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Expeditions, Nature and Helicopters

Let’s talk about helicopters and expedition cruises.  Sounds pretty cool, doesn’t it? With Scenic Cruises having its new ship, Scenic Eclipse, and Crystal Cruises having its new ship, Crystal Endeavor, being delivered shortly, and they both have incorporated helicopters as part of their expedition experiences, this is an issue that really needs to be addressed.

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Scenic and Hurtigruten Expedition Ships Delayed – A Pattern? A Problem?

Earlier this week Seabourn announced it is building two luxury expedition ships.  This follows the announcements by two newcomers to the expedition market, Crystal, Scenic, Celebrity and Hapag-Lloyd, as well as Lindblad, Hurtigruten, Ponant, Quark, Aurora Expeditions, and more.  Why the rush and crush in the Expedition market? Today Scenic announced a long delay in

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“Been There. Done That.” – Now What? Exploration of Exotic Locations By Ship in as Civilized a Manner as You Desire

The world is getting smaller. People are traveling more. More people are traveling. Cruise ships are getting larger and are fitted with more amenities. Travelers are becoming more sophisticated and experienced. Europe and the Caribbean are getting more “Been There. Done That!” even for many Millennials. Now what? Proboscis Monkey in Borneo, Malaysia taken while on

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