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ROYAL CARIBBEAN INTRODUCES ULTIMATE WORLD TOUR, THE FARTHEST-REACHING CRUISE TO ALL SEVEN CONTINENTSOctober 20, 2021 | Heidi
Serenade of the Seas to Make Cruising’s First-of-its-kind, 274-Night Adventure in 2023
Adventurers seeking to travel far and wide can now set off on a world tour of their own. Royal Caribbean International is raising the bar for world cruises with the debut of the inaugural Ultimate World Cruise, an epic 274-night adventure that visits all seven continents, more than 150 destinations in 65 countries and 11 great wonders of the world.
Another ship is set to travel the world. In fact, that is the vessel’s name – World Traveller. Atlas Ocean Voyages has now unveiled the ship’s inaugural season, departing from Lisbon on July 15, 2022, for a nine-night inaugural voyage.
Atlas Ocean Voyages’ first ship, World Navigator, is now sailing Egypt and Greek Isles itineraries for summer 2021.
Please note that since this was written about American Queen Steamboat Company
and the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, the line has renamed itself as American Queen Voyages
American Queen Steamboat Company is celebrating its 10th birthday with a grand new award. For the first time in its decade history, the U.S. flagged cruise line has been named among “The World’s Best” river cruise lines by Travel + Leisure.
The $1.7 billion state-of-the-art Galataport Istanbul cruise port is ready for cruise passengers and cruise activities. The new project is a wonderful blend of the present and the past, a haven of modern amenities alongside carefully restored monuments of yesterday.
Planning to cruise aboard the Disney Wish when the new ship sets sail in summer 2022? Might want to pack snow gear. The ship is headed to the Alps. In a Disney fantasy way, of course.
When the new Disney Wish cruise ship was announced, Disney fans were intrigued to learn about AquaMouse, the first-ever Disney attraction at sea. The ride’s original show, Scuba Scramble, was inspired by “The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse” animated shorts.
Riverboats and passengers who are going to be in Nashville on New Year’s Eve are in for a musical treat. And for folks who can’t be in Music City as the old year ends, the fun will be televised live on CBS.
“From the very beginning, our goal was for Nashville to be the Central Time zone celebration on national television and rival New York City,” Butch Spyridon, President and CEO of Nashville Convention and Visitor Corp., said in a news release.
For 20 years, the twin mega yachts – SeaDream I and SeaDream II – have been exploring some of the world’s most favored yachting destinations. The two yachts have been cruising the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and many more.
Now SeaDream Yacht Club is celebrating two decades with guests and crew aboard SeaDream I in Italy and SeaDream II in Croatia.
Expedition cruisers are soon going to have a new cruise ship for their adventures. Viking has now “floated out” its second expedition ship. Set to debut in summer 2022, Viking Polaris has met water for the first time.
“We are one step closer to our launch of ‘the thinking person’s expedition’ with new voyages that will allow our guests to explore the ends of the world and closer to home – in comfort,” Torstein Hagen, Chairman of Viking, said in a news release.
Imagine using an enchanted spyglass to magically set sail for the worlds of Moana, Tiana, Peter Pan, Nemo and more. That’s what Disney Wish guests can do with a first-of-its-kind interactive experience.
Combining imagination, technology and the magic of a wishing star, Disney Uncharted Adventure will take guests on a multi-dimensional voyage into the worlds of iconic Disney and Pixar characters.
Alaska has another vessel set to sail “The Last Frontier.” Victory Cruise Lines announces the debut of its new Ocean Victory in 2022.
“My most memorable travel experiences have always been journeys of complete immersion – whether it’s in a culture, an ecosystem, region or simply being immersed with my family and fellow travelers,” John Waggoner, chairman of Victory Cruise Lines said in a news release.