MSC Cruises Yacht Club – Ultimate Luxury

Pampering, thoughtful and refined are just some of the ways you’ll describe MSC Yacht Club. This keycard access only, “ship within a ship” enclave offers the highest level of personal service and all-inclusive amenities available only to the privileged guests staying in this private club.

This world of luxury is featured on MSC Divina, MSC Splendida, MSC Preziosa, MSC Fantasia, as well the gorgeous new MSC Seaside and spectacular MSC Meraviglia. In addition, this special suite opportunity will be included on the forthcoming Meraviglia Plus Class ships.

Luxuriate and socialize on One Pool Deck, a private sundeck featuring its own pool, whirlpools, bar and grill. Throughout the day visit the elegant Top Sail Lounge where you will discover a variety of refreshments along with breathtaking views. Another highlight is dining at your convenience in the exclusive MSC Yacht Club restaurant.

Guests staying at this luxury retreat not only have access to the many onboard amenities, but have lots of special club perks as well. The special experience begins before you even step onboard with priority boarding. MSC Yacht Club members also disembark first for excursions and on the final day of cruises.

Sumptuous suites with rich wood paneling range from 248- to 570-square-feet of unsurpassed luxury. Featuring Egyptian cotton sheeting, memory foam mattresses, pillow menus, a marble bathroom with tub, spacious wardrobe, widescreen televisions, telephone and internet connection.  A complimentary mini-bar and safe are also located in your suite.

You will be indulged with the personal attention of 24/7 butler service and concierge. From packing and unpacking, dinner reservations, arranging custom shore excursions, spa appointments, escorting you for after hours shopping in the onboard boutiques, no detail is too small or large. They will stock your mini-bar with all your favorites plus much more.

Speaking of shopping, if you cannot decide which pieces to add to your fine jewelry or watch collection, enjoy an exclusive showing in the privacy of your suite.

Private elevator service will transport you to the delightful Aurea Spa. Purchase Balinese massages and other rejuvenating and restorative treatments. Manicures, pedicures, hair services and products are all available for your pleasure and convenience.

Luxury is yours as you are cocooned in sumptuous surroundings at the prestigious MSC Yacht Club. Experience the epitome of exclusivity while sailing to some of the world’s most captivating ports.

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Preview Seabourn Ovation – Luxury at its Finest

Experience the ultra-luxurious all-suite, all-veranda 600-guest Seabourn Ovation scheduled to debut in May 2018. Designed with understated elegance and contemporary areas by Adam Tihany, she will incorporate elements similar to her sister ship, Seabourn Encore, but with one additional deck and expanded public areas. At 40,350 tons, she will also be the largest in its fleet.

The second ship in Seabourn Cruises’ award-winning Odyssey class, Seabourn Ovation will feature spacious suites, award-winning gourmet dining, complimentary open bars and fine wines. A watersports marina right off the ship’s stern, fitness center, two pools and a world-class spa are certain to enhance an already delightful cruise experience. Discerning guests will be catered to with nearly one staff member for each passenger. The Spa at Seabourn will featured an extensive menu of indulgent treatments.

Swanky and comfortable, the stunning Observation Bar is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling glass walls, it will be the ship’s highest indoor viewing point displaying breathtaking 270-degree forward-facing views – providing the perfect backdrop for cocktails and conversation. The centerpiece of the chic lounge will be a semi-circular skylight casting sun rays and moonbeams over the area. Spend some quality time in the comfortable lounge chairs and high-backed barstools surrounding the square bar. This venue will host daily white glove tea service and cocktails, canapés and piano entertainment in the evenings.

The Retreat is a sanctuary wherein guests may enjoy blissful serenity. This rooftop getaway will house 15 private cabanas, complete with HD television and refrigerators stocked with a personalized selection of beverages. An additional Spa Treatment Cabana is also available for personalized spa services. Stretch out on comfy sun loungers, pull up a bar stool or take a tableside seat as you enjoy custom-created champagne beverages and cocktails.

Providing an ideal spot for pre-dinner drinks, live music and dancing, The Club will be a sophisticated lounge. Enhancing its elegant ambiance will be direct access to the Club Terrace, an exclusive intimate al fresco area, conveniently located near the plunge pool and two whirlpool spas. Relax and socialize at the ship’s social hub, Seabourn Square, with welcoming sofas and chairs. Guest will also discover a sitting area, a computer center and an enclave with concierge service. Choose your favorites from a selection of luxury watches, jewelry and perfumes in The Boutique.

