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Shh! 6 Mediterranean Ports You’ve Never Heard of … but Wish You Had

By David Swanson   Ah, the Mediterranean. A fantasy cruise destination for many. While its major ports with their world-class attractions get all the attention, its quieter ports often reveal the soul of a destination and its people. Sometimes, these smaller harbors are gateways to the Mediterranean’s real treasures.   Here are six worthy of […]...

May 10, 2017

Behind-the-Scenes: Exploring New Ports in Japan with Windstar

If you love a good behind-the-scenes glance at cruise planning like we do, read on…! We are constantly working with local tourism boards and government agencies around the world to find new places to sail. When offered the opportunity to experience a new product first hand we love to take full advantage to learn more […]...

May 2, 2017

Windstar Cruises and the James Beard Foundation Announce Super-Star Chef Lineup for New Culinary Cruise Collection

Today at a celebration of Windstar Cruises as the official cruise line of the James Beard Foundation at the famed Beard House in New York City, the two organizations unveiled the full lineup for their James Beard Foundation Culinary Cruise Collection. Offered on eight sailings in Windstar’s diverse portfolio of cruise destinations – including the […]...

April 25, 2017

7 Magical Things to Do in the Land of the Midnight Sun

By Everett Potter   Summer is the most magical time of year to visit Northern Europe, the land of the Midnight Sun. Whether you choose to cruise the Stockholm archipelago, explore the aftermath of an Icelandic volcano, savor the style of an Art Nouveau port or simply enjoy the splendor of Norway’s fjords, the wild […]...

April 4, 2017

Highly-Awarded Chef Graeme Cockburn Joins Windstar Cruises

Windstar is proud to announce the appointment of Graeme Cockburn as Corporate Executive Chef overseeing menu and recipe development; culinary talent retention, recruitment and training; culinary partnerships, standards and procedures, and innovations for the six-ship cruise line. Recently named Official Cruise Line of the James Beard Foundation, the leading line in small ship cruises places […]...

March 29, 2017

Six Things You Should Know About A Windstar Tahiti Cruise

It’s clear that the popularity of small ship cruising is a fast growing trend in travel and cruising, as we just had a record booking week for cruises to Tahiti and the Tuamotu Islands. Windstar Cruises’ romantic and unique style of cruising is unmatched when it comes to enjoying Tahiti’s sun-soaked beaches, crystal-clear waters, incredible […]...

March 23, 2017

Windstar Takes Manhattan

Boutique luxury cruise line plans first-ever itineraries in New England & Canada, with highlights of Boston, New York, Montreal, Quebec City, and more.   Start spreading the news, Windstar Cruises will be sailing into (and out of) Manhattan on its first-ever itineraries in New England and Canada beginning summer/fall 2018. Windstar’s 212-guest all-suite yacht Star […]...

March 15, 2017
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