Luxury travel operator Belmond is launching a Wine Academy, exclusive for guests traveling aboard its Belmond Afloat in France fleet of luxury barges in Burgundy. The Wine Academy can be added to a bespoke itinerary and the activities are led by a local expert who can tailor the Academy’s ‘education des vins’ activities accordingly, from introductory level to those who are budding wine collectors. The Wine Academy will include an immersive programme of talks to inspire the exploration of Burgundy and its most precious asset.
Celebrity Cruises is offering agents registered with the loyalty programme Celebrity Rewards the chance to win one of ten luxury items with its unique ‘Wednesday Wins’ incentive, starting on Wednesday 11 February.
Luxury river cruise adventures company, Pandaw, has announced a new 14-night itinerary which will explore the ancient kingdom of Bhutan, one of the world’s most intriguing countries, plus an exciting river expedition aboard Pandaw’s partner ship the MV Mahabaahu, on the mighty Brahmaputra.
Largest and most innovative cruise ship at Port Canaveral sets sail with new dining, staterooms and more
Re-emerging from a 24-day drydock at Grand Bahama Shipyard, Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas returned into service this weekend to offer holidaymakers one of the best cruise ships for incredible Caribbean adventures. The ship showcased its new features to more than 1,700 of the cruise line’s value travel agent partners on an exclusive two-night sailing before embarking on its first regular itinerary on Sunday, 1 February.
Oasis of the Seas, Allure of the Seas and the third Oasis-class ship will soon have a new sister to welcome to the Oasis class family. Today marked the steel cutting for a fourth Oasis ship, scheduled to be delivered in 2018. The steel cutting, marking the official start of construction, took place at the STX France shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, where the third Oasis-class ship also is being built.