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Azamara Club Cruises ends first world journey in London

Azamara Journey on the River Thames, London
Boutique cruise ship, Azamara Journey sailed up the River Thames concluding its 102-day voyage around the globe
Azamara Club Cruises’ 690-passenger cruise liner, Azamara Journey, sailed through the Thames Barrier on Saturday 16 June 2018, marking the end of its 102-day World Journey. The 21,619-mile voyage began in Sydney on 7 March and ended in Greenwich, London after visiting 28 countries and encountering 60 individual destinations.


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Azamara Club Cruises selects travel connoisseurs, Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio of AFAR and Lucy Huxley of Travel Weekly UK, as Godmothers of Azamara Pursuit

Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio and Lucy Huxley
With a similar travel ethos to the Azamara brand, the Godmothers will celebrate Destination Immersion experiences by christening the new ship on 28 August in Southampton
Ahead of its christening voyage this August, Azamara Club Cruises has announced that Ellen Asmodeo-Giglio – EVP, Chief Revenue Officer of AFAR Media – and Lucy Huxley – Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly UK – will be the Godmothers of Azamara Pursuit. At the forefront of the travel industry, Asmodeo-Giglio and Huxley are seasoned travellers who have dedicated their lives to seeking new perspectives.


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Royal Caribbean to invest in Silversea Cruises

Purchase of 67% stake will propel the growth of the Leading Luxury and Expedition Cruising Brand 
‘Crown Jewel’ partnership strengthens Silversea future and RCL brand line-up 
Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd and Manfredi Lefebvre D’Ovidio today announced an agreement for RCL to acquire a stake in privately-owned Silversea Cruises, bringing together two companies with bold, long-term visions for the cruise industry.


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Holland America Line celebrates new series of ‘Cruising with Jane McDonald’

Holland America Line is highlighting its Australia and New Zealand itineraries, following the first episode of the latest series of Bafta award-winning travelogue ‘Cruising with Jane McDonald’.
The series kicked off in style last Friday on Channel 5, where Jane explored the best of Australia and New Zealand whilst cruising on Holland America Line’s Noordam ship.


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The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection opens reservations to the public

Vessel from The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. today announced the opening of reservations for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. With a leisurely cruising style, the legendary service of The Ritz-Carlton, and ports at sought after destinations around the world, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection will deliver one-of-a-kind experiences to its guests onboard and transform the luxury cruising industry.

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