Articles tagged “silversea”

Cruises

Cruise Lines Are Expanding Ships by Stretching Them: Here’s How

First you cut them in half. Then you add a prefab midsection — voila! An expanded ship. It costs nearly three times less than building a new ship, and takes only a few months to complete. Talk about stretching it.

Cruise Lines Are Expanding Ships by Stretching Them: Here’s How

Business Travel

Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors

Expedition cruises have come a long way from bunk accommodations on old Russian ships, with a growing fleet of luxury vessels presenting lucrative opportunities for travel advisors. It's especially so for those looking for unique holiday solutions for their well-heeled customers.

Expedition Cruising Is Still Small But Going Mainstream for Travel Advisors

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Hopes New Tech Will Turn Into New Revenue

Royal Caribbean is investing left and right in technology, new ships, new features on land, and even an entirely new brand. That means costs are up, but the company expects to see those investments pay off.

Royal Caribbean Hopes New Tech Will Turn Into New Revenue

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Is Already Growing Its Luxury Silversea Line

Royal Caribbean Cruises wants to be a bigger player in the luxury and expedition cruise space. One surefire way to do that, now that it owns a majority stake in Silversea: build more ships.

Royal Caribbean Is Already Growing Its Luxury Silversea Line

Cruises

Billionaire Cruise Line Owners Are Expanding the Industry

Publicly traded cruise operators are the biggest players in the industry, but super-wealthy owners are finding ways to disrupt the status quo.

Billionaire Cruise Line Owners Are Expanding the Industry

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Is Giving Its New Silversea Fleet a Luxury Upgrade

It's probably good news that the first move Royal Caribbean made after closing its majority stake in Silversea was announcing improvements to its fleet. We'll be curious to see what those upgrades include — and how the experience changes for passengers.

Royal Caribbean Is Giving Its New Silversea Fleet a Luxury Upgrade

Cruises

Royal Caribbean Is Buying a $1 Billion Stake in Silversea to Boost Its Luxury Offerings

Buying Silversea will certainly improve Royal Caribbean's offering in the luxury and expedition sectors. Will it be happy as a majority shareholder, as it says now, or will it eventually want complete control?

Royal Caribbean Is Buying a $1 Billion Stake in Silversea to Boost Its Luxury Offerings

Cruises

Some of the U.S.’s Biggest Olympics Stars Turn to Cruise Lines for Rio Games Housing

The handy thing about floating hotels is they can go where they are needed. It's just a shame the ships — and temporary residents — will be surrounded by "fetid waters."

Some of the U.S.’s Biggest Olympics Stars Turn to Cruise Lines for Rio Games Housing

Cruises

Alaska Town Rethinks Cruise Ships’ Impact on Quality of Life

Tough economic times have made Yakutat officials more receptive to welcoming cruisers, who increasingly are looking to capture a slice of local life in addition to their selfies.

Alaska Town Rethinks Cruise Ships’ Impact on Quality of Life

Cruises

Silversea’s Luxury Ship Silver Shadow Fails Alaska Health Inspection

The five-star line typically suffers fools, not terrible health reports. Positive outlook: The anomaly will help publishers who need cruise ads filled.

Silversea’s Luxury Ship Silver Shadow Fails Alaska Health Inspection