Few cruise destinations can offer the same combination of thrilling adventure and tropical paradise as the Caribbean. Indeed, it is always one of the most popular destinations for anyone looking to travel on a luxury cruise, as its islands are a joy to explore, and they offer experiences for all kinds of traveller. Yet, when...

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Guests dining and chatting in the Prime 7 restaurant on-board Seven Seas Mariner
The dress code for luxury cruises varies by cruise line, by the time of day and by the day of the week. Before you step on-board, it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with what your cruise line requires to ensure you're prepared. There’s no point packing your dinner jacket or ball gown if your...

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Guest receiving a massage on a private deck on-board Seabourn Encore

The newest addition to Seabourn’s fleet, the sumptuous, 600-passenger Seabourn Encore is also the luxury line’s biggest, although still petite in cruising terms, at 40,340 tons. The all-inclusive ship has the feel of a luxurious private yacht, all curves, rich blues, gleaming mahogany and polished stainless steel. She is stylish and contemporary, effortlessly classy but…

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Friends drinking wine on their balcony on a Seabourn cruise

Seabourn is the most upscale brand coming under the umbrella of the vast Carnival Corporation, operating four (soon to be five) sleek, yacht-like ships. Three of them – Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Sojourn and Seabourn Quest – carry 458 passengers each in unfettered luxury, while in 2017, the slightly larger Seabourn Encore (carrying 600) joined the…

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Seabourn Sojourn - Seabourn
Seabourn have four ships in service - the new Seabourn Encore has recently been launched to accompany the three vessels that were launched between 2009 and 2010. Six Star Cruises Managing Director, James Cole, attended the Christening of Seabourn Encore, and also enjoyed a tour of Seabourn Sojourn. Here, he shares his thoughts... I have...

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