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Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways continues to build upon our industry lead with a fleet of 15 custom-designed vessels in Europe, Russia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Africa. We continue to lead the way in river cruising by providing innovative luxurious ship designs featuring step-out and French balconies, premium stateroom amenities and warm, personalized service.
For passengers who are well traveled, but ever curious, sophisticated but informal, American Cruise Lines offers experiences to suit their style. Our thirteen distinct itineraries include visits to the most amazing destinations in the United States from coast to coast. Culturally enriching shore excursions allow passengers to explore the region in depth. From the most cosmopolitan cities to remote islands nestled along the shore, passengers get a unique perspective on the area as they’re guided by expert naturalists and historians.
Award winning Avalon Waterways sets the standard in river and small-ship cruising with the youngest fleet and amazing itineraries throughout Europe. With the industry’s largest staterooms, resort style amenities, fine dining including complimentary wine, beer or soda with dinner, the best shore excursions and incomparable service by English-speaking crews, Avalon delivers a world-class cruise experience. Each year award-winning vessels are added, and in May 2011, Avalon will add the industry’s first “Suite Ship,” the Avalon Panorama. This vessel features 64 Panorama Suites showcasing a full 200-square feet of living space and comes complete with a Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window that can transform the entire suite into the category’s first Open-Air Balcony. For 2012, two new ships are on order, the Avalon Vista and Avalon Visionary. Although one of the youngest river cruise lines in the world, Avalon is quickly becoming one of the most renowned brands in its category boasting a 98% traveler satisfaction rating as well as the recipient of multiple industry accolades and awards.
Azamara Club Cruises is a sophisticated yet relaxed way of traveling that delivers unique destinations to up-market travelers who want to not only see the places and cultures they visit, but to live them. Azamara’s two intimate, 694-guest ships offer a boutique European hotel ambience with extraordinary service, fine cuisine and wines from around the world, and wellness and vigor programs, all while sailing to a host of destinations larger ships can’t reach. With voyages in Europe, Asia, South America, Panama Canal, Transatlantic, and the less-traveled islands of the Caribbean, we offer more overnight and late-night stays allowing guests to explore destinations by day and by night.
With an unmatched combination of quality, value and fun, Carnival Cruise Lines has become the world’s most popular cruise line, carrying more passengers than any other cruise operator. From the moment guests board a Carnival “Fun Ship,” they’re treated to a seemingly endless variety of on-board dining, entertainment and activity options while enjoying friendly and attentive service that has become the company’s hallmark. With its unique on-board ambiance, a Carnival vacation is like no other, providing guests the opportunity to create a lifetime of wonderful memories with friends, families and loved ones.
Celebrity Cruises is designed for discerning cruisers, with modern, sophisticated environments, impeccable service, enriching and inspiring onboard programs, and world-class cuisine. The ultimate in premium cruising, Celebrity sails in Alaska, Bermuda, California, Canada/New England, Europe, the Pacific Coast, Panama Canal, South America, Caribbean and the Galapagos Islands. Celebrity also offers immersive cruisetour experiences in Alaska, Canada, Europe and South America. Celebrity’s mega-series of honors include being named the top mega-ship line in Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards (November 2009). Celebrity’s fleet currently consists of nine ships. Its $3.7-billion investment in building five stylish Solstice Class ships between 2008-2012 represents the largest newbuild commitment for a single brand in industry history.
Love. Laughter. La Dolce Vita. For over 60 years, Costa Cruises has brought its special brand of Italian warmth and European sophistication to travelers around the world. “Cruising Italian Style” with Costa is much more than a voyage to a new and exciting destination – it’s an experience that creates lifetime memories that linger and make guests smile at unexpected moments. As Europe’s Number One Cruise Line, Costa offers the biggest and best selection of sailings throughout the Mediterranean and Northern Europe. With Costa, guests can cruise the tropical splendor of the Caribbean, visit the vivacious destinations of South America, discover the stunning landscapes of Canada and New England or Northern Europe and the cultural and historical ports of call in the Mediterranean. They may even experience more exotic destinations such as Dubai, the Indian Ocean and the Far East. Whether venturing near or far, one constant will remain – Costa’s gracious hospitality and warm, inviting ambience. A stunning fleet of 15 modern ships offer the best of Italy at sea – including the Costa Allegra, Costa Atlantica, Costa Classica, Costa Deliziosa, Costa Fascinosa (debuting Spring 2012), Costa Favolosa, Costa Fortuna, Costa Luminosa, Costa Magica, Costa Marina, Costa Mediterranea, Costa Pacifica, Costa Romantica, Costa Serena and Costa Victoria.