Gourmet dining will please the most discerning palates in delightful onboard restaurants. The Grill, a signature restaurant by world-renowned chef and restaurateur Thomas Keller, will offer classic American chophouse cuisine with a modern twist. The Restaurant, complete with a wine tower, will be the main dining venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner starring a variety of delicious international dishes. Casual meals are to be served at the Colonnade with both a la carte and buffet selections. A sushi restaurant will also be onboard for the pleasure of guests.

Luxurious suites will all boast a private verandas. The decor in these stunning accommodations includes high-end finishes and rich mahogany wood. Designed with nautical influences, extraordinary touches consist of blue and white detailed carpets and white-stitched upholstered headboards. In-suite amenities include a living area, a queen-size bed or two twin beds, modern all-marble bathrooms with stunning polished stone, a full tub, shower and double sinks.

A Personal Suite Stewardess for guests in the Penthouse Suite will attend to your every need. From welcoming you with champagne and canapés, drawing your bath. nightly turndown service to managing special requests, understated pampering awaits.

Seabourn Ovation’s show lounge will be the Grand Salon with plush chairs set up for cabaret-style seating. The comfortable venue will host classical musicians, notable guest speakers, comedians, cooking demonstrations, musical shows, dancing and cabaret performances. Indulge in games of chance and skill at the bustling Seabourn Casino.

Let the beautiful and elegant Seabourn Ovation transport you to some of the world’s favorite destinations as you cruise in ultra-luxury with Seabourn Cruises. Reserve your sumptuous suite today.

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Cunard Line’s Exciting Special Event Cruises for 2017-2018

Travel in high-style on Cunard Line’s grand ocean liners — Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, which will offer you the very finest in cuisine, spacious accommodations, entertainment and more. This line is synonymous with luxury and elegance. In addition, she possesses a rich and fascinating history tracing back to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel in the 1800s. From the moment you step onboard, you will be indulged with unparalleled White Glove Service ensuring you are pampered throughout your journey.

Cunard Insight Programs add yet another dimension to your luxury cruise. Participate in activities, lectures and demonstrations to gain a unique “behind the scenes” look at a wide range of topics ranging from wine to politics, and everything in between. If you have an interest in astronomy, flowers, acting, history, space exploration and more, this will be a wonderful opportunity to learn from experts on a myriad of sailings to worldwide destinations.

Exclusive speakers and onboard activities will be showcased on an exciting new lineup of special event cruises in 2017 and 2018. These will include fascinating topic-related excursions in addition to high profile speakers. Privileged guests will have the opportunity to listen to such notables in their given fields as ambassadors, politicians, film producers, chefs and others. Gain insight into their careers and participate in lectures, question and answer sessions and more. Exciting onboard events will also often let you meet and hobnob with such notable figures as famous actors, writers, musicians, film-makers, historians, scientists, chefs and astronauts. Select from all three ships for the themes most interesting to you.

A sampling includes Festival of Flowers featuring workshops designed to further your appreciation of the floral arts; a British Isles Arts and Literary Tour cruise on the Queen Elizabeth; Transatlantic Fashion voyage and World Space Week.

Some firsts includes Voyage du Vin on the Queen Victoria, which will introduce guests to some of Europe’s most acclaimed wine and port destinations, such as Lisbon, Vigo and Oporto. Enjoy such events as wine-tasting from Cunard Line’s extensive menu and bespoke dinners. The Journey of Genealogy is yet another fascinating voyage. Presented In collaboration with Ancestry.com, you can learn about your family’s background on a Transatlantic Crossing of the Queen Mary 2. Kick up your heals on both the Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria for an incredible Big Band Ball sailing that will boast an amazing 13-piece Big Band Orchestra. Dance and sing to the sounds of such greats as Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra.

Visit exciting destinations while enjoying Cunard Line’s exceptional caliber of dining, music, theater and special events. These enriching cruises will add to a special onboard ambiance as you share interests and fun with like-minded fellow guests during you exciting luxury cruise on these glorious liners.

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Silversea Cruises’ Silver Muse is Almost Here!

Luxury line Silversea Cruises will debut its new flagship, the 596-guest Silver Muse, in April 2017. This masterpiece will be the largest in its fleet and will feature some of the most elegant accommodations at sea, including the lavish two-bedroom 1,389-square-foot apartment-like Owner’s Suites.

