What’s the cost of cruising Antarctica for 14 days & longer? Our per-diems chart gives you rates based on what you actually pay for each day of your cruise.
Distinguished shipboard lecturer Philip Hurst takes us through a brief history of cruising, landing on a cruise line most avid cruisers know little about, Ponant, based in France but reaching out to the world.
From á la carte adventures to all-inclusive luxury, what’s included on Antarctica cruises runs the gamut. What’s included on your cruise?
Our Antarctica 2019 pricing chart attempts to derive per diems indicating what you can expect to pay on your expedition cruise.
The Hamburg-based company Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has two, luxury expedition cruise ships under construction: the Hanseatic Nature and the Hanseatic Inspiration. The first ship, the Hanseatic Nature, will serve the German-speaking market. She will be named in Hamburg on April 12, 2019. The second vessel, the Hanseatic Inspiration, comes after the summer. Both ships are identical… [Read More]
Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is eagerly awaiting two, new expedition ships. The hulls are being built on a yard in Romania, and then will be towed all the way from the Black Sea to Norway, a trip that takes a month. Once in Norway, both ships – Hanseatic Nature and Hanseatic Inspiration – will be outfitted in the… [Read More]
From brand-new ships to purposeful refurbishments, small ship luxury cruising is evolving at a breakneck pace. No longer content with merely being small and intimate, luxury cruise lines – including Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Seabourn and Silversea are beginning to innovate as well. They are adding features and amenities that would leave Royal Caribbean… [Read More]
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises is preparing for the future, with an order for two state-of-the-art luxury expedition cruise ships that will debut in the spring of 2019. Built by Norwegian shipyard VARD, they will replace the line’s existing expedition vessels, Bremen and Hanseatic. Capable of carrying up to 230 guests apiece (or 199 guests in Antarctica), these… [Read More]