While you may have visited the Caribbean many times to enjoy its many delightful offerings, wait until you experience it on the beautiful 930-guest, all-veranda Viking Star. Christened in May 2015, Viking Ocean Cruises’ stunning luxury ship arrived in North America in September for the first time and will be taking discerning cruisers to this magnificent destination in the utmost of splendor.
Discerning travelers who expect the very best are sure to find it when they experience the elegance of a vacation with Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. The luxury line is introduced a breathtaking new ship in 2017. Already referred to as the “most beautiful ship sailing the Seine,” the 128-guest S.S. Joie de Vivremade her debut in France in March 2017. With a name that translates to “joy of living,” she will reflect the destination’s philosophy of enjoying life to the fullest through fabulous food, wine, music and art.
Exuding elegance at every corner the palatial 55,254-ton, 750-guest Seven Seas Explorer made her debut in July 2016 in Monte Carlo amongst glamour, glitz and royalty. Christened by godmother Her Serene Highness Charlene of Monaco, it is no wonder that Regent Seven Seas Cruises’new masterpiece is described as the “world’s most luxurious ship.”
Star Pride’s understated elegance is even more evident on the 212-guest, all-suite, ship after her extensive multi-million dollar refurbishment. Remodeled and stunning, she offers luxury cruisers much to enjoy during their “private yacht-style” vacation with Windstar Cruises. Many upgrades include remodeled suites, public areas and outside decks.
Seabourn’s newest ultra-luxury ship, the 600-guest Seabourn Encore, will debut in December 2016. At 40,350 tons she will be the largest in its fleet including an additional deck for a total of 12 passenger decks with more public areas than her Odyssey-class predecessors. Seabourn’s high level of personalized service carries over with nearly one staff member for each guest. Scheduled to arrive in 2018 is her twin sister, Seabourn Ovation.
Excitement is building for the spring 2017 arrival of Silversea Cruises‘ new flagship, the 596-guest Silver Muse which is sure to bring ultra-luxury cruising to another level. At 40,000 tons, she will be the largest vessel in the fleet, offering an intimate small-ship experience. Discerning guests who expect the very finest will receive the line’s legendary service, comfort and attentive, yet unobtrusive service.
Discerning travelers who expect the very finest will find it aboard Regent Cruises‘ Seven Seas Explorer.” The all-suite/all-balcony 54,000-ton, 750-guest ship debuted in July 2016. This gorgeous and spacious ship boasts stunning designer suites — including one that is 3,875-square-feet; lavish gourmet restaurants, beautifully designed comfortable lounges, chic bars, and a theater.
Oceania Cruises’ newest ship, the beautiful 684-guest Sirenadebuted in Barcelona, on April 27, 2016, where she was christened by her godmother, acclaimed cookbook author and TV chef, Claudine Pépin.
Passionate about food, wine and travel, Claudine is the daughter of world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin, the Oceania Cruises’ Executive Culinary Director since its inception. She co-hosts the PBS show called Heart and Soul in the Kitchen and has joined her father on his annual Jacques Pépin Cruise – a foodie favorite. Her impressive background also includes having served as brand ambassador for Moët & Chandon and Dom Pérignon Champagne in New York.
Windstar Cruises’ newest yacht, the 212-guest all-suite Star Legendmade a spectacular debut to much acclaim in May 2015. She was christened in Rome by her Godmother Gloria Bohan, CEO and Owner of Omega World Travel and Cruise.com as well as an industry pioneer.