Ocean Cruising

  • Virgin Voyages Prescribes  ‘Vitamin Sea’ Experiences

    Virgin Voyages Prescribes ‘Vitamin Sea’ Experiences

    Virgin Voyages has revealed plans of its new ship’s transformational and rejuvenating well-being experiences for its sailors on board The Scarlet Lady. Its ‘Vitamin Sea’ ideology has been inspired by the oceans and their importance in the health and well-being … Continue reading →
  • Vinotherapy – tipsy treatments now onboard with MSC Cruises

    Vinotherapy – tipsy treatments now onboard with MSC Cruises

    Mediterranean-based MSC Cruises has partnered with Bocelli Wines to launch Vinotherapy, a signature collection of spa treatments offering the rich benefits of Italian grapes. Created with the LAJATICA vinotherapy products, these will be available throughout its fleet-wide. Known as “nature’s antioxidants,” grapes … Continue reading →
  • Cruising for wellness

    Cruising for wellness

    Wellness is making waves. Forget the confines of the traditional massage table, wooden sauna and crowded steam room, facilities are now drifting out to sea. Many cruise-lines are embracing the wellness concept with a more holistic lifestyle attitude with integrated … Continue reading →
  • THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL GROUP GOES SAILING

    THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL GROUP GOES SAILING

    Ritz-Carlton has announced it is to move into cruising, making it the first luxury hotel brand to offer bespoke yacht experiences. Marriott-owned, the luxury hotel brand is launching The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection in partnership with Oaktree Capital Management and with … Continue reading →
  • A vegan voyage

    A vegan voyage

    Cruise & Maritime Voyages is offering a vegan cruise around the Norwegian Fjords. Aboard The Columbus, the cruise will sail from Tilbury on September 25th this year. Presentations on a range of vegan subjects will be given by guest speakers … Continue reading →
  • Norwegian Cruise Line unveils its top five spa facilities from the on-board Mandara Spa®

    Norwegian Cruise Line unveils its top five spa facilities from the on-board Mandara Spa®

    Norwegian Cruise Line has selected its top five spa facilities on board Norwegian’s young fleet. As part of the Thermal Suite, the Salt Room is designed to mimic the naturally occurring salt mines and caves of Europe, used for centuries … Continue reading →
  • Quartz Crystal Treatment Beds now on board

    Quartz Crystal Treatment Beds now on board

    Crystal Cruises has introduced a Quartz Crystal Treatment Bed on its two ocean ships, Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony. The MLX Quartz bed comprises a base made of alpha-quartz sand which can be selectively heated to varying temperatures, helping to … Continue reading →
  • Cruising to Wellness

    Cruising to Wellness

    Wellness themed holidays can be experienced in many forms but if you like fresh air, open skies, and the sound of waves on rewind, then take to the ocean or to the myriad of river routes for your prescribed dose … Continue reading →
  • Wellness cruising, Polynesian style

    Wellness cruising, Polynesian style

    Paul Gauguin Cruises is offering voyages in Tahiti, French Polynesia, Fiji and the South Pacific that provide health and wellness opportunities for fitness-minded travellers. Dr Sideroff, a healing, resilience and optimal performance expert, will offer insights into integrating the most advanced … Continue reading →
  • Wellness cruise with Seabourn

    Wellness cruise with Seabourn

    The luxury small-ship cruise line, Seabourn, is offering its first-ever holistic spa and wellness experience at sea. Onboard, each programme will be led by a wellness guide, a certified yoga and meditation practitioner. The daily practice of meditation and yoga … Continue reading →