Evergreen Tours’ chef shares family recipe

Tobias Fritz is one of the highly qualified chefs onboard Evergreen Tours’ Emerald Waterways ships. He is known for his impeccable palette and detail to attention to his food. He has kindly shared with us […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 24 2015

Quantum float out delayed

Quantum of the Seas’ float-out has been delayed due to poor weather in Papaneburg, Germany. The 4,180-passenger ship was scheduled to exit the Meyer Werft shipyard on Saturday, however, the process of touching water for […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 11 2014

More Kiwis taking cruise holidays

Kiwis love cruising as much as their Aussie neighbours – maybe even more – according to new figures. The 2013 Cruise Industry Source Market Report revealed 59,316 New Zealanders cruised last year, 23 percent more […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 3 2014

APT’s christens new river ship, AmaReina

APT’s newest ship, AmaReina has set off on her first voyage following her christening held in Vilshofen, Germany late last week. The event commenced with a team of Bavarian riflemen fired their guns to salute […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 8 2014

Sea Cloud II sails short cruise from Paris to Hamburg

Sea Cloud Cruises has introduced a new short cruise from Paris to Hamburg. Departing Le Havre, Paris on 7 June 2014 on Sea Cloud II, the cruise will take guests to Oostende, Belgium and Amsterdam, […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 27 2014

Seabourn invites Michelin-starred chefs on board

Seabourn is giving cruisers the chance to watch some of the world’s best chefs in action on Seabourn Sojourn’s world cruise next year. The line has recruited four Michelin-starred chefs to sail on the ship’s […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Dec 11 2013

A royal princess to christen APT vessel

APT is planning its very own royal christening, naming Her Royal Highness, Princess Heide von Hohenzollern of Germany as the godmother of its newest ship. The 164-passenger vessel, MS AmaReina is set to make her […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 2 2013

Viking to add two additional Longships for 2013

Viking River Cruises has placed an order for two additional Longships in 2013, bringing the number of its new river ships launching next year to eight, and a total of 14 new Viking Longships over a two-year period.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 6 2012

CLIA president christens AmaCerto

Christine Duffy joined Vilshofen Mayor, Georg Krenn, local dignitaries and river cruise executives to christen AmaWaterways’ newest ship AmaCerto on the Danube in Germany last week.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . May 22 2012