Peruvian Amazon heating up with fresh investment

Peruvian Amazon heating up with fresh investment By Michelle Baran There’s been a groundswell of renewed investment and interest on the Peruvian Amazon of late, with companies launching new ships, refurbishing old ones and introducing new Amazon itineraries. Last month, International Expeditions launched the 31-passenger La Estrella Amazonica, replacing the 28-passenger La Amatista. La EstrellaContinue reading “Peruvian Amazon heating up with fresh investment”

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Will CroisiEurope’s pricing, diversity resonate with U.S. passengers?

By Michelle Baran French river cruise line CroisiEurope is making a run at an already pretty crowded U.S. market with a simple concept: low-cost river cruises with a multicultural mix of passengers. “The founder of the company had the philosophy to make this product available for the mass market,” said Michel Grimm, international sales directorContinue reading “Will CroisiEurope’s pricing, diversity resonate with U.S. passengers?”

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Seven Seas Voyager emerges from drydock

Seven Seas Voyager emerges from drydock By Tom Stieghorst The 700-passenger Seven Seas Voyager is on a Rome-to-Venice cruise, its first since emerging from a scheduled drydock for interior and deck upgrades. Among many changes, the ship’s nightclub and observation lounge got new furnishings, wall coverings, carpeting and lighting. The Constellation Theater was rejuvenated, penthouseContinue reading “Seven Seas Voyager emerges from drydock”

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