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    Personal Contact Travel Moments: The Best Part

    Reducing travel by ship to the lowest common denominator, the part shared by all cruise lines, reveals some of the best parts of travel itself.  Safely transporting us from place to place obliterates the generalized notion that travel is unsafe.  We see that first hand.  A growing focus on destinations brings personal contact with people who turn out to be not all that much different ...

    On February 20, 2017 / By
  • Cruise Industry 0

    Awards Confirm Viking Popularity, We Know Why

    We read the results of surveys, polls and award rankings with mixed emotions.  Get it right, rate our favorite high; it’s a good day. Get it wrong, grant unearned high placement; that’s a problem. Such is the case with nearly every cruise industry award program.  Behind the scenes, industry watchers know better.  We talk to passengers and crew on ships. We pay attention to social interactions, ...

    On February 18, 2017 / By
  • Airlines And Airfare 0

    Delta Domestic Service Soars Higher, Adds Complimentary Meals

    If you think the days of included meals on domestic flights were a thing of the past, think again. If the only time culinary options were considered was on an international flight, forget that. Delta is back with good news: Delta domestic service will include complimentary meals on a dozen of its longest flights. Better news: a number of those flights provide service to commonly ...

    On February 17, 2017 / By
  • Luxury 0

    A Westminster Tea Party: Cunard Style

    Cunard’s first time sponsorship of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City looked to be a perfect match.  After all, Cunard allows furry friends along for the ride aboard newly remastered Queen Mary 2, also connected to New York.  On transatlantic sailings, Cunard passengers enjoy a variety of onboard events including afternoon tea, an experience shared as a Westminster Tea Party at ...

    On February 16, 2017 / By