An inside look at cruising and why it is one of the best vacations ever.

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Behind The Luxury Curtain On Seven Seas Explorer With Randall Soy

Randall Soy, Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, of Regent Seven Seas Cruises joins Paul and Elizabeth aboard the line’s Seven Seas Explorer. The ship has been in service since July of 2016, and we take a look at how it’s doing. Regent Seven Seas Cruises celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, and Randall talks about the line’s evolution, as well as its plans for the future, which include cruising to Cuba. “Our guests love to learn,” says Randall, discussing Regent Seven Seas’ Smithsonian program. The three also discuss cruise value – on a Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the cruise fare includes just about everything – and shore excursions that give a more in-depth experience than the norm. Find out what’s it like to cruise on the Seven Seas Explorer.[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4992848/height/0/width/0/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”” width=””]

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Margie Goldsmith Experiences Pure Luxury in Portugal

OnTravel Correspondent Margie Goldsmith visits our show once again, this time to share her experience cruising on the Douro River in Portugal. Margie traveled on the Scenic Azure with Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours, an experience that was nothing short of luxurious. Margie shares details on what she calls a “6 star experience” on the all-inclusive ship. In addition to the amenities, Margie shares stories of her travels through the various cities in Portugal visited on the cruise. Hear her exciting experiences firsthand in the episode below.

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Joni Reins Of Scenic River Cruises and Emerald Waterways Talks River Adventure

Joni Reins joins Paul to talk about how Scenic has established itself as the premier river cruise company in Europe. She discusses how it is totally all-inclusive and provides a truly personalized experience for each passenger. 

 

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Wallace Immen Shares Thoughts On Cruising And New Carnival Vista

Wallace Immen visits the show once again, this time to share his experiences on river cruises in Myanmar/Burma. Wallace shares his experiences on the new ships and their amenities and features. He also shares his experiences in towns and villages along the way, his experiences in temples, the cuisine, the new year festivities, and more. Paul and Elizabeth later discuss cruising in general, including new ships, experiences, amenities, and more.

 

 

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Learn About North America’s First Floating Brewery

John Carpenter visits the show to talk about the world of brewing. The Red Frog Pub aboard the Carnival Vista is the first floating brewery in North America, brewing its beer on board the ship. It partners with Miami’s Concrete Beach Brewery to create unique beers for its guests. John talks about the on-board pub as well as beer brewing around the world, including history, types of beer, and even health benefits.

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Janice Wald Henderson on River Cruises and More

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Janice Wald Henderson visits the show once again to talk to Paul and Elizabeth about her recent experiences with Travel Corporation, river cruises, and more. Starting on a French river cruise on the SS Katherine, Jannice shares what makes these cruises from Uniworld unique. From their boutique hotel feel, to the luxurious safari themed bar by the on-board pool, amenities are everywhere, including the suites. Janice goes on to share insights, stories and more with Paul and Elizabeth.

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Curt Dunham Takes A Wine Cruise On AmaWaterways

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Winemaker from Arizona, Curt Dunham joins Paul to talk wine and European wine cruises. He talks how he came into the industry, making wine in Arizona, and how his vineyard came to popularity. He also shares insights and information from a recent European wine cruise with AmaWaterways, perfect for travelers and wine connoisseurs looking for something new.  

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Windstar Cruise CEO Shares Exciting Changes to Fleet

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Windstar CEO visits to share all things yacht sailing and more. While massive cruise ships sail around the world, small vessels (like the Windstar yachts) create a unique, casual atmosphere and can go places other can’t. Hans Birkholz shares how the specialized yacht-style cruising came about and the future for the Windstar fleet.

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Adam Goldstein On Cruising’s Role In Preserving The Marine Environment

Adam Screen Shot 2016-06-14 at 4.53.40 PMGoldstein, president and chief operating officer of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., joins Paul and Elizabeth at CLIA’s Cruise 360 in Vancouver to chat about RCCL’s partnership with the World Wildlife Fund. Preserving the marine environment is a high priority for the company, and for the global cruise industry. They also talk about the latest in ship technology and how it is also contributing to a cleaner environment.

 

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Eat Sleep And Play Well On A Princess Cruise

IMG_3536Princess Cruises is investing $450 million in ship enhancements that include Share restaurants, with menus created by star chef Curtis Stone, the Princess Luxury Bed, designed for better sleep, and The Voice of the Ocean, a seagoing version of the popular TV talent show. Paul and Elizabeth share the fun.