Emerald Cruises


Five-star hotel yachts vs luxury cruising: Who will come out on top?

The luxury cruise space is about to get more crowded with the addition of high-end hotel brands launching sleek new yachts.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Apr 9 2024

How Emerald Cruises yacht is setting sail on new horizons

Award-winning Emerald Cruises’ stellar 2023 yacht cruising season revealed some newsworthy milestones.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Dec 28 2023

Emerald Cruises christens newest luxury yacht Emerald Sakara

Emerald Cruises’ newest, warm water luxury yacht, Emerald Sakara, has been christened with a traditional champagne bottle-breaking ceremony in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 5 2023

Emerald Cruises floats out brand new luxury yacht Emerald Sakara

Emerald Sakara, the newest ocean-bound luxury yacht from Emerald Cruises, has floated out to sea for the first time. The yacht is set to welcome guests for the first time on August 5, 2023, and […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 27 2023

Sail like a billionaire onboard Emerald Azzurra and Sakara, for just a fraction of the price

Until now, Emerald Cruises has been known for its award-winning river cruise collection, offering exceptional value cruising in Europe and Southeast Asia. Since the March 2022 launch of Emerald Azzurra, a new era of luxury […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 6 2023

Emerald Cruises reveals new Mekong River itineraries

Emerald Cruises has just released its 2023/2024 Vietnam, Cambodia and Mekong River Cruising itineraries, featuring a collection of journeys that will highlight the best of Southeast Asia.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 6 2022

First peek inside the new luxurious Emerald Azzurra

Emerald Cruises has revealed new images of the Emerald Azzurra, the first of two superyachts that will be launched by the cruise line. There are new pictures of the stunning ship and she is Emerald […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 14 2022

Superyacht Emerald Azzurra launches in style – could a superyacht be on the way to Australia?

Glen Moroney, the ship-building owner of the Australian cruising icon Scenic, doesn’t like the limelight much.  He spends most of his time in Switzerland or at one of the yards building his unique vessels. But […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Dec 1 2021

Emerald Azzurra to sail the Black Sea in 2023

Emerald Cruises has unveiled its 2023 itineraries for its latest luxury, super yacht Emerald Azzurra which will sail the Black Sea. The 100-passenger Emerald Azzurra will offer two new itineraries including a 15-day itinerary from […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Apr 1 2021

Emerald Azzurra floats out in Vietnam, ahead of its debut in 2022

The new ocean-going yacht, Emerald Azzurra has floated out from its shipyard in Vietnam, marking a year before she debuts on the Red Sea in 2022. Emerald Cruises will launch the boutique ship which can […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Dec 8 2020