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  1. We're pleased to welcome Alberto Aliberti, President of Atlas Ocean Voyages, to Cruise Critic. We've opened a dedicated forum for questions, which you'll find here: Q&A w/ Alberto Aliberti, President of Atlas Ocean Voyages You can ask any question you'd like now. Then, make sure you FOLLOW the Q&A forum so you won't miss his answers on March 15th. We hope you enjoy this opportunity to interact directly with cruise industry leaders! If you have any ideas for a Q&A, please drop me a line at: community@cruisecritic.com Enjoy! Laura
  2. The new, all-inclusive Atlas Ocean Voyages will deliver authentic and thrill-seeking, once in-a-lifetime experiences in the world’s most sought-after and remote destinations, including Antarctica, the Black Sea, the Mediterranean and the Holy Lands, and Central and South America. Atlas Ocean Voyages’ first ship World Navigator will launch in mid-2021, followed by sisterships World Traveller and World Seeker in 2022, and World Adventurer and World Discoverer in 2023. More about Atlas Ocean Voyages from Cruise Critic
  3. Alberto Aliberti is President of Atlas Ocean Voyages and leads the new luxe-adventure travel company from its headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. After graduating the U.S. Naval Academy and serving as a U.S. Marine Corp officer, Alberto traveled the world as a staff member aboard cruise ships. He then led strategic development, shoreside operations, and commercial expansion for a variety of cruise companies, including Mystic Invest, the Portuguese parent-company headed by travel and tourism entrepreneur Chairman Mário Ferreira. Alberto is now innovating the industry and drawi
  4. Hello: This functionality is no longer available. We will, however, pass along to the product team.
  5. Someone wrote us today requesting an update on this. Unfortunately I do not have good news at this time. A fix is not in the near future. But, I can share that we are working with our developers (who are not Cruise Critic employees) and we're confident that there will be a fix -- we just cannot share when. I know this isn't what you wanted to hear at all; and we didn't want to share this information with you. I will tell you that utilizing the forums via your devices using the web format (https://boards.cruisecritic.com directly in your browser) isn't bad at all....perhaps not
  6. This. This phenomenon is prevalent today more than ever, as coronavirus and resulting related discussions end up changing the course of discussions. I think we've become very used to it overall, as it just isn't here but on just about every venue on the Internet! However, we are trying our best to keep the discussion from becoming too political. We welcome discussions as they relate to cruising, but as you've notice we'll try to remove individual posts where appropriate. Sometimes, a simple question with a couple of responses turns into a long off-topic thread...which necessitates total r
  7. We're pleased to welcome the team from RiverCruising during the week of March 1st. The good news is, you can ask any question NOW about river cruising. Working with all major river cruise lines, their team of travel experts will be able to share information about each cruise line, plus details of ports, destinations, the best times to cruise and anything else you'd like to know! Please welcome them to Cruise Critic! Laura
  8. Hello All: When you see "Official Verified Account" it means that Cruise Critic (meaning me personally in this instance) guarantees that this account is being used by an employee who is authorized to speak on behalf of the cruise line. We assisted in the creation of the account by providing detailed steps to a high-level Public Relations employee and their team. I will share they were very anxious to share this information with the Cruise Critic community. If you have any questions going forward regarding the validity of this (or any other Offici
  9. We do understand, and encourage you all to contribute on an individual basis. Thank you for your comments, I can assure you that they are appreciated. Further comments to: community@cruisecritic.com
  10. We very much appreciate the efforts of Silversea cruisers to collect funds for Silversea onboard staff during this pause to cruising. However, we have always had a NO FUNDRAISING of any kind guideline on our community forums. Please review our guideline here: Charitable Organizations & Fundraising We encourage you all to continue to contribute as your heart sees fit on an individual basis. However, we do ask that you not post seeking funds on Cruise Critic. Thank you very much for your cooperation, Laur
  11. I see that you were able to post using your original member name (TiogaCruiser) two hours ago. Nothing has been changed on our end with your original account. If you'd like, we can try resetting that password for you, but as I said everything appears OK on this end.
