Sailing since 1972, Carnival Cruise Line is considered, "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line". Carrying millions of passengers every year, that title might be right! Their newest ship, the Carnival Jubilee, will debut in December 2023 with sailings from Galveston, Texas. They currently have 25 ships that operate anywhere from 2 to 17-day voyages departing from every coast in the U.S, as well as Canada, Puerto Rico, and Barbados. Although they are best know for their Caribbean cruises, they also offer other destinations such as Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii, The Bahamas, and Europe. There is even a Carnival Cruise Line Australia which has two ships and offers cruises from Sydney and Brisbane to New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
Want to sail to the Galapagos Islands? How about Down Under to see the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef? Or maybe see the beautiful Aurora Borealis off the banks of Alaska? Celebrity Cruises can take you there. Their cruises will inspire and encourage you to sail beyond your own borders and expand your horizons. With the iconic "X" marking their claim to modern luxury, exemplary culinary experience, and contemporary spaces, if you want to take cruising to the next level, this is the line for you. With fourteen award-winning ships, they offer unique experiences in more than 300 destinations on all seven continents.
Mediterranean or European cruise on your mind? With 27 ships, and a capacity of roughly 76.000 guests, this Italian company has been providing exceptional service for 70 years. As the only cruise company flying the Italian flag, they consider it their responsibility to represent true Italian hospitality and values. The Group is headquartered in Genoa and operates at a global level with sailings to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Baltic Sea, the Caribbean, North and Central America, South America, the Arab Emirates, the Indian Ocean, the Far East, and Africa. They currently have plans to introduce six new ships to the fleet by 2021.
Looking for a Transatlantic cruise? No one does it better than Cunard. With over 176 years in operation, this luxury British cruise line has been leading the way longer than any other. There are three Cunard ocean liners - the Queen Mary 2 making Transatlantic Crossing and sailing to destinations around the globe, the Queen Elizabeth sailing to Japan, Eastern Asia, Alaska, and Australia, and finally the Queen Victoria exploring the Mediterranean, the Norwegian Fjords, and beyond.
Disney Cruise Line
Pirates and Princesses, Superheroes and Stormtroopers, enchanting entertainment, outstanding dining, spacious staterooms, and let's not forget - FIREWORKS at sea. There are too many benefits of a Disney cruise to list! When you embark on a Disney cruise, you will experience the one-of-a-kind magic of Disney and the relaxing wonder of an ocean voyage all rolled into one. Disney currently has 4 ships sailing in its fleet, the Fantasy, Dream, Magic, and Wonder; all of them with some similarities, but yet unique enough you will want to experience them all. DON'T MISS OUT ON THESE MAGICAL SAILINGS
Catering more to the 50+ set who enjoy fine dining and a more subdued vibe, Holland America has raised the bar on entertainment. They sail globally with ships ranging in size from 835 to 2,650 passengers. For more than 145 years, Holland America has been recognized as a leader in cruising, and in 2019 they were named Cruise Critic's Number One Cruiser's Choice Destination Award for cruises to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera, and the Panama Canal & Central America. Their carefully crated itineraries take you to the world's greatest landmarks and local hideaways in more than 450 ports of call. Their fleet of 14 ships offers more than 500 sailings a year visiting all seven continents.
After 300 years at sea, MSC Cruises knows the treasures that lie off the beaten path. Their cruises are designed to enrich, delight, and create unforgettable experiences. They are the world's largest privately-owned cruise line and a brand market leader in Europe, South America, and southern Africa. Their ships sail year-round in the Caribbean and Mediterranean, and seasonal cruises include destinations such as Northern Europe, South America, South Africa, China, and Dubai. Currently they cruise in over 69 countries around the world.
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line has been the premier innovator in the cruise line industry for over 51 years. They were the first to eliminate set dining times and provide guests with the freedom to cruise on their schedule to over 450 incredible destinations around the world. Their award-winning fleet of 17 ships provides an unparalleled onboard experience. They expanded with the introduction of Norwegian Encore in 2019 and anticipate the arrival of our Leonardo Class ships starting in 2022. Popular Norwegian Cruise Line itineraries include cruises sailing to Africa, Alaska, Australia & New Zealand, Bahamas, Bermuda, the Caribbean, the Panama Canal, U.S Eastern Seaboard, European river cruises, Hawaii, the Mediterranean, Mexico, The Orient, the U.S Westcoast, and more.
