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Star Cruises announced the debut triple homeport deployment of flagship SuperStar Virgo in Hong Kong, Manila and Kaohsiung with the launch of the “Golden Triangle Journey”, an unprecedented itinerary that marks a milestone in the cruise travel industry.
Nearly 25 million people worldwide have enjoyed a cruise in 2016 and this fun-filled travel option has been gaining immense popularity in recent years, including in Hong Kong, due its hassle-free nature. The Hong Kong homeport deployment of Genting Dream, the first ship of luxury cruise brand Dream Cruises, has been creating a positive buzz in Hong Kong.
In response to overwhelming popular demand, Genting Hong Kong, parent company of both Dream Cruises and Star Cruises, announced the return of SuperStar Virgo to homeport in Hong Kong in March 2017, offering Hong Kong travelers a greater variety of high-quality cruising options.
To celebrate the launch of the “Golden Triangle Journey”, passengers who sail within the promotion period of 17 March - 26 May 2017 can enjoy a special promotional rate starting from HK$4,390 per person* (twin share); third and fourth passengers (quad share) can enjoy an additional 50% discount, starting from HK$2,195 per person*.
* Fares shown above are based on twin-share in an Inside Stateroom on SuperStar Virgo, excluding port and gratuity charges, subject to Star Cruises’ terms and conditions.
Star Cruises

In celebration of Norway’s National Independence Day, adventurers can connect with their inner Norwegian and save up to 10% per person* when booking select Hurtigruten coastal Norway and Explorer itineraries with the Freedom to Roam Sale starting this Wednesday, May 17 through May 27.
This limited time sale will allow explorers to sail through the rugged and gorgeous fjords in Norway, come face-to-beak with penguins in Antarctica, see archaeological sites in Arctic Canada, explore Greenland under the midnight sun and touch an iceberg with their hands, and see the northern lights in the dark polar night of Norway . The freedom to roam is endless.
Applicable Voyages
- New bookings on all Norway Coastal cruises departing from May 17, 2017 – March 31, 2018
- Select Explorer cruises to Antarctica, South America, Africa, Europe, and the Arctic, with departures from June 1, 2017 – March 31 , 2018
* This offer is capacity controlled and subject to availability.
Book online at Hurtigruten.us by 11:49 EST on Saturday, May 27, phone at 888-537-0552, or through a Certified Hurtigruten Specialist.
Hurtigruten Inc.

With the countdown on for Pacific Explorer, P&O Cruises is offering agents in its Flagship Achievers program the chance to be the first to get a taste of its latest ship.
The six travel agents with the highest revenue booked and deposited between May 15-28, 2017 on any Pacific Explorer sailings will win a twin share balcony room on the 77,000-tonne ship's one-night showcase cruise on Wednesday June 21.
The exclusive preview cruise will include the chance to taste the ship's new 'fast-casual' eateries including a poolside Grill called Luke's by Australian chef and restaurateur Luke Mangan and 400 Gradi, a traditional Neapolitan Italian pizzeria from famed Melbourne pizza chef Johnny Di Francesco.
The top sellers will also have the chance to try exciting new offerings onboard Pacific Explorer including cocktails made with handcrafted spirits from Sydney distillery Archie Rose Distilling Co in the ship's small bar, The Bonded Store, as well as a waterpark with two spectacular waterslides and a relaxed barefoot lawn bowls area.
As an extra incentive, the group will be among the first to dine at A Taste of Salt, a new seven-course degustation available at Chef's Table. The meal features some of Luke's land-based favourites such as the ‘Glass' Sydney crab omelette and Luke's liquorice parfait, paired with matching Australian wines.
Flagship College was launched last year as part of the new P&O agent website and offers incentives for qualifying agents including free cruises and Flagship Points which can lead to cash bonuses.
P&O Cruises Australia

