22 01, 2020

Celebrity Cruises teams up with Gwyneth Paltrow for first goop at sea event

By |2020-01-22T19:26:38+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Destinations, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Wellness cruise will offer lots of goop time By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva taking goop to the high seas on Celebrity Apex Have you heard about goop? It’s a celebrity thing. The brainstorm of superstar Gwyneth Paltrow,  the premise is all about wellness. And, well spas and wellness are the biggest buzz words [...]

21 01, 2020

Virgin Voyages giving away ‘loot’ to lure ‘sailors’

By |2020-01-21T18:48:57+00:00January 21st, 2020|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Richard Branson keeps creating clever promotions for quirky new cruise line By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Sir Richard Branson, entrepreneur billionaire cruise line founder keeps finding ways to bring attention to his new Virgin Voyages. The cheeky cruise line debuts in April with Scarlet Lady.  And his latest enticement it to give away loot. Read [...]

15 01, 2020

First photos reveal the stunning beauty of Tauck’s new ms Andorinha riverboat

By |2020-01-20T19:11:58+00:00January 15th, 2020|Ports, Riverboat Cruises, Stuff|0 Comments

Exclusive preview of the gorgeous vessel built to sail the Douro River By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Wow! Tauk’s new riverboat is a stunner. Says Tauk CEO, Dan Mahar, "The Andorinha is a truly beautiful vessel." said Tauck CEO Dan Mahar, "She's  distinctly different from every other ship in our fleet, but instantly recognizable as [...]

13 01, 2020

Princess Cruises welcomes lovers with two romantic vow-renewal cruises

By |2020-01-20T19:13:15+00:00January 13th, 2020|Ports, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Ceremonies inspired by Cupid By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva From Princess Cruises Facebook page What is more fitting to do on the most romantic day of the year than renew your marriage vows.  And to do just that on a big, beautiful ship. On February 14  Cupid will aim his bow at couples [...]

10 01, 2020

Check out the spectacular new ships for Princess, Costa, Carnival and P&O

By |2020-01-10T19:43:53+00:00January 10th, 2020|Dining, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Each ship features unique innovations and designs By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva It’s been a busy time for the world’s largest leisure travel company. We’re talking about Carnival Corporation-operator of several top cruise lines. The company just announced it will be launching four new ships this year. The upcoming lineup includes the Iona for P&O [...]

9 01, 2020

Get triple savings on river cruises on AmaWaterways

By |2020-01-09T18:38:45+00:00January 9th, 2020|Riverboat Cruises, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Enjoy a luxurious river cruise for less By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva Have you been putting off that river cruise? Well here’s a deal that might make you want to book it now, at Pavlus Travel  (800.528.9300) of course. The top river cruise operator is offering a special New Year’s triple saving offers on 2020 [...]

6 01, 2020

Big news: Regent Seven Seas passengers get $1000 shipboard credit on select cruises

By |2020-01-06T21:32:57+00:00January 6th, 2020|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

First time in history that cruise line offers this much dough By Patti Pietschmann Think about this. Along with its  all-inclusive fare, Regent Seven Seas is doling out $1000 spending credit on select voyages.  It's the most credit the cruise line has issued in its history.  The  Celebrate Luxury Perfected  promotion can  be used for [...]

1 01, 2020

20 New Year’s resolutions for savvy travelers

By |2020-01-01T18:34:58+00:00January 1st, 2020|Restaurants, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Resolve to travel more in 2020 By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva Tips for hassle-free travel and more Pack prudently. You really won’t need all those clothes. Book your trip with a travel agent.  Trying to do it yourself can be daunting. It will take all the angst out of it and get you right the [...]

24 12, 2019

Looking for holiday cookie recipes Viking Cruises has you covered

By |2019-12-24T21:17:09+00:00December 24th, 2019|Riverboat Cruises, Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Christmas cookies galore in Viking's free e-book By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva Viking Cruises is offering a free holiday cook book filled with delicious cookies and more. The book includes the sandkaker cookie, a  Hagen family favorite. The cookies are popular in  Norway during Christmastime. It is best to bake them in sandkaker tins but [...]

23 12, 2019

19 scrumptious signature cocktails created to quench thirsts for Regent Seven Seas Splendor

By |2019-12-21T20:49:35+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Ships, Stuff|0 Comments

Designer cocktails welcome the Splendor By Patti Pietschmann Travel Diva Talk about tippling. Passengers will be able to mix and mingle with ship mates over 19 tasty mixed drinks on Regent Seven Seas Splendor which debuts in February. According to  F&B VP, Bernhard Klotz,  it's a  highly ambitious drink menu that highlights  the  ship’s debut.  [...]