Ultimate in Luxury Cruises on Seabourn

The name Seabourn is synonymous with luxury and is renowned for providing discerning guests with a luxurious cruise vacation. From the moment you step aboard any of its five-star-plus ships, you will be completely indulged with unmatched intuitive service from a highly-trained staff who looks forward to  anticipating your needs. Multiple valuable inclusions range from complimentary gratuities, open bars throughout the ship, water sports equipment from the aft marina, all dining venues and more.

Travel the world in unrivaled ultra-luxury and comfort on the line’s five beautiful all-suite ships – Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn, Seabourn Quest, Seabourn Encore, launched in December 2016 and her sister-ship, Seabourn Ovation, set to debut in spring 2018. With her arrival, Seabourn will have the industry’s youngest and most modern ultra-luxury fleet.

All Seabourn ships accommodate just 458 to 600 privileged guests in an intimate yacht-like setting. Accommodations are all all-suite – most with verandas. A unique luxurious cruise experience is assured as you receive the highest level of pampering. Thanks to their small size, they can sail to the heart of cities, where larger vessels cannot access. Delight in carefree days and nights in luxurious surroundings as you visit iconic destinations as well as those which are off-the-beaten path.

Delighting gourmet palates is Seabourn’s award-winning world-class cuisine. Savor delectable meals, prepared à la minute using the finest ingredients incorporated into regional flavors. Dishes are inspired by Michelin-starred Chef Thomas Keller, raising the bar on incredible culinary creations. All ships boast a variety of dining venues with open-seating available in most, so you may dine when, where and with whom you wish.  Complimentary fine wines are poured with lunch and dinner. Seabourn is a member of the prestigious gastronomic society, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, devoted to the art of fine dining. Savor incredible French, Asian, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, as well as others. If you like, savor course-by-course service in your suite.

Your spacious and elegant Seabourn suite is well-appointed, most with a veranda, and some with a huge picture window. The finest Egyptian cotton linens along with plush fluffy duvets provide the perfect surroundings for sweet slumber.

Daytime activities include poolside relaxation, complimentary water sports from the aft Marina, the Spa at Seabourn for rejuvenating and refreshing treatments and a workout or classes at the fitness center, and on a beach day Caviar in the Surf, to name a few. In the evenings enjoy camaraderie, cocktails and canapés at the piano bar, challenge Lady Luck in the casino, Movies Under the StarsSM and dancing to live music at an Evening Under the StarsSM.

A cruise with Seabourn is reminiscent of being in a private club, with elegant social spaces, personalized attention from an exceptional crew and the finest world-class cuisine. Let the high-end, beautiful, Seabourn ships welcome and ensconce you in splendor as you embark on luxurious journeys throughout the world.

 

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Luxury Oceania Cruises

Discover some of the world’s most alluring destinations on the elegant ships of Oceania Cruises. Sophisticated travelers can expect to sail in an ambiance of country club casual elegance. Onboard, guests will dine on some of the finest world-class cuisine, receive unparalleled personal service and retreat to spacious high-end accommodations.

Cruise in 5-Star comfort and style on the award-winning line which features a stunning fleet of mid-size vessels. Step aboard  the Regatta, Insignia, Nautica, Sirena, Marina or Riviera as these spectacular ships provide the perfect backdrop to experience Oceania’s destination-rich itineraries, including nearly 400 ports across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific and the Americas.

Visit historic cities, as well as off-the-beaten-path charming seaside villages. Along your journey with Oceania, a host of overnight calls provide an enriching in-depth experience and affords passengers many opportunities for immersion in the local culture, cuisine and unique history of each place you visit.

You will enjoy such amenities as the Renowned Canyon Ranch SpaClub® with a multitude of delightful and pampering treatments. Hit the gym for classes and workouts and afterwards relax at the pool.

Riviera and Marina offer The Culinary Center, a custom-designed state-of-the-art teaching kitchen, the first at sea. If you have always wanted to create more than just the basics, this is the perfect opportunity to pick up tricks of the trade at a fully equipped workstation. Master chefs from around the world will provide guidance to help you fine-tune techniques and learn new ones.

Foodies will relish the epicurean enrichment programs. These include Culinary Discovery Tours™ offering an immersive experience in many favorite destinations. Discriminating palates will be more than pleased as they taste some of the most exquisite cuisine at sea, rivaling the best you would find at restaurants ashore.

Oceania’s gourmet cuisine and 5-Star menu were crafted by famed master chef, Jacques Pépin. Only the freshest ingredients are used and your gourmet meals may be accompanied by a vast selection of vintages from the onboard wine cellar. Every evening, you will dine on a delicious meal in a variety of open-seating restaurants, all at no additional charge.

Guests are offered a variety of sumptuous and elegantly appointed spacious accommodations. Sip the days’ first freshly brewed cup of coffee or your pre-dinner cocktails on your private veranda. Elegant suites include, among other amenities, 24/7 butler service. All staterooms and suites boast Oceania’s amazing Tranquility Beds, with delightful mattresses, so you can slumber soundly and start each new day refreshed and ready for exciting experiences.

