6 07, 2020

Glamorous yacht offers taste of rich and famous lifestyles

By |2020-07-03T17:40:20+00:00July 6th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Riverboat Cruises, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

The chic Emerald Azzurra yacht to debut in 2021 By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Want to experience the lifestyle of the rich and famous?  Book a cruise on  Emerald Yachts  dazzling new Azzurra.  Just call  Pavlus Travel(800-52309300)  to reserve a suite for September 2021. She's very eye-pleasing.   Just take a look at thee Owner's Suite [...]

28 06, 2020

A relaxing vacation is just what the doctor ordered and Pavlus can fill your prescription

By |2020-06-28T19:50:32+00:00June 28th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Land Tours, Riverboat Cruises, Ships, Stuff, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dreaming of a luxurious getaway at affordable prices? You're at the right place By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva We could all use some spa time about now and Regent Seas has you covered (Photo courtesy Regent Seven Seas) While we're still in the doom and gloom of the coronavirus nothing can brighten your [...]

26 06, 2020

Princess paints positive post pandemic picture by opening bookings for 2022

By |2020-06-26T17:24:07+00:00June 26th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Ports, Ships|0 Comments

Five Princess ships to sail from west coast in 2022 By Patti Pietschmann,Travel Diva Just as things were looking bleak for the cruise-starved,  Princess Cruises is offering  dozens of 2020 itineraries.  It's been worrisome whether cruising would ever return. But at least Princess is betting on its return. The company is accepting reservations for 2020 [...]

20 06, 2020

How to look sensational when your ship finally comes in

By |2020-06-20T22:46:04+00:00June 20th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Putting pizzazz in your next cruise wardrobe By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva Here's a fun activity to wile away the time until you next cruise.  And get some much-missed retail therapy, too.  Pull together a whole new wardrobe to where while celebrating cruising's come back. You can do it on line or at shops that [...]

17 06, 2020

Breaking news: French Polynesia opens for tourism welcomes back Paul Gauguin Cruises

By |2020-06-17T18:17:30+00:00June 17th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Ports, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Coronavirus-caused cruise pause ends  for PG Cruises in July By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Paradise lost and found More light at the end of the travel tunnel. French Polynesia is reopening in July.  And luxury cruise operator Paul Gauguin is resuming Tahitian itineraries on July 11,2020. Ready to sail in paradise? Just contact [...]

16 06, 2020

Norwegian announces more cruise cancellations in Alaska, Canada and New England

By |2020-06-16T22:07:14+00:00June 16th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Company cites global 'situation' as cause for suspensions by Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva NCL is cancelling all sailing through August 30, 2020. It is also putting the brakes on September sailings. However Alaska cruises from Seattle are still a go.  But both Norwegian Bliss's Oct. 12, 2020 and Norwegian's Joy Oct. 4, 2020  voyages are [...]

15 06, 2020

Crystal ending coronavirus caused cruise pause with fall Caribbean itineraries

By |2020-06-11T22:33:25+00:00June 15th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Destinations, Ports, Ships|0 Comments

The sleek Serenity kicks off Crystal’s cruise return By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Crystal Serenity photo by Richard Pietschmann There’s finally some light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel for the cruise starved. Crystal Cruises is set to sail the Caribbean starting in October. And a Pavlus agent is ready to book [...]

12 06, 2020

Confessions of a cruise addict

By |2020-06-12T22:42:00+00:00June 12th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Dining, Land Tours, Ships, Stuff, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why we love cruises and what we miss the most during the coronavirus pause By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva With everything that's going on  right now between protests, riots and the coronavirus pandemic, I just wish we could all just hop on a cruise ship and sail away to island paradises. My husband Richard and [...]

8 06, 2020

Windstar to hoist its sails again after long coronavirus pause starting September 2020

By |2020-06-08T15:56:34+00:00June 8th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships|0 Comments

Bookings now open for 2020-2021 for all deployments By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Photo by Richard Pietschmann Windstar cruises is ending its long coronavirus cruise pause in September 2020. The small ship operator will hoist the sails once again on the 148-passenger Wind Spirit Sept. 3rd in Tahiti. The rest of the fleet  [...]

4 06, 2020

Breaking news: Princess cancels more cruises extends embargo

By |2020-06-04T16:10:11+00:00June 4th, 2020|Blog Homepage, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Cruises  canceled in Australia, Taiwan and US By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva California coastal cruises among those canceled Although somewhat inevitable, the news that Princess is prolonging its coronavirus-caused cruise pause is disheartening to its loyal fans. Princess says the decision is due to  closures of cruise ports in regions around the world. [...]