SHIP REVIEW: Holland America Line’s post-refit Westerdam

Holland America Line’s cruise ship Westerdam has emerged from her frenetic 12-day refit sporting major renovations that added many new public spaces and amenities, including two firsts for the fleet: Explorations Central, or EXC, in the Crow’s Nest and Rijksmuseum at Sea.

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SHIP REVIEW: Queen Mary 2 ‘remastered’ before and after tour

Cunard have emphasised from the start that this dry-dock would be a total overhaul of the ship, a ‘back-to-the-drawing-board makeover’ that would essentially make her a new ship for loyal guests of the line.

 The 2016 refit and renovation of Cunard Line’s 13-year-old flagship Queen Mary 2 was one of the most eagerly anticipated cruise ship dry dockings in recent memory. The ship is the modern flag-bearer of a historic ocean going heritage.

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SHIP REVIEW: Crystal Symphony and Serenity refit

Visual concepts of brand new suites, dining venues and guest services have been unveiled for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity ahead of the ships’ most comprehensive makeovers to date.

Visual concepts of brand new suites, dining venues and guest services have been unveiled for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity ahead of the ships’ most comprehensive makeovers to date.

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SHIP REVIEW: Le Lyrial of Ponant Yacht Cruises

French cruise ship Le Lyrial is the complete package for those seeking intimate luxury aboard a cruise ship that feels like a private megayacht.

Stepping on board the five star cruise ship the subtle hues and extravagant decor immediately set the tone of exclusivity and understated luxury.

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Ship Review: Celebrity Constellation in Dubai

Celebrity Cruises is the latest cruise line to home port a cruise ship in the Middle East for the winter cruise season, offering roundtrip cruises out of Abu Dhabi. During her maiden call to Dubai, Cruise Arabia & Africa was invited aboard to tour this latest addition to the Arabian Gulf cruise market.

Celebrity Cruises sailed its first ever Middle East cruise season in 2016 and Cruise Arabia & Africa was invited aboard to tour the ship as part of our Ship Review series.

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