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Karryon Cruise News: Scenic, P&O, G Adventures + Swan Hellenic

Miss any shipshape updates this week? Get up to speed with the latest intel, thanks to our weekly wrap of all the news making waves in cruising right now.

Miss any shipshape updates this week? Get up to speed with the latest intel, thanks to our weekly wrap of all the news making waves in cruising right now.

Finally! There’s so much going on in the world of cruising again (Hurrah!).

So to make your life easier in navigating it all, we’ve fathomed it all out by curating a wrap of the latest news you need to know this week.

Welcome aboard. The sail-away party starts right here.

1. Natural Wonders: Scenic launches 2023 Canada, Alaska & USA collection

Scenic has launched its latest 2023 Natural Wonders of Canada, Alaska & USA collection, featuring five new itineraries as part of more than 20 handcrafted trips plus new immersive experiences and ultra-luxury cruises on the Scenic Eclipse.

Read on for more here.

2. Encounter Down Under: P&O’s newest ship heads to Australia

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The latest addition to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet, Pacific Encounter is en route from Singapore to join Pacific Explorer, sailing into Sydney Harbour on 2 August for another step in the recovery of Australia’s annual $5 billion cruise industry.

Read on for more here.

3. Over the moon: Emerald Luna christened by travel industry godmother in Amsterdam

Emerald Cruises’ newest Star-Ship Emerald Luna was christened on 21 July in Amsterdam with award-winning US travel industry advocate and educator Vanessa McGovern doing the honours as godmother during the official ceremony.

Read on for more here.

4. Silver linings: Silversea Endeavour is the line’s newest expedition ship

Silversea Cruises has welcomed Silversea Endeavour to its 11-ship fleet as the cruise line’s fifth expedition vessel, due to set sail in November 2022 for the Antarctica season and shore up its position in the luxury expedition cruising market amid high consumer demand.

Dive in here.

5. Go overboard with Elvis: P&O’s Tribute to the King cruises

Can’t help falling in love with Elvis? Flowing on from the crooner’s surge in popularity with the new Elvis biopic, P&O Cruises Australia has brought its Tribute to the King cruises back for the 2022/2023 season and expanded the departure ports to new cities.

For more, head to www.pocruises.com.au/cruises/tribute-to-the-king

6. OMG: G Adventures gears up for the Galapagos with a custom-built catamaran

The new Reina Silvia Voyager sets sail this Northern Hemisphere summer, offering the brand’s first-at-sea solo cabins and upgraded accommodation options to cater for travellers seeking both bigger adventures and more activity during their holiday time.

Itineraries include:

For more, head to www.gadventures.com

7. Cultural cruise line Swan Hellenic expands its 2022-23 sailings in Australasia

With cultural itineraries across seven continents, SH Minerva, the first ship in the Cyprus-based expedition cruise company’s ultramodern new fleet, will be voyaging extensively in Australia and South-East Asia, including a full Antarctica season.

Swan Hellenic is offering a choice of four separate cruises to explore Kimberley’s extraordinary landscapes, fascinating wildlife and unique Wandjina Aboriginal art, visiting unforgettable locations that are inaccessible by road.

Swan Hellenic is also celebrating the arrival of its full fleet on the waves with Early Swan Savings of 30% off its brochure prices for all bookings made between now and the end of September 2022.

For more, head to www.swanhellenic.com

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