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Change: Polar art on the National Geographic Endurance

Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic reveal “Change”: an extraordinary exhibition of polar art on board the National Geographic Endurance. Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Expeditions, world leaders in responsible tourism and expedition cruises, present Change, a one-of-a-kind art exhibition on board the newest ship in the fleet, the National Geographic Endurance. The on board installation […] Read more

Costa Cruises – a nominee for the World Spa Awards

The Costa Cruises fleet is a nominee again this year for the World Spa Awards, in the contest for the best spas on board a cruise ship. After its good placing last year, this year Costa is aiming to win thanks to the Samsara brand’s high-quality and modernity. It is the 6th edition of the […] Read more

Cruising after Covid-19: 4 reasons why “luxury” is better

There is no doubt that luxury cruising has taken a crushing blow in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, there is strong evidence that the industry will rebound, as avid cruisers won’t give up their favorite obsession. The question used to be, are they worth the money. And to that I give you an […] Read more

Cruises of the future: moving toward “protected ships”

Stefano Pastrovich, an established architect and yacht designer based in Monaco, explained to Cruising Journal some of the possible short and long term solutions for the resumption of the cruise market. From the use of fabrics for internal separations, to the concept of a ship as a “protected island” and as the destination itself for […] Read more

Mardi Gras coming soon: the newest ship from Carnival

Mardi Gras: the new ship by Carnival Cruise Line in its second reincarnation. After having launched their very first ship in 1972, called the Mardi Gras, along with their new concept of cruises that were less exclusive but full of fun, Carnival is repeating history this year with a second new ship called by the […] Read more

Silversea’s new ship Silver Moon launches May 2020

Cruising Journal brings you the best in cruising news – including the May launch of Silversea‘s new vessels, Silver Moon.   Silversea’s luxurious new ship Silver Moon, sister ship to the line’s flagship Silver Muse, is on course to celebrate her much anticipated inaugural voyage August 6, 2020. She’ll be the tenth ship to join Silversea’s […] Read more

Why choose Oceania Cruises?

Oceania Cruises: Creation of Luxury Ships With Total Renovation The OceaniaNEXT initiative has now completely transformed the company’s four 684-guest ships. The Regatta, Insignia, Nautica and Sirena have been renovated and are now better than new. Each ship’s 342 suites and staterooms have luxurious touches like marble, granite and European fabrics. The public spaces have […] Read more

Cruising with reduced mobility

In 2010, a new European regulation prevented cruise lines and tour operators from refusing to sell a cruise to anyone with a disability or reduced mobility (unless on specific safety grounds). This led many cruise companies to take extra measures to ensure their ships and facilities were accessible to everyone. As a result, cruising has […] Read more

New Theatre Shows on the Seven Seas Splendor

Five new shows will debut on the Seven Seas Splendor. Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils the details. Regent Seven Seas Cruises today unveiled details of five new theatrical performances that will debut on Seven Seas Splendor when the highly anticipated luxury cruise ship is launched in February 2020. From a duel between rock and country music […] Read more

Luxury Cruise FAQs

Luxury Cruises: a guide with FAQs edited by Cruising Journal and Toni McClelland. Don’t miss all cruise ships’ Reviews, with Opinion, Suggestions, Pictures and Videos. As a luxury travel advisor, my role is to design exceptional travel experiences, by first listening carefully and asking the right questions of my clients. I don’t just ask the […] Read more