With a winning formula for success, Crystal Cruises consistently ranks among the top luxury properties in the world. The line, in just over 20 years, has won an unprecedented number of top awards. Grounded in more than a decade of accolades, Crystal has been voted World’s Best by the readers of Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler more than any other cruise line, hotel or resort in history.
If travel is meant to be savored, then crossing the oceans should be a majestic experience, not merely a hop across the pond. For travelers of this persuasion, only one name evokes the pleasures of The New Golden Age of Ocean Travel: Cunard Line. Proudly continuing the tradition of luxury cruising that began in 1840, Cunard’s ships maintain the Line’s legacy and heritage. Flagship Queen Mary 2 is the only ship offering regularly scheduled Transatlantic service, Queen Victoria evokes intimate grandeur and elegance and the new Queen Elizabeth, launched in 2010, pays homage to the first Cunard Queen bearing this name.
On a Disney cruise, there is something for everyone: relaxing “me” time for the adults, imaginative fun for the kids and exciting family time for all. Every voyage includes the attention to detail and world-class hospitality that only Disney can provide.
As the winner of 18 consecutive “Best Overall Cruise Value” awards from the World Ocean and Cruise Liner Society, and consistently among the highest-rated premium cruise lines year after year in Conde Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards” and Travel + Leisure magazine’s, “World’s Best” awards, Holland America Line is known for gracious and attentive service. Its ships have one of the highest staff-members-to-guest ratios. Spacious staterooms average 25 percent larger and verandahs twice as large as those on other lines’ ships. Dining choices include formal elegance, intimate specialty dining, casual fare and complimentary 24-hour room service.
Following several years of unprecedented growth, MSC Cruises is the market leading cruise company in the Mediterranean, South Africa and Brazil. The company’s 11 ships sail throughout the year in the Mediterranean and offer a wide range of seasonal itineraries in northern Europe, the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, the French Antilles, South America, southern Africa, the Red Sea and the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, MSC Cruises’ ultra-modern fleet is expected to carry over 1.6 million travellers. MSC Cruises is a privately owned European company employing 15,500 staff around the world and present in 45 countries.
Since 1966, Norwegian Cruise Line has served as the industry leader for innovation, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising®, which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Hallmarks of Norwegian’s Freestyle Cruising model include up to 29 dining options (ranging from complimentary to specialty restaurants), “resort casual” attire each night of the cruise, simplified tipping and a more leisurely disembarkation procedure.
Oceania Cruises is the world’s only upper-premium cruise line and the industry leader in destination cruising. Offering a unique combination of the finest cuisine at sea, luxurious accommodations, exceptional personalized service and extraordinary value, the Oceania Cruises experience will fit varied interests and exceed all expectations. This includes the finest cuisine at sea, carefully crafted by world-renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin. Each ship offers the flexibility of open-seating dining in four unique restaurants and all specialty restaurants are complimentary. The warm and welcoming country club atmosphere encourages guests to dress comfortably, suits, tuxedos and gowns are never required. Outstanding personal service is provided by a staff-to-guest ratio that is among the best in the industry. Oceania Cruises sails to more than 350 ports around the globe. Featuring a fleet of intimate and elegant mid-sized ships, Regatta, InsigniaNautica, Marina and Riviera, Oceania Cruises is the leader in destination-focused cruising and offers overnight and multi-day stays in the world’s most alluring ports.
Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the m/s Paul Gauguin, the renowned, award-winning, 5-star-plus, luxury cruise ship built specifically to sail the waters of Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific. Since its maiden voyage in 1998, the m/s Paul Gauguin has been the longest continually operating, year-round luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. No other luxury ship in history has offered this level of single-destination focus and expertise on a year-round basis for such an extended period of time.