Victoria Cruises is offering a 40% discount off its published rates for passengers booking its well-appointed Executive Suites by May 31, 2017. Additionally, the service leader on China's mist-shrouded Yangtze has extended its 2-for-1 special on private balcony Superior Staterooms throughout the same promotional window.
The offers apply to new bookings for 2017 departures for the popular Three Gorges Highlights program.
Passengers who book Executive Suites by May 31 can save 40% off their cruise, lowering the cruise fare to $804 per person, based on double occupancy-saving couples anywhere from $1,072 to $1,272 depending on vessel selection.
For travelers opting for 2-for-1 rates on private balcony Superior Staterooms, Victoria Cruises' introductory pricing of $880 per person, based on double occupancy, becomes $880 per couple (or $440 per person, based on double occupancy).
In order to qualify for the discounts, travelers must book a shore excursion package priced at $90 per person. The comprehensive package features several standard excursions including a guided tour of the Three Gorges Dam, a visit to Shibaozhai and a scenic voyage along one of the Yangtze's tranquil tributaries via traditional Chinese sampan. Guests will also experience China's engineering might with the introduction of the world's largest ship elevator in Victoria Cruises' 2017 programs. Excursions may be substituted based on river conditions and scheduling factors.
For guests booking Superior Staterooms, the shore excursion package is also available at 2-for-1 pricing.
Passengers staying in lavish Executive Suites are automatically enrolled in Victoria Cruises' Luxury Amenities program, which provides VIP perks such as "white glove" service, upper deck placement, access to exclusive ship areas, complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access, exclusive happy hour and enhanced culinary privileges, including wine and beer with dinner. For travelers booking private balcony Superior Staterooms, the Luxury Amenities upgrade is available for an additional $200 per person (only an additional $100 per person after the 2-for-1 discount is factored into the price).
Victoria Cruises

Aurora Expeditions is passionate about conserving the world’s threatened wildlife. That’s why it wants to raise awareness about the threats facing polar bears this February 27: International Polar Bear Day.
The polar bear is the world’s largest land carnivore and inhabits some of our planet’s most extreme areas — this marvellous creature calls the Arctic regions of Europe, Alaska, Canada, Greenland and Russia home.
Aurora Expeditions is excited to introduce a brand new Back-To-Back Offer for the ultimate northern adventure in 2017 with bookings on selected ‘Wild Scotland’ or ‘Spitsbergen’ voyages combined with ‘Across the Arctic Circle’ for a massive 50% saving of up to $5,000 per person (approx £4,010).
Taking in three distinct and varied regions – Scotland’s remote northeastern isles, Norway’s dramatic coastline and the polar wonderland of Spitsbergen; a journey across the Arctic Circle will take you to places few others have gone before.
Wild Scotland + Across the Arctic Circle – 50% Savings
Oban, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
25 Days – 13 June 2017 to 6 July 2017
Across the Arctic Circle + Spitsbergen Odyssey – 50% Savings
Aberdeen, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
25 Days – 23 June 2017 to 16 July 2017
Aurora Expeditions

Guests can now book three sections of AIDAcara's round-the-world cruise which starts from Hamburg on October 17, 2017, and will take in numerous ports of call including Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Auckland and Sydney before returning 116 days later to Hamburg.
Bookings can be made on all channels and are strictly subject to availability.
Trips range in length from 34 to 46 days - the perfect way to fulfill one's dream of a once-in-a-lifetime cruise but in shorter stages. AIDA guests will thus be able to travel from Singapore to Hamburg over 34 days, for example, from Hamburg to Valparaiso in 36 days, or in 46 days from Valparaiso to Singapore. All stages of the cruise are new to the AIDA Cruises program in this form.
The individual sections of the AIDA world cruise can already be booked from 2,695 euros per person (inclusive of 700 euro Early Saver Plus discount if booked by May 31, 2017).
The first AIDA world cruise as part of the new AIDA Selection program will take in 41 ports, 23 countries and five continents before it comes to an end on February 10, 2018.
Starting out from Hamburg, AIDAcara will first set sail for South America. Dream destinations such as Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego are just some of the stops before the ship makes her way from Valparaiso (Chile) to the Easter Islands.
The cruise continues on to Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora in the South Seas paradise of French Polynesia. Auckland (New Zealand), Sydney (Australia), the Great Barrier Reef, Bali, Singapore and the Maldives are sure to get any explorer's heart racing.
The full AIDA world cruise can be booked from 11,995 euros per person in an interior stateroom and inclusive of an Early Saver Plus discount.
AIDA Cruises

