Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today that it has entered into a definitive contract with Italy's Fincantieri shipyard to build the most luxurious cruise ship in the era of modern cruising with delivery scheduled in summer 2016.
In a cruise industry first, ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has launched a complimentary service that provides streaming movies and live television news broadcasts to guests' mobile devices aboard Silver Cloud.
A cruise or a wine country experience, be it in Bordeaux, Napa or Tuscany, is at the top of affluent travelers' dream vacation lists, beating out Broadway shows or visits to rare or remote landscapes, according to the Resonance Report on Affluent Travel and Leisure.
Internet access is the hotel amenity prized above all by affluent U.S. travelers – more than the beach, cuisine, privacy, proximity to shopping and unique activities, according to the Resonance Report on Affluent Travel and Leisure.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has unveiled plans to open its first property in Rabat, the prestigious capital city of the Kingdom of Morocco, bringing the number of hotels currently under development in the brand's growing North Africa portfolio to three.