Cruising 101: The Value That Travel Agents Can Provide

When I started doing research about travel agents, I was confused about why people used them. Why have someone else do something that you can easily do yourself? It turns out, using a travel agent has benefits that can include savings on booking, shipboard credits, and more.

A Recap Of My Time Aboard Holland America Line’s Nieuw Statendam

It has been over a month since I stepped off of Holland America Line’s newest ship, Nieuw Statendam. There was a lot on this ship that stuck out to me, and as the time passes it is clear that there are certain things from the voyage that I will not forget.

Cruising 101: Travel Insurance Basics

Do you need travel insurance? The choice is up to you. But after doing this research, I don’t know that I will travel again without it.

Avid Travel With Britton Frost – Travel Insurance 101, Part Two

This week on Avid Travel With Britton Frost, I am joined by InsureMyTrip’ Suzanne Morrow to learn more about travel insurance. Morrow sheds light on issues that travelers may not think they would experience – and that travel insurance can cover.

Hapag-Lloyd’s Hanseatic Inspiration Transported From Romania To Norway

An important milestone has been reached in the construction of Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ Hanseatic Inspiration. The new expedition ship started its journey on Saturday, February 16, from the VARD Group’s Romanian site in Tulcea to the VARD Langsten shipyard in Norway.

Ponant Offers Costa Rica Sailing For 2020

Ponant has announced a new itinerary for 2020. An Exploration In Nature In Costa Rica & The Panama Canal, a 10-night/11-day nature experience, will take place aboard the new explorer ship, Le Dumont-d’Urville.

Seabourn Highlights Special Events For World Cruise 2020

Seabourn Sojourn will cross three oceans and stop at 62 ports in 36 countries on five continents throughout the course of its 2020 world cruise. The sailing will include 16 overnights in port and late evening stays another 18 times.

Voyage Report – Nieuw Statendam, Half Moon Cay

In my last voyage report from Nieuw Statendam, I reflect on my time at Half Moon Cay, Holland America Line’s private island, and my special dinner at Canaletto.

Regent Seven Seas Splendor Completes Dry Dock

With a ceremonial good luck champagne bottle shattered against the freshly-painted Seven Seas Splendor hull, the new Regent Seven Seas’ ship celebrated a construction milestone on Feb. 9 as she floated from the building dry dock to touch the sea for the first time.