|| Our Cruise Line Partners
||By offering great vacation values and an incredible selection of vacation
destinations, Carnival has earned a reputation as the 'Fun Ships'. New
itineraries, new features, new special voyages. Bright lights, lavish shows,
sumptuous gourmet dining and glamorous casinos. Huge pools, lively clubs,
shopping malls, and the only 214 foot waterslide afloat. Those are just
a few of the things you'll find aboard Carnival Cruise Lines' fabulous
||What sets Celebrity apart from other vacation choices today is the
cruise line's passionate dedication to providing guests with a cruise experience
that exceeds expectations. This extraordinary performance level has become
the definition of Celebrity Cruises, and has set the worldwide standard
for today's expression of what first made cruising famous -- high quality,
superior design, spacious accommodations, grand style, attentive service
and exceptional cuisine.
The excellence of Celebrity's existing cruise product continues with
the cruise line's Millennium-class ships, which embody even greater technical
achievement and meaningful innovation, while retaining the distinctive
style, sophistication and service elements that have become the hallmark
of a Celebrity cruise.
||Costa is Europe's #1 cruise line. With more ships, more sailings, more
itineraries and more than 50 years of experience we bring you a Europe
few Americans will ever see. You can sail aboard 10 beautiful ships on
326 sailings througout the breathtakingly beautiful ice-fringed fjords,
the stone monuments and onion shaped towers of the Baltics & Russia,
the romantic flavors of Italy, France & Spain, the ancient wonders
of Egypt, Turkey & Greece, the white-washed beauty of the Greek Isles
and everything in-between. Costa offers 67 different itineraries ranging
in length from 3 to 16 nights to the best of the Eastern & Western
Mediterranean, North Cape/Fjords/Scotland, Baltic & Russia, Canary
Islands and Transatlantic with sailings that are sure to fit your time
||From the moment you step on board, you will experience Crystal Cruises'
dedication to making your cruise with us a perfect one. Our Six-Star Commitment
means each instant must be memorable, every detail sublime. From the grand
designs of our ships to the right vintage wine, a turned-down bed, or even
a simple smile, singular attention is paid to every detail of your cruise.
People are the cornerstone of our commitment to quality, and Crystal
Cruises takes enormous pride in its crew and staff. Our Norwegian Captains
and their staff of officers are among the finest at sea. Each member of
the staff goes through Crystal Cruises' rigorous selection and training
process, ensuring that they are uniquely qualified to serve you. With our
people, as with everything else we do, compromise has no place: they are
simply the best in the world.
||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 a golden era:
Cunard Line. Proudly continuing the tradition of luxury cruising that began
in 1840, Queen Mary 2 debuted in 2004 as the new flagship of The Most Famous
Ocean Liners in the Worldsm. As the tallest, longest, largest and most
expensive cruise ship ever built, QM2 provides her guests with unprecedented
amenities and accommodations at every turn. Maintaining the tradition of
her Cunard and White Star Line predecessors, QM2 is the only ship offering
regularly scheduled transatlantic service. Queen Elizabeth 2 continues
to set the standard of British elegance with superb White Star Servicesm
and gourmet cuisine. Sailing a definitive World Cruise and round-trip Southampton
voyages, QE2 endures as one of the greatest liners of her time. The two
Queens will be joined by Queen Victoria in 2007.
||Escape on a fantasy unlike anything you've imagined. A Disney Cruise
Line vacation. Here, adults find excitement and indulgence. Children have
the time of their lives. And all make memories to last a lifetime. So start
planning your Disney Cruise Line vacation today, and set sail on a dream.
The Disney Magic and the Disney Wonder are among the most beautiful
ships at sea. This Disney cruise is designed with an art-deco style reminiscent
of the great luxury liners of the early 1900's, these vessels combine the
charm of old-world luxury sailing with all the technology and amenities
that Disney Cruise Line is famous for. Not content to simply create another
cruise line, Walt Disney World has played to their best qualities in designing
these ships. An entire section of the ship dedicated to children's activities,
on-board activities that cater to every personal whim, whether for families,
singles, couples or seniors.
