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Cruise Lines 
Cruise Specialists partners with the best cruise lines to find the right fit for you.
AmaWaterways
Family owned and operated, AmaWaterways facilitates cultural immersion, with complimentary shore excursions and bicycles to explore Europe more fully. Also cruising rivers of Vietnam, Cambodia and Africa.
Ships: 17 in Europe, ranging from 106 to 164 (AmaMagna, debuting 2019, holds 196)
Style: Contemporary and understated, passengers skew younger than other river cruise lines.
American Queen® Steamboat Company
The most inclusive river cruises in North America with pre-cruise hotel stays, wine and beer with dinner, and shore excursions in each port. Experience the authenticity of America’s river cities aboard these uniquely luxurious riverboats.
Ships: 3 elegant paddlewheelers, including American Queen®, the largest riverboat ever built
Style: Geared for history and nature lovers alike. Elegant and fairly traditional.
Avalon Waterways
Receive tremendous value with shore excursions, beer and regional wines at dinner, onboard enrichment, and flexible schedules that allow you to set your own pace throughout the voyage.
Ships: 22, cruising throughout Europe; also Vietnam & Cambodia, Myanmar, India, the Galápagos and Amazon
Style: Comfortable and relaxed, also featuring Active Discovery cruises
Azamara Club Cruises
Azamara specializes in “Destination Immersion,” meaning longer evenings or overnights in more ports so travelers can get a better feel for the destination. Gratuities, beverages and more included in fare.
Ships: 3, approximately 690 guests each
Style: Country club casual, with a focus on culturally-inquisitive travelers
Celebrity Cruises
Offering a happy medium between the largest cruise ships and ultra-luxury small ships, Celebrity Cruises provides “modern luxury,” with chic décor and artfully-designed menus.
Ships: 14, counting Celebrity EdgeSM, launching December 2018; and Celebrity FloraSM, new luxury 100-guest ship in the Galápagos, debuting May 2019
Style: Upscale and modern, trend-setting
Crystal Cruises
Consistently receives top accolades from Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazine readers. All-inclusive cruises include fine wines and spirits, gratuities and more.
Ships: 2, Crystal Serenity & Crystal Symphony; approximately 1,000 guests each (also river cruises and yacht cruises)
Style: Classic luxury cruising; generous public spaces allow for a relaxed and roomy feel
Cunard Line
Cunard is best known for its transatlantic crossings aboard the elegant Queen Mary 2. Its fleet of 3 grand ships feature traditional style and modern amenities.
Ships: 3, approximately 2,000 to 2,620 guests
Style: Formal and traditional
Holland America Line
Popular with Cruise Specialists guests for its classic style and enriching journeys, Holland America Line sets itself apart with timeless elegance with a modern twist, built on a 140+ year history.
Ships: 15, including one new in December 2018; 835 to 2,666 guests
Style: Stylish and sophisticated, with diverse amenities, abundant culinary options and a wide array of entertainment
Lindblad Expeditions
A celebrated partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic enables its inquisitive guests to have a most enriching experience as they travel and explore the world.
Ships: 14 nimble, intimately-scaled expedition ships
Style: Active expeditions for inquisitive travelers
Oceania Cruises
Intimate, luxurious ships known for a high level of culinary service, led by Master Chef Jacques Pépin. Country-club casual environment with enrichment programs, guest lecturers and more.
Ships: 6; from 684 to 1,250 guests
Style: Intimate and luxurious, with personalized service that comes from the heart
Paul Gauguin Cruises
Offering small ship luxury cruises to idyllic destinations in the South Pacific. No other luxury vessel in history has offered this level of single-destination focus on a year-round basis.
Ships: 1; carrying 332 guests
Style: Relaxed, warm and welcoming, with exquisite attention to detail
Ponant
Five-star cruising with a traditionally French flair while widening its appeal to North American travelers. Its yachts offer an increasing array of destinations to all 7 continents.
Ships: 11, carrying 64 to 264 guests (200 in Antarctica), including its new explorer yachts launching through 2020
Style: Private yacht ambiance
Princess Cruises
Princess Cruises serves a wide variety of travelers and destinations, including Alaska, along with an annual World Cruise. Its larger, amenity-packed ships are popular with families and multi-generational cruisers.
