Orion Expedition’s 2-for-1 Deal on Last Minute Sailings

Now is the time to experience a path less traveled in 2011 to New Zealand and sub-Antarctic Islands, the Gulf of Siam, and Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam expeditions. Orion Expeditions is offering "2-for-1" Fares on select itineraries and sailing for travelers. Also, the Single Supplement for these sailing has been waived, making it a perfect …

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Asia Rich with Wildlife Encounters via Small Ship Cruising

When you think of viewing wildlife onboard a ship, you may initially think of Alaska, with its bears feeding on spawning salmon, or humpback whales bubble-net feeding or breaching high up into the air. Maybe you think of the Galapgos Islands, with its unique wildlife found nowhere else on earth. Or maybe you think of …

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Where are the small ships on Christmas Day?

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate. And a good movie and chinese food to those who celebrate Hanukkah We have done some fun research as to where some of my favorite small ships are sailing on Christmas Day. To the best of my knowledge, every one of these ships were sold out, sailing at 100% …

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Small ship lines help Cruise West passengers

If you were booked or thinking of booking Cruise West, we need to talk. By now you should have applied for your refund through your credit card, travel insurance or USTOA. My other small ship operators are reaching out to accommodate Cruise West passengers. There are a number of options depending on your destination. Some …

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Cruise West Offering New Itineraries to Southeast Asia & Middle East

As part of the Voyages of the Great Explorers world cruises, the first "chapter" of Cruise West's series of explorations takes passengers to new intriguing destinations in Asia & the Middle East. Award-winning Marco Polo biographer, historian and chronicler of exploration, Laurence Bergreen brings his keen knowledge of the region to Voyage 1: Singapore to …

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Cruise West Offers Tempting 2009/2010 Holiday Sailings

Cruise West, one of the world’s leading providers of small-ship explorations will offer four holiday itineraries in 2009 and 2010. Sailing into the firecracker lavish spectacle of Sydney’s Harbor on New Year’s Eve; bidding farewell to 2009 in the wilds of Costa Rica; savoring a traditional Nochebuena Christmas Eve feast in Mexico’s Sea of Cortes; …

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Cruise West Offers Epic Year-Long Global Adventure

Ground Breaking Journey Will Visit 242 Ports, 59 Countries on 24 Voyages Marco Polo; Odysseus; Leif Eriksson; Christopher Columbus; James Cook; Ferdinand Magellan -- history’s great sea explorers have inspired an epic global voyage destined to become the most memorable cruise of a lifetime. These legendary adventurers whose travels shaped much of the known and …

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Spirit of Oceanus to Leave Alaska

Another ship is leaving Alaskan waters and headed to other destinations. Cruise West's Spirit of Oceanus will change course in 2010, leaving the waters of Alaska's Inside Passage up through to the Bering Sea. That means 2009 is the last chance to visit regions that no other cruise company offers. In preparation for this change, …

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Largest Savings Ever on Small Ship Cruises

This time of year, the small ship cruise lines offer several early bird discounts on cruises for 2009. This year, with the current state of the economy, there are even more incentives to offer to small ship adventurists. Sunstone Tours & Cruises is pleased to offer unbelievable savings to many regions of the world; Alaska, …

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Cruise West Returns to Vietnam in 2009

Small ship cruise line Cruise West recently announced that it would be reintroducing its Vietnam itinerary in 2009. Back by popular demand, Cruise Wests' Vietnam voyage will give travelers the chance to experience Asian destinations such as Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Hue while discovering Vietnam's architecture, art, and ancient shrines. Along …

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