Lovely informal evenings may include a singer, comedian or other performer at the main theater or listening to a pianist playing favorites at the popular Martini lounge. The delightful sounds of a string quartet are hosted in the beautiful atrium. You can also go dancing, watch a movie and on occasion, take part in a karaoke competition. The casino is always an exciting place to try your luck with games of chance.

When you are looking for that extra special cruise vacation, Oceania Cruises will provide one that is extraordinary as you travel to the world’s most alluring havens in understated elegance.

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All-Inclusive Luxury with Crystal Cruises

You’ll be ensconced in luxury when you sail with Crystal Cruises to some of the world’s most celebrated destinations. Along your journey, you will be indulged with the line’s award-winning Six Star Service as the luxury line has one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios at sea. Well-traveled guests will enjoy the All-Inclusive Crystal Experience®  including fine wines, champagnes, 24-hour room service and much more. Indulge in the world-class cuisine at a variety of fabulous restaurants and retreat to ultra-luxurious accommodations with high-end appointments. In addition to beautiful ocean luxury ships, Crystal’s illustrious fleet also includes a yacht-like expedition ship and several stunning river cruise ships.

Devotees of the already beautiful Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will have more to admire when they both have a multimillion-dollar redesign. The stunning transformation will include the introduction of luxurious Penthouses and Penthouse Suites with Verandah, high-tech features yet to be announced and an elegant modern décor in many public areas.

Crystal Cruises always offers something special to its clientele, appealing to many are the Experience of Discovery® theme cruises, designed to entice seasoned travelers. Every year, foodies flock to the renowned Crystal Wine & Food Festival that will bring out your inner gourmand. Fascinating and fun themes cover such topics as Mind, Body & Spirit and the popular Big Band & Ballroom, complete with Ambassador Hosts for those without a dancing partner.

In 2017, Crystal increased its overnight port offerings to include 25 new and diverse evening tours. Shore excursion options are all exclusive and unique ranging from after-hours visits to Venice’s St. Mark’s Basilica or savoring fine whiskey while on the iconic London Eye, among others.

Crystal River Cruises

Launched in summer 2016, luxury line Crystal River Cruises — a branch of Crystal Cruises — offers state-of-the-art river ships featuring all-inclusive amenities that will transport you in comfort and high-end style along such historic Europe rivers as the Danube, Main and Rhine. The five-ship luxury fleet boasts the largest accommodations plying these waterways.  Sit back and relax as you revel in the renowned and delightful “Crystal attitude,” the upscale line is renowned for.

These luxurious all-suite “river yachts” offer guests Crystal’s acclaimed six-star cruising, including butler service in every suite, all-inclusive amenities and ultimate pampering with the highest staff-to-guest ratio of any river ship in Europe. World-class cuisine and specially designed enrichment programs will be among  the highlights of your luxury vacation experience.

Explore the legendary capitals of this historic and culturally-rich part of the world on the luxurious Crystal Mozart, Crystal Bach, Crystal Debussy, Crystal Mahler and Crystal Ravel. Discover Europe as never before with “Active Exploration Adventures” – specially designed excursions offered in each port that provide ample opportunities to explore picturesque destinations on bikes, Segways and more.

Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises™

Looking for an exciting and adventure-filled vacation that is also luxurious? Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises will provide that and much more. Visit some of the world’s most glorious places “off the beaten path” on the elegant all-suite 62-guest Crystal Esprit – more like a chic boutique hotel at sea. She will take you island-hopping to several locales in one day, while remaining at anchor by night in breathtaking harbors. Currently sailing in the tropical West Indies, the luxury yacht also sails to Europe and other diverse locales.

From the moment you step aboard any of these ships, with Crystal Cruises, you know you will receive the very finest of luxury cruising and a carefree all-inclusive vacation.

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Luxury Vacations with Viking River Cruises

Sail along some of the world’s most storied rivers in understated elegance on the intimate ships of Viking River Cruises, the world’s largest river cruise line. Experience The Viking Difference and you will know why so many well-traveled passengers choose this luxury line for their vacation. Its stunning ships glide along on such European rivers as the Danube, Rhine, Elbe, Douro, Volga, Seine and Moselle, as well as the exotic Mekong, Yangtze, Irrawaddy and Nile. Whichever you select, including the always popular “Tulip & Windmills” and magical “Christmas Market” cruises, Viking will bring you up-close and personal to the world’s most fascinating cultures.

Keep your wallet tucked away as Viking River Cruises offers an almost completely all-inclusive vacation. High-end amenities, beautiful accommodations, personalized attention, various dining venues a complimentary shore excursion in each port and WiFi are included in your cruise fare, in addition to wine and beer served with onboard lunches and dinners.

If you want to go where everyone knows your name, simply step aboard a Viking River Cruises ship and miraculously, the staff will know it. You’ll receive exceptional service, as all the staff will not only will address you by name, but your needs will seemingly be intuitively known. Expect pampering throughout your voyage as nothing will be overlooked and no detail too small.

