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Honeymooners Are Opting for the Romance, Adventure of Cruises

Honeymooners Are Opting for the Romance, Adventure of Cruises

(NewsUSA) – There are 2.5 million weddings in the United States each year, and the weddings business is a $40 billion annual industry, including the ceremony, reception, bachelor(-ette) parties and honeymoon. Increasingly, newlyweds are opting for a cruise for a cost-effective and carefree honeymoon. About 5,000 weddings and vow renewals happen on cruises every year, and cruises […]

How to Nab a Luxury Cruise on a Budget

How to Nab a Luxury Cruise on a Budget

(NewsUSA) – A luxury cruise is one of life’s pure joys. Today’s modern cruise liners are engineering marvels; floating 5-star hotels that offer the best service, accommodation, cuisine and activities. They visit exotic locales with non-stop relaxation or stimulation, depending on your pleasure. Over the past few years, cruise companies have spared no expense and […]

Tall Ship Cruises Turn Vacations Green

Tall Ship Cruises Turn Vacations Green

(NewsUSA) – The “green” travel trend is gaining momentum. A recent Lonely Planet survey of 24,500 people found that 93 percent intend to travel more responsibly in the future. Likewise, a 2012 TripAdvisor survey found that 30 percent of respondents choose a destination because it is considered environmentally friendly. While a growing number of resorts […]

Top Caribbean cruise destinations

Top Caribbean cruise destinations

LONDON, England – Caribbean cruises are the stuff dreams are made of and with the range of cruise deals available these days, that dream can easily become a reality. The region is made up of a scattering of idyllic islands each with their own character, history, tradition and feel. So before you book your cruise […]

Bon voyage with ecruising.travel

Bon voyage with ecruising.travel

How does an Australian travel company, specializing in cruises, go from being a two-man operation to a staff of over 20 with offices in Sydney and Hong Kong in only 9 years? By being the best. Ecruising.travel is Australia’s premier cruise-only travel agency. Anywhere is possible with ecruising.travel where voyages range from a three-day “cruise […]

A legend awakes – the Au Co sets new standards

A legend awakes – the Au Co sets new standards

HALONG BAY, Vietnam – It all began as a legend. Back in time, in a land where the mountains meet the sea, a beautiful, young fairy, Au Co, falls in love with Long Quan, the Dragon Lord of the Sea. Their children, better known as the Hung Kings, became the early leaders of ancient Vietnam. […]

Maine Windjammer Cruises celebrates 75th anniversary

Maine Windjammer Cruises celebrates 75th anniversary

Maine Windjammer Cruises®, North America’s first and oldest fleet of wind-powered sailing vessels for passengers, announced today that it will be celebrating its 75th season of authentic Maine sailing adventures beginning May 20th. Since 1936, these cruises have lured guests from around the world by offering unique and spectacular, all-inclusive, eco-friendly vacations at modest rates. […]

Princess Cruises previews newest ship

Princess Cruises previews newest ship

SANTA CLARITA, Cal. – As the first steel plate was cut today marking the official start of construction of Princess Cruises’ next ship, the line unveiled the vessel’s profile, released preliminary details about some of its features, and revealed its name – Royal Princess. This will be the third time the name Royal Princess has […]

How to avoid paying for 10 things not included in your cruise fare

How to avoid paying for 10 things not included in your cruise fare

The cost of for-fee dining venues on cruise ships continues to rise, hitting an all-time high last month when Disney Cruise Line debuted Remy, its $75-per person French restaurant on the new Disney Dream. This is more than twice the cost of most alternative restaurants, which typically charge between $20 and $30 per person. Such […]