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Conde Nast have announced that Seabourn cruise lines have just been awarded ‘Best small ship cruise line’ this year for a consecutive time by their readers.

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Seabourn are an Ultra Luxury cruise line and ranked as one of the best in the world and have a number of accolades behind them over this last decade. They are small and intimate with a high level of customer service onboard ensuring their guests needs come first and no request is too small.

Richard Meadows president of Seabourn made the following statement to Conde Nast.

 “Our hardworking teams, both on the ships and ashore, take pride in delivering the ultimate ultra-luxury travel experience, and receiving this recognition speaks volumes about their dedication to delivering at a high level day in and day out. Earning the Condé Nast Traveler “Best Small-Ship Cruise Line” Readers’ Choice Award is a true testament to the line’s exceptional itineraries, immersive experiences, and outstanding service that continue to attract sophisticated travelers year after year “

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What makes Seabourn stand apart from other cruise lines?

Their ships attract experienced travellers who are looking for a luxury experience without stuffiness, they want word class service in a casual environment, there are no formal evenings onboard which entices guests to relax onboard, creating an almost home from home atmosphere.

All suites onboard Seabourn have oceanviews and many with verandahs, the cruise line offers an all inclusive service with complimentary drinks including fine wines and premium spirits, welcome champagne and in suite bar. Their ships carry a maximum of 600 passengers, which enables you to visit some of the most spectacular destinations in the world, including a collaboration with many Unesco World Heritage properties and smaller unique ports that you cant find with larger ships.

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Seabourn also offer a number of partnerships onboard including to offer guests an uplifted experience, Belinda King Creative Productions are offering An Evening with Tim Rice, Spa and Wellness with Dr Andrew Weil is a holistic spa experience, incorporating a physical, social, environmental and spiritual well-being. The Grill by Thomas Keller is a unique culinary experience exclusive to Seabourn, offering modern twists on iconic American style dishes from 50’s and 60’s

If you fancy something a little more special for your next cruise contact me to discuss itineraries with Seabourn and experience the wonder of this cruise line for yourself

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Seabourn have proudly marked a construction milestone for their new ship Seabourn Ovation with a traditional coin and launch ceremony.

The ceremony took place at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy earlier this month and involved one of Seabourn’s longest serving female shipboard team members, the president of Seabourn, the Fincantieri shipyard director and the Captain who will be in charge of the Ovation when she launches in May 2018.

The time-honored coin and launch ceremony involves 2 commemorative gold coins being welded to the ship’s mast, then the ship’s cord is cut to allow water to flow in to the ships building dock. This is the first time the ship will be ‘floated’ so is an exciting time for both the ship builders and Seabourn themselves. The ship will then be moved to the outfitting dock to receive final construction and will remain there until Seabourn take delivery of the ship in 2018.

The inaugural sailing will depart Venice on the 5th May 2018 for an 11 night cruise to Barcelona. Following this she will spend her maiden season cruising Northern Europe, offering 7 day Baltic/Scandinavia sailings featuring Seabourn’s signature 3 day stay in St. Petersburg, Russia. There will also be 14 day sailings available visiting the Norwegian Fjords and our very own British Isles.

Seabourn Ovation will be 40,350 GRT and will carry just 600 guests, based on double occupancy. The all suite ship, each complete with veranda and large enough to allow al fresco dining, will provide a home from home base for her guests.

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Penthouse Suite and Penthouse Spa Suite
Penthouse Suite and Penthouse Spa Suite
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Penthouse Suite and Penthouse Spa Suite

The ship is being fashioned by design icon Adam D. Tihany, so expect contemporary interiors, modern design and innovations in keeping with the elegance of the Seabourn fleet.

The exclusive and extremely popular ‘ The Grill by Thomas Keller’ restaurant will also feature on board, offering updated versions of iconic American Classics. You can expect table side preparation of Caesar salad and Ice cream sundaes, as well as favourites such as lobster thermidore and premium steaks.

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The Grill by Thomas Keller

You can of course expect to receive on board the highly intuitive and personal service which is synonymous to Seabourn.

At present only artists impressions are available of this highly anticipated ship. I am excited to see the finished ship as I am sure she will be stunning and will be a fantastic addition to the Seabourn fleet.

If I can help you plan your next cruise please do not hesitate to drop me an email natalie@cruiseclubuk.com or call me directly on 0161 7982506.

 

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    • Transfers
    • Baggage
    • All Taxes
    • Full ABTA, ATOL and a further Cruise Protection
  • Regular personal emails full of special deals
  • Interactive website & Blog full of latest offers, cruise news / blog and reviews.
  • All this and no extra charge! The reason we are a ‘Club’ is thanks to our loyal and regular customers.

