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SUPER-YACHTING ISN’T JUST FOR THE SUPER-RICH

For a few hundred grand, this could be yours for a week

The mega-rich can afford to build their own super-yachts and fill them with expensive toys. And more are doing so than ever before. But for those who don’t have $50 million to spare, there’s always the option of chartering someone else’s yacht, or cruising aboard a small luxury vessel that just feels like one.

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WILL MILLENNIALS ABANDON SHIP?

Cruising off-the beaten path – Ushuaia, Argentina

Cruising has expanded exponentially since the 1970s and there are now more than 300 cruise ships plying the seas in almost every part of the world. But Millennials are abandoning traditional types of vacations in favour of more authentic and adventurous types of travel. Will this generational change sink the cruise industry?

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EXPEDITION CRUISING RIDING A WAVE OF POPULARITY

Amazon river excursion

While river cruises have enjoyed tremendous growth over the past five years, expedition cruising could be riding the next big wave in water travel. In fact, some 30 to 40 new expedition ships will be launched by 2023 as both new entrants and established cruise lines bring new capacity into the adventure cruise market. Continue reading “EXPEDITION CRUISING RIDING A WAVE OF POPULARITY”