For Disney cruise discounts, use our Online Search which contains hundreds
of discounted Disney cruise deals.
||Holland America Line leads the cruise industry premium niche by offering
virtually unlimited cruise and CruiseTour options that span the globe and
satisfy every traveler's appetite for exploration. Over the course of the
company's rich history as first a shipping and passenger line and subsequently
a cruise line, Holland America Line's fleet has carried nearly 10 million
passengers, either to new lives in the New World or to exotic locales for
vacations of a lifetime. Holland America Line marked its 130th anniversary
With 12 luxury ships sailing to more than 280 ports of call and all
seven continents, and more ships and tours being added each year, Holland
America Line's commitment to providing the best in cruise vacations is
confirmed by awards and accolades from leaders in the tourism industry.
||MSC Italian Cruises is a division of Mediterranean Shipping Company
(MSC), a privately owned company with a longstanding history on the seas
headed by captain Gianluigi Aponte, entered the cruise industry in 1988
and MSC Italian Cruises was officially born. MSC Italian Cruises combines
a deep heritage at sea with an enthusiastic, young, motivated management
team to present a company philosophy of Innovation = Tradition.
MSC Italian Cruises uniquely blends maritime traditions, culture and
famous Mediterranean cuisine to deliver the ultimate cruise experience
while displaying a real commitment to the finest hospitality afloat. In
essence, MSC Italian Cruises has made true Italian service the heart of
its business and its key point of differentiation in the cruise industry.
||With Freestyle Cruising, the policy of freedom and flexibility ensures
a hassle-free vacation that rivals the finest land-based resorts. Anticipate
the arrival of NCL's newbuilds, the Norwegian Sun and Norwegian Star, purpose-built
for Freestyle Cruising, offering year-round cruises in Hawaii and exploring
Canada/New England and the Caribbean. NCL has completed its plans to convert
the existing fleet to Freestyle ensuring guests the highest level of service
and maximum enjoyment on each cruise.
||Our goal at Oceania Cruises has always been a lofty one - to offer
our guests a world of affordable luxury and attractive value that is unrivaled
anywhere. You can now explore the world with us in a style that’s unequalled
because our ships are comfortably mid-size. With only 684 guests to pamper,
our international staff of 400 professionals personalizes their service
to flawless perfection. Our size advantage allows for other striking advantages
for our guests indulgence, including the absolute finest cuisine at sea
served in four, distinctive open-seating restaurants and a warm, convivial
ambiance, much like that of a private country club. Casual elegance has
never felt so natural.
||Princess ships offer the line's innovative Personal Choice Cruising
program, an individualized, unstructured style of cruising that provides
a "what you want, when you want" atmosphere of onboard choice and flexibility
designed to give passengers the opportunity to customize their cruise vacation
to meet their personal interests, needs and desires. Princess introduced
the concept of putting the passengers in control of their own cruise experience
in the mid-1990s when it introduced the revolutionary Sun-class ships.
This emphasis on choice -- of multiple dining locations, flexible entertainment
and affordable private balconies -- has since established customized cruising
as the touchstone of new ship design for the entire industry. Princess
has also distinguished itself by sailing to more worldwide cruise destinations
than any other major line. Offering more than 150 itineraries ranging from
seven to 72 days, Princess sails to six continents and calls at nearly
260 ports around the world. Destinations include the Caribbean, Alaska,
Panama Canal, Europe, Mexican Riviera, South America, South Pacific, Hawaii/Tahiti,
Asia, Canada/New England, Bermuda and world voyages.
||Discover the World of Regent Seven Seas Cruises: We offer itineraries
to over 300 different ports on six continents. Our luxury vessels are designed
for guests numbering in the hundreds rather than the thousands.
Six Star Distinctions include: All ocean-view suites/staterooms • Single
open-seating dining and a choice of restaurants • 24-Hour room service
& in suite dining • Complimentary wines with dinner • Complimentary
in suite bar set-up • Service and space ratios among the highest in cruising
• Gratuities included in cruise fare. (formerly Radisson Seven Seas)
||Are you ready to experience an adventure you'll never forget? Explore
the most fascinating cities on earth. Snorkel in turquoise waters among
tropical fish that glimmer like jewels. Ride in a helicopter over majestic
seas of ice. Watch the sun set in a place whose name you can barely pronounce.
