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The Arctic Like You’ve Never Seen – 5 Unmissable Cruises

Today, more cruisers are wanting to visit less accessible parts of the world and experience new adventurers and cultures. Enter the Arctic. About as far away from the Mediterranean as you can get, the Arctic is a frozen wilderness where

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Le Lapérouse Christened In Iceland

PONANT has celebrated the inauguration of Le Lapérouse, in the presence of Mrs. François Pinault, the godmother of the ship. An inauguration with Celtic undertones Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. Le Lapérouse was christened by the godmother, Mrs. François Pinault, in the presence

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Seabourn Orders Two New Expedition Vessels

Seabourn has announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent for the construction of two new ultra-luxury expedition ships with a new partnership between shipbuilders T.Mariotti and Damen, who will collaborate on the construction of the vessels under

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Hurtigruten Celebrates 125 Years Of Exploration

July 2nd marks 125 years since Hurtigruten founder Richard With brought the steamer DS Vesteraalen into service along the coast of Norway, establishing a regular sea link for locals and tourists and founding what today is the world’s largest expedition

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Ponant Takes Delivery Of Le Lapérouse

On 15 June, as per the agreed construction schedule, PONANT successfully took delivery of Le Lapérouse, the brand-new vessel and the first of the six exceptional PONANT EXPLORERS series. Construction of the other five ships is currently under way. Le

Posted in Cruise News, Expedition Cruising, Ponant

Silversea Expeditions Celebrates 10 Years Of Pioneering Explorations

On 3rd June, Silversea Expeditions proudly celebrated 10 years of luxurious expedition cruising, marking the occasion with a two-day gala voyage between London and Dublin. On this momentous day, the ultra-luxury Silver Cloud departed London’s Tower Bridge amid great elation

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Ponant Confirms Order For The Very First Electric Hybrid Cruise Icebreaker

PONANT, leader in luxury polar expeditions and the only French cruise line, confirmed the order for the first electric hybrid icebreaker, propelled by Liquefied Natural Gas. A very first in the cruising world. PONANT announced the order for the first

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Hurtigruten Introduces Northwest Passage By Hybrid Ship

With three ships in Antarctica and five ships calling in Svalbard in the 2019/2020 season, Hurtigruten is strengthening its position as the world leader in exploration travel. In addition to the exceptional encounters with nature, wildlife, and culture offered at

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Introducing Celebrity Flora: A New Ship Designed For The Galapagos Islands

Celebrity Cruises unveils another stunning revolution in ship design: Celebrity Flora is an elevated and inspired approach to marine exploration, meticulously designed expressly for the awe-inspiring Galapagos Islands. One of the most energy-efficient ship of its size in the diverse

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What Are Expedition Cruises And Where Do They Go?

Expedition cruises offer something different from the traditional cruise experience. Essentially, you leave the title of traveller behind and become a true explore as you delve into some of the most incredible, uninhabited and beautiful regions in the world. An

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