The spotlight shines on Canada's North this year as the world is invited to discover epic locations in Canada celebrating 150 years of confederation. This event has inspired Canadian cruise specialist, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), to introduce even more in-depth Canadian Arctic exploration.
From early July to the end of September, OOE operates several 12-night 'Classic Northwest Passage' voyages emphasising early Arctic exploration. Along with a historical focus, guests travel to some of the last remaining great wilderness regions on the planet with sightings of polar bears, whales and myriad bird species.
The nine-night 'High Arctic Explorer' voyage commences in Resolute, Nunavut, one of the most northern outposts in the Canadian Arctic. This trip offers the perfect blend of wildlife, history, culture and scenery. Whilst the 11-night 'Baffin Island - Jewel of the Arctic' trip introduced in 2016 has already become one of the top selling voyages.
The 10-night 'Labrador and Torngat Explorer' cruise departs from the historic town of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia and explores two iconic National Parks: Gros Morne and Torngat Mountains. Exploring the rugged Newfoundland & Labrador coast provides an abundance of wildlife experiences whilst sailing to Nunavut's capital, Iqaluit.
A number of early booking offers are in place for travel in summer 2018. For Canada's East Coast Fins and Fiddles and Golf Expedition a complimentary pre-voyage hotel and US$100 shipboard bar credit is provided. For all other Arctic and Labrador voyages, early bookings benefit from a flight credit ranging from US$500 to US$1000 per person. All offers expire May 31, 2017. ONE CLUB Loyalty Program members (past travellers with OOE) can apply their 10% loyalty savings to any current booking offers.
One Ocean Expeditions

UnCruise Adventures begins sailing a new Pure Panamá adventure cruise in April 2017, offering an off-the-beaten-path exploration taking travelers beyond the Panamá Canal into jungles and tropical islands.
The newly refitted 62-guest Safari Voyager sails between Colón and Panamá City or reverse between April and November. The new 8-night Pure Panamá: Cultures, Coasts & Canal itinerary features a full transit of the Panamá Canal, bird watching along the Chagres River and a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Fort San Lorenzo.
A $450 per couple Adventure Savings is available for travelers making a new reservation between February 28 and May 31 for cruises departing June 16 through October 27, 2017. To redeem, travelers must mention the adventure savings code of TA45UW57.
Comprehensive inclusions consist of a one night, pre-cruise hotel stay in Panamá City; entry fees to national parks/preserves; exclusive transfers; tours and adventure activities; massage; all meals plus premium spirits, wine, and beer on board the Safari Voyager. For 2017, rates begin at $3,795 per person, double occupancy (before the savings) for the eight-night adventure cruise.
UnCruise Adventures

With interest in the Arctic at an all-time high and bookings for 2017 already surpassing expectations, specialist adventure cruise operator, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), is launching its 2018 Arctic programme early to align with the increase in customer demand and growing market interest.
Particularly proud to be showcasing the Canadian Arctic to the world, the specialist tour operator features a comprehensive programme of circumpolar Arctic cruise itineraries in Canada, the Maritimes, West Greenland and Norway.
Ranging from seven to 12 nights, voyages include three departures of the popular ‘Classic Northwest Passage’ route following in the wake of early explorers to one of the last remaining great wilderness regions on the planet. Wildlife highlights abound with sightings of polar bear, walrus, seals (harp, grey, bearded, monk), caribou, hare, fox, and myriad bird species.
Cruises depart during June, July and August 2018, with prices ranging from US$4395pp for 10 nights on Canada’s East Coast Fins & Fiddles (or seven nights on the golf cruise) to US$11395pp for 12 nights sailing through the Northwest Passage, based on twin share accommodation. All meals on board the ship and excursions as outlined in the itinerary are included.
A number of early booking offers are also being introduced by OOE. These include 50% off the cost of charter flights to the Canadian Arctic; a one-night complimentary pre-voyage hotel per booking, and a US$100 shipboard credit per person (total of US$250) on the East Coast Fins and Fiddles and Canada’s East Coast Golf Expedition; as well as a US$1000pp air credit for Spitsbergen cruises. These offers are based on new bookings made before 31 May 2017.
One Ocean Expeditions