Come on in and learn more about our ports of call, and tour our spectacular
ships. Your adventure starts here.
||Breathtaking in every respect. Excellence in every detail. Aboard Silver
Cloud, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper, the most beautiful
yacht-like ships ever launched, you will discover a journey beyond your
expectations. A world of easygoing elegance without an ounce of pretension.
Perhaps that is why Silversea has received the very highest awards from
authoritative guidebooks and publications: 'Number One' four consecutive
years in Conde Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards; 'World's Best Small
Ship Cruise Line' for three years in Travel & Leisure's World's Best
Awards; and a coveted 'Six Stars' from Fielding's Guide to Worldwide Cruises
for three years in a row.
And yet the greatest reward of all comes from our guests, who return
to us again and again. Discover for yourself why Silversea is considered
the most resplendent vacation experience in the world.
||Onboard Windstar, the course of true love always runs smoothly. Our
relaxed attitude, beautiful surroundings and pampering service help see
to that. And whether you're sailing through the dazzling blue lagoons of
Tahiti or dancing under the stars in the Caribbean, it's impossible not
to fall hopelessly in love all over again. All cruises offer Romance Under
Sail, an unforgettable way to celebrate a wedding, a birthday or even another
month together - in carefree Windstar luxury. Celebrate your new marriage
with a romantic "Picnic for Two" on the beach. (A jambon buerre with a
bottle of wine on the Cote d'Azur? A Greek salad and grape leaves on the
shores of Mykonos? Fresh fish and rum under the coconut trees in Barbados?
Such a delicious dilemma.)
If your special occasion happens to be ananniversary, dancing under
the stars with Bora Bora as your backdrop, will surely rekindle the passion.
If you or someone you know has reason to celebrate, ask your travel professional
to tell you more about Romance Under Sail (some packages or gift items
are available at an additional charge). From special pampering on board
to exclusive shore excursions for two, count on Windstar to offer an experience
you'll cherish, heart and soul.
||In 1987, Seabourn created a new style of cruising, dedicated to delivering
the highest levels of personalized service to an exclusive group of guests
aboard intimate, elegant ships that could visit the most enticing destinations
worldwide. Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend embody that ideal, and today
are recognized as the best of the best, not only in ultra luxury cruising,
but also as one of the finest vacation experiences of any sort whatever,
regardless of price. The Yachts of Seabourn are intimate in size, carrying
a maximum of 208 fortunate guests each, exclusively in spacious suites.
A Seabourn cruise vacation combines the thrill of discovery, the excitement
of adventure and the delicious sense of ease that comes from being cared
for by skilled and enthusiastic professionals. It is a form of travel designed
and created for the discerning few - those to whom exceptional quality
||Discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are combined
with the modern comforts and amenities of the present. Perfect for cruising
in casual elegance. Itineraries range from the sun-kissed Mediterranean
to the exotic Far East and the Caribbean. On board you will enjoy a relaxed
atmosphere, friendly crew, and international cuisine, all in pampered comfort.
If you're a boating enthusiast, you can choose to lend a hand hoisting
the sails, you can climb the mast, or you can just lay back and let the
crew do all the work.
It's an incredible feeling. You emerge from your stateroom and a breeze
caresses your face. You look up to see white sails reflecting the light
of the sun against the blue sky. The gentle lapping of waves against a
wind driven hull. A pod of dolphins playing in the curling bow wave. And
with the sun barely over the yardarm, a tall drink by the pool to salute
a propitious marriage of a splendid cruise vacation with the romance of
sailing aboard a true Tall Ship. It is this unique combination of sailing
tradition and pampered vacationing that is the essence of Star Clippers.
For Star Clippers cruise discounts, use our Online Search which contains
hundreds of discounted Star Clippers cruise deals.
||It is said that P&O "invented" cruising. In the 1880s the Orient
Line and the North of Scotland company, both later to be taken over by
P&O, pioneered modern-style cruises, and in 1904 P&O offered its
first cruise holiday programme, a first class only cruise with shore excursions
arranged by Thomas Cook. The tour used the 23-year-old liner Rome, renaming
her Vectis' in her new role as a "cruising yacht."
