Explore “Ancient Dynasties & World Wonders” on Crystal Serenity’s 2021 World Cruise

MIAMI, September 5, 2018 – On January 5, 2021, luxury travelers will embark on one of Crystal Cruises’ most extensive World Cruise journeys ever, as Crystal Serenity sets sail on a 139-day odyssey from Miami to London. The company’s 26th annual World Cruise – “Ancient Dynasties & World Wonders” – will follow a route through the Caribbean, Hawaiian Islands, South Pacific, Australia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, the Far East, India, the UAE and the Mediterranean, featuring transit of the Panama Canal, visits to Egypt’s mysterious Valley of Kings, and the winelands of Western Europe. 

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Holland America’s Explore4 Promotion Back – Reduced Deposits, Comp Bevs & More

Holland America Line’s popular Explore4 promotion is back, making now the ideal time to book a future dream cruise vacation. Explore4 features four enticing offers on more than 600 cruises and Alaska Land+Sea Journeys from holiday 2018 through spring 2020. Travelers looking to plan ahead for next year or beyond can take advantage of all the perks to sip, dine, sail and save.

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Largest Sushi Roll at Sea Created Aboard HAL’s Koningsdam

Seattle, Wash., June 18, 2018 — Today is International Sushi Day, and Holland America Line is celebrating the beloved delicacy by revealing the Largest Sushi Roll at Sea made on June 9 by Culinary Council Member Andy Matsuda while he sailed aboard Koningsdam on a special Food & Beverage Aficionado Cruise in Norway. Dubbed the “World Mega Roll,” the creation measured 49 feet long (15 meters) before getting rolled, 3.3 feet (100 centimeters) wide and used 70 pounds of sushi rice.   

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PONANT takes delivery of Le Lapérouse

  June 19, 2018 – PONANT, the global leader in luxury expeditions and the only French cruise line, is pleased to announce the arrival of its new vessel, Le Lapérouse, the first of the six EXPLORERS-class ships. On June 15, as per the agreed construction schedule, PONANT successfully took delivery of Le Lapérouse, the brand-new vessel and the first of the six exceptional PONANT EXPLORERS series. Construction of the other five ships is currently under way. Le Lapérouse left the shipyard in Ålesund, Norway, on June 16 and will reach Reykjavik, Iceland today, June 19 for the start of her maiden cruise. The inauguration will

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Alan Cumming Headlines Cunard’s Insights Program

Queen Mary 2 Welcomes Acclaimed Renaissance Man VALENCIA, Calif., June 19, 2018 – Stage, film and TV superstar Alan Cumming will join Cunard as part of the luxury cruise line’s famed Insights program on the January 3, 2019 Transatlantic Crossing (M902) on flagship ocean liner Queen Mary 2. While sailing on the seven-night voyage from New York to Southampton, England, Cumming will be offering a Q&A session with guests and hosting a screening of Instinct, his new hit TV series on CBS in which he plays Dr. Dylan Reinhart. Instinct, which premiered in March and was just renewed for a second season, is an American police drama based on James Patterson’s Murder Games. “Cunard is delighted

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Delta’s Uniform Team Throws 1st Pitch at Delta Day with the Braves

Young fathers with toddlers in tow and duos wearing coordinated daddy-daughter jerseys were among those who streamed through the gates of Atlanta’s SunTrust Park on a hot Friday evening, kicking off Father’s Day weekend at Delta Day with the Braves.

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Team Uruguay Charters Crystal Skye For World Cup Travel

MIAMI, June 19, 2018 – Transporting one of the world’s best soccer teams to the world’s most elite tournament, Crystal AirCruises’ Crystal Skye – the world’s largest and most luxurious privately-owned Boeing 777-200LR aircraft – took off from Montevideo Carrsaco International Airport in Uruguay on June 9. On board were the players, coaches and members of the Uruguay National Football Association, on their way to compete on the world’s stage in Russia. 

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Celestyal Appoints Mary Woody New BDM for Central US Region

Woody is a 20+ Year Cruise Industry Veteran Having Worked With Royal Caribbean and NCL Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises today announced the appointment of Mary Woody as Business Development Manager for the Central U.S. Region. Ms. Woody is a business development manager with more than 20 years’ experience in the cruise industry. Ms. Woody is based in Kansas City, KS, and will report to Gordon Dirker, Vice President, Business Development, Celestyal Cruises, Inc., beginning May 28, 2018. Prior to joining Celestyal Cruises, Ms. Woody served as Business Development Manager for Royal Caribbean International (RCL), where she also represented Azamara Club Cruises. Before her tenure as Business

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Celestyal Appoints COO Theophilides to Succeed CEO Anastassiadis

Theophilides Promotion to CEO Becomes Effective on July 1st Athens, Greece:  Celestyal Cruises is promoting COO Chris Theophilides to succeed Kyriakos Anastassiadis July 1. Theophilides has served as COO since January 2017, supporting Anastassiadis in a wide range of cross-functional activities. Before that, he was VP strategy and business development since October 2014, and he has worked in the cruise industry since 2006. From 1998 to 2006, Theophilides served as senior manager, corporate finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he qualified as a certified public accountant. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds an MBA

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Celestyal Launches 20% Commission Special for Travel Agents

Celsetyal Enticing North American Agents to Book Their Clients on Celestyal Cruises In-Depth – All-Inclusive Cruises MIAMI, FL – April 2018 – Celestyal Cruises is celebrating the launch of its newest itineraries with a 20% commission special on 7-day all-inclusive cruise bookings.  The company is pleased to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to its North American travel agent partners rewarding them with commission across the majority of components, including the cruise fare (which includes, standard unrestricted drinks package and select shore excursions), additional pre-sold shore excursions, and pre-sold premium drinks upgrade package.  This special 20 percent commission offer is applicable on new bookings made

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