Cruise Crush: Seabourn Ovation’s Art Collection

valeria nascimento

Cruise ships are becoming important art venues in their own right, with curated collections good enough to satisfy even the most discerning art connoisseurs. Seabourn Ovation, launching in May this year, will display 1600 museum-quality pieces from 120 global artists. The actual pieces have yet to be unveiled. Brought together by designer Adam D. Tihany and […]

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Wave Season 2018 – the best cruise deals

Crystal Symphony

Wave Season – the time of year when most cruises are booked and cruise lines offer tempting incentives, runs traditionally from January to March. Although not necessarily the cheapest time to buy a cruise, the combination of enticing perks and plenty of choice appeals to many people dreaming of their next holiday. The key to […]

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New Cruise Ships for 2018

Eden Magic Carpet

2018 promises many exciting new cruise ships. Here are our top picks: Seabourn Ovation Seabourn introduce Ovation in 2018. Sister to the stunning Encore, this new ships offers the same pleasing design and first-class service, along with some new developments. Read our full preview here. Nieuw Statendam In December 2018 the latest Pinnacle-class ship, Nieuw Statendam, is due to […]

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New Cruise Ships for 2018 – Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn, known for their small-scale luxury ships, brings Ovation to the water in May 2018. Sister to the highly-regarded Encore, this new ship is also designed by world-renowned Adam D. Tihany who is synonymous for his elegantly crafted, seductive aesthetics. The increased capacity of 600 passengers, in all-suite accommodation, is off-set by an extra deck and expanded […]

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Radar: Seabourn announce speakers for Conversations 2017/2018

Seabourn Conversations Sir Tim Rice

An insightful and interesting enrichment programme elevates a cruise beyond the realms of a leisure experience to one of personal growth and learning. The Seabourn Conversations series for 2017/2018 brings together prominent personalities to share their perspectives on life and work. Select speakers of the 2017-2018 Seabourn Conversations program include: Margaret Trudeau (Seabourn Quest, October 2, 2017) […]

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Radar: Seabourn offers unique UNESCO visits

Seabourn cruises, in continuing partnership with UNESCO, have announced exciting World Heritage Site tours to selected 2017 and 2018 itineraries. Guests can look forward to limited access and behind-the-scenes experiences at these wonderful places, carefully chosen for their their cultural, historical or scientific significance. On offer: Portland, England: Stonehenge – Enjoy the rare privilege of slipping past ropes that keep tourists at bay and […]

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Best Cruises: Alaska

Lindblad Alaska Cruise watches Orcas

  The 49th state is the largest in the U.S. and one of the world’s most popular cruise destinations. Alaska is a true wilderness; vast, isolated, rugged and ‘it will change your life forever’ beautiful. The scale is beyond epic with towering mountains, expansive glaciers, wide flowing rivers, abundant wildlife, lush rainforest and active volcanos. For such a […]

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New cruise ships for 2017 – Seabourn Encore

Seabourn Encore Pool Deck

The Seabourn Encore is the latest edition to this ultra-luxury cruise line’s award-winning fleet. At 40,350 tons the Encore is the largest of the four Seabourn vessels, carrying 600 guests in all-suite accommodation with private verandahs. Adam D. Tihany’s design  is more yacht-like , incorporating nautical accents of mahogany, chrome, blues, plenty of curved lines and sails offering […]

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Seabourn – The Facts

Multi award-winning cruise line with emphasis on highly personalised service, luxury, outstanding cuisine and beautiful facilities. The fleet includes three Odyssey-class ships, with another scheduled to launch later this year and a further one in 2018. The all-suite, all-inclusive experience attracts affluent and discerning guests who seek upscale dining, tasteful entertainment, unique itineraries, a country club atmosphere […]

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