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Emerald Waterways’ 2022 Season Now Open For Booking

Emerald Waterways has announced that 2022 European river cruise sailings are now available for booking. With 75 percent of the full schedule on sale now, travelers looking to book a 2022 getaway can choose from itineraries on the Danube, Rhine, Moselle, Rhône, Saône and Douro rivers in Europe spanning more than a dozen countries. The post Emerald Waterways’ 2022 Season Now Open For Booking appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Scenic’s Two-Week Flash Sale

Scenic continues to look forward to a robust 2021 when the world can start to travel again. To help it along, Scenic is offering a two-week Flash Sale on its river and ocean sailings. The post Scenic’s Two-Week Flash Sale appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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VOYAGE HIGHLIGHT: Windstar’s Jungles & Jewels of the Central American Coast

We will be hosting a cruise aboard Windstar’s newly renovated Star Legend roundtrip from Miami at the end of 2021. Up to $150 per persin savings if you join our group – and a $100 shipboard credit. Dates are December 9-19, 2021 with rates beginning at $3,059 per person. See details below. Windstar Cruises’ 10-day Jungles & Jewels of the Central American Coast itinerary sails roundtrip from Miami and takes passengers through the Caribbean to the East coast of Mexico. Here’s what you should know: We will offer a group discount of $150 per person. If booked with the group, […] The post VOYAGE HIGHLIGHT: Windstar’s Jungles & Jewels of the Central American Coast appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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An Afternoon With Viking | Register For Our Webinar

On Wednesday, September 23, at 5 PM EDT, Viking's Michele Saegesser will join us to discuss what's happening - and what's planned - for Viking ships on the oceans and rivers. The post An Afternoon With Viking | Register For Our Webinar appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Replay: CroisiEurope | Avid Cruiser & River Cruise Advisor Meetup

In an hourlong informative webinar, Michael DaCosta, CroisiEurope's General Manager, North America, outlined several itineraries his company currently operates and discussed protocols on the CroisiEurope's river cruisers and barges. It was all encouraging - and provided a glimpse into how cruising is already returning in Europe. The post Replay: CroisiEurope | Avid Cruiser & River Cruise Advisor Meetup appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meetup | Silversea’s S.A.L.T. Program

Replay of Wednesday's webinar/Happy Hour featuring Silversea's Chief Marketing Officer, Barbara Muckermann, and Adam Sachs, director of Silversea's S.A.L.T. program. Watch the replay for a fun journey of culinary discovery. The post REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meetup | Silversea’s S.A.L.T. Program appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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American Cruise Lines New Riverboat Completes Sea Trials

American Cruise Lines announced that American Jazz has passed Sea Trails. Following the successful trials, American accepted delivery of the riverboat from Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury, MD. The 190-passenger American Jazz is the latest in American’s series of five new modern riverboats and will be added to the company’s fleet on the Mississippi River. The post American Cruise Lines New Riverboat Completes Sea Trials appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Silver Moon Undergoes Sea Trials

Silversea’s new ship Silver Moon is one step closer to welcoming the cruise line’s guests, having successfully carried out her sea trials between August 8 and August 20. Carrying a reduced crew of approximately 320 due to precautionary health protocols, the ship journeyed between Fincantieri’s shipyards in Ancona and Trieste, Italy, undergoing a week-long dry-dock period in the latter. With a delivery date set for October 30, Silver Moon will become the second ship to join Silversea’s fleet in 2020, following the delivery of Silver Origin on June 3. The post Silver Moon Undergoes Sea Trials appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meet Up | Adventure Canada

This is a must watch. If you're like many of our subscribers you may not have heard of Adventure Canada. Says one subscriber who watched Wednesday's webinar: "Super Program!" Adds another: "Looks like a bucket list item for a trip sometime in the future." The post REPLAY: Avid Cruiser Meet Up | Adventure Canada appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Introducing the Travmarket Media Podcast Network