For P&O cruise discounts, use our Online Search which contains hundreds
of discounted P&O cruise deals.
||Today, ACCL has a fleet of three specially designed ships. With many
itineraries to choose from each year, passengers keep coming back to repeat
the ACCL experience.
Our ships are cozy and comfortable with an informal atmosphere evident
in our BYOB policy and relaxed dress code. Our itineraries are specially
tailored to the active, inquisitive and eco-conscious audience. We choose
our crew, chefs, guest lecturers, outside entertainment, and land tours
carefully to provide a top-notch vacation. We hope you will find ACCL to
be as special as we do.
||The moment you step aboard our yacht you'll know you've found something
special. Your captain personally welcomes you, and the crew greets you
with hors d'oeuvres and champagne as your yacht cruise begins. You have
become a pampered guest, one of the very few, who will leave the crowds
behind to journey through some of the most magnificent destinations in
Our yachts, the Safari Spirit and the Safari Escape, both carrying just
12 guests, and the Safari Quest, carrying 21, cruise during daylight hours
only, maximizing your opportunities to truly experience the wildlife, culture,
and people found along the way. Our inclusive cruises feature private shore-excursions,
Expedition Leaders who provide educational lectures and narration in Alaska,
Mexico, California, and Costa Rica, and gourmet meals each day.
Whether you are at anchor in the deep reaches of a glacial fjord in
Alaska, sipping wine on deck as we cruise the Napa and Petaluma Rivers
of the California Wine Country, snorkeling among sea lions in Mexico's
Sea of Cortés, or discovering the striking array of wildlife along
the shores of Costa Rica, American Safari Cruises will take you there in
luxurious, personal style.
||Recapture the romance of sternwheeler cruising along Alaska's Inside
Passage and Oregon's Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the luxury sternwheelers
Empress of the North and Queen of the West. These luxurious vessels are
the newest and largest of all small cruise ships in western America. The
faithfully recreated authentic sternwheelers combine the best features
of both large and small cruise ships. You get the amenities and spaciousness
of a large cruise ship combined with close-up, casual cruising of a small
cruise ship. All cruises include live showboat entertainment, fine dining
and included shore tours.
American West Steamboat Company prides itself in providing the highest
quality, all-American cruise experience and has earned several prestigious
awards. American West Steamboat Company cruises have been voted by the
readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine to the esteemed “Gold List” and
have received a “Readers' Choice Award” as one of the world's top cruise
lines. CruiseReports awarded the Queen of the West the highest Quality
Rating of any ship in the world (9.9 out of 10), and also recognized her
as the top ship overall in the Tour Cruise category.
||Given the right conditions, travel can be a immensely satisfying, mind-expanding
endeavor. After a good trip, one returns home enriched with lasting impressions
of beautiful places and interesting people encountered.
Like many birds, our small ships are migratory and follow the sun, northbound
in the summer and southbound in the winter, always ready for spontaneous
discoveries — a pod of whales, a school of dolphins, or a scenic highlight.
On board, our crews provide a welcoming, unpretentious environment,
leaving you free to set your own pace. You may opt to explore on your own,
join a shore tour, or just relax on deck or in our smoke-free lounge.
||With Cruise West, you're not just a visitor, you're a participant. Whether
kayaking off a wilderness island in Mexico, hiking in a rain forest in
Alaska, a nature walk in the jungles of Costa Rica, or enjoying a spectacular
Spring garden in British Columbia, this is an engaging experience for all
the senses. On many cruises all shore excursions are included, to further
encourage your active involvement.
||With 34 ports of call the Norwegian Coastal Voyage is still a lifeline
along the west coast of Norway, carrying freight and cargo - still showcasing
the dazzling scenery of fjords, snow-capped mountains, and farm communities
tucked away in between rolling hills, as well as bustling fishing villages
and picturesque towns - every day, year-round.
||Let's face it! Some vacations at sea can be boring. But a holiday with
SeaDream Yacht Club is something new. Unstructured! Unexpected! A casual,
free-form holiday with plenty of room for personal choice. We are not a
cruise line. Quite simply, yachting is different from cruising. Yachting
has an open casual ambience. Cruising does not. Yachting provides guests
the ability to fulfill their dreams at their own pace without having to
stick to a rigid fixed schedule. With yachting it's no clocks, no crowds,
no lines, no stress.
||Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and refined the cruise experience,
and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again,
we seem to have styled it to perfection. As a family-operated company,
we are justly proud of our lineage and heritage as much as our success.