Designed for travelers who desire the very best of everything, the stunning Silver Muse will provide the highest level of unobtrusive pampering and the finest culinary experience at sea. Cozy corners, outdoor lounges, a sparkling pool, serene spaces and a state-of-the-art theater will ensure a luxurious cruise vacation.

An array of dining venues will include the upscale La Dame, serving exquisite French cuisine created in partnership with Relais & Châteaux and two contemporary eateries, Indochine for the flavors of Asia and Atlantide, for a myriad of seafood delights. Silver Note is a new jazz club, here you will enjoy upbeat and soothing music while savoring tapas-style dishes. Silversea favorites will also be onboard, such as the very popular Hot Rocks, wherein guests cook their own vegetables, fish and meat on hot lava stones.

From early morning to late at night, the Panorama Lounge offers a peaceful ambiance perfect for conversation and contemplation. In the evening it’s the ideal venue to enjoy cocktails as you sit back and admire the sunset while listening to the relaxing sounds of a pianist. A beautiful theater will dazzle you with its opulence and comfort. Indulgent treatments to restore and reinvigorate your well being await you at The Spa by Silversea. Relax completely as you bask in the sunshine on the Pool Deck & Jacuzzi Area where you can take a dip in the pool and in the whirlpools. Attendants will anticipate your wants and needs, for the ultimate personal service.

Spectacular all-suite accommodations will include connecting options that are ideal for families and friends traveling together. Spanning the three top decks will be 34 of the popular Silver Suites. Two-bedroom, apartment-style Owner’s Suites each measuring an immense 1,389-square-foot. Four lavish 1,475-square-foot Grand Suites and two 1,130-square-foot Royal Suites.

Be among the first of the privileged few to experience the luxurious splendor of Silver Muse as you sail to some of the world’s most incredible destinations. Come back to this blog for updates on the arrival of this unparalleled luxury cruise ship.

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Luxury Alaska Cruises from the U.S. & Vancouver, B.C.

If the many glories of Alaska have been beckoning to you, consider visiting this beautiful part of the world from a luxury cruise ship. America’s “last frontier” holds many wonders and you can sail from such convenient – and fabulous — ports as Seattle, Vancouver, B.C. and San Francisco. Combine your voyage with a pre- and/or post-cruise land stay and extend your vacation in world-famous destinations.

Cruise in splendor to Alaska on such luxury lines as Crystal Cruises, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Silversea Cruises and Seabourn. All will offer you an exceptional vacation consisting of unobtrusive yet attentive service, gourmet cuisine, sumptuous accommodations and much more.

When you sail from eclectic Seattle, Washington plan to spend time in this marvelous city. The jewel in the crown here is visiting the iconic Space Needle, where you can take in the breathtaking 360-degree views from its restaurant. Pike Place Market is a favorite place for visitors and locals alike and will be even more sensational when the MarketFront expansion opens in June 2017. This immense area will include a public plaza and deck where you will be able to see the Olympic Mountains, Mount Rainier and Puget Sound. Other notable draws here are the gorgeous art museum and trendy Pioneer Square, which was once a ghost town.

Although not a U.S. port, alluring Vancouver, British Columbia serves as another gateway to Alaska. Unlike Seattle, which boasts round trip cruises, most of these cruises are either one-way Northbound or Southbound itineraries, affording you the opportunity to take a land tour before and/or after your sailing. Some of the delights in this scenic city includes everything from whale-watching to sampling delicious seafood, exploring Chinatown, the North Shore and Stanley Park, the largest natural park on the North American continent. Stroll the cobblestone walkways of the city’s most historic neighborhood, the restored Gastown district, dating back to 1867. You’ll behold stunning architecture that sets the stage for some of Vancouver’s best shopping, cafés, chic bars and restaurants, serving every type of cuisine you can imagine and desire.

Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises offer Alaska Inside Passage sailings from one of the world’s favorite cities, San Francisco, California, which boasts seemingly infinite and exciting options. See the Golden Gate Bridge, a glorious backdrop to this bustling cosmopolitan treasure. Visit Fisherman’s Wharf, with its fabulous bars and restaurants where the seafood will melt in your mouth. Meander through lovely Chinatown which is the oldest in North America and savor the delicious dishes, get a glimpse into the culture and learn of the history here.

See Alaska on a luxury cruise and experience the very best local guides, activities, culinary delights, accommodations, unparalleled service and comfort all while departing from intriguing port cities.

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