  12. (3:45 p.m. EST) -- The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global stage last year resulted in the shutdown of the cruise industry, including the cancellation of the entire 2020 Alaska cruise season. Now, just days into the New Year, the 2021 Alaska cruise season already appears to be on shaky footing. On January 6, Princess Cruises announced ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/cc/news/~4/t37hph8fwCEView the full article
  13. (11:45 a.m. EST) -- Viking has revealed TV presenter Anne Diamond -- one of the original hosts of morning TV in the UK -- will be godmother to its newest ship, Viking Venus. Diamond is best known for her pioneering stints on Good Morning Britain on BBC1 and Good Morning on ITV in the 1980s, and latterly has been one of the hosts of Viking.TV, ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/cc/news/~4/gpqbMYSXYuUView the full article
  14. (11:45 a.m. EST) -- Viking has revealed TV presenter Anne Diamond -- one of the original hosts of morning TV in the UK -- will be godmother to its newest ship, Viking Venus. Diamond is best known for her pioneering stints on Good Morning Britain on BBC1 and Good Morning on ITV in the 1980s, and latterly has been one of the hosts of Viking.TV, ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/ccuk/news/~4/j_2y_NG0EMgView the full article
  15. (2:33 p.m. EST) -- Viking Cruises' foray into the exciting and growing world of expedition cruising came one step closer to reality in December, when the line successfully floated out its first purpose-built expedition vessel, Viking Octantis. The 378-passenger ship is scheduled to debut in early 2022 and will spend its maiden season sailing ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/cc/news/~4/Zc45_cibOBQView the full article
  16. (2:33 p.m. EST) -- Viking Cruises' foray into the exciting and growing world of expedition cruising came one step closer to reality in December, when the line successfully floated out its first purpose-built expedition vessel, Viking Octantis. The 378-passenger ship is scheduled to debut in early 2022 and will spend its maiden season sailing ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/ccuk/news/~4/dOKBTwEyyecView the full article
  17. You should be able to find all his content here: https://boards.cruisecritic.com/profile/52642-tomc/content/?type=forums_topic&change_section=1
  18. Our condolences to his family and friends both in real life and "virtual". He was exactly the person this community was created for: loyal avid cruise who would share his knowledge and wit with others. He'll be missed. Laura
  19. We realize this is an "off topic" humor thread. Please keep your posts FAMILY FRIENDLY. Posts that aren't family friendly will be removed, and our community guidelines are in effect as well. Thank you for your cooperation, Laura
  20. (1:15 p.m. GMT) -- The Cruise Lines Industry Association has written to the government urging them to set up a clear timeline for the resumption of cruising from UK waters. CLIA has urged the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to remove its blanket advice against all ocean cruising during this "crucial" time of year -- so ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/ccuk/news/~4/xDX183To_2UView the full article
  21. (9 a.m. EST) -- Ecuador is planning to use this year’s visitor slump caused by the Coronavirus pandemic to tighten up tourism procedures for the Galapagos Islands. Senior tourism ministry adviser Mariano Proano cited moves to improve the performance of naturalist guides who accompany travellers around the islands and to raise standards of ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/ccuk/news/~4/57G-2nfZ3H4View the full article
  22. (9 a.m. EST) -- Ecuador is planning to use this year’s visitor slump caused by the Coronavirus pandemic to tighten up tourism procedures for the Galapagos Islands. Senior tourism ministry adviser Mariano Proano cited moves to improve the performance of naturalist guides who accompany travellers around the islands and to raise standards of ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/cc/news/~4/8OVQ56N8JzAView the full article
  23. (2:15 EST) -- Cunard has quietly notified passengers booked on voyages with the iconic line of some new changes in policies for cruise itineraries going forward. Passengers recently began receiving updated booking confirmations with a series of notifications regarding new medical restrictions, along with the ability to link reservations for ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/cc/news/~4/KioT9aeRI0kView the full article
  24. (2:15 EST) -- Cunard has quietly notified passengers booked on voyages with the iconic line of some new changes in policies for cruise itineraries going forward. Passengers recently began receiving updated booking confirmations with a series of notifications regarding new medical restrictions, along with the ability to link reservations for ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/ccuk/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/ccuk/news/~4/2D2dMq-EdOMView the full article
  25. (11:45 EST) – Holiday cheer arrived by the boatload this year, as Carnival crew members currently on ships on pause around the world received more than 10,000 hand-written cards from cruise fans. Operation Happy Holidays was led by Carnival's Brand Ambassador John Heald, who asked cruise fans on his Facebook page to send seasons' greetings to ... http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=yIl2AUoC8zA http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/site/cc/news?d=qj6IDK7rITs http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/site/cc/news/~4/0xaxvsEeh8EView the full article
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