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Enjoy Luxurious Ocean Cruising Aboard the Award-Winning Viking Star

Oct 11, 2017  |   Contributor: Diane Sukiennik & Michael Reiss

True to its namesake, Viking Cruises' new fleet of ocean vessels—including its first ship, Viking Star—is poised to conquer all on the high seas. How can Viking, a newcomer to ocean cruising (which set sail less than three years ago), be named by Travel + Leisure readers as “World’s #1 Best Ocean Cruise Line?"

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A Bon Voyage from Bucharest to Budapest: Uniworld's Danube River Cruise

Sep 29, 2017  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

When most of us think of exotic travel, the first thought that comes to mind is a trip to a destination in South East Asia such as Cambodia, or perhaps a safari in Africa. Seldom do we think of Europe. However a visit to Eastern Europe is equally as exotic, with a rich culture and landmarks as well as vestiges of communism and the influences of the Soviet Union.

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Wellness Update: Scenic Is First to Offer Therapeutic Salt Lounges on its Ships

Aug 21, 2017  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Scenic’s recently redesigned of two of its river cruise vessels, the Scenic Diamond and The Scenic Sapphire, to include numerous improvements. 

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The Most Decadent Dessert Parade at Sea

Aug 15, 2017  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Spoiler alert: This is a secret too delicious to keep, so cover your eyes if you’re thinking of booking a Holland America cruise.

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Wellness Tourism Sea & River Cruising: AmaWaterways and Viking Ocean Cruises

Jul 13, 2017  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

If there ever was a perfect storm of need and want for greater wellness, this is it. 

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10 of the Best Expedition Cruises for Snorkelers

Jun 29, 2017  |   Contributor: Andrew Castles

If you’re a keen snorkeler looking for your next vacation idea, we have pulled together ten of the best places to snorkel around the world on an expedition cruise.

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The Ritz-Carlton Sets Sail: The First Luxury Hotel Brand to Offer a Bespoke Yacht Experience

Jun 22, 2017  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. announced its entry into the luxury yachting and cruise industry.

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The Great Wonders of China with Viking River

Jun 12, 2017  |   Contributor: Alison Abbott

The law of averages indicates that most of us will probably only make one trip to China in a lifetime. The country is vast, the language barrier real and the population overwhelming.

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Cruising the Mekong River with AmaWaterways

May 14, 2017  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Zipping from city to city on low-cost airlines or high-speed trains has become the norm these days. 

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10 of 2017's Best Adventurous Cruise Destinations

May 8, 2017  |   Contributor: Andrew Castles

Over the past few years, expedition-style cruises have taken off, with travelers making it to some of the most remote places in the world, while still being able to retreat the comfort of a suite.

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Luxury at Sea Alters Course With New Celebrity Edge

Mar 28, 2017  |   Contributor: Jill Weinlein

Cruising has altered course as Celebrity Cruises has moved forward in luxury travel with their new Edge class ships.

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Dive the Site of the Infamous Titanic Shipwreck Next Spring

Mar 17, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In 1912, the world’s largest ship embarked on its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City. Four days later, the Titanic sank into the Atlantic Ocean two hours after hitting an iceberg. While most know the story of the infamous ship, its story still continues to captivate us, 105 years later.

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Celebrity Edge: A New Cruise Line for Young, Affluent Travelers

Mar 16, 2017  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In October of last year, Richard Branson promised his new cruise line would be a different kind of experience, a sexier more glamorous voyage meant to attract a younger set of travelers. On Monday,  Richard Fain, the chief executive officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, CEO of Celebrity Cruises made a similar announcement with the introduction of their newest category of ship set to debut next year. The Celebrity-Edge class vessels are hoping to disrupt the industry with their cutting-edge designs and tricked-out amenities.

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Exotic River Cruise Itineraries with Jean-Michel Cousteau Launch This Year

Feb 16, 2017  |   Contributor: Meredith Pruden

Across Europe, the popularity of river cruising has steadily increased through the last half decade with surges of travelers embarking on itineraries along the Rhine, The Seine, the Danube and more.

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Exploring Myanmar on Belmond's Luxury Cruise: the Road to Mandalay

Feb 15, 2017  |   Contributor: Glenn Harris

She is a grand dame. A daunting river castle that dominates as the largest river cruise ship in Myanmar at over 300 feet.

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