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Viking Sets Sail on the Mississippi

From rivers, to oceans and lakes… and now to America’s heartland. Viking Cruises has announced it will cruise the Mississippi between St. Louis and New Orleans... read more

Cruise Company Offers Ships as Floating Hospitals During COVID-19

For some members of this family of cruise lines, serving during great times of need is part of the company DNA.Carnival Corporation’s family of cruise... read more

The New Cruise Line Making Yacht-Style-Cruising the Med Affordable

Sounds impossible, doesn’t it? The Emerald Azzurra is the first ship launched under the new Emerald Yacht Cruises brand, which is now part of the newly... read more

Top Reasons to Make Seabourn Your First Cruise

You never forget your first love - or your first cruise.All the more reason to make sure your first cruise is the very best cruising... read more

4 Tips for Pre- and Post-Cruise Extensions

Your next cruise vacation shouldn’t just start and stop at the ship’s gangway. Make the most of your holiday by extending your cruise before you board... read more

What is 'Wave' and How You Can Save Booking Your Next Cruise Now

It couldn’t come at a better time. The thrills of the holidays have passed, and the bills of the gift-giving season are due.The cold weather,... read more

Virgin Voyages' 'Save Water, Drink Champagne' Easy Button

Oh, and there’s a caviar bar, too.Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages says it’s committed to ‘disrupting’ cruise travel, and that means a twist on one... read more

Why Travelers in the Know are Booking A Douro River Cruise in Portugal

Have you taken a river cruise in Europe yet? The 'Big Three' river cruises are the Rhine, the Danube and the Rhone/Saone. You may have heard about... read more

3 Things You Have To Do on a Seabourn Cruise to Scandinavia and Scotland

Cooler climes are some of today's hottest cruise destinations. Add the warmth of Seabourn's ultra-luxury service, boutique-hotel inspired ships, world-class dining and insightful, intriguing shore excursions... read more

Cycling through the Dutch Countryside on an Avalon Active Shore Excursion

One of the best things about river cruising in Europe is that it takes you into the heart of world-famous cities, charming smaller towns, and... read more