Mention the word Club and it’s ‘how much is that going to cost me?’
Here at Prestige Cruise Club once you have booked with us you’re a member, the best part being its FREE we don’t charge a penny & 1st time bookers will automatically be entered into our industry leading Loyalty Scheme Bonus Points. It’s our way of saying thank you (1 point = £1) and a nice saving for you*

 

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Seabourn Cruise Lines have now welcomed their newest ship the Seabourn Encore into the fleet, the ship is currently sailing through the seas to Singapore where she is to be christened on the 7th January 2017. This luxury new ship will carry an impressive 600 passengers. The ship was built in Fincantieri. Sarah Brightman (International Soprano Singer) will be named as Godmother, Seabourn Encore will have her first inaugural sailing through Indonesia before embarking on several cruises to New Zealand and Australia. After sailing from Australasia she will then make her way through to the Mediterranean where she will begin sailings from the Port of Athens for Summer 2017. The ship will become the lines 4th ship and will join Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest. The cruise line will take delivery of their 5th ship in 2018 named the Seabourn Ovation. The Seabourn family have enjoyed numerous success and won many awards in their short time in the cruise industry and has been named Conde Nast Travellers “Gold List” of top hospitality venue for 17 consecutive years.

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New restaurants that will feature on this ship will be ‘The grill’ by Thomas Keller – 3 star Michelin Chef, this restaurant was first rolled out on Seabourn Quest in 2016 and will be rolled rolled out to the entire Seabourn Fleet. Seabourn will also debut a brand new restaurant for the first time called ‘Sushi’

Seabourn Cruise Lines was established in 1986 and is owned by the Carnival Corporation which owns other cruise lines such as Holland America, Princess Cruise Lines, Carnival Cruise Lines, Cunard, Costa Cruise Lines, P&O and Aida.

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Encore

Seabourn have received their newest fleet addition from the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy. They have been patiently waiting for over 2 years for this day and are hoping this is going to set a new bar for ultra luxury cruising.

Encore will be the largest in Seabourn’s fleet, being able to accommodate 600 passengers.  Her 3 sister ships are slightly smaller at 458 passengers.

The ship is headed off to Singapore where she will be named in a glitzy ceremony on 7th January by her godmother Sarah Brightman.

Her maiden voyage is a 10 night Indonesian voyage from Singapore to Bali which is a stunning itinerary! She will then be operating cruises around Australia, New Zealand with a few ports in Indonesia featuring as well.

In Summer 2017 Encore will be based in the Mediterranean so a series of re-positioning cruises to Athens will be available from destinations such as Bali, Singapore and Dubai. If you would like to look at these unique itineraries click here.

The designer Adam D. Tihany has created indoor and outdoor spaces on board. New features on board include the ‘Retreat’ which is a relaxation area featuring private cabanas to hire plus a spa treatment cabana.

Artists impression of The Retreat.
Artists impression of The Retreat.

The Grill by Thomas Keller will feature on board Encore which is the signature restaurant from three star michelin chef  Thomas Keller plus a new restaurant called Sushi.

A new production show will feature on board called ‘ An evening with Tim Rice’ along with a new Spa and Wellness with Dr. Andrew Weil mindful living programme. Exciting news for the inaugural sailing is that both Tim Rice and Dr. Andrew Weil will be on board.

Some fantastic additions here for Seabourns newest ship!

If I can help with your next Seabourn cruise booking please do not hesitate to email natalie@cruiseclubuk.com or call me directly on 0161 7982506.

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  Cruise Line Private Island Half Moon Cay Welcomes New Dining Venue

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Holland America Line have introduced a new restaurant on Half Moon Cay, their private island in the Caribbean.

The name might give it away to the type of food on offer: Lobster Shack

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As well as the already popular complimentary beach bbq, the Lobster Shack will serve grilled lobster with a choice of sides and salads. Chefs from Holland America Line will come ashore to cook from 11am to 2pm. A service charge of $20 each is required to dine here.

Their sister line, Carnival Cruises also have access to the Lobster Shack but will offer a different menu

Sarah Brightman is named as Godmother for Seabourn Encore

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Best known for her role in Andrew Lloyd Webbers ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and other west end musicals. The soprano singer will name the new luxury ship on 7th January 2017, in Singapore. A full evening ceremony and festive occasion will take place, prior to her maiden voyage, bound for Indonesia

Crystal repositions luxury yacht, Esprit

Usually sailing the Seychelles or Adriatic, the Crystal Esprit will reposition to the Caribbean for 2017. With 2 itineraries on offer: ‘Yachting Escape’, which will features Virgin Gorda and Tortola. Or ‘Yachting Explorer’ which features Anguilla, Saba & Nevis. Plus many more destinations to explore.

Did you know here at Cruise Club UK we have a Loyalty Bonus Scheme. Book your chosen cabin type and you can receive up to 50 Bonus Points (1 Point = £1). That’s a saving of up to £50 off your next cruise booked with us.  

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What a busy day its been – but a great one. Today myself and two colleagues were invited on board the Seabourn Quest while she was docked in the heart of Liverpool.

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The Quest docked in Liverpool

The weather was great and so was the ship.

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Overall it was a very informative experience, Seabourn really do ultra-luxury cruises and they do them very well. On board they have the highest guest to crew ratios at sea – an impressive 1:1 ratio!

 

The experience on board is taken care, the gratuities are included – they are no expected by the staff.

So much is included – not like other cruise lines who offer an “all inclusive experience “ Seabourn is totally included – from the vintage champagne, to the Caviar (if you like that) to the master mixology cocktails – its all included.

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The “buffet” restaurant – better than some main dining rooms !!

This seemed to create an environment of equality on board, everyone seemed focused on what they wanted to do-rather than keeping up appearances (a really refreshing approach)

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impressive decor onboard

What I learned.

The Seabourn quest has been specifically ice strengthened, so shes the most modern cruise ship to visit Antarctica, with her size she can get into the smaller ports that other ships can only tender to – meaning you get into the heart of your destination from the moment you step ashore.

The staterooms are HUGE – a very generous cabin size means that everyone can stretch out in comfort during their voyage.

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Stunning chandelier

Visit our new and exclusive web page, featuring news and information for your forthcoming six star cruise holiday!

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The prestige difference is clear.

  • Dedicated direct phone number and email address to your personal Cruise Concierge.
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  • Exclusive offers you won’t find anywhere else
  • An industry beating customer loyalty scheme.
  • A true full package, Return flights including luggage, private transfers, all taxes, ABTA, ATOL bonded and further cruise disruption protection.
  • Regular personal emails containing, unique itineraries and offers, news from the prestige community and more.
  • Interactive website featuring the very best itineraries and prices, cruise news, blog and reviews.
  • All part of the prestige experience,
  • With over 30 years’ experience leading the cruise agent market and hundreds of years of experience at your fingertips – that’s the cruise club difference!

Here at Prestige Cruise Club once you have sailed with us you’re part of the prestige family.

From your first voyage with us we will issue you with our loyalty bonus points.

It’s our way of saying thank you for trusting us with your dream cruise and welcoming you back again and again with extra benefits every time you sail with us.

 

What’s new in the Cruise industry?

Carnival Cruise Lines are dominating the Cruise headlines at the moment and here’s why…

Carnival have named their new ship HORIZON. She’s currently being built in Italy and will launch in early 2018. Horizon’s home port & itineraries are yet to be announced, however I have my fingers crossed for Mediterranean sailings. Having sailed on Carnival Vista in June this year (so much fun), Horizon will have many of Vista’s features and more!

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Carnival Hub

Over the next few months Carnival Cruise Line will roll out their hub app on more ships. All ships in the fleet will have the app by 2017

I used the app onboard Vista and found it really useful. From ship maps (we all lose our bearings) to what’s happening day by day. My favorite bit – you get to save events and it comes up with a reminder for you just before the event! I found this really good as it’s so easy to forget the time whilst having fun. Download the hub app before you go and it gives you a countdown tracker to your cruise, then once onboard open up the app to view and plan your daily activities and events

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Olympic Games:

The Norwegian Getaway has been charted as a floating hotel in Rio de Janeiro, during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. So from 4th August to 22 August 2016 she will be berthed at Rio’s Pier Maua, entertaining corporate sponsors and the official Olympics committees!

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Updated smoking ban:

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To coincide with other luxury cruise lines, Seabourn have brought it’s smoking policy upto date. Smoking will no longer be allowed on balconies or the interior of the ship. This takes effect from November/December 2016

Visit our website for all the latest news blogs

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The Luxury cruise market is growing with new ships being launched thru 2016-2019 meaning more cabins – more availability and therefore a more competitive market, now is a great time to enjoy your once in a lifetime luxury cruise.

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Visit our new and exclusive web page, featuring news and information for your forthcoming six star cruise holiday!

www.cruiseclubuk.com/prestige

The prestige difference is clear.

  • Dedicated direct phone number and email address to your personal Cruise Concierge.
    (UK Based, luxury trained expert who have personally visited many of the ships we feature)
  • Exclusive offers you won’t find anywhere else
  • An industry beating customer loyalty scheme.
  • A true full package, Return flights including luggage, private transfers, all taxes, ABTA, ATOL bonded and further cruise disruption protection.
  • Regular personal emails containing, unique itineraries and offers, news from the prestige community and more.
  • Interactive website featuring the very best itineraries and prices, cruise news, blog and reviews.
  • All part of the prestige experience,
  • With over 30 years’ experience leading the cruise agent market and hundreds of years of experience at your fingertips – that’s the cruise club difference!

Here at Prestige Cruise Club once you have sailed with us you’re part of the prestige family. From your first voyage we will issue you with our loyalty bonus points. It’s our way of saying thank you for trusting us with your dream cruise and welcoming you back again and again with extra benefits every time you sail with us.

Hello and thank you for taking the time to read my latest blog. Today I would like to share with you some knowledge regarding The Seabourn Odyssey in case you are unfamiliar but more importantly id like to share with you a fantastic offer we have aboard this luxury ship.

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The Seabourn Odyssey was the first in a new class of ships for Seabourn in 2009, Since 2009 it now has 2  virtually identical sister ships