Travmarket Media presents a varied line-up of podcast styles and personalities to round out The Travmarket Media Network. The initial line up of podcasts will provide a selection of voices from across the travel industry and each of the show hosts bring their own mixture of spirit, humor and affection for the travel industry. The post Introducing the Travmarket Media Podcast Network appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Britton Frost: Meet The Podcasters | Travmarket Media Network

Britton Frost is a travel journalist specializing in small-ship cruises on both oceans and rivers. An experienced traveler with dozens of cruises under her belt, Britton began cruising when she was a mere six months old (crossing the Atlantic with her parents on the Queen Elizabeth 2). She’s been cruising ever since. Britton runs two websites […] The post Britton Frost: Meet The Podcasters | Travmarket Media Network appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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REPLAY: Silversea Meetup With Mark Conroy

Last week, we were joined by Mark Conroy, managing director, Americas, of Silversea Cruises. We asked Mark about the progress being made on Silversea’s new ships, including Silver Moon, which is undergoing sea trials soon, and Silver Origin, which returns to the Galapagos soon. We discussed the future of luxury cruising and how it will evolve. Will luxury cruising become even more all-inclusive than it is now? And we’ll look at the explosive growth in expedition cruising and the reasons behind that. Mark also shared with us some of his favorite itineraries as well as new, first-ever ports of call […] The post REPLAY: Silversea Meetup With Mark Conroy appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Two False Positives & Two Cruise Lines Resuming Operations

Last week we reported that four cruise lines had COVID-19 outbreaks on board. What we now know is that at least two of the cruise lines did not have COVID-19 outbreaks on board. Seadream and UnCruise both had passengers that tested positive for COVID-19, but after being retested, the tests for both passengers came back negative. The post Two False Positives & Two Cruise Lines Resuming Operations appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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UnCruise Guests All Test Negative For COVID-19

UnCruise Adventures confirmed that the majority of last week’s quarantined guests were cleared and released over the weekend. Revised news now shows all tests received back for guests and crew are negative and there was no transmission onboard. However, the season will not be recovered. The post UnCruise Guests All Test Negative For COVID-19 appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Two ‘False Positives’ & Two Cruise Lines Resuming Operations

Last week we reported that four cruise lines had COVID-19 outbreaks on board. What we now know is that at least two of the cruise lines did not have COVID-19 outbreaks on board. Seadream and UnCruise both had passengers that tested positive for COVID-19, but after being retested, the tests for both passengers came back negative.  The post Two ‘False Positives’ & Two Cruise Lines Resuming Operations appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Silversea’s 2021-2022 Revised Expedition Schedule

Silversea Cruises released a revised collection of 157 new expedition voyages. The expedition offerings include itineraries in the Galapagos aboard new ship Silver Origin, the Deep Antarctica expedition and the first-ever fly-cruise to Antarctica, a 51-port Arctic grand voyage, and the first-ever expedition world cruise, among other experiences. The post Silversea’s 2021-2022 Revised Expedition Schedule appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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VOYAGE HIGHLIGHT: American Cruise Line’s 7-Night Columbia & Snake Rivers Itinerary

We will be hosting a cruise aboard American Harmony on the Columbia River. Up to $1,200 per cabin savings if you join our group. Dates are July 13-21, 2021 with rates beginning at $5,565 per person, double occupancy. See details below. The post VOYAGE HIGHLIGHT: American Cruise Line’s 7-Night Columbia & Snake Rivers Itinerary appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Riviera’s 2021 Solo Departures

As a new era of travel begins to get underway, Riviera River Cruises’ dedicated departures for solo travelers offer the opportunity to social distance while sailing Europe’s waterways, without paying a single supplement. The post Riviera’s 2021 Solo Departures appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Emerald Waterways’ 2021-2022 Mekong Season Open For Booking

Emerald Waterways has announced they are taking bookings for the 2021-2022 Mekong River cruise season. Mekong River sailings through Cambodia and Vietnam take place aboard the line’s newest Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony. The post Emerald Waterways’ 2021-2022 Mekong Season Open For Booking appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Adventure Canada | Avid Cruiser Meetup

