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AmaWaterways' Newest Ship Christening Celebrates the Rhine and its Wine

AmaWaterways has celebrated the christening of its newest ship, AmaLucia, with a festive ceremony in Rüdesheim, Germany on July 31 during the river cruise line's 20th anniversary celebratory year in...

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Top Tips for Cruise Travelers to Avoid Baggage Blues

One of the best reasons to cruise is the ease of unpacking only once, while your 'floating hotel' transports you to fascinating ports of call. But your baggage has to...

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Another Luxury Cruise Line Begins Expedition Cruising: Seabourn Venture Inaugural

Expedition cruising – and especially luxury expedition cruising - is one of the hottest trends in cruise travel. Expedition cruise ships take guests on voyages to remote regions of the planet,...

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First Cruise Ever to Reach the North Pole

It's an historic date for cruise travel. On July 13, 2022, for the first time ever, guests on a cruise ship have traveled to the northern-most point of the Earth's...

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Silversea Acquires Crystal Endeavor Luxury Expedition Ship

It's official! One of the top brands in luxury cruising and luxury expedition cruising has acquired the Crystal Endeavor. Silversea Cruises is renaming the luxury expedition ship Silver Endeavour (with...

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World First: Lie-Flat Sleeping Pods in Economy Class

The farther you have to travel, the more important comfort is on the way there. So it’s no surprise that the national airline of one of the most remote destinations in...

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You Can Cruise to This Island's Summer Harvest Festival

You can cruise to the island that puts the summer heat into a harvest festival. Barbados' ‘Crop Over’ heats up summer with a distinctly ‘islands’ way of celebrating its traditional...

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One of the Best Wine River Cruises in the World is in the U.S.A.

One of the top reasons many travellers take a European river cruise is for the wine. The banks of many of Europe’s rivers provide the perfect combination of drainage and sun...

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World First: Lie-Flat Sleeping Pods in Economy Class

The farther you have to travel to get to your cruise port of embarkation, the more important comfort is on the way there. So it’s no surprise that the national airline...

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This Cruise Line and Formula 1 are Delivering Port-side Excitement During Grand Prix Races

If you like cruising with a side of glamour and adrenaline, a new partnership between the fastest-growing cruise line and the fastest cars on the planet may be your ultimate...

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A New, Underwater "Ocean Highway" for Galapagos

At 2021’s Climate summit in Glasgow, something pretty extraordinary for one of the natural world’s greatest treasures happened. Neighboring countries Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica and Panama got together and agreed...

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Top Souvenirs from a Cruise to England

2022 is a great year to be an anglophile! Queen Elizabeth II’s history-making Platinum Jubilee, marking her remarkable 70 years of service, plus a new Downton Abbey film, have brought...

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Hit the Holiday Weekend with this Travel-Inspired, Rum-Infused Salad Recipe from Antigua and Barbuda

It’s officially summer, and the big holiday weekend of the season spells festive get-togethers and celebrations in the sun and the heat. Well, you can take a cue from a...

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3 New Cruise Line Private Islands

It used to be that private islands were the playgrounds of the ridiculously rich and fabulously famous. Then cruise lines got into the game. Now, cruise lines are competing with...

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6 New Cruise Ships that Debuted this Fall You'll Want to Sail on in 2022

Just this fall, since the return to ocean cruising, we’ve also seen a splendid return of cruise ship christenings. Along with new health innovations like ventilation systems and virtual safety...

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Now You Can Get Married in Antarctica

February, 2022 was an even more romantic month than usual. Not only did countless couples celebrate their love in dream destinations on Valentine’s Day – one couple became the first...

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AmaWaterways' Co-Founder Shares Tips for Post-Pandemic River Cruising

I really hand it to AmaWaterways. Even in the throes of the pandemic, it continued to safely operate a small number of 'bubble' river cruises in Europe, working with local...

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River Cruise Trends in 2022: Lynn Elmhirst Interviews AmaWaterways' Co-Founder

One of the first signs of spring for travel and cruise lovers like me… isn’t the first tulip or robin. It’s the return of river cruising in Europe.This year especially...

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North American Cruising is Complete: Canada Reopens, Intra-Island Hawaiian Cruises Restart

North American Cruising is Complete: Canada Reopens, Cruising From Hawaii Returns The return of cruise travel has looked like a bit of a jigsaw puzzle. Piece by piece, cruise lines have worked...

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