Pearl Seas Recent Press Releases

DATE : January 20,2020

All New 2020 Panama Canal Cruise with Pearl Seas Cruises GUILFORD, CT – January 07, 2020 – New for 2020, Pearl Seas Cruises announces a spectacular 7-night Panama Canal Cruise aboard the only fully stabilized small ship in the region. Beginning this December, Pearl Seas will once again offer its popular Panama Canal cruises along a newly imagined itinerary–delivering the most exciting exploration of the Panama Canal available. Pearl’s Panama Canal Cruises offer a once in a lifetime experience to travel the entire length of the Panama Canal–one of the greatest engineering marvels in modern history. Guests will relish this rare upclose passing, as they cruise between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans, in complete comfort aboard the Pearl Mist, the Line’s all-private balcony, fully stabilized, 210-passenger ship. Pearl’s 7-Night Panama Canal Cruises make ports stops in: Cartagena; San Blas Islands; Gatun Lake, Panama Canal; Las Perlas Archipelago; and Panama City. 2020 cruises depart from both Cartagena and Panama City and guests can enjoy a Complimentary Pre-Cruise stay in Cartagena, or Panama City, as well as a post-cruise stay packages in both cities. In December 2020, Pearl’s first Panama Canal Cruise guests will begin their journey in Cartagena, Colombia, a former center of commerce for the Colonial Spanish Empire and today, a beautifully preserved city with castles, cobblestone streets, and colorful architecture. The cruise sails through the San Blas Islands and visits Colon, the city at the Atlantic’s entrance to Gatun Lake and the Panama Canal. Cruising through this region aboard the Pearl Mist is the most amazing way to explore it. As the Pearl Mist navigates Gatun Lake and the Panama Canal, guests can view the canal’s massive lock system up close for a front row view of one of the seven wonders of the modern world. The Pearl Mist’s all private balcony staterooms with full size sliding glass doors offer a private sanctuary for guests to experience this amazing environment. Only the fully stabilized Pearl Mist offers the smooth sailing advantages of the large ships while also providing the access and intimate exploration advantages only possible on a small ship. Pearl’s Panama Canal Cruise also sails through the Las Perlas Archipelago, with a stop on Contadora Island, a popular tourist destination. The amazing new voyage concludes in Panama City, where guests can explore the Casco Viejo, the old city, built in 1674 and accented with French and Spanish Colonial style architecture. About Pearl Seas Cruises: Pearl Seas Cruises was awarded Cruise Critic’s 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Award for Best Small Ship Line in the U.S. & Canada, Trip Savvy’s 2019 Awards for Best Caribbean Cruises, as well as 2018 & 2019 Magellan Awards for Best Itinerary. Pearl Seas delivers highly personalized service and intimate small ship cruises to the Great Lakes, the Canadian Maritimes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, New England, and now Central America & the Panama Canal.

DATE : July 2, 2019

Celebrate The 4th of July with Pearl Seas Cruises on the Great Lakes Photo of the Pearl Mist at Port Milwaukee courtesy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel GUILFORD, CT – July 02, 2019 – Pearl Seas Cruises is celebrating the 4th of July this year in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. With all of Pearl Seas’ summer Great Lakes cruises operating between Milwaukee and Toronto, the Line has a cruise arriving to Port Milwaukee on July 3rd just in time for the City’s famous fireworks display over Milwaukee Harbor. Pearl Seas Cruises has a 2nd Great Lakes cruise departing from Port Milwaukee the next day on July 4th, so guests of both cruises will be able to enjoy all the patriotic splendor that Milwaukee has to offer from the top deck of their gorgeous small ship. “The entire Milwaukee community comes outside to celebrate Independence Day. Pearl Mist passengers will have one of the single best views in the City!” said Adam Schlicht, Director of Port Milwaukee. Over July 3rd and 4th , Milwaukee is also hosting Summerfest at the Port – the world’s largest music festival which takes place just steps from the Pier Wisconsin cruise dock. While there, the Pearl Mist’s Great Lakes cruise guests will also enjoy a festive shipboard BBQ and a July 4 th themed cocktail party. The ship will be decorated in patriotic décor. Pearl Seas is a proud partner of Milwaukee’s effort to promote the passenger cruise business. Port Milwaukee is a founder of the Milwaukee Cruise Collaborative and is also a participant in the Cruise the Great Lakes initiative of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers. Port Milwaukee was recently named one of three nationwide winners of the Overall Award of Communications Excellence by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). Cruising the Great Lakes since 2014, Pearl Seas has perfected small ship exploration in the region aboard their 210-passenger ship, the Pearl Mist. June through August 2019 (and again in 2020), Pearl Seas offers two of the best Great Lakes cruising experiences available: an 11-night Great Lakes & Georgian Bay itinerary and a shorter 7-night Great Lakes itinerary—both itineraries operate between Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Toronto, Canada, and visit numerous American and Canadian ports of call. Pearl Seas offers a Premium Pre-cruise Hotel Package on all 2019 Great Lakes cruises departing from Milwaukee, as well as transportation between airports, hotels, and the ship, in both Toronto and Milwaukee. The Pearl Mist is one of the only small ships cruising the Great Lakes that is both fully stabilized and offers private furnished balconies in every stateroom. Pearl Seas Cruises was recently awarded Cruise Critic’s 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Award for Best Small Ship Line in the U.S. & Canada. Pearl Seas delivers highly personalized service and intimate small ship cruises to the Great Lakes, the Canadian Maritimes, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and New England.