Pearl Seas Cruises offers discerning travelers a luxurious cruising experience aboard new fleet of intimate cruise ships designed for world service. These new ships carry a maximum of 210 passengers each, enabling the crew to provide the highest level of service. The first ship will set sail in 2012 cruising the Canadian Maritimes, New England and the Caribbean.
Princess Cruises, one of the best-known names in North American cruising, is a global cruise and tour company. It operates a fleet of 16 ships on 115 different itineraries traveling to more than 350 destinations around the globe.
Exotic and provactive destinations in and of themselves, Seven Seas Voyager, Seven Seas Mariner and Seven Seas Navigator are expressions of nautical perfection, personifications of elegance and grace. The accommodations are all suites, 97% boasting private balconies. Being mid-size, with space for only 490 or 700 pampered guests, Regent ships offer ideal settings for impeccable personalized service, remarkable dining, and generous included amenities. These are only a few advantages of sailing our six-star mid-size ships, where almost everything imaginable is included in the value-packed cruise fare. Guests will also enjoy new enhancements to our onboard lifestyle such as our elegant casual dress and the famed Canyon Ranch SpaClub.
Royal Caribbean International is a leading, innovative cruise vacation company. Our guests are active travelers who are looking for new experiences, a wide array of choices for the whole family, and a great vacation value. From activities onboard our ships like rock climbing, surfing and ice skating to shoreside adventures like glacier trekking and exploring Mayan ruins, we provide an experience that lets our guests see and do more than they ever imagined in places all over the globe. Our brand is distinguished by our Gold Anchor Service, energizing onboard and shoreside adventures, the most amazing and innovative ships, and remarkable destinations all over the world. Whether it’s a 3-night getaway, a longer 14-night vacation, or something in between, Royal Caribbean provides an amazing vacation experience.
Seabourn’s fleet of intimate, all-suite ships provide the ultimate in ultra-luxury cruising vacations to the most desirable destinations on earth. The intimate all-suite Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend each carry a maximum of 208 guests and nearly the same number of skilled and dedicated staff, providing a level of personalized service that is unmatched in the industry.
SeaDream Yacht Club is a family owned company that offers a sense of style and comfort that is obvious from the minute the Captain welcomes you aboard. With a maximum of 56 couples and an award-winning crew of 95, you can expect to feel as if you were in fact on your own private yacht.
Silversea is a cruise company reflecting generations of maritime and travel experience. In the early 1990s, the Lefebvre family of Rome, former owners of Sitmar Cruises, conceived and organized a unique cruise company pledging to build and operate the highest-quality ships in the ultra-luxury segment. The name “Silversea” was chosen because it connotes quality and luxury as well as capturing the romance and special sensations of the sea.
While our four premium riverboats win awards for design and service, it’s our inclusive pricing, the personal attention provided by our staff and crew, plus our destination expertise, which sets Tauck River Cruising apart. Benefiting from our 88 years of providing handcrafted guided experiences throughout the world, Tauck has been offering European river cruises for the past 20 years. Building river boats to exacting American standards and providing best in class daily enrichment is what makes Tauck different.
Los Angeles-based Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection, the world’s only authentic boutique cruise line, is recognized in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Top Small Ship Cruise Lines; Condé Nast Traveler’s prestigious Gold List and their Readers’ Poll for Top 25 Small Ships, and their Readers’ Choice Awards for World’s Top Small-Ship Cruise Lines and Best River Cruise Ships, including River Beatrice and River Duchess ranked #1 and #2 in the world; Cruise Critic’s Editors’ Pick for Best River Cruise Line and Best New River Ship for the River Beatrice; and Top 3 cruise line ranking in Zagat Survey®
Windstar Cruises operates a fleet of small luxury cruise ships known for its intimate yacht style experience and unique voyages to the world’s best small ports and hidden harbors. Its four recently renovated sailing yachts carry just 148 to 310 guests and cruise to 50 nations, calling at 150 ports throughout Europe, the South Pacific, the Caribbean, and Central America. In May of 2014, Windstar launched Star Pride, followed by Star Breeze and Star Legend in May of 2015. The additional capacity will open up new itineraries such as voyages to Southeast Asia, Arabia, Iceland, and beyond. Windstar Cruises is named World’s Best Small Ship Cruise Line by Condé Nast Traveler 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.