On February 22, 2019, bookings open for AIDA cruises in summer 2020 and winter 2020/2021. The new AIDA catalog "My hotel shows me the world" gives an overview of the diverse routes the 14 AIDA ships are traveling from March 2020 to April 2021. The range of destinations extends from Greenland to South Africa, from Central America to Southeast Asia. Sixty countries on five continents and more than 250 ports will be visited.
When they book the AIDA PREMIUM rate, travelers can receive an Early Saver Plus discount of up to 900 euros for 2020 summer departures booked by November 30, 2019, and for 2020/21 winter departures booked by April 30, 2020, or June 30, 2020, respectively.
Availability is limited and applies for the 1st and 2nd person in the stateroom. Further advantages of the AIDA PREMIUM rate include the selection of preferred stateroom, the AIDA Rail&Fly ticket, valid throughout Germany, and two complimentary bottles of mineral water per day and a 250-MB Internet package on board. AIDA Cruises
AmaWaterways announced its 25th river cruise ship, the luxurious new AmaDahlia, is scheduled to set sail on Egypt’s legendary Nile River beginning September 2021.
Prices for the 11 night itinerary start from Ř4.408 per person including the seven night cruise from Luxor and four nights in Cairo. The price is based on a category E stateroom on the 10 September 2021 departure and includes internal flights. The price excludes international flights. All AmaWaterways cruises include full board, wine, beer and soft drinks with meals, a choice of excursions & unlimited wifi.
Guests are encouraged to book by June 30, 2020 to enjoy early booking rewards combinable with AmaWaterways Past Guest Privilege Rewards programme for returning guests. AMAWaterways
MSC Cruises has announced the opening of sales for MSC Seashorefor her inaugural season in the Western Mediterranean. Starting in June 2021, she will perform a seven-night itinerary calling at the ever popular ports of Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Naples, Messina, and Valetta.
Sales open today exclusively for MSC Voyagers Club members for a two-week period, as one of the many benefits of the programme that rewards loyal MSC Cruises guests. All other guests will be able to book cruises from 11 July 2019.
When booking MSC Seashore over the initial two-week opening of sales period exclusive to them, MSC Voyagers Club members will receive a special 5% discount in addition to their 5% loyalty discount as well as benefitting from being able to have the first selection of cabins. Other guests will also enjoy a 5% early booking discount until 11 September 2020. MSC Seashore will commence her maiden voyage on 13 June 2021 and will be joined merely 18 months later by a second Seaside EVO ship in autumn 2022. MSC Cruises
From Greenland to the High Arctic and east coast, our 2021 Arctic and Atlantic Canada season will be filled with excitement and adventure. We’re proud to feature these exceptional destinations that are the heart and soul of Adventure Canada. You can rest assured that each itinerary is thoughtfully planned, drawing on over thirty years of experience and taking into account important contemporary topics.
Explore the Arctic and Atlantic Canada with modern-day Arctic explorers, scientists, and artists. View wildlife and learn about Inuit culture alongside local guides. 2021 is your opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful and breathtaking parts of Canada!
Iceland to Greenland: In the Wake of the Vikings, July 13—24, 2021
High Arctic Explorer, Aug. 5–16, 2021
Into the Northwest Passage, Aug. 16–Sept.1, 2021
Out of the Northwest Passage, Sep. 1–17, 2021
Greenland & Wild Labrador, Sept. 17–Oct. 1, 2021
Newfoundland Circumnavigation, Oct. 1–11, 2021
Book before October 31, 2020, and save 15% on 2021 Ocean Endeavour expeditions. Excluding Antarctica. Adventure Canada
In keeping with the festivities that a new year brings, Poseidon Expeditions introduces its new 2021 Arctic and 2021-22 Antarctic seasonal adventure cruises aboard the 114-passenger Sea Spirit. A bonus for Poseidon’s guests traveling in these newly announced seasons will be complimentary WiFi during their voyage.
Along with a full schedule of departure dates and rates, the company announces early booking discounts of 10 to 15 percent that can be applied on reservations made from now through Oct. 31, 2020, on the newly published programs. The Sea Spirit, in its seventh consecutive year as Poseidon’s flagship, will bring guests in comfort to the waters of the Southern Ocean from late October to early March, and then to the high latitudes of the northern hemisphere – Svalbard, Franz Josef Land and Greenland – from May through September.
Cruises of eight to 14 days in the summer of 2021 immerse travelers in programs to the Arctic’s polar ice edge around the Svalbard Archipelago and into Franz Josef Land in the Russian High Arctic. Poseidon Expeditions continues to be the only company offering expedition cruises to Franz Josef Land directly from Svalbard, saving several days of sea cruising. Poseidon Expeditions
Poseidon Expeditions Announces Summer 2021 Dates and Rates For Cruising to North Pole
Rates will not be increased to journey to the “Top of the World” with Poseidon Expeditions in the summer of 2021. Instead, rates will mirror those in 2020 for the same journey. Three departures are scheduled in July and August 2021 aboard the 128-passenger 50 Years of Victory, a nuclear-powered icebreaker.