With our fleet of four glistening-white ships, we believe that small is
beautiful. Passengers become friends, they are never just cabin numbers.
Unlike other larger ships, we are proud of the intimate world we offer,
where modern-day conveniences sail in harmony with traditional values.
||Award winning Peter Deilmann Cruises has been offering deluxe cruises
vacations for more than 25 years. Peter Deilmann Cruises owns and operates
nine deluxe river vessels cruising the great rivers of Europe.
Our river cruises will bring you to the heart of Europe’s most spectacular
rivers and waterways, to unspoiled nature and unique river landscapes.
Discover historic monuments, romantic castles, quaint villages and beautiful
cities. You will also enjoy gorgeous sunsets on deck. Let our cruising
Grand Hotels spoil you with their luxurious ambience, regional delicacies,
exceptional service and carefully selected entertainment each evening.
We are pleased to present, apart from the traditional routes, a journey
through the beautiful north of France along the Seine River between Paris
and Honfleur. Aboard the 5-Star MV Cézanne you will capture the
splendor of Normandy, home to the famous French painters Monet and Renoir.
||Viking River Cruises itineraries journey along the rivers of Europe,
Russia, and China allowing you to explore fascinating destinations up close
and in comfort. All-inclusive vacation packages include roundtrip air,
cruises, shore tours with English-speaking guides, deluxe river view cabins
and gourmet meals.
Better than an ocean cruise or bus tour, our river cruises show you
the best of Europe, Russia and China from the large cosmopolitan cities
to small quaint villages. And Viking River Cruises brings excellence to
travel in China along the Yangtze River. Overseeing all aspects of your
Cruisetour, you can truly explore China in depth. All China Cruisetours
are escorted from airport arrival to departure by an English-speaking guide.
||There's never been a better time to rediscover America! And The Delta
Queen Steamboat Company, Inc., has the greatest and most unique way to
see the heartland of our great nation! Step aboard the legendary Delta
Queen, the magnificent Mississippi Queen and the grand American Queen,
the only genuine, overnight paddlewheelers plying America's rivers, for
a journey brimming with fun, discovery and all-American heritage.
For Delta Queen cruise discounts, use our Online Search which contains
hundreds of discounted Delta Queen cruise deals.
||Uniworld is the premier river cruise and tour company for North Americans
abroad, providing a convenient, all-inclusive, hassle-free and value-oriented
alternative to conventional international travel.
Its diverse and continually expanding product lineup features deluxe
river cruises, escorted land tours and combined cruise/tours to some of
the world's most exciting destinations, including Europe, Russia, China,
Southeast Asia, South America and Australia & New Zealand.
||If you could choose to go anywhere in the world, where would it be?
The pyramids of Egypt. The Great Wall of China. The Hawaiian Islands. The
Australian Outback. Or perhaps it's Paris or Rome you dream of.
The possibilities are endless. But the choice for thousands of travelers
year-in and year-out is clear - Globus, the world leader in escorted travel.
More than 70 years ago, Antonio Mantegazza bought a rowboat to transport
commercial goods across Lake Lugano in Switzerland. Who would have known
that rowboat would launch the world's leading guided travel company?
||Whether by land, sea or air, Tauck consistently finds ways to enliven
a destination and enlighten travelers at the same time. For more than 75
years, Tauck has created singular experiences that become lifetime memories.
An important benefit of "Tauck Style" is the freedom to relax and travel
as an individual because your needs and expectations are anticipated. Our
carefully designed and choreographed itineraries are a refreshing mix of
sightseeing, leisure, adventure and culture. You'll experience spectacular
scenery and exciting events other travelers only dream about. Every detail
is handled seamlessly. Imagine... luggage usually in your hotel room before
you arrive and preferred seating at shows! Your time is truly your own