Who doesn't dream of traveling the Mediterranean on a cruise ship and relaxing by the pool?
More than two million Germans have regularly traveled by cruise ship in recent years, and many more people dream of cruising. Preferred destinations from the perspective of German vacationers are the Mediterranean region, the far north and the ports on the Baltic Sea.
Is the next vacation or the next cruise coming up? Are you wondering what to take with you and what to do without? Then you are right with us.
Every year millions of people travel to distant countries and cities on cruise ships. The ships offer their guests a wide range of recreational and entertainment options.
Holidays are undoubtedly the best time for a family. Where is it going is an exciting question every year.
Cruises have been of great interest to holidaymakers for years. Why is that?
Well over 300 cruise ships sail the world's oceans. Most of the ships are bread and butter ships, which - depending on the country of origin - are perfectly tailored to the needs of their passengers.
Don't worry about booking a flight or a rental car and waking up in a different place almost every day? Cruises meet these requirements. In the following we show you what to consider when taking a cruise.
Addicted to the sea, addicted to cruises: cruise ships take us to those places we dream of. To metropolises, hip islands and fascinating sights.
The latest generation of cruise ships are equipped with the latest technology to navigate and guarantee travelers first-class internet access. In terms of that, the question arises as to how things are with sailing or motor yachts in this regard.
In 2019, the year before the outbreak of the corona pandemic, 30 million people worldwide traveled on cruise ships.
Lots of people take cruises, and even more people are considering cruising. No wonder the world offers a large number of attractive cruise destinations.
We love cruises. Boat trips take us to unusual places. When we go ashore and on board the ships, we feel free, we leave everyday life behind us. Unfortunately, this break from everyday life usually only lasts seven or fourteen days. The much longer world trips are out of the question for us.
German vacationers love cruises. As far as this form of travel is concerned, they are European champions.
The cruise industry has been growing steadily for decades. Ship travel, once a form of travel for the top ten thousand, has become affordable for broad sections of the population.
One named not just one airport after him, but also a travel guide and a number of streets, schools and monuments in many countries around the world: Marco Polo, the restless merchant from Venice, according to his own stories traveled through Asian steppes, deserts and cities and served the ruler of the Mongols for almost two decades.
Barcelona, Spain's second largest city, is the cultural and political hub of the region of Catalonia. Millions of tourists from all over the world visit the Catalan capital every year.
Travel, discover, experience - these terms have long been associated with cruises. The special form of travel addresses the basic needs of holidaymakers, which is not least demonstrated by the steadily increasing demand for cruises up until the beginning of the corona pandemic.
Cruises offer many passengers unforgettable travel experiences. The noise and smell of the sea and the vastness of the sky are by no means all.
For a long time, cruise ships were anchored because of the corona pandemic. Instead of island hopping, the potential guests switched to surfing the Internet.
Cruises to Sweden visit the country's largest cities, places of contrast and diversity. Multicultural cosmopolitanism meets traditions and many historic buildings.
For a long time, cruises seemed to be reserved exclusively for an older, wealthy clientele. Travelers of all ages are now discovering the world on comfortable cruise ships.
Cruise ships are well suited to experience beautiful and unforgettable vacations. Legendary routes lead through the Caribbean and the Mediterranean.
Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland border numerous countries with interesting cities on the Baltic Sea
At the mouth of the Pearl River lies the Chinese special administrative region of Macau, a magnet for tourists and a conference center in Asia.
Casinos are offered on most cruise lines. Exceptions are the four ships of Disney Cruises, NCL's Pride of America and various small expedition or river ships. The casino offers of the individual shipping companies vary, and the casinos of the individual ships can also be equipped differently within a fleet.
Gentleman host, dancer, ambassador, entertainer or dance host. As early as 1972, the traditional British shipping company Cunard hired retired men to entertain women traveling alone on board as dance accompanists. What exactly are the tasks of a gentleman host? Which shipping companies offer this service and how much money can you earn with this very unusual job? Questions that will be examined a little more closely in this article ...
Cruises continue to delight millions of travelers around the world. The pleasant and uncomplicated way of traveling and the flair of the sea make cruises appear attractive to many holidaymakers, despite the criticism voiced by environmental activists.
Nowadays, cruises are not just a series of shore excursions and intermittent rest periods. On the contrary: there is a lot to experience for passengers on board the cruise ships.
Cruises are often associated with the sea and distant lands. We overlook the fact that the good is very close.
Cruises are an ideal form of travel for people who want to experience and see a lot in a short time. Cruise providers meet this need on various routes along the Norwegian coast.
The cruise industry is booming. More than two million Germans embarked on a cruise in 2016, and significant increases are also expected for the coming years. How are you supposed to keep track of things, find the right destination and the right ship?
According to estimates by the international industry association CLIA Cruise Ships, almost 25,8 million passengers will travel with cruise ships in 2017. The offer is broad. It ranges from luxury liners to premium and club ships to small expedition ships that go to remote destinations.
Every year, more and more Germans take unforgettable ocean cruises. The cruise industry offers us a wide range of opportunities to make sea voyages for almost every taste and price. The range of offers extends from mini cruises to 120-day, great world trips.
Cruises on rivers and on the high seas are trendy. Last year more than two million Germans traveled on cruise ships. The number of passengers, travel sales and the number of overnight stays on board the ships all grew by a double-digit percentage compared to the previous year. Across Europe, Germans are European champions in cruises ahead of the British.
The folk song "A seafaring that's funny ..." sings about the joys of seafaring. The dangers of seafaring are hidden from the lyrics. Are the hypermodern cruise ships unsafe? Not in and of itself!
After a long break, many cruise ships can be expected to restart in the next few months. Individual shipping companies are currently carrying out their first tests based on special hygiene concepts.
Over the past ten years, the number of passengers on cruise ships has increased by 70 percent to around 30 million travelers. Cruises, originally a form of travel for the "upper ten thousand", have now become affordable for broad sections of the population.
For many people, a cruise is a high point in life. Crusaders discover unknown port cities, meet nice people and enjoy the diverse life on board. The game of chance offered in the on-board casino is also popular. The question is: what should be considered when luck beckons on the high seas?
In most cases, you are spoiled for choice before going on holiday. Vacations require preliminary decisions. The duration of the trip and the destination must be weighed up. What is the purpose of the trip? Do we want to relax or experience something new? Are you planning a long-distance trip or a city trip over the weekend? Do we want a club vacation or a safari?
Are gardeners needed on cruise ships? What's that good for? On board the five celebrity ships of the Solstice class gardeners are needed to give the 2.000 square meter lawns on board the ships intensive care.
For a current cruise within Europe, we were looking for a prepaid internet tariff for our smartphone that offers the best possible price-performance ratio.