries with a 20 percent commission special on 7-day all-inclusive cruise bookings.

American Cruise Lines Names Second Modern U.S. Riverboat

American Cruise Lines is pleased to announce American Harmony, the second ship in its revolutionary Modern Riverboat Series. Construction began on American Harmony, a sister-ship to the state-of-the-art American Song, earlier this year.
Renderings of the Crystal Penthouse Suite aboard Crystal Endeavor.

Crystal Endeavor: Design Details Revealed

This week, Crystal unveiled the latest design details for its upcoming expedition yacht, Crystal Endeavor, which is set to debut in 2020.
Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch.

Celebrity + Canyon Ranch = High-Intensity Wellness

Celebrity Cruises and Canyon Ranch are setting out “to reinvent fitness at sea” by bringing the latest innovations and wellness trends to its onboard programming.

Victory Cruise Lines Arrives in Miami

Victory Cruise Lines' Victory I arrived in Port Miami yesterday, and last night, we hopped on board for a celebration of its maiden voyage to Cuba.
LGBTI Community cruise

Cruise for the LGBTI Community

The first cruise aimed at the LGBTI community, in partnership with the Axel Hotel brand, sets sail this September, and will be operated by Dreamlines.