The island city of Singapore, while being one of the world’s economic hubs, is also a leading tourist destination. Whether it’s the museums, gardens, theme parks, local cuisine or shopping, the city offers a truly multicultural experience.
Cruise holidays are the flavour of the season this summer. More and more families are discovering the joys of a cruise vacation – they get to sample multiple holiday destinations without the headache of packing and unpacking each time, they get to enjoy fantastic entertainment on board the cruise with the added value of all meals being included in the cruise price. Travellers now have a wide choice of cruiseliners, cruise ships and cruise itineraries with varied durations from 2 to 15 days to choose from.
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For nearly 30 years, Compagnie du Ponant has been at the center of France’s glorious maritime convention. Started in 1988 by officers of the French Merchant Navy, the Ponant, as it is commonly called, built its first yacht, Le Ponant, in 1991. Since 2010, the company has kept adding new ships to its fleet, and currently Ponant has a total of 5 ships. The award-winning cruise company provides exciting cruise packages covering all seven continents. It undertakes more than 170 cruises and carries nearly 25,000 passengers every year.
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If you are looking for a cruise vacation that is truly relaxing, without having to worry about set meal timings, seating arrangements and dress codes, Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) is one of the best options for you and your family.
With a five-decade-old history of offering innovative cruise holidays, NCL is popular for giving the industry one of its first ‘Freestyle Cruises’. Breaking free of the traditional cruising precincts, NCL offers a range of world-class cruise packages where you can enjoy a relaxed, resort-style cruise vacation. And where your time is truly yours, you can enjoy the unlimited dining, entertainment and relaxation options on-board, as per your own choice and convenience. Continue reading
Alaska is America’s last great frontier. With magnificent mountains, stunning glaciers, captivating coastline, pretty villages, and dense forests with exotic wildlife, it also happens to be one of the world’s favourite cruise destinations. With a comfortably wide cruising season from May to September, a typical cruise holiday to Alaska offers a plethora of tours and activities that attract all types of travellers. Major ports of call include Seward, Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Glacial Bay National Park, Hubbard Glacier and Tracy Arm Fjord.
When it comes to luxury cruises, there are very few than match up to Oceania Cruises in terms of quality, elegance and comfort. Today, Oceania Cruises has become a leading name in the world of sophisticated, five star cruises. Founded in 2002, it is the world’s largest upper premium cruise line. With a fleet of five award-winning, luxurious ships, Oceania Cruises offers an unparalleled vacation experience, celebrated for its mesmerizing itineraries to exotic destinations, gourmet culinary delights, and extraordinary comfort.
With breathtakingly beautiful beaches, perfect climate and a unique fusion of culture, cuisine and history, the Mediterranean region is one of the most popular tourist destinations worldwide. If you’re a beach lover, a connoisseur, an explorer, or a history seeker, a cruise on the Mediterranean gives you endless possibilities to explore your passion.
You can choose from a variety of Mediterranean Cruise packages. The Eastern Mediterranean Cruise packages cover the east coast of Italy, as well as Croatia, Turkey and Greece. You can also take a Western Mediterranean Cruise package to explore Spain, France and the west coast of Italy. You could also visit Tunisia and Malta if these are part of your cruise itinerary.
Many of the world’s ancient civilizations developed near the sea. Some of these destinations that started as small trading ports have now grown into large cities which are pivotal to their country’s economy, both from tourism as well from a trade perspective. And these cities have state-of-the- art cruise ports that welcome leisure cruise ships of all sizes to their shores and for cruisers, this means getting a glimpse into the city’s cathedrals, temples, fortresses, and other antiquities in a short period of time. While some historic sites in Rome, Florence, and Bangkok are more than an hour from the actual port, other sites take 30 minutes or less to reach from the cruise terminal — an important convenience if your ship only docks for a few hours. Continue reading
The South Pacific Islands hold an abundance of natural treasures from the legendary beauty of French Polynesia’s Bora Bora to the diverse, yet singular Polynesian culture. Experience the warmth of the Pacific spirit. For a taste of the exotic, explore the island nations where life is simple and the customs and rituals of ancient cultures are still revered. Witness nature at her extravagant best in Hawaii, from fiery volcanoes to cascading waterfalls, from winding back roads to lush rain forests and orchid-scented botanical gardens. Cruising is the best way to discover these jewels scattered in the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading