Cruise News & Specials

All Toes Report Immediately to the SAND !

Hi My Beach Lover Friends, It’s Summer and it’s time to spend some down time at the Beach or at least close to a pool. If you are still craving that personal touch when planning something important as your next vacation, we are only a call or text away (346) 333.5555 / info@aboutcruiseandtravel.com. There are some great deals still available for …

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Princess Cruise Lines

Sunday, January 31, 2016 we are invited to inspect the Princess Cruise Line ship of Liberty at Sea.  We are looking forward to touring this ship and reporting back to you about the special amenities and tips to enjoying a cruise aboard this vessel.  Princess will be leaving the Port of Houston after 2016, so it is our final chance …

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Tomball – Texan For Fun

Just went to the Farmer’s Market in Tomball for some fresh eggs!  Wow what a selection of fresh veggies, eggs, bread and salsas.  Even chocolate was  available for purchase.  We love living in this fabulous community where everyone is welcome and all is considered family !  Ran into the Asst. City Manager Rob Hauck and His lovely wife Kathleen, just …

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New Hurtigruten ship named MS Spitsbergen

Norwegian explorer cruise company, Hurtigruten, has announced its newest ship will be named ‘MS Spitsbergen’ after the largest island in the Svalbard Archipelago. This very northernmost part of Norway is also where, in 1896, Hurtigruten’s founder Richard With first started explorer tourism in the Arctic. The name was chosen following a competition in which more than 15,000 suggestions were submitted …

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Norwegian Cruise Line takes Europe’s Leading Cruise Line title at World Travel Awards

Norwegian Cruise Line has been named Europe’s Leading Cruise Line for the eighth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards, and also received Europe’s Sustainable Tourism Award for Norwegian Epic. The annual awards, held in Sardinia, Italy, recognise travel companies for delivering an outstanding customer experience and are voted for by travel agents and consumers worldwide. Powered by WPeMatico

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MSC Cruises signs Caissa Touristic Group as Chinese partner

Caissa Touristic Group, China’s leading outbound tourism service provider, and Geneva, Switzerland-based MSC Cruises have entered into a strategic partnership. As part of the agreement, from May 2016, MSC Lirica will homeport in Shanghai to serve the Chinese home market. The strategic cooperation agreement between the two companies will be the longest-running and financially most significant between a cruise line …

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DFDS secures agreement on Dover-Calais route

DFDS has announced that an agreement between the staff representatives of SCOP-SeaFrance, Eurotunnel and DFDS, concerning the release of the Channel ferries Rodin and Berlioz, has been reached with the assistance of the French transport minister. As part of the agreement, DFDS is committing to the employment of 202 former SCOP-Seafrance employees in its French organisation. Powered by WPeMatico

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Azamara Club Cruises launches virtual reality on-board experience

Azamara Club Cruises has launched a new app that showcases a series of 360-degree virtual reality experiences. The video series, known as Azamara 3di, uses virtual reality technology to allow guests to experience a cruise virtually. From touring the on-board offerings of an Azamara ship, zip lining through a Costa Rican rainforest, taking a moonlit carriage ride in Cartagena, Colombia …

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Big hitters line up for CruiseWorld China as market blossoms

Travel Weekly China has revealed the launch of CruiseWorld China on October 12th, 2015, in Shanghai, China. The one-day event, held at the Le Royal Meridien Shanghai, will bring hundreds of travel agents and cruise industry leaders together in a day filled with insight from top cruise executives and distribution partners, and networking among attendees. “We are so pleased to …

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Holland America Line improves Flight Ease programme for passengers

Holland America Line has given a new look to its air booking program, Flight Ease. The enhanced features make the process more user-friendly for travel professionals to navigate, search and book flights. In addition to the new design, the functionality of the site is now more intuitive, allowing users to select departure and return flights separately, add a stopover flight …

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