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Goldring Travel’s 2020 Culinary & Cultural Cruise (Reboot)

Goldring Travel’s Culinary & Cultural Cruise is always something special and this year’s original version sailing through Greece and Turkey, with special events in Santorini, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey was cancelled by the cruise line due to a delay in the ship’s refitting. But when one door closes another opens and, thus, Goldring Travel is

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Goldring Travel’s 2020 Culinary & Cultural Cruise (Reboot)

Goldring Travel’s Culinary & Cultural Cruise is always something special and this year’s original version sailing through Greece and Turkey, with special events in Santorini, Greece and Istanbul, Turkey was cancelled by the cruise line due to a delay in the ship’s refitting. But when one door closes another opens and, thus, Goldring Travel is

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Silversea Cruises & Royal Caribbean – Synergies Both Financial and Operational Result in RCI’s 66% Stake in Silversea Cruises

It was announced today that Royal Caribbean Cruises will acquire 66% of Silversea Cruises, bringing both something each needed.  I think it is going to be a very good things for both parties…and that is something that rarely happens.  I will, of course, focus on the luxury end of things; with some historical perspective. Silversea

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Goldring Travel Quoted In Travel Market Report Article on Luxury Travel

Eric Goldring, of Goldring Travel, was recently interviewed by Travel Market Report on the trends in luxury travel.  It is an interesting article (of course!) and I hope you enjoy it. http://www.travelmarketreport.com/content/publiccontent.aspx?pageid=1365&articleID=11439 For Luxury Cruise Sellers, Times Are Good by Andrew Sheivachman August 06, 2014 As the consumer market for luxury cruises matures – and

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Budget Cruises Pitching Luxury: You Don’t Get What You Pay For, You Only Think You Do…Because You Have a Bad Travel Agent!

Yesterday I performed a ship inspection of the Norwegian Cruise Lines’s Norwegian Gem in New York City.  It was, to be sure, both interesting and educational, but more importantly, frustrating and even depressing.  I am not talking about the ship or the staff of the Norwegian Gem. Everyone was pleasant…at least the ones that acknowledged

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