Cunard will spend a full season in Alaska from June through to September in 2020 on the newly-refurbished ship, Queen Elizabeth. Cunard is making its return to Alaska in May 2019, after a twenty-year break.
Windstar Cruises recently appointed Captain James Griffiths to a new role as Expedition Captain, in preparation for Windstar’s return to Alaska this spring with Star Legend. On these voyages, Windstar will feature its new Signature Expeditions program that combines adventurous shore excursion offerings more commonly found on expedition ships and pairs them with Windstar’s own… [Read More]
What are Alaska cruise tours, and why should I take one? We look at which lines offer Alaska cruise tours, and what makes them so unique and perfect for new and experienced visitors alike.
When Windstar Cruises returns to Alaska this year after a long absence, it will be offering a brand-new program of events onboard and ashore that aims to bring Alaska’s rich history to live. Windstar’s new Signature Expeditions program will debut in May aboard Star Legend, which will offer a full season of Alaskan cruises departing… [Read More]
Princess Cruises is launching one of its largest-ever seasons in Alaska, with six ships sailing cruises and cruise-tours to the 49th State and itineraries that leave from four different homeports: Whittier, Vancouver, Seattle and San Francisco. Coral Princess, Island Princess and Star Princess will operate weeklong north-and-southbound trips between Vancouver, British Columbia and Whittier (Seward),… [Read More]
There are a handful of cities in the world that combine an exceptionally beautiful setting with a dynamic urban landscape. Among such cities are Rio de Janeiro, Sydney, Cape Town, Hong Kong and Vancouver. For those who love to cruise, Alaska is one destination that offers incredible mountains, fjords, wildlife and a raw frontier spirit…. [Read More]
Every fall and spring, one of cruising’s best values takes place on the West Coast. We’re talking, of course, about Pacific Coastal Cruises that typically sail between Vancouver, Canada and Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, or reverse during the spring. Of course, you won’t want to fly across the country for one of… [Read More]