During its peak of popularity the Art Deco mode expressed luxury, glamor, and a profound social faith in technological progress; attributes shared with the Queen Mary and its breakthrough engineering and artistic design.
Ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises will welcome Daria Khokhlova and Artemy Belyakov, ballet solo performers of the State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia, for an exclusive engagement aboard Silver Spirit's August 19 Mediterranean cruise, sailing roundtrip from Istanbul.
CroisiEurope, Europe's largest river cruise operator, continues to be an industry pioneer introducing guests to new destinations and the latest in ship design with the announcement of nine new river and barge cruise itineraries for the 2016 season.
For the first time in the cruise industry an American female will take the helm of a mega-ton cruise ship. At 37 years of age, San Francisco native Kate McCue will command Celebrity Summit – a 91,000-ton, 965-foot ship in the Celebrity Cruises fleet, sailing between the eastern United States and Bermuda.
One of the world's largest and most sought-after superyachts is available for charter in September. The five-deck, 72-metre Axioma has a crew of 20, including an award-winning Michelin star chef. On-board facilities include a private cinema, spa, gym, pool and deck Jacuzzi.
The discerning readers of Travel + Leisure have voted Seabourn as the "World's Best Small-Ship Cruise Line" in the prestigious magazine's 2015 annual survey. The ultra-luxury line has dominated the top spot in the "Small-Ship Cruise Line" category over the last decade.
European Waterways, Europe's largest luxury hotel barge cruising company, reports that a growing number of its charters are being booked for family vacations and by multi-generational groups celebrating special anniversaries, birthdays, and other milestones.