The program began in 2001 and to date more than 4,600 polar adventurers have traveled north with Poseidon. Travel to 90ľ north latitude and the North Pole in 2021 will be on the following dates: July 10-22, July 21-Aug. 2, and Aug. 1-13.
Rates for these departures will mirror those for the summer of 2020. Early Bird discounted rates (for bookings confirmed before Oct. 31, 2020) start at $29,445 per person with the discount. In addition to not increasing prices from the 2020 season, Poseidon announced that gratuities for the crew and expedition team will now be included in the 2021 rates. Poseidon Expeditions
AmaWaterways unveiled its third annual Loyalty Appreciation Cruise 2021 lineup. Repeat guests, their traveling companions and those booking additional staterooms to travel with the past guest on the same departure will all be eligible to take advantage of AmaWaterways’ exclusive loyalty savings and special events on a selection of sailings from August through December.
This includes the choice of special bonus savings in the form of free economy airfare, $1,000 off per person or a reduced 10 percent single supplement*.
The 2021 Loyalty Appreciation Cruises will provide returning guests with their choice of exclusive savings – all combinable with the benefits of AmaWaterways’ past guest Privilege Rewards Program. Onboard celebrations are planned to ensure special recognition to returning guests, treating them to itinerary-exclusive events and unique excursions in various ports of call. *For terms and conditions and full details on AmaWaterways’ Loyalty Appreciation Cruises, travel advisors and returning guests are invited to join the Facebook group or visit AmaWaterways.com/Loyalty/2021. AMAWaterways
Virgin Voyages announced details of a new, enticing commission structure designed specifically with its trusted travel advisors, affectionately known as First Mates in mind.
As Scarlet Lady prepares for her Maiden Voyage in April 2020, Virgin Voyages recognizes its global team of First Mates as a critical entry point to the collective success of the brand. Beginning Dec. 19, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2020 , Virgin Voyages will now offer additional opportunities for bonus commissions, including stackable rewards throughout the year.
In advance of the brands Maiden Voyage in April 2020, Virgin Voyages is offering robust bonus commissions on all new sailings, including stackable options that can be combined for maximum incentives of up to 16 percent. In addition to the “Perfect 10” percent commission structure and commitment to eliminating NCFs that are traditionally paid on everything sold pre-cruise, including taxes and fees, First Mates will be eligible for an additional 3 percent bonus on voyage fares for new bookings made from Dec. 19, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2020. As an added value, Virgin Voyages is offering another 3 percent of stackable bonus commission on new bookings for sailings that take place in April and May. To further exemplify this offer, Virgin Voyages encourages its First Mates and prospective partners to leverage their existing network of support through its dedicated sales team. Virgin Voyages - First Mates
Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced a new series of shorter, fully-crewed sailings for 2020/21, giving guests a chance to experience life on board an elegant clipper ship and to explore some of Europe’s most beautiful, romantic and less visited ports.
5 nights, Portugal, Morocco, Gibraltar and Spain, 31st January 2021
Book before 31st January 2021 for a 20% saving off a magnificent 5 night sailing aboard the world’s largest full-rigged clipper, Royal Clipper. 3 nights, Venice, Croatia and Slovenia, 9th June 2021
For bookings made by 31st January 2021 Star Clippers is offering a 10% saving off the sailing, bringing the price down to £742pp, to include all meals on board and port charges. Star Clippers Cruises
Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has included three maiden port calls within two round-trip sailings from Athens in July 2021, taking in the lesser known Greek islands of Symi, Chalki and Kastellorizo for the first time. The departures on board the company’s head-turning flag-ship Royal Clipper embark in Athens on 20th and 27th July 2021 and for bookings made before 31st January 2021, include a 10% early booking discount, currently £1709pp for the seven night full board sailing. Star Clippers Cruises
Today (February 21, 2020), bookings open for the new AIDA Cruises catalog “HOME OF THE SMILE!” From March 2021 to April 2022, the 14 ships in AIDA’s fleet will be taking guests to over 250 ports in 70 countries, on six continents.
Clever booking: Savings for those who book early
Those who book the AIDA PREMIUM rate by November 30, 2020 for 2021 summer cruises and by April 30, 2021, or June 30, 2021 for the 2021/2022 winter cruises can receive an Early Saver Plus discount up to 975 euros. Availability is limited and applies for the 1st and 2nd person occupying the stateroom. Further advantages of the AIDA PREMIUM rate include the choice of preferred stateroom, the AIDA Rail&Fly ticket, which can be used anywhere in Germany, two complimentary bottles of mineral water on board each day, and a 250-MB Internet package. AIDA Cruises