The Interesting Success Of Viking Cruises At Twenty Years

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Viking Cruises, parent to Viking River Cruises and Viking Ocean Cruises.  Beginning in 1997, the carefully-planned growth of Viking River Cruises has made the fleet of Viking Longships the largest in the world.  Rightfully so, the product is unique, an outstanding value and totally Read More …

FUNstruction Begins At Long Beach Cruise Terminal

Carnival Cruise Line is the only major cruise brand with three ships sailing from the west coast’s Long Beach Cruise Terminal, the only privately operated cruise terminal in the United States.  Now, the world’s most popular cruise line will begin a $multi-million aimed to accommodate larger ships and enhance terminal operations. Read More …

Viking Grand European Tour Planning Guide

In June, we return to Viking River Cruises for a 15-day Grand European Tour itinerary,  sailing from Budapest to Amsterdam.  As with any travel, being prepared often makes the difference between a good experience and a great one.  That rule is especially applicable to Viking River Cruises as we have seen Read More …

Windstar Cruises Sails Off In Exciting New Direction

Changing management commonly sends shock waves through any organization as rank and file employees stand by, waiting to see what filters down to street level.  Like the loss of a loved one, divorce or a career change, not knowing what comes next can bring debilitating stress to an otherwise smooth sailing operation. Read More …