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Luxury Cruises & Yachting

Cold Rush: Cruisers Head To Alaska This Summer

June 19, 2017 -

A new cruise trend is surfacing this summer – a cold rush. More travelers are seeking glacial exploration, rather than sunbathing.

American Express Travel is reporting a 19%+ increase in Alaska summer sailings, as many cruise lines are expanding their offerings to the Last Frontier. Cruising to Alaska is the perfect option for those looking to veer from the typical summer beach-week. Cruise lines are currently offering sailings for thrill seekers and families alike, allowing all travelers to get in on the action.

All-Inclusive Luxury: Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent Seven Seas offers the ultimate all-inclusive cruise experience, providing round-trip airfare, unlimited shore excursions and dining in all specialty restaurants, to name a few. Regent has 32 Alaskan cruise sailings, and offers unique excursions for an unforgettable experience. For example, passengers can choose to fly in a seaplane alongside a glacial waterfall, dogsled on a glacier via helicopter, and take an adventure kart expedition through the Alaskan wilderness.

Ultra-Adventure: National Geographic Expeditions A National Geographic Expedition is a great choice for adventurers looking for a more intimate and rugged experience. National Geographic sails small vessels on their voyages. This month, the fleet’s newest Alaska-bound ship, the Quest, is making its debut. On June 26th, the Quest’s inaugural sailing will head to the northern reaches of Alaska’s Inside Passage, allowing passengers to experience seldom-seen wild regions & explore iconic National Parks.

Family Friendly: Disney Cruise Line

Bring the entire family on a magical Alaskan Cruise aboard the Disney Wonder. Experience the beauty of Alaska with exciting ports featuring prehistoric glaciers, gold-mining relics and eclectic shopping. Onboard, the Disney Wonder offers plenty of family fun with three themed pools, Broadway-caliber musicals, fireworks at sea and Disney movies in 3D. But don’t worry parents – the ship provides kids clubs and adult-exclusive hotspots for a little alone time as well.


 

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Hotel Valley Ho - Scottsdale, AZ
Escape to the sun in Scottsdale! A hideaway for celebrities, this Downtown Scottsdale resort features generously sized guest rooms with all-glass walls opening onto airy patios or balconies, many with views of Camelback Mountain.

 

 

 

Carneros Resort and Spa - Napa Valley, California
The resort features 86 charming private guest cottages and suites and nightly private luxury home rentals, each furnished with casual elegance and nestled in a lush garden courtyard with private deck.

 

 

 

Calala Island - Nicaragua
A luxury resort named one of "The 10 Best Private Islands in the World" is nestled in the undiscovered part of the Caribbean, off the coast of Nicaragua. Come experience barefoot luxury in a pristine paradise!

 

 

 

Carrington Italia - Amalfi Coast
Luxury Villa Accommodations and Personalized Service on Italy's celebrated Amalfi Coast. Experts in providing exclusive travel experiences and local knowledge of the Amalfi Coast.

 

 

 

Hotel del Coronado - San Diego
The iconic Hotel del Coronado has been the world's choice for creating inDELible moments and connections for over 128 years.

 

 

 

Eden Roc at Cap Cana - Punta Cana
Offering exclusive luxury in the Dominican Republic, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the only Relais & Chateaux hotel on the island, features 34 freestanding suites with private pools and stunning views.

 

 

 

The Luxury Signature - The Finest Luxury Villas in Southeast Asia
The Luxury Signature is Southeast Asia's most exclusive collection of luxury villas rental and vacation homes, located in some of the most beautiful destinations including Phuket and Koh Samui in Thailand, and Bali in Indonesia.

 

 

 

Primland - Meadows of Dan, VA
A pristine Blue Ridge Mountain resort offering 12,000 acres of space, sky and shifting moods. Primland is the ultimate getaway for world-class golf, refined dining, and outdoor activities in an environment of rare natural beauty.

 

 

 

Rawai VIP Villas - Phuket, Thailand
A brand new family community and kids' park that epitomizes modern Thai luxury. Each of the 40 villas boasts a private pool in terraced courtyards.

 

 

Meadowood Napa Valley
Owned by vintners and dedicated to showcasing Napa Valley wines, Meadowood is a member of Relais & Chateaux and features a 3 Michelin Star Restaurant!

 

 

Hurtigruten Cruises
Go beyond a traditional cruise line - explore the world in an authentic, unique & natural style. Hurtigruten offers voyages to Antarctica, Norway, Iceland, Greenland & more.

 

 

From Milan to the Northern Lakes, Luxury and Romance
Relais & Chateaux presents the Routes du Bonheur: suggestions for travel itineraries that you can fully customize according to your wishes and the experiences you would like to discover.

 

 

Jade Mountain - St. Lucia
Jade Mountain is an exclusive luxury 'resort within a resort' with 24 suites at St. Lucia's famed Anse Chastanet Resort, in a truly romantic and magical setting poised high overlooking St. Lucia's Piton World Heritage site and the Caribbean Sea.

 

 

Home in Italy: The Most Stunning Villas Imaginable!
The portfolio includes handpicked properties located in the most beautiful regions of Italy; a team of specialists personally selects each villa and only the finest properties become part of the exclusive Home in Italy collection.

 

 

Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor - Siem Reap, Cambodia
Set across from the Royal Palace, Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor is one of the landmark historic hotels of the legendary Grand Tour of Indochina. The hotel first opened its doors in 1932 but the legend lives on today after careful restoration.

 

 

Relais San Sanino - Tuscany, Italy
Four suites are beautifully furnished with terracotta floors, wooden beams, refined fabrics, period furniture, travertine and marble, crystal showers, Jacuzzi with chromotherapy, Bang&Olufsen TV, iPod with AirMusic system.

 

 

BINA - Luxury Yacht Charter 142'
Offering remarkable quantities of luxury for a yacht of her size category, nothing but unadulterated bliss awaits you on board BINA. Sleeps 10-12 in 5 cabins.