DATE : February 20, 2019

Explore The Great Lakes this Summer with Pearl Seas Cruises GUILFORD, CT – February 20, 2019 – Pearl Seas Cruises is pleased to announce a spectacular 2019 summer season on The Great Lakes. Cruising there since 2014, Pearl Seas has perfected small ship exploration in The Great Lakes aboard their 210-passenger ship, the Pearl Mist. June through August 2019, Pearl Seas offers two of the best Great Lakes cruising experiences available: an 11-night Great Lakes & Georgian Bay itinerary and a shorter 7-night Great Lakes itinerary—both itineraries operate between Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Toronto, Canada and visit numerous American and Canadian ports of call. Pearl Seas’ guests aboard the Pearl Mist, will enjoy amazing views from their private balconies (offered in every stateroom). Great Lakes cruises also offer all-inclusive fine dining, complimentary cocktails each evening, complimentary beer & wine with lunch and dinner, as well as award-winning onboard enrichment programs, entertainment, and guided shore excursions at every port. Two Itineraries: The 11-night Great Lakes & Georgian Bay itinerary explores four of The Great Lakes (Michigan, Huron, Erie & Ontario), as well as Georgian Bay, a UNESCO designated Biosphere Reserve. The 11-night itinerary also includes a visit to Niagara Falls where guests can take a boat tour of Horseshoe Falls, which brings them close enough to feel Niagara’s misty spray. Pearl Seas’ 7-Night Great Lakes itinerary, cruises through two of The Great Lakes (Michigan & Huron). Along both itineraries, guests will explore the largest freshwater ecosystem in the world, while enjoying picturesque ports and culturally fascinating tales of the Native Americans, early explorers, traders, and European settlers who influenced and developed this extraordinary region. Shore/Port Highlights: Pearl Seas’ 2019 cruises offer an array of guided shore excursions in the most beautiful American and Canadian ports on the Great Lakes. In addition to Niagara Falls, guests will visit scenic Muskegon, MI known as the “Riviera of the Midwest,” and the quaint town of Holland, MI, settled by the Dutch in 1847, and home to the only authentic working Dutch Windmill in America. In Windsor, Ontario, guests can explore the beautiful Canadian “City of Roses,” and discover the history of the automobile at the Henry Ford Museum. On Mackinac Island, MI, guests can step back in time, touring the island in a horse drawn carriage and enjoying lunch afterwards, on the veranda of the historic Grand Hotel. And in Parry Sound, ON, guests can depart by Seaplane on an exciting aerial tour of the fantastic South Channel and Killbear Provincial Park, from a floatplane base in Parry sound! Pre Cruise: Pearl Seas offers a Premium Pre-cruise Hotel Package on all 2019 Great Lakes cruises departing from Milwaukee, as well as transportation between airports, hotels, and the ship, in both Toronto and Milwaukee. Pearl Seas Cruises was recently awarded Cruise Critic’s 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Award for Best Small Ship Line in the U.S. & Canada. Pearl Seas delivers highly personalized service and intimate small ship cruises to the Canadian Maritimes & St. Lawrence Seaway, The Great Lakes, New England, and Cuba.

DATE : November 23, 2018

Pearl Seas Cruises Announces CYBER Monday Deal $1000-off on All Spring 2019 Cuba Cruises GUILFORD, CT – November 23, 2018 – Pearl Seas Cruises announces special CYBER Monday Deal on all its March & April 2019, 11-night Cuba Cultural Voyages. Book Monday, November 26th—and save up to $1,000 off on Spring 2019 cruises to Cuba. As well, for agents wishing to familiarize themselves with the Line’s unique, all-inclusive 2019 Cuba itinerary, Pearl Seas has short taped webinars (Cruising Cuba in Spring with Pearl Seas Cruises) available by request. Pearl Seas Cruises was recently awarded a 2018 Silver Magellan Award for Best Itinerary for their 11- Night Cuba Cultural Voyage; and Cruise Critic’s 2018 Cruisers’ Choice Award for Best Small Ship Line in the U.S. & Canada. Since January 2017, Pearl Seas Cruises has offered the most comprehensive small ship Cuban cruise available and was one of the first lines granted permission to begin cruising to Cuba from the U.S. In 2018, Pearl’s 11-night Cuba Cultural Voyage remains one of the only itineraries that circumnavigates Cuba and visits more ports than any other cruise line. Pearl Seas’ 11-night Cuba Cultural Voyage also provides guests triple the amount of time spent on shore–with 2 days in historic Havana. Pearl Seas’ Cuba itinerary is the most authentic Cuba experience available–visiting all the smaller ports-of-call which larger lines can’t access. Pearl Seas’ Cuba cruises are conveniently roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale. Every Pearl Seas cruise offers award-winning onboard enrichment programs, guided shore excursions, and all-inclusive fine dining, including complimentary cocktails each evening and beer and wine with lunch and dinner. The 210-passenger Pearl Mist has private furnished balconies and the largest, most comfortable staterooms in the industry. Pearl Seas Cruises provides an intimate cruising experience and highly personalized service. The Line offers unique itineraries to the Canadian Maritimes, St. Lawrence Seaway, The Great Lakes, New England, and Cuba.

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