Discover the charming towns of New England and Canada with Cunard
2018-10-23

Discover a beautiful blend of unforgettable scenery, rousing cities and charming history as you navigate along the coastlines of the northeastern United States and Canada. Sailing through these waters, you will experience exciting natural phenomena and wildlife – though from a distance. Celebrate Independence Day in historical Boston or enjoy the brilliant red and orange […]

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What Is a Boutique Hotel?
2018-10-23

Learn more about these accommodations and why they are so popular. The word “boutique” is thrown around quite a lot these days, from boutique agencies to boutique exercise studios to, of course, boutique hotels. But what are boutique hotels, and what sets them apart from more typical accommodations? To help you better understand this lodging […]

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The Love Boat
2018-10-16

You will know from the home page of The World’s Greatest Vacations that you can “Discover a world of opportunities with Cunard’s Sailing Soon Savings”! Well that phrase immediately takes me right back to when I was a young 28 year old Second Officer just about to join my first ever passenger ship in 1989, […]

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Discover a world of opportunities with Cunard’s Sailing Soon Savings
2018-10-16

Discover effortless relaxation and socialize with like-minded travelers aboard iconic voyages – Only on Cunard. Take advantage of lower fares during Cunard’s Sailing Soon Savings. This offer even extends to 2019 Full World Voyages. Lasting between 89 and 120 nights, a Cunard World Voyage represents one of life’s great travel adventures. It’s a vacation choice […]

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4 Family-Friendly Winter Cruise Ideas
2018-10-16

Discover upcoming itineraries that cater to families with age-appropriate programming and excursions. With summer behind us and the fall and winter holidays just around the corner, now seems as good a time as any to start planning the next family vacation. Instead of a beach break or ski getaway, a family cruise offers a convenient […]

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Glad to be aboard
2018-10-16

How else could I start this week’s column other than to say “Wow!!!” in response to such a welcome from Mr Richard Shane of The World’s Greatest Vacations to the Team here, via his video filmed from his boat alongside the one and only Queen Mary 2 in New York Harbour!! Up until just a […]

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Queen Mary 2 Captain Philpott joining The World’s Greatest Vacations
2018-10-10

We are proud to welcome Queen Mary 2 Captain Philpott aboard The World’s Greatest Vacations. [vimeo]https://vimeo.com/294428583[/vimeo] Ever wonder who that is “driving” your ocean liner? Who and how did he or she get that mega-responsibility? More than 300,000 lives counting on you every year, as well as a billion dollar high tech vessel? Me too?? How […]

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Bon Voyage Queen Mary 2
2018-10-09

“Finished with Engines” I called to the Officer in the center of the Navigating Bridge from my conning position over on the port side Bridge wing. Another smooth arrival into New York’s Brooklyn Cruise Terminal for Queen Mary 2 had just taken place, after yet another of her signature Transatlantic Crossings from Southampton, England. I […]

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Experience the best of Alaska with Cunard
2018-10-09

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth will sail four 10-night roundtrip Alaska voyages out of Vancouver with port calls in Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Icy Strait Point, and Victoria. Highlights include seeing Hubbard Glacier, and scenic cruising through both the famous Inside Passage and Tracy Arm Fjord. Below are some of the featured speakers on Cunard’s 2019 Alaska […]

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7 Smart Ways to Save Big On Your Next Cruise
2018-10-09

Tips and tricks to help you maximize your cruise vacation and minimize costs. Most cruise itineraries stop in several destinations, giving you a taste and feel for different cultures and places. And since cruise prices typically package lodging, food and entertainment costs into a single price, an at-sea vacation can offer a better value (and […]

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