We cater passengers for luxury cruise lines such as Seabourn Cruise Line, Viking Ocean Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, Oceania Cruises, and Silversea Cruises. These are cruise lines that have ships that are usually smaller in size so the ratio of crew to guests is generally higher than other cruise ships, offering that premium service and attention to detail to be expected of exquisite holidays.
The best accommodation
On luxury cruises, there is no need to be envious of passengers staying in fabulous suites. Inside cabins are rare on dedicated luxury cruise vessels and the vast majority of staterooms have a balcony for enjoying indoor/outdoor sailing. Alternatively, upgrading to a fabulous suite on a mega-ship could function just as well, especially if traveling with a family that wants excitement as well as luxury. High-end cruises try hard to make the little things count, such as a pair of binoculars for wildlife spotting along with quality furnishings, fittings, and facilities in your stateroom.
Everything is included
Tipping and gratuities add up on cruises, not surprising when several thousand crew members are trying hard to satisfy passenger demands. Luxury cruising, on the other hand, usually do away will gratuities and tipping. Naturally, fine service can always be rewarded with a tip, at the passenger’s discretion.
Cruise ship staff are generally very attentive and dedicated to their work. The crew work 7-day weeks with very little downtime between journeys and the standards are high. Regardless, it’s difficult to remember the names of all 5,000 passengers on a mega-ship, and the at times hectic pace can be overwhelming. Luxury cruises, on the other hand, employ well trained and cultured staff who serve with fastidious efficiency. Attentive to all passenger needs, luxury cruise staff serve at a very high standard and have the uncanny ability to remember even the smallest details to make passengers feel special.
Spectacular Dining at Sea
The standard of cruise ship meals has improved almost on a yearly basis. Larger vessels now offer a range of free and for-fee dining options. The luxury cruise operators were well ahead of the pack on this one, and have been providing top-shelf gourmet delights for decades. Cruise dining experiences are overseen by master chefs and major restaurateurs, while wait-staff are extremely attentive to every dietary requirement, making you feel just that little bit special.
There’s no chance of a ‘where did all my money go’ moment on luxury cruises. Drinks are included in the ticket price. This saving alone should be enough for many travelers to consider all-inclusive cruising. Quality beverages are supplied in the restaurant, lounge, and bar, while a well-stocked mini-bar should suffice for in-cabin tippling. Passengers with expensive taste will have to pay extra, but that’s not a bad idea for those who can afford it.
Luxury Cruise Itineraries
The colossal mega-ships are designed for having a good time but their sheer size means many beautiful ports are off-limits. Luxury cruises can venture far into mysterious fjords, visit tropical hideaway islands, and savor the small town appeal of Mediterranean coastal settlements. Smaller vessels mean your itinerary destinations aren’t overrun with tourists and it’s possible to get a genuine sense of place on a luxury cruise.
Meeting People Making Friends
Large cruise ships are designed for mixing on a large scale, whereas smaller luxury vessels encourage genuine socializing and even networking. It’s not uncommon for new acquaintances to plan future cruises together as a couple or group, many making real friendships that last a lifetime.
Progressive Cruise Ship Design
Luxury cruises are a high-end cruising tradition, but they have also continued to move with the times. Spa and fitness centers house state of the art equipment and hydrotherapy pools, while enrichment classes abound and babysitting services have been introduced. Pools on luxury cruise ships are classily designed and extremely comfortable seating is everywhere. Some cruise lines even offer a full butler service for every stateroom. The ratio of crew to guests is generally higher on a luxury cruise, resulting in personalized service, fewer delays, and fewer bottlenecks onboard the vessel. Competition between luxury cruise operators is strong, with special deals, dining experiences and amazing destinations designed to lure patrons. Luxury cruises are a cut-above for a number of reasons.
Spacious, opulent and private accommodation with a balcony.
Concierge and butler service
All-inclusive fares where tipping is optional
Free wine and spirits
Fully stocked complimentary mini-bar
Attentive staff service
Impressive spa and pampering services
Exclusive on-shore tours
Luxury cruise vessels provide a 5-star service that can’t be replicated elsewhere. They are purpose-built specifically to satisfy high-end sailing demand. In a world where quality and class is more pervasive than ever, it’s no surprise luxury cruising continues to rule the seas for many passengers. They may not be the biggest ships plying the oceans and are often dwarfed by mega-ships while in port, but it’s not surprising that curious onlookers gravitate toward the sleek and powerful luxury cruise ships for a glimpse of real cruising decadence, high-end style.
Exclusive Events and Excursions
Cruisers are adventurous people who enjoy savoring cultural experiences. While shore excursions are part of every cruise, it’s easier to accommodate a smaller number of people in many iconic settings. Wonderful on-land theater shows, cultural events, galleries, and special dining experiences are the icing on the cake during luxury cruises. With so much to see and do, most luxury cruisers don’t need a noisy, raucous double-dose of entertainment back on the ship. With luxury cruising, there is the right time and place for everything.
Traveluxx is a luxury travel agency based in Manila, Philippines. Founded by Mr. Rey Pamaran, himself a world traveller and a master curator of travel itineraries. Also the only Virtuoso travel advisor in the country, Rey can whip up any dream holiday from almost all corners of the globe. At Traveluxx, our only limitation is your imagination
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