On Wednesday, August 26, at 5 pm EDT, we will be joined by a panel from Adventure Canada. The post Adventure Canada | Avid Cruiser Meetup appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Silversea | Avid Cruiser Meetup

On Wednesday, August 19, at 5 PM EDT, we’ll be talking with Mark Conroy, managing director of Silversea Cruises. The post Silversea | Avid Cruiser Meetup appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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CroisiEurope | Avid Cruiser Meetup

On Wednesday, September 2 at 5 pm EDT, we'll catch up with CroisiEurope's General Manager in North America to learn more about a cruise company that's been operating for more than four decades and to hear how things are progressing during the Covid era. The post CroisiEurope | Avid Cruiser Meetup appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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CroisiEurope | River Cruise Advisor Meetup

On Wednesday, September 2 at 5 pm EDT, we'll catch up with CroisiEurope's General Manager in North America to learn more about a cruise company that's been operating for more than four decades and to hear how things are progressing during the Covid era. The post CroisiEurope | River Cruise Advisor Meetup appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Avid Cruiser Meet Up | Scenic Dining, A Conversation With The Chefs

Replay of a chat with four of Scenic Group’s top cruise chefs. Learn what it takes to create the top-quality dining options enjoyed by guests on Scenic and Emerald Waterways. The post Avid Cruiser Meet Up | Scenic Dining, A Conversation With The Chefs appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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River Cruise AdvisorMeet Up | Scenic Dining, A Conversation With The Chefs

Replay of a chat with four of Scenic Group’s top cruise chefs. Learn what it takes to create the top-quality dining options enjoyed by guests on Scenic and Emerald Waterways. The post River Cruise AdvisorMeet Up | Scenic Dining, A Conversation With The Chefs appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Cruising & COVID-19: Four Cruise Lines Report Outbreaks

In early July we started receiving news that certain cruise lines would resume sailing. Paul Gaugin, Ponant, Hurtigruten, UnCruise and Seadream were among the first ocean cruise lines to resume operations. It’s now been a few weeks since these lines returned to the seas, and in that short amount of time most of the lines have had COVID-19 outbreaks. The post Cruising & COVID-19: Four Cruise Lines Report Outbreaks appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Replay: Avid Cruiser Meet Up | SeaDream Yacht Club

Yes, SeaDream is sailing, since June 20. How's it going and what's the future like for SeaDream? Hear from SeaDream's executives about what's ahead and a new program to give cruisers confidence to book. The post Replay: Avid Cruiser Meet Up | SeaDream Yacht Club appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Video: What Will Silversea’s Return To Service Look Like?

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In a video, Roberto Martinoli, Silversea's President and CEO, and Damien O'Connor, Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations and Onboard Revenue, discuss their thoughts about the panel as well as protocols Silversea already has in place for safely returning to sea. The post Video: What Will Silversea’s Return To Service Look Like? appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Crystal Symphony 2023 Voyages Open For Booking

Crystal Symphony will spend the entire year sailing abroad, offering guests multiple options to sail select regions at different times of year, including March and November itineraries through Southeast Asia and India; March, April and October itineraries through the Middle East, Egypt and Holy Land; and spring, summer and autumn options in the Mediterranean, Dalmatian Coast and Black Sea. The post Crystal Symphony 2023 Voyages Open For Booking appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Le Commandant Charcot, Ponant

Mike Louagie was in Saint-Nazaire, France, to catch a first glimpse of Ponant’s Le Commandant Charcot. This sturdy beast is going to be the first LNG-powered hybrid expedition cruise vessel, made for extreme destinations as the geographic north pole, the Northwest Passage, the Weddell Sea, the Larsen Ice Shelf, the Ross Sea and the Bellingshausen Sea.  The post Le Commandant Charcot, Ponant appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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