Travelers wishing to explore Southeast Asia can do so aboard one of Emerald Waterways' Mekong River cruises. The 16-day itinerary explores Vietnam and Cambodia on board the purpose-built Mekong Navigator. A new brochure, available on Emerald Waterways' website, offers details on the itinerary, enhanced shore excursions, and the ship's amenities as well as opportunities to customize experiences with optional extensions and the Discover More program.
If booked by May 31, early birds can take advantage of free roundtrip airfare from several major North American gateways. Fares start at $4,695 USD per person based on double occupancy.
Emerald Waterways

Luxury adventure operator, INCA (International Nature and Cultural Adventures), is offering a 17-day expedition called Across the Southern Ocean (January 16 to February 1, 2018) that includes 15 nights aboard the luxury polar expedition ship Le Lyrial, an exclusive program led by veteran guide Richard Polatty, a special focus on photography, and a night in Buenos Aires.
The expedition starts at $21,295 per person, double occupancy, if booked before May 31 representing a $3,000 per person savings. During INCA's expedition, guests will gain a deeper understanding of the region with enriching lectures by award-winning experts including leading scientists, authors, historians and professional photographers.
Guests who book the INCA program on board Le Lyrial will have exclusive access to Richard Polatty who has led INCA’s expeditions to the Antarctic for more than 18 years. In 1990, he guided the expedition on the maiden voyage of Polar Circle. Richard is a research associate for the Oceanites Foundation and a researcher for the Antarctic Site Inventory funded by the US National Science Foundation. He has studied penguins and collected penguin eggs (under permit with the British Antarctic Survey) for various institutions.
INCA's Across the Southern Ocean starts at $21,295 per person, double occupancy if booked before May 31, 2017. After May 31, the price will be $24,295 per person, double occupancy. The fare includes pre-cruise hotel in Buenos Aires, accommodations aboard Le Lyrial with all meals, most beverages, 24-hour room service, complimentary stocked mini-bar, all onboard gratuities, shore excursions, lectures and onboard entertainment. Guests will also receive complimentary expedition parkas and backpacks, as well as a post-cruise logbook. Not included: airfares, airport taxes and fees; excess baggage charges, or other items of a personal nature.
INCA - International Nature and Culture Adventures

As travelers get ready to cruise this year, Holland America Line is launching its popular Ready Set Sail promotion featuring pre-paid gratuities and up to $500 onboard spending money per stateroom.
Guests who book a Holland America Line cruise by June 1, 2017, will be eligible to receive the offer, and guests who book a suite also will receive an additional $100 internet credit.
All cruises between June 1, 2017, and March 30, 2018, excluding Grand Voyages and Grand Voyage segments, are eligible for the Ready Set Sail promotion. Depending on stateroom category, guests will receive onboard spending money ranging from $100 up to $500 per stateroom.
Indulge with Onboard Spending Money
In addition to pre-paid gratuities for the entire cruise valued at up to $27 per stateroom per day, guests receive onboard spending money that can be used to enjoy a variety of shipboard experiences and amenities. Extras that the credit can be applied to include treatments at the Greenhouse Spa and Salon, gift shop purchases, Journeys Ashore tours, beverages or dinner at one of the specialty restaurants such as Pinnacle Grill, Sel de Mer, Canaletto or Tamarind, depending on the ship.
By booking with Ready Set Sail, guests can cruise all over the world while taking advantage of the promotion. Eligible Holland America Line destinations include Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys, the Caribbean, Canada/New England, Bermuda, Mexico, South America, the Panama Canal, the Far East, the South Pacific, Europe and Australia/New Zealand.
Holland America Line

