24-day cruise to be longest in Carnival history

Carnival Splendor. Carnival Cruise Line said it plans to offer a 2019 cruise of 24 days, the longest in its 46-year history. The transpacific cruise is scheduled to depart Long Beach on Oct. 5 and arrive in Singapore on Oct. 30. The voyage aboard the Carnival Splendor will feature extended port calls in Maui andContinue reading “24-day cruise to be longest in Carnival history”

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Pandaw: Proven ships, new waters

It’s been 20 years since Scotsman Paul Strachan started taking people up and down the Irrawaddy River on a single chartered vessel in Myanmar. Since 1995, the founder of Singapore-based Pandaw River Expeditions has grown his enterprise in Southeast Asia into a fleet of 12 ships (and counting) and is now once again looking forContinue reading “Pandaw: Proven ships, new waters”

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Cruise lines increasingly onboard with overnights

By Tom Stieghorst The emergence of evening port stays as a defining feature for Azamara Club Cruises has focused a spotlight on the growing use of this alternate deployment strategy. Traditionally, cruise lines have offered few if any overnight stays and generally leave ports of call before sunset. Large-ship lines in particular have made theirContinue reading “Cruise lines increasingly onboard with overnights”

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