Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises' Silver Whisper embarked on her 116-day World Cruise 2017 last Friday from the Port of San Francisco, marking the first time in the company's history that a World Cruise has been launched from the city renowned for its picturesque harbor and iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
What are the emerging trends in cruising & travel for 2017? The travel & cruise expert members of CruiseCompete, (who have counseled over 15 million cruise travel requests from consumers) provide insight on travel & cruising trends.
Paul Gauguin Cruises, operator of the highest-rated and longest continually sailing luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific, the m/s Paul Gauguin, now offers wedding ceremony and renewal of vows packages at Motu Mahana, the cruise line's private islet off the coast of Taha'a, or at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa.
Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, has unveiled the latest version of its annual Signature Savings Event, offering exceptional savings and a variety of value-added amenities on a selection of voyages on its award-winning fleet of intimate, all-suite ships throughout 2017 and 2018.
Azamara Club Cruises, the upmarket cruise line providing guests longer stays to experience more while in ports, offers new and returning cruisers exclusive savings on some of its most popular 2017 and 2018 voyages.
Seabourn, the world's finest ultra-luxury cruise line, is headed back to Alaska for the first time in 15 years, and guests are guaranteed an adventure with many new optional shore excursions and Ventures by Seabourn guided kayak and Zodiac tours exploring the natural beauty of The Last Frontier.
With Hurtigruten's new Explorer fleet, explorers and travelers now have the chance to literally – or figuratively - plant their personal flag in some of the most exciting and remote areas in the world.