Seabourn has unveiled the Extraordinary Opportunity Event, offering exceptional savings and value-added enticements on select cruises from its award-winning fleet of intimate, all-suite ships.
The savings are currently available for booking through June 13, 2017, for voyages sailing from June 2017 through May 2018.
The Extraordinary Opportunity Event features significant benefits on select voyages for travelers to experience ultra-luxury cruising aboard the line's award-winning fleet. Added values and benefits vary on select voyages, which include:
- Complimentary Three Veranda Suite category upgrade
- Complimentary Veranda for Ocean view category upgrade
- Premium suite shipboard credit of $1,000 per suite ($500 per person)
- Shipboard credit offer of $400 per suite ($200 per person)
- Air credit per person for round-trip flights booked through Seabourn's Flight Ease program
Seabourn's Extraordinary Opportunity Event applies to select worldwide cruises in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, Antarctica and Patagonia, Atlantic Crossings, Arabia & India, Asia, Canada & New England, the Caribbean, Panama Canal, South America, and more. Please visit Seabourn's website for a complete listing of voyages, savings and amenities.
Air credits and other promotional amenities are available on select voyages and subject to availability. Certain other restrictions apply.
Seabourn Cruises

Princess Cruises is offering guests buy one, get one 50% off on voyages of five days or fewer sailing Fall 2017 through Spring 2018 during the Great Getaways Sale.
Guests can celebrate friends and family with getaway cruises from both coasts, ranging from three to five days in length, a perfect way to commemorate a special occasion and offer a convenient way to get on board and enjoy a cruise vacation. Guests can choose to enjoy the best beaches of the Caribbean, charming coastal towns of the California Coast, the festive culture of Mexico, or the autumn leaves Canada and New England.
In addition to special cruise ship savings, guests can book with reduced deposits of only $50 per person. Third and fourth guests will also save with fares starting at $99 per person.
Great Getaways Sale cruise deals include:
5-day Western Caribbean Getaways — $549 interior; $749 balcony per guest
5-day Eastern Caribbean — $549 interior; $749 balcony per guest
5-day Mexico Getaway — $549 interior; $799 balcony per guest
5-day Canadian Atlantic Provinces Getaway — $599 interior; $899 balcony per person
4-day California Coast Getaways — $449 interior; $699 balcony per person
3-day Pacific Coastal Getaways — $349 interior; $509 balcony per person
All cruise prices are per person, based on double occupancy. The "Great Getaways Sale" is available now through 11:59 p.m. PDT on June 15, 2017 and is open to residents of the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Bermuda.
Princess Cruises

Deep discounts to France, last-minute spring sailings and advance savings for 2018 were some of the river cruise trends we predicted in our look at how to find best cruise bargains this year. True to form, the spring river deals are rolling in. Check out our roundup of the best river cruise bargains for spring 2017, with perks like free air and hotel stays, waived single supplements and savings in the thousands. Best River Cruise Deals for Spring 2017 (Cruise Critic)

Alaska cruise season is upon us (May through September), and if you think there's no chance of finding a deal to the Last Frontier, think again. Cruise Lines Promote Alaska Sales (Cruise Critic)

Have double the fun in Fiji and bring a friend for half the price, with Captain Cook Cruises Fiji, ‘Friend Fare 50% Off Sail’.
The sale is valid for travel to 31 March 2019 and on sale until 30 June 2017. All 3, 4, 7 and 11 night cruises are aboard the 130-passenger, fully accommodated and newly refurbished MV Reef Endeavour small ship cruise vessel, equipped with a hydraulic platform to make getting on and off the ship easy.
‘Friend Fare 50% Off Sail’ rates for the three-night cruise start from AUDcopy495 per person, twin share for the first adult and AUD$747.50 per person, twin share for the second adult. Children’s sale fares are also available. All fares include shipboard accommodation, all meals, guided village, school and island tours, snorkelling and glass bottom boat excursions, daily island stopovers and water activities, hikes and Kayak safaris, on board entertainment, kids club (5-9 yrs), onboard Wi-Fi at anchor, 24-hour self-service tea and coffee bar, post cruise transfers to Nadi and Denarau hotels and Nadi airport and use of the ship’s facilities including a swimming pool, spa, mini gym, sun deck, cocktail bar and library.
Captain Cook Cruises Fiji




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