Vegans, take note: Here’s the perfect cruise for you

In what’s being called a world first, a vegan ocean cruise is set to sail the high seas later this month, where guests will learn how to make vegan toothpaste, vegan cheese, and practice yoga against the backdrop of the Norwegian fjords. Between the stunning setting of cascading waterfalls, lush, green coastlines, dramatic fjords and plant-based fruits, vegetables and legumes that will make up the menu, the trip promises to be a highly photogenic one, tailor-made for the snap-happy Instagrammer. Cruise and Maritime Voyages has created a plant-based, meat-free cruise itinerary in…

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Haimark Offers 10-day Cuba 360: A Circumnavigation of Cuba Cruise

Haimark Line is offering a 10-day Cuba 360: A Circumnavigation of Cuba cruise departing February 11, 2016 from Miami. Ports of call for this inaugural sailing include Miami – Havana – Maria La Gorda – Cienfuegos – Trinidad – Santiago de Cuba – Baracoa or Alejandro de Humboldt National Park – Holguin. The all-inclusive rate of $3,200 covers the cruise, open bar, meals, shore excursions, and a one category upgrade.   [Source:- Travelworldnews]

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Seatrade Cruise Global 2016 Conference Set for March 14-17 in Fort Lauderdale

Seatrade Cruise Global has announced the 2016 Conference program details which will offer attendees a comprehensive roster of panel discussions and workshops featuring experts, leaders and thought-makers. Registration is open to attendees at a reduced rate through the Early Bird Discount available until 31 January 2016. “As the cruise industry’s premier global event, we are excited to share the first details of our 2016 conference program,” shared Robyn Duda, Portfolio Director for Seatrade Cruise Global. “We have crafted the 2016 program to be more innovative than ever with technical workshops…

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AIDA launches revamped mobile app to cruise customers

AIDA has updated its mobile app for iPhone and Android smartphones. The new generation now includes a live feed from on board the ships. With the free app, users can for the first time experience an AIDA cruise in real time: Live news from on board, from the Theatrium, the restaurants and the sun deck, as well as photos from the current destinations, create a vacation atmosphere and make it possible to experience an AIDA cruise from your smartphone. When is the next AIDA family gathering? With the app, the…

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Haimark Line cancels Cuba cruise

Haimark Line has canceled the first in a series of cruises between Miami and Cuba as negotiations over its Saint Laurent ship remain unresolved. The roundtrip cruise was to depart Feb. 29 from Miami on a 10-day voyage visiting Havana and a six other ports of call. Haimark’s only ship, the Saint Laurent, is chartered from Clipper Cruises. A dispute over an insurance claim between the two landed Haimark in bankruptcy proceedings in October. Haimark had hoped that a sale of the company to a Los Angeles private equity investor…

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7 Tips for a Magical Disney Fantasy Cruise

I’ve had the pleasure of sailing on Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Fantasy now four times, and that was after I saw it under construction in Germany and christened in New York. So, the ship kind of feels like my baby, and I know a thing or two about it. Here are some tips to consider for making your vacation onboard even more magical. Adults, Don’t Worry About Kids Perhaps the biggest misconception adults have about a Disney cruise is that it will be overrun with children, but you needn’t worry….

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Here Is Exactly Why You Should Consider a River Cruise

Have you ever been on a cruise? If you have, it was probably a sea cruise to interesting global destinations. Those trips are great, but you can also do something far more unique by going on a river cruise. If you see where a Viking River Cruise could take you, you will probably wish that you had done that before. If you really want to have the trip of a lifetime, then a river cruise is for you. Here is why. Why River Cruises Are the Best You can go…

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