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        CONTENTS                                     TAKE A CRUISE, BE AN EXPLORER
        April | May, 2017
                                                     Names such as Polo, Shackleton, Darwin and Cousteau are forever linked with the human
        3    Holland America Line                    race’s quest to explore. These intrepid travelers blazed new trails, mapped the world and
        6    Silversea                               documented their experiences, sometimes harrowing and always fascinating. They created
        8    Crystal Cruises                         new, more complete pictures about wildlife and foliage, whether under the sea, on land or
                                                     in the skies; taught us about unique regional customs; and fostered better understandings
        10   Seabourn                                about the delicate world in which we live.
        12   Regent Seven Seas Cruises ®             Over the centuries, and especially in the past couple of decades, the ability of the common
        14   Expedition Expansion                    traveler to become an explorer – at the level they are comfortable with – has been greatly
        16   Oceania Cruises                         enhanced by travel companies, and cruise lines are most adept at bringing this experience
        18   Celebrity Cruises                                                     to life. A small, expedition cruise ship can carry you
        19   Viking Cruises                                                        from island to island in the Galápagos to ensure
        20   Zegrahm Expeditions                                                   you see as many of these unique islands – and
                                                                                   the wildlife that lives on them – as possible. An
        21   Royal Caribbean                                                       ice-class luxury vessel outfitted with Zodiacs
        22   Ponant                                                                can transport you to the shores of Antarctica,
        23   Princess Cruises                                                      where you’ll march with penguins and learn
        24   Cunard                                                                from knowledgeable guides about this fragile
        25   Azamara Club Cruises                    Blue-footed boobies, photographed by    ecosystem. The options for expedition cruising – in
                                                                                   comfort, with experts, and with fellow like-minded
        26   Windstar Cruises                        Cruise Specialists client Karlla Sander. More    travelers – are growing, and we are thrilled to help
                                                     of her story on page 6.
        27   Shore Excursion Expertise                                             you tap into this unique mode of travel.
        28   Paul Gauguin Cruises                    In this edition of Seaviews, you’ll find anecdotes from fellow travelers who have recently
                                                     ventured to far-off places with the guidance of our Cruise Consultants. When you have
        FEATURES                                     questions about what your options are, please feel free to reach out to us.
        14   The Bright Future of Expedition Cruising  The beauty of cruising is that you always have new ways to explore – not only remote
        20   Off the Grid with Zegrahm               destinations on expedition ships, but also with unique shore excursions at classic ocean
        27   Explore Ashore with Cruise Specialists  cruising destinations. We created this edition of Seaviews with all types of travelers in mind.
                                                     If donning a snorkel mask (or a parka and boots) does not appeal, yet conversing with a
        SEAVIEWS AT A GLANCE                         world-class expert on any number of topics does, the cruise lines we feature today will have
                                                     something special for you.
        Look for these symbols to further enhance your vacation.
             The crown icon signifies special amenities that
             may include hosts, exclusive onboard events,
             complimentary shore excursions, prepaid gratuities
             or shipboard credits, courtesy of Cruise Specialists.  Annie Scrivanich
                                                     Senior Vice President
             This starburst signifies a Hosted World Cruise or   Cruise Specialists
             Grand Voyage.                                                             ABOUT THE COVER
             The V symbolizes a Virtuoso Voyages sailing, which
             typically includes a voyage host and welcome         Silver Explorer, a purpose-built expedition
             reception; plus a complimentary shore excursion     ship, navigates the waters of Antarctica. Its
             or shipboard credit.                                fleet of Zodiac boats allows guests to visit
                                                               even the most off-the-beaten path locations,
             An airplane icon means the cruise line is providing    along with an expert expedition team.
             a special airfare offer.

      Unless stated otherwise, fares quoted are in US dollars, per person assuming double occupancy, cruise only, in the minimum available category and include all applicable savings, and non-discountable amounts. (Exceptions: Crystal Cruises
      port, security and handling fees from $175-$4,015 pp.; government fees, airfare, and taxes are additional.) Shipboard credit amounts may be shown per person or per stateroom (based on double occupancy) and will be designated. Cruise
      Specialists and Virtuoso Voyages amenities such as hosts, cocktail parties and shore excursions are based on minimum participation and subject to change without prior notice. Cruise lines reserve the right to charge a fuel supplement for
      all guests and may collect such a supplement even if the cruise fare has been paid in full. Every effort has been made to ensure that prices are correct at time of printing; however, restrictions apply, prices are capacity controlled, subject to
      availability and may change without prior notice. We reserve the right to correct errors. Ships’ Registries: The Bahamas, Bermuda, Ecuador, France, Germany, Malta, Marshall Islands, The Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, and United States.
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