Category: Cruises & Boat Travel

Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) becomes part of the Accor portfolio

Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) becomes part of the Accor portfolio

Queen Elizabeth 2 is to become a landmark property for the MGallery brand from Accor, and for Dubai overall.
New ultra-luxury yacht club set to compete with Monaco and the Caribbean

New ultra-luxury yacht club set to compete with Monaco and the Caribbean

AMAALA, the ultra-luxury development located along Saudi Arabia’s north-western coast, has revealed its iconic design for the new Triple Bay Yacht Club, set to compete with Monaco and the Caribbean.
Top 10 luxury yacht charter destinations in Croatia

Top 10 luxury yacht charter destinations in Croatia

Croatia is the best of the Western Mediterranean and Eastern Mediterranean combined, situated between ancient powers that have left their successive marks on the region.
CroisiEurope's Charming Provence cruise, France

CroisiEurope's Charming Provence cruise, France

For six nights and seven days, the 22 berth MS Anne-Marie, a luxurious hotel barge, departs from Arles into the rivers and canal that run through Europe’s largest delta.
8 reasons why the Western Mediterranean is the place to be for Summer luxury yacht charters

8 reasons why the Western Mediterranean is the place to be for Summer luxury yacht charters

Discover why you should choose the Western Mediterranean for your next summer holiday - and why a luxury yacht charter is the best way to fit it all in.
Royal Caribbean Utopia of the Seas

Royal Caribbean Utopia of the Seas

Construction on Utopia of the Seas, the sixth ship in Royal Caribbean International’s revolutionary Oasis Class, is underway,
Uncover the beauty of Turkey by yacht

Uncover the beauty of Turkey by yacht

Turkey is an exceptional destination for a yacht charter, filled with character and beauty.
Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® welcomes eight new river ships to its fleet

Viking® has welcomed eight new river ships to its award-winning fleet during a celebration in Paris. Of the eight new Viking Longships®, four ships - Viking Fjorgyn, Viking Kari, Viking Radgrid and Viking Skaga - are built specifically to navigate the Seine River and bring guests to the heart of Paris with an exclusive docking location at Port de Grenelle, just a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.
6 great reasons to charter a yacht this Summer

6 great reasons to charter a yacht this Summer

Have you considered a yacht charter for your vacation? It’s a unique opportunity to take control of your own destiny whilst on holiday. Instead of looking out on the same view each day from your hotel or villa, you get to choose a new beautiful vista whenever and wherever you wish. We spoke to the
Thailand welcomes back luxury yacht charters

Thailand welcomes back luxury yacht charters

Since the 1st of March 2022, Thailand has opened its borders to international tourism, allowing flight, border crossings and entry by water so that luxury yacht charters can once again resume. To be granted entry, fully vaccinated visitors must apply for a pass under the TEST & GO scheme or the sandbox programme. Visitors who
Luxury catamaran yacht escapes to the Balearic Islands

Luxury catamaran yacht escapes to the Balearic Islands

Luxury yacht charters have always been popular in the Western Mediterranean over the summer months, and whether you’re a seasoned charterer or considering one for the first time, the Balearic Islands is an incredible playground for days at the beach, nights partying to the early hours and impressive cultural landmarks that have accumulated on these
The ships you need to consider for your next expedition cruise to Antarctica

The ships you need to consider for your next expedition cruise to Antarctica

Antarctica, the 7th continent, the white continent, … you name it, we’re all dreaming of going there someday. While it used to be one of those destinations which would forever remain on our wish-list, it’s certainly much more accessible now! Thanks to a small armada of expeditions cruise ships that have been purpose-built for this
Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. How Bezos stacks up against other tech titans in super-yacht size race After all the fuss over his suggestively shaped
The world's most expensive superyacht sold in 2021

The world's most expensive superyacht sold in 2021

Over 1,000 superyachts were sold in 2021 as the industry enjoyed a boom in sales. But the stand-out superyacht sale from the year was the 126-metre Octopus, last listed for sale by Fraser and Burgess with a price tag of €235,000,000. Originally built by German yard Lürssen and delivered in 2003 for Microsoft co-founder Paul
Win an all-inclusive cruise for two to the Norwegian fjords on board MSC Virtuosa!

Win an all-inclusive cruise for two to the Norwegian fjords on board MSC Virtuosa!

MSC Cruises is giving away a seven-night holiday for two adults on MSC Virtuosa, departing from Southampton on June 11, 2022, and sailing to the Norwegian fjords. With an easy embarkation at Southampton, you’ll spend a day at sea exploring what the ship has to offer: from the MSC Starship Club that features a bar
Crystal Cruises closing down

Crystal Cruises closing down

Crystal Cruises has announced that it has laid off all of its 238 staff and closed its Miami office. The luxury cruise operator which has been in the news recently due to its ships being pursued by federal agents through Bahamian waters due to $4.6 million in unpaid fuel bills, revealed that top executives, managers