Indulge your palate and senses with delicious regional cuisine that will further immerse you in the culture of your destination. Locally sourced ingredients, such as Hungarian paprika and the famous lemons of Provence, are just some of the ways chefs prepare authentic dishes to coincide with the ports you are visiting. World-class cuisine is served onboard, include the line’s signature “taste of” introducing you to the food and drink of a region. Onboard restaurants serve the finest world-class fare, with free-flowing wine and beer to accompany your gourmet journey.

Specially designed itineraries provide the maximum time in port for you to immerse yourself in each destination through dining, unique customs, entertainment and more. Special insightful experiences may include accompanying the chef to a local market, getting exclusive access to private collections at world-class museums, ballet performances, culinary events and more.

Onboard, the exclusive Culture Curriculum will also enrich your luxury vacation experience. Offered on every itinerary, complimentary workshops provide insight into your destination with a bevy of features, including creating local dishes and attending in-depth lectures about the region. “Destination Performances” are also included on each sailing and includes a performance that represents that particular locale, such as Austrian opera and Russian ballet.

Innovative Viking Longships accommodate just 190 privileged guests in 95 staterooms and were designed to bring the “outside in” with an open and airy feel. Featuring the most al fresco dining options on Europe’s rivers, huge windows and lots of natural light add to the spacious and sophisticated ambiance. The innovative all-weather indoor/outdoor Aquavit Terrace at the ship’s bow continues this idyllic setting with panoramic views as you enjoy dining outside. Two incredible Explorer Suites are the largest plying the waterways of Europe and a French balcony is the perfect spot for morning coffee and pre-dinner cocktails.

Feel free to leave the ball gowns and tuxedos at home, along with the cocktail dresses, jackets and ties. You’re on a cruise with a country club casual dress code so, be comfortable.

Coffee-lovers will be able to get their cup of joe and more at conveniently placed stations, including near the lounge. Push-button machines will instantly produce such hot drinks as cappuccino, latte, hot chocolate and water for tea. Flavored syrups, milk, cream scrumptious cookies and other treats to compliment your favorite hot beverages are also available.

All of these reasons and more are why you should consider traveling with Viking River Cruises. You deserve to enjoy your luxury vacation and this world-class line is ready to help you do just that!

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Luxury Cruises to Hawaii

If you have always dreamed of visiting Hawaii or have hoped to return to this tropical paradise, enjoy the ultimate vacation and visit this beautiful part of the world on a luxury cruise. Dazzling rainbows, sparkling waterfalls, lush rain forests, endless beaches, romantic sunsets, dramatic volcanic cliffs and turquoise-hued waters make America’s 50th state a favorite destination for families, couples and honeymooners.

Luxury lines provide an exceptional pampering vacation experience. Typically, these luxury sailings are all-inclusive, an added convenient benefit.  In addition, these ships are more intimate in size providing ample opportunities for meaningful interactions with fellow guests.

Discerning travelers will delight in receiving the very finest of everything. The lavish amenities of your private sanctuary at sea, reflect the lifestyle you are accustomed to. Enjoy attentive yet unobtrusive service, world-class dining, including regional Hawaiian dishes; exquisite spacious balconied suites with high-end appointments, indulgent treatments at luxurious spas and much more. You’ll appreciate the relaxed friendly camaraderie in the open bars and chic lounges as you meet and befriend like-minded fellow guests.

Unique natural beauty and wonders can be seen throughout a Hawaii cruise. Snorkel and scuba dive in the clear blue waters amongst a kaleidoscope of local marine life. Go sailing, surfing and partake in the many other water sports that abound here or simply lounge on some of the world’s most breathtaking beaches – with green, black or white sand!

Behold amazing sights, from Kilauea and Mauna Loa in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Hawaii (Big Island) or exploring caves and rainforests for an up-close peek at nature. Spend time at Oahu’s Waikiki, one of the world’s most famous beaches, framed by iconic Diamond Head. Tropical splendor is found throughout the Hawaiian Islands, including the awe-inspiring Akaka Falls.

Thrill-seekers won’t be disappointed when they take a helicopter ride for a bird’s eye view of Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano. A nighttime tour will reward you with the unique sight of a red lava waterfall.

Many visitors pay their respects at the USS Arizona Memorial to those who lost their lives at Pearl Harbor, as well as the USS Oklahoma Memorial and the USS Utah Memorial. You can also “Walk in the footsteps” of General MacArthur on the legendary “Surrender Deck” of the battleship USS Missouri (“Mighty Mo”) for an unforgettably moving experience, especially for history buffs. The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, informally known as the “Punchbowl,” honors those who served in the United States Armed Forces, while Honolulu’s Iolani Palace is the only royal palace in the United States.
Discover the beauty, culture and history of Hawaii as you immerse yourself in the many delights of a luxury cruise. Let the warm tranquil waters and tropical breezes relax and rejuvenate you. Whether it is your first vacation here or you have returned many times, experiencing them from a luxury cruise ship will provide an unparalleled high-end vacation.

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