American Queen Steamboat Company Purchases American Empress, Readies for Initial Excursion

The American Queen Steamboat Company have closed on financing and full ownership of its second vessel, the American Empress. The company entered into a purchase agreement of the 223-guest riverboat with the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) in May 2013 and...Read more

Cruise.com Named Royal Caribbean’s 2013 Online Agency of the Year

  Cruise.com has been awarded Royal Caribbean’s Online Agency of the Year in 2013 for generating extraordinary growth in sales, continuous partnership support and innovative marketing efforts. Royal Caribbean’s Loyal to Royal Travel Agent Partners of the Year awards recognize...Read more

CruiseOne Expands Field Marketing Program to Franchise Owners

CruiseOne is now covering more than 60 percent of the U.S. with personalized support to each individual franchisee. The expansion includes 16 new states and the hiring of a third Field Marketing Specialist. The CruiseOne field marketing program provides franchise...Read more

Newly Formed World Quest Cruises Brings Greater Access to Cruising the World’s Waterways

Imperial River Cruises and Orthodox Cruise Company are teaming up to form World Quest Cruises, the newest River Cruise brand offering a variety of experiential cruise and travel experiences. “Along with my partner, Michael Kovalev, President of Orthodox Cruise Company,...Read more

Nova Star Cruises Releases 2014 New England/Nova Scotia Rates

Travelers between Nova Scotia and New England will be able to relax and enjoy their journey aboard the Nova Star at a starting price of $79 when Nova Star Cruises launches daily, round-trip cruise ferry service between Yarmouth, Nova Scotia...Read more

The Emeraude Marks 10 Years of Cruising in Halong Bay

One of Halong Bay’s icons sails past a milestone this week, as Emeraude Classic Cruises celebrates its 10th year as one of Vietnam’s most distinctive travel experiences. The anniversary marks a decade of rapid tourism growth in Halong Bay, most...Read more

‘Sale’ To Antarctica with Last Minute Deals from Poseidon Expeditions/Expedition Cruises

The person who has everything probably doesn’t have this: a voyage to Antarctica, the trip of a lifetime. Right now Poseidon Expeditions/Expedition Cruises is offering up to $2,200 off the price of a trip to the White Continent. Their 12-day...Read more

Steppes Introduces an Adventure in the Southernmost Corner of the World

From the Atmosphere, a small expedition ship, your client can experience the extreme wilderness of Patagonia by air, land and water. Perhaps go heli-skiing and sweep down slopes of the Andes surrounded by a panorama of the Pacific Ocean, fjords...Read more

Cruising the Mekong River, Available Itineraries with Steppes Travel Group

The Steppes Travel Group cruise on the Mekong River offers a rich and varied tapestry of life found on any waterway worldwide. A panoply of busy and colorful markets, floating, remote villages, and ancient cities, the Mekong is a cultural conduit that links...Read more

Poseidon Expeditions/Expedition Cruises Reaches North Pole, Sets Global Mark

For the 100th time in history, the North Pole was reached on July 30, 2013. The voyage by Poseidon Expeditions/Expedition Cruises aboard the nuclear icebreaker 50 Years of Victory (Russian name: 50 Let Pobedy) achieved the feat. Icebreaker expedition cruises...Read more