Today, world cruises offer travelers more choices than ever before, from traveling on large vessels that hold 2,000 passengers, to sail on smaller ships that can navigate to small known, secluded coves.
Several cruise lines offer world cruises in 2011. Some of the more specialized world cruises include Holland America Line, Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Yachts of Seabourn. Each of the worlds cruise lines has special features that distinguish them from distinctive categories and therefore appeal to different groups of travelers.
Holland America Cruises has a long and proud history to deliver extraordinary holiday experiences, starting with its first ship in 1873. It is known as one of the incredible Emperors in the cruise industry. Holland Americas fleet of 15 ships offers over 500 cruises from more than 38 home ports and covers all seven continents. Holland America cruise ships vary in size from Prinsendam with 793 passengers to the newest class of ships that hold more than 2,000 passengers. The Holland America Grand World Voyages has eight separate major journeys ranging from 29 days to a 110 day cruise. The 110s begins the Holland America Grand World Voyage at Ft. Lauderdale surrounds the world and docks at more than 40 ports. Other shorter cruises are aimed at certain parts of the world. Some start at Fort Lauderdale, and depart either in Australia or New Zealand. Others start on Australia or New Zealand and sail to Greece, China or the United Arab Emirates. Some of the vessels are intended for a particular theme that may include museum quality, artwork, antiques, mayan art or a tribute to the worlds wonderful music.
In 2010, Crystal Cruises will offer a 110 day trip to Crystal Serenity from Los Angeles and end in London. Crystal Serenity also has a 94 day trip sailing from and returning to Los Angeles 2011. Other 2011 excursions at Crystal Serenity include shorter trips to Papeete, Auckland, Sydney, Singapore, Mumbai, Cape Town and London. These shorter trips have attractive offers that include 2 for 1 prices, free flights and as you want to spend credits with varying limits.
The Regent Seven Seas 2011 World Cruise has a striking 145 night trip. Sail on Seven Seas Voyager from San Francisco west through the South Sea Islands, up through the Suez Canal and across the Mediterranean to Southampton, England. Regent Seven Seas World Cruise offers you the opportunity to customize your own cruise trip by combining multiple cruises of your choice for a perfect cruise. In October 2010, Regent Seven Seas Cruises was voted the worlds best cruise line in the big ship category at the 2010 Reader Condé Nast Traveler poll, with a total score of 92.3%. The travel and leisure magazine also ranked Regent Seven Seas Cruises among the 10 largest major cruise lines.
The Yachts of Seabourn World Cruise offers ultra-luxury trips on smaller, more intimate small boats offering 104 to 225 suites with plush amenities. These smaller boats can navigate to coves, harbors and inlets where the large vessels are prevented. This allows the traveler to see sights that many have never seen before. Seabourn World Cruise offers free wines and open-ended bars without boat, as well as all-suite accommodation, many with porches. Seabourn World Cruises have many unique features like starred movies, starters starters or nights when the captain turns off all the ships lights so passengers can appreciate the road when sipping 25 years old scotch. Daytime activities can include water skiing in a docked bay with the boats aboard Watersport Marina Facilites. Sailboat, Pedalboat and other water activities are also available. Ocean surprises may include caviar on the surf with champagne and caviar served on a surfboard or take a dip in the ocean surrounded by a circle of steel mesh to keep you safe from hungry predators.
Whatever your cruise performance, youre sure to be well looked after and pleasantly entertained on Holland America Cruises, Crystal World Cruises, Regent World Cruises, or Seabourn World Cruises.