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Scenic’s Halloween Flash Sale

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Scenic is adding a ‘Treat’ to Halloween this year - offering travelers an additional $1,000 savings on all 2021 and 2022 15-day and longer sailings and $500 savings on 8- to 14-day itineraries. The post Scenic’s Halloween Flash Sale appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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American Cruise Lines’ 2021 Mississippi Season

American Cruise Lines has planned a big season on the Mississippi for 2021; introducing two new modern riverboats, a brand new Music Cities cruise between Nashville and Memphis, fifteen new shore excursions up-and-down the River, all-private transportation on shore, and new enrichment programs on board. The post American Cruise Lines’ 2021 Mississippi Season appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Crystal Updates Crystal Confidence 2.0 Program

As travelers look forward to exploring the world again, Crystal is updating its Crystal Confidence 2.0 program to extend the no-money-down deposit window until January 5, 2021, for new and existing bookings. The post Crystal Updates Crystal Confidence 2.0 Program appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Emerald Waterways’ Mekong Cruise Deals

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Guests booking any 2021-2022 Mekong River cruise and tour itinerary of 13 days or longer will receive their choice of $2,000 savings per couple or free, round trip air to Asia. Additionally, guests will receive a bonus $200 onboard credit, which can be used for spa and salon services, to purchase a drink package, or to book one of the DiscoverMORE excursions. The post Emerald Waterways’ Mekong Cruise Deals appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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American Cruise Lines’ Newest Ship, American Melody

American Cruise Lines announced its next new ship is already being readied for launch. The forward hull section of American Melody was moved from a hull fabrication building to the launch ways earlier this week, where it will be joined to the aft section and launched into the Wicomico River. The post American Cruise Lines’ Newest Ship, American Melody appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Azamara’s 2021 Europe Season

Azamara has announced the decision to pause operations until the 2021 Europe season and return to service on March 20, 2021 for Azamara Quest’s originally scheduled 12-night Spain Country-Intensive voyage, Azamara Journey’s April 9, 2021 voyage from Lisbon to Barcelona, and Azamara Pursuit’s new series of Greek Country-Intensive Voyages starting on May 9, 2021. The post Azamara’s 2021 Europe Season appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Silversea Wins Seatrade Award For Sustainability

Silversea Cruises was the winner of the 2020 Seatrade Cruise Award for Sustainability, sponsored by Cruise Baltic. The award recognizes the recipient for having shown that it put sustainability, both socially and environmentally, at the forefront of its business operations over the past 12 months. The post Silversea Wins Seatrade Award For Sustainability appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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Viking’s 2022 Oberammergau Itineraries

Viking announced four Oberammergau itineraries for 2022 – all of which offer the rare chance to see The Passion Play. The post Viking’s 2022 Oberammergau Itineraries appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Sail With Ralph Grizzle On The Blue Danube

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Riviera River Cruises will offer a special departure of its Blue Danube itinerary next year hosted by cruise expert Ralph Grizzle. The eight-day cruise will depart from Budapest on Oct. 4, 2021, with visits to Vienna and Salzburg before it returns to the imperial city where it began. The post Sail With Ralph Grizzle On The Blue Danube appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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SURVEY RESULTS: Cruising In 2021

In April, we surveyed readers across River Cruise Advisor and Avid Cruiser to ask when they would be comfortable cruising again. A few weeks ago a reader wrote us to suggest that we run a similar survey to see how things have changed, and if travelers are ready to start sailing again. At the beginning […] The post SURVEY RESULTS: Cruising In 2021 appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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American Cruise Lines: Cruising Close To Home

Next year, American will introduce two new Mississippi-bound modern riverboats, 3 brand new itineraries, over 50 new shore excursions, and an array of pre- and post-cruise packages in cities across the United States. The post American Cruise Lines: Cruising Close To Home appeared first on River Cruise Advisor.
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Seabourn Cancels Voyages On Three Ships

Seabourn announced that it will cancel upcoming 2020 and 2021 voyages for three cruise ships in its fleet into Spring 2021.  The post Seabourn Cancels Voyages On Three Ships appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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REPLAY: Viking Cruises

Viking's Michele Saegesser joined us to discuss what's happening - and what's planned - for Viking ships on the oceans and rivers. The webinar included a discussion of new itineraries in North America, plans for Viking's expedition ships and what to look forward to on the rivers. The post REPLAY: Viking Cruises appeared first on Avid Cruiser Cruise Reviews, Luxury Cruises, Expedition Cruises.
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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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