Uniworld offers savings if guests bundle air with the river cruise

Uniworld Boutique River Cruises is offering discounts to travelers who purchase a cruise and air together with Uniworld.  Travelers booking through July 31 for travel in 2023 receive the discount. Uniworld said the offer is valid for almost all itineraries but […]

Grand cruise, world cruise: Demand is strong for long voyages

Demand for longer cruises is strong, industry executives said, and that’s leading some cruise lines to beef up their capacity for grand voyages and other long sailings. Oceania Cruises, for example, is making a “major shift” toward grand voyages post-Covid, […]

Travel to Europe is really hot, but some seek cooler destinations

Demand is heating up for summer travel to cooler destinations in Europe, tour operators say, as travelers look to escape the scorching temperatures forecasted to make the Continent’s most popular regions noticeably warmer this year.  Data from the Copernicus Climate […]

Royal's new immersive dining experience is on track

In its quest to come up with unique and unusual dining options at sea, Royal Caribbean International has a new entry: a virtual train ride in a mixed-reality dining experience. The experience is planned for its sixth Oasis-class ship, the […]

Survey shows that travel advisors have lots of new clients

Evidence continues to suggest travelers want to work with travel advisors more than ever. According to an ASTA member survey, 27% of respondents said that more than half of their clients are working with an advisor for the first time. […]

Silversea to sail 140-day world cruise in 2026

Silversea Cruises will sail a 140-day world cruise described as its “most diverse voyage ever” in 2026.  Naming the voyage “The Curious and the Sea,” Silversea said the cruise will depart out of Fort Lauderdale on Jan. 2, 2026, and […]

European river lines court North Americans

Looking to expand their customer base — and tap into the world’s largest travel market — European river cruise lines are finding new ways to leverage their appeal to North Americans. And at the center of those strategies is a […]