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Minor Hotels launches a new style of river travel with Mekong Kingdoms Luxury Cruises

Mekong Kingdoms cruises  boat
For those who seek a transcendent experience, Minor Hotels is launching a selection of river cruises replete with the colonial romance of river travel but with a modern twist and bespoke itineraries. Mekong Kingdoms cruises recreates and elevates the concept of river travel with their fleet of five vessels where guests can enjoy first-class services from gourmet meals to plush cabins with unique, curated experiences both aboard and ashore along the way.

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The finest porcelain in the world sails to Antarctica on Silversea's Silver Cloud

Silver Cloud
Fürstenberg, Germany’s second-oldest porcelain manufacturer, has been selected by luxury cruise and expedition leader Silversea to provide porcelain and tableware for its newly-refitted Silver Cloud.
Silver Cloud breaks the ice between adventure and luxury cruising. Following days spent exploring the monumental nature and unspoiled polar regions, Silversea’s guests can relax and wind down in the evening over some of the finest cuisine available onboard a luxury expedition vessel.


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Holland America Line Celebrates a Milestone for Newbuild Nieuw Statendam with Coin Ceremony Celebration at Fincantieri Shipyard

Holland America Line ship
New 99,500-ton Pinnacle Class ship to launch in November 2018
In anticipation of the upcoming float-out of ms Nieuw Statendam, Holland America Line held the ship’s coin ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy.
Following Italian shipbuilding tradition, Anne Marie Bartels, a member of Holland America Line’s esteemed President’s Club, served as the ship’s Madrina and participated in the festivities.


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Princess Cruises to name next ship Sky Princess

Princess Cruises has announced its fourth Royal-class ship will be named Sky Princess. Sister ship to Royal Princess, Regal Princess and Majestic Princess, Sky Princess is scheduled to debut in October 2019 on a series of Mediterranean voyages.

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Repositioning of Celebrity Eclipse kick-starts a season of firsts in the last frontier

Celebrity Eclipse
With three award-winning ships, longer stays and breathtaking cruisetours, Celebrity Cruises’ 2019-20 Alaskan and Pacific Coastal deployment is better than ever
Sailing from Vancouver through the awe-inspiring Inside Passage to the iconic Hubbard Glacier and beyond, Celebrity Cruises’ 2019 Alaska cruise season features 13 unforgettable destinations, with more than 40 extended port visits and countless experiences.


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