They are two of the world’s most popular luxury lines: Crystal Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises are distinguished by their high caliber of service, their exceptional cuisine, and sumptuous onboard appointments. But there are several key differences that set these lavish lines apart.
This story originally appeared in Cruise Week by Ralph Grizzle When coming up with the design of what is being billed as the “most luxurious ship ever built,” Frank Del Rio gave designers only a single image to work with. It was of a corridor in a luxury hotel. “I leaf through a lot of… [Read More]
On Thursday, July 7, I board Regent’s new Seven Seas Explorer in Barcelona. I’ll only be on board for four days, which is not nearly enough time to explore what Regent is billing as the “world’s most luxurious ship.” In case you’re curious why my voyage is so short, it’s because I head to Vienna… [Read More]
By WALLACE IMMEN Samuel Spencer has experienced a lot of restaurants in his travels and for him the Tamarind restaurants on Holland America Line ships are all-time favorites. “It’s one of those rare memorable dining events that I sometimes reminisce about even several months after being back on dry land,” said the owner of Cruise… [Read More]
Cruise lines keep cruisers connected March 15, 2 p.m., Caribbean Sea — Clad in a purple swimsuit, broad-rimmed hat and polarized sunglasses, Raelyn Lucklow is enjoying yet another sunny day at sea. One of 700 passengers on Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Mariner, the Dana Point, California, resident appears totally at ease. But something is amiss…. [Read More]
[Updated and archived on October 9, 2009] Across the luxury cruise segment, suppliers are ordering new ships, marshaling additional capacity for world cruises and gearing up their ships in ways that appeal to those who previously never had the time for extended luxury cruises. A sampling of what’s coming: The world cruise market appears to… [Read More]