At Oceania Cruises, they do things the R.I.T.E. way – Respect, Integrity, Trust and Excellence are the foundation of all our actions, every day, in everything they do. The Finest Cuisine at Sea®, Destination Specialists, and Small & Luxurious Ships are the pillars that define Oceania Cruises’ five-star product, positioning the line as the cruise company of choice for travelers seeking a truly refined and casually elegant travel experience. Featuring a fleet of small, luxurious ships, Oceania Cruises offers an unrivaled vacation experience renowned for its gourmet culinary program inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pépin and its array of destination-rich itineraries spanning the globe; which include more than 400 ports across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, the South Pacific, and the Americas.
If there was every a bucket-list cruise - this is it! Paul Gauguin Cruises operates the award-winning luxury cruise ship the m/s Paul Gauguin, which provides an exceptional cruise experience tailored to the unparalleled wonders of Tahiti, the South Pacific, Fiji and the South Pacific. The Gauguin also offers a watersports marina for kayaking, paddleboarding, and PADI SCUBA diving programs. Only with Paul Gauguin Cruises can you visit our private island of Motu Mahana (off the coast of Taha’a) where food, drink, and live music await as well as our exclusive beach retreat in Bora Bora.
Princess has been sailing around the globe since 1965, taking millions of guests on life-transforming journeys onboard a fleet of 18 magnificent ships, to over 380 destinations. Onboard, you’ll be immersed in the culture, colors, and flavors of the places you’ll visit, with authentic folkloric shows, regional cuisine, and enlightening presentations by local experts. Onshore, Princess introduces the bucket-list sights you want to see most – as well as hidden jewels not found in travel books – with their award-winning Discovery™ and Animal Planet™ Exclusive shore excursions.
Regent Seven Seas
Regent Seven Seas Cruises provides An Unrivaled Experience™ to luxury travelers with a five-ship fleet that visits more than 450 destinations around the world. The final phase of Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ $150 million fleet-wide refurbishment was recently completed, elevating the elegance of its fleet to the standard set by the all-balcony, all-suite Seven Seas Explorer®, which entered service on July 20, 2016. Seven Seas Explorer is joined by all-balcony, all-suite sister-ships Seven Seas Voyager®, Seven Seas Mariner®, and all-suite, 90 percent-balcony Seven Seas Navigator®. Seven Seas Splendor™, the ship that defines luxury perfected, joined Regent’s fleet in early 2020.
One of the most popular cruise lines in the world, Royal Caribbean International sails 23 of the world's most innovative cruise ships calling on more than 288 destinations in 77 countries across six continents. Visiting the most popular destinations in Bermuda, the Caribbean, Europe, Canada, New England, Alaska, South America, Asia, and Australia, Royal Caribbean is easily a leader in the cruise industry. Most recently, the line introduced the Quantum class which introduced unprecedented innovations in ship design, thrilling activities, game-changing technology, multidimensional entertainment, and Dynamic Dining – a new dining concept featuring flexible dining opportunities. The Quantum class spans 18 decks, encompasses 167,800 gross registered tons, carries 4,180 guests at double occupancy, and features 2,090 staterooms.
Cruising on a Seabourn ship is unlike any other form of travel. The experience is luxurious, yet relaxed — elegant, yet casual — sumptuous, yet understated. Their intimate ships visit the most desirable destinations worldwide, sailing to the heart of landmark cities, as well as to hidden gems where larger vessels cannot follow. With the youngest and most modern fleet in the industry, Seabourn creates curated voyages to all seven continents delivering award-winning experiences they visit hidden harbors and marquee ports.
With the debut of luxury cruise ship Silver Explorer in 2008, Silversea introduced expedition cruising — Silversea style, adding yet another unique niche in the luxury cruise market. Now more intrepid travelers could experience adventurous voyages to the most remote regions of the planet while enjoying Silversea’s brand of signature distinctions, including ocean-view suites, a superb culinary experience, and an incomparable level of service with a crew to guest ratio of nearly one to one. In 2017 came the incredible transformation of Silversea’s first oceangoing ship Silver Cloud into becoming an ice-class vessel, allowing even more guests to travel pole to pole in superlative style. Along with both polar extremes, Silversea’s four expedition ships sail to the islands of Oceania, Southeast Asia, the Russian Far East, Australia’s remote Kimberley Coast, Central, and South America (including the Galápagos Islands), and the exotic western coast of Africa.
Virgin Voyages is making a (big) splash with their four gorgeous ships. Choose from 2-15 night sailings and fall in love with their exclusively adult way to explore the seven seas – from Michelin-star curated menus to jaw-dropping entertainment. With 26 curated itineraries featuring over 100 ports across four continents, sailings include late-stays or overnights, allowing Sailors to experience the people that make each place so special.