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Bubble Cruising? Yes, You Can Cruise Close to Home

06/26/2020 in North America
COVID's impact on travel is having one brilliant effect: it's shining a spotlight on the boom in cruising on the waterways of North America, with new ships and new itineraries to appeal to every cruise traveler's interests.

'Bubble' travel is the first step in the return to travel.

Lynn Elmhirst, Producer/Host of BestTrip TV and cruise expert, explains the unique...

What's a Travel Bubble? Plus 3 Tips For Making the Most of Yours

06/26/2020 in North America
You might see this view sooner than you think.
The world of travel has begun to re-open. But it’s not like the tap has suddenly been turned full blast. More like a trickle. And there’s a clear pattern that’s going to shape your travel opportunities for at least the rest of this year, and possibly into 2021.

Bubble Travel

Human interaction has gone from shelter-in-place,...

First In-Person New Cruise Ship Delivery Since Pandemic Lockdown: The Silver Origin

06/12/2020 in Galapagos Islands

Silversea has welcomed its first-ever destination-specific ship, the Silver Origin, designed for ultra-luxury expedition sailings in the Galapagos.

It’s a good-news, milestone event for the cruise line - and for cruising.

The global pandemic shutdown has resulted in a number of scheduled new ships to be delayed or postponed, so the official flag ceremony marking the completion of the Silver Origin will...

Ever Wondered What it's Like to have a Butler Suite on a Crystal Cruise?

05/22/2020 in Anywhere

We’re all dreaming of the day we can return to cruise travel. So why not dream big? 

Vacations are all about treating yourself, and a luxury Crystal cruise is a delightful holiday indulgence. A butler suite on a Crystal Cruise is a dream come true.

Crystal Cruises come in different styles:
River Cruises
River cruising on four state-of-the-art, all-suite, butler serviced ships with the World’s Most...


Doubling Down on the Future of Small Ship Travel: This Cruise Line Confirms 2 New Ships Launching in 2021

04/24/2020 in Anywhere
As we all look at our calendars trying to plan when we’ll travel again, one cruise line is sure its small ship cruises will strike a chord with travelers eager to explore again next year. 
Emerald Cruises has confirmed its two new builds, scheduled to debut in 2021, are both on track for delivery and launch of their European itineraries. 
Affordable, All-Inclusive...

In it for the Long Haul: Cruise Line Marks 147 Years of Sailing History

04/24/2020 in Anywhere
These historic photos and delightful vintage posters trace one of the longest journeys of any cruise line. Holland America Line commemorates its 147th anniversary in April 2020. 
While 147 years is not the round number milestone that usually marks big anniversary celebrations, this anniversary takes place while travel has paused globally and HAL cruise operations have...

Earth Day Marks A Quarter Century of Conservation for Disney

04/24/2020 in Anywhere

For more than 60 years, beloved fictional animals have been central to Disney storytelling and families’ experiences in Disney parks and ships. 

And for the last 25 of those years, the Disney Conservation Fund, inspired by the conservation of Walt Disney himself, has played a role in saving real wildlife around the world.
Founded on Earth Day (April 22nd) 1995, the conservation...


Cruise Company Offers Ships as Floating Hospitals During COVID-19

03/27/2020 in Anywhere

For some members of this family of cruise lines, serving during great times of need is part of the company DNA.

Carnival Corporation’s family of cruise lines includes some of the world’s most historic, like the British luxury line Cunard and also Holland America Line.

History of Service


Holland America’s roots go back to the 1870’s as a shipping and passenger line providing...