Master Baker Buddy Valastro, renown baker and television baking star, will open a new branch of his family business on the 8th deck of the Norwegian cruise ship “Breakaway” when it reaches New York in May this year. All of Buddy’s repertoire of decadent delights will be available to customers, as well as for custom orders too. And, a neat surprise will be Carlo’s offering passengers cupcake decorating classes.
If you are entertaining thoughts of a cruise this year, Argo Travel News would like to encourage you by previewing some of the most exciting and value packed we have found. Five cruises, one of which you must take in 2013.
Odds are you never thought of traveling from Italy to Greece via ultra fast auto ferry. You probably did not even consider there is such a thing outside of a Bond flick, let alone churning across the length of the Adriatic aboard one. Here at Argo, we are all about the love of travel and wonderful, novel ways of “getting there” too.
On Friday Norwegian Cruise Line announced a unique hull artwork design for coming cruiser 4,000 passenger Norwegian Breakaway. Slated to be the largest cruise ship to home port in New York City, Breakaway’s hull will be etched with artwork by America’s most popular artist, Peter Max.
Oceania Cruises, one of the world’s top luxury cruiselines, cristened their latest vessel, m/s Riviera in Barcelona yesterday. The 66,172-ton vessel, built by famed Italian yard Fincantieri’s Sestri Ponente, will set sail on a 10-day maiden voyage from Venice to Athens beginning May 16.
1. Costa Concordia One of the most well-known, recent disasters, it ran aground and partially sank, with over 4000 passengers on board. 24 died and 64 were injured while 7 remain missing. The situation was handled badly, with the captain downplaying it to delay evacuation. The ship then developed a list which seriously hindered the […]
Alaska cruises provide the best of everything – experience comfort, entertainment, and relaxation while learning more about nature and who we are as a people.
Celebrity Cruises is all over travel news today in the wake of last night’s extravaganza last aboard the inaugural sailing of the Celebrity Silhouette. The lavish £500 million cruise ship was launched at what became Hamburg’s biggest ever cruise ship ceremony. At 122,000 tons and over 1,000 feet, Celebrity Silhouette is the largest ship ever named from Germany’s most legendary shipbuilding city.
Seasite.com, an online portal dedicated to business cruise events, has just released their latest version which allows planners added functionality. Like hotel sourcing portals Cvent and Starcite, Seasite aims to help planners course ship charters.
Have you always dreamed of a trans-Atlantic voyage? Maybe you yearn to dance an elegant tango aboard a stunning ocean liner? Perhaps you envision doing both, and more? Well, Crystal Cruises has just announced a “Big Band and Ballroom Dance” voyage from Lisbon to Miami this Fall. Talk about retro elegance.
For those dreaming of a cruise aboard a fabulous floating city this Summer, Crystal Cruises may just be the safest bet there is. The company has just been named Travel + Leisure’s “Best Large-Ship Cruise Line” for 2011.
P&O Cruises announced their latest offering yesterday, so called “Getaway” prices on flights and small ship cruises to on selected selected Adonia Mediterranean excursions. These Fly Med Getaways apply to cruises of between 10 and 14 nights that depart from Oct. 29 thru January 2012, according to the company news.
Argophilia is all about the love of the journey, and what journey imaginary or real could be more poignant than a Mediterranean cruise? And since we are destined for dreams, what about a cruise aboard a real ship, a legend, the 80+ year old windjammer Sea Cloud. Talk about a journey, Jason of Argonaut fame himself would fight for the chance.