Seabourn’s Black Friday Sale

Available for a limited time, Seabourn’s “Black Friday Sale” will feature value-added benefits on select voyages from summer 2021 through winter/spring 2022 on every ship in the fleet, including the line’s first purpose-built expedition ship, Seabourn Venture.

MSC Cruises’ Black Friday Promotions

MSC Cruises is kicking off Black Friday and Cyber Monday with up to $1,400 in value for bookings made from November 25 – December 1, 2020 for sailings between March 2021 and November 2021.

Scenic Eclipse

Scenic Offers Savings On 2022 River & Scenic Eclipse Sailings

Scenic has launched a Super Early Bird promotion on all 2022 departures across both its river cruise and scenic Eclipse portfolio of all-inclusive voyages. Guests who book their 2022 European or Southeast Asia river cruise, and pay in full 12 months prior to departure, will receive the Super Early Bird savings of an extra 10% off the cost of their booking in addition to all current offers.

REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meetup | Backroads

On Wednesday, November 18 at 5 pm EST, Alicia Kjeldgaard joined us to discuss how Backroads is emerging from the global pandemic. Alicia filled us in on new segments that the company launched – Dolce Tempo and Rendezvous – as well as what’s in store for Backroads’ ocean and river cruises.

Peek Inside Silversea’s Newest Ship, Silver Moon

Barbara Muckermann, Silversea’s Chief Marketing Officer, hosts a series of five virtual ship tours, in which viewers are guided through Silver Moon’s new S.A.L.T. venues, public spaces, restaurants, and suites.

Insure My Trip

Avid Cruiser Meetup | InsureMyTrip

On Wednesday, November 11, at 5 PM we were joined by Meghan Walch from InsureMyTrip. Travel insurance is always important, but it is especially important during these unprecedented times. Meghan answered questions about travel insurance, why you need it, and what it covers.

The CDC Lifted Its No Sail Order, Now What?

At the beginning of this year, none of us could have imagined how COVID-19 would impact our daily lives. I remember hearing about the novel Coronavirus in January, a mysterious virus that was spreading in Wuhan, China. Though there were few known cases of COVID-19 in the United States in January, late in the month when my grandmother developed a cough I worried about her. “What if it’s the Coronavirus?” I asked her. She responded, “Britton, if you are worried about the Coronavirus, you are even more paranoid than I thought.” We laughed about my worries, but I remained careful.

Silversea Takes Delivery Of Silver Moon

During an intimate celebration held at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona, executives from Silversea Cruises, the Royal Caribbean Group, and Fincantieri expressed gratitude to all involved: delivering live speeches via video feed, Richard D. Fain, Chairman and CEO of the Royal Caribbean Group, and Jason Liberty, Executive Vice President and CFO of the Royal Caribbean Group, each commended the more than 1,000 craftspeople who contributed to the build.

Viking Completes PCR Laboratory On Viking Star

This new onboard facility allows Viking to conduct PCR testing of all crew members and guests with a non-invasive saliva test. The laboratory has enough capacity for daily testing of every crew member and guest, which provides flexibility to respond to COVID-19 prevalence levels around the world.

Crystal Updates Crystal Confidence 2.0 Program

As travelers look forward to exploring the world again, Crystal is updating its Crystal Confidence 2.0 program to extend the no-money-down deposit window until January 5, 2021, for new and existing bookings.

Azamara’s 2021 Europe Season

Azamara has announced the decision to pause operations until the 2021 Europe season and return to service on March 20, 2021 for Azamara Quest’s originally scheduled 12-night Spain Country-Intensive voyage, Azamara Journey’s April 9, 2021 voyage from Lisbon to Barcelona, and Azamara Pursuit’s new series of Greek Country-Intensive Voyages starting on May 9, 2021.