Ships: 18, including one launching in 2019 and one in 2020; from 670 to 3,660 guests
Style: Classic and attentive service, with a multitude of exciting dining and entertainment options
Quark Expeditions
As the leader in Polar Expeditions, Quark Expeditions shares a passion for some of the world’s most treasured environments. Quark works tirelessly to ensure all guests have an authentic experience of a lifetime.
Ships: 7, ranging in size from 12 to 199 guests
Style: Comfortable and relatively informal, due to the nature of the expeditions
Regent Seven Seas Cruises®
True luxury. Fares include free roundtrip air, free unlimited shore excursions, free specialty restaurants, free unlimited beverages (including fine wines and spirits), free pre-paid gratuities and more.
Ships: 5, including 1 new in 2020; from 490 to 750 guests
Style: Polished and sophisticated; with an all-inclusive, sumptuous atmosphere
Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection
The renowned Ritz-Carlton brand ushers in an exciting new mode of vacation, with yacht cruises starting in 2020 – featuring all-suite accommodations, elevated dining and amenities, and legendary Ritz-Carlton service.
Ships: 3, serving 298 guests each; first one debuting in February 2020
Style: Relaxed and casually elegant, for those accustomed to bespoke travel
Royal Caribbean International
Innovative cruise line, constantly developing new, high-energy features for guests of all ages. Cutting-edge entertainment and a fleet of modern ships that travel the globe.
Ships: 25, including ship launching in 2019; ranging from 1,800 to 5,400 guests
Style: Award-winning industry firsts, expansive and unmatched array of features and amenities
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours
All-inclusive river cruising, plus the world’s first luxury expedition yacht. The river cruise ships are five-star luxury and include a butler for every suite.
Ships: 15 river ships, nicknamed Space-Ships for their low passenger count and luxurious sense of space
Style: Elegant ships with warm and welcoming service; coat and tie not required
Seabourn
Feel like part of an exclusive club on these small, ultra-luxury ships. Partnership with UNESCO promotes sustainable tourism at World Heritage sites. Partnership with chef Thomas Keller.
Ships: 5, approximately 450-600 guests
Style: Roomy feel with yacht-like ambiance; ultra-luxurious, attentive and personalized service
Silversea
Cruises to all 7 continents aboard small, luxury ships; the all-inclusive fare covers almost all discretionary onboard expenses.
Ships: 6 classic cruise ships, including 1 launching in 2020; from 296 to 608 guests. Plus, 4 expedition ships for just 100 to 254 guests (200 in Antarctica).
Style: Service that is committed to perfection, all-inclusive and indulgent
Tauck
Tauck offers extraordinary, personalized river cruises throughout Europe, with all-inclusive fares that lead to no surprise expenses. Tauck also offers distinctive river cruise options tailored for families.
Ships: 8, ranging from 98 to 130 guests (significantly fewer than industry average)
Style: Intimate and sophisticated with a premium feel
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Its river ships rival the world’s most elegant boutique hotels, indulging guests both onboard and ashore. Gourmet cuisine, unlimited beverages, all gratuities, and a wide choice of excursions are included.
Ships: 13 in Europe, plus 2 in China, and 1 each in Egypt, Vietnam & Cambodia, India, and Russia
Style: Indulgent, boutique style, highly stylized and themed artistic ships
Virgin Voyages
The beloved Virgin brand rolls out a new cruise concept. They’re promising a ship that stands out from any others – a lot of fun with a bit of mystery, and many more exciting reveals as the first ship reaches completion.
Ships: First of 3 ships debuting in 2020 (2,800 guests)
Style: Adults-only, sophisticated, curated experiences in the style and spirit of Richard Branson.
Windstar Cruises
A private yacht experience for those who enjoy intimate cultural experiences and handcrafted shore excursions. A complimentary private event for guests on almost every sailing.
Ships: 6; 3 power yachts and 3 tall-masted sailing yachts, ranging from 148 to 310 guests
Style: Understated luxury, uncrowded and pampering feel
Zegrahm Expeditions
Immersive, off-the-grid journeys for seasoned travelers. Experts such as Marine biologists, ornithologists, divemasters and more are onboard to enhance your journey – completely all-inclusive.
Ships: Zegrahm charters small ships that are capable of reaching some of the world’s most intriguing destinations, on all 7 continents
Style: Comfortable and geared to enhance the inquisitive nature of the journey
Need help deciding which cruise will live up to your dream vacation?
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