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Growth of Plant Cuisine aboard Ocean Cruises

As part of the overarching ‘wellness’ theme for the month, CLIA, the cruise industry association, is focusing on healthy dining options available on a cruise holiday. Cruise guests are becoming increasingly interested in plant-based cuisine, whether it’s because they choose to be vegan, vegetarian, or they simply seek a healthier diet. As such, cruise lines […]

A new wave of active lifestyle cruising on the horizon

  Blue World Voyages is carving a new niche within the global cruise industry to promote “Active Lifestyle Cruising”. Scheduled for a summer 2019 launch in the Mediterranean, the inaugural ship will break from conventional cruising, with one entire deck designated to sports, exercise and wellness, and a second dedicated to spa and rejuvenation. With […]

Vinotherapy – tipsy treatments now onboard with MSC Cruises

Mediterranean-based MSC Cruises has partnered with Bocelli Wines to launch Vinotherapy, a signature collection of spa treatments offering the rich benefits of Italian grapes. Created with the LAJATICA vinotherapy products, these will be available throughout its fleet-wide. Known as “nature’s antioxidants,” grapes contain powerful compounds called polyphenols which fight free radicals and stimulate the renewal of cells and […]

Cruising for wellness

Wellness is making waves. Forget the confines of the traditional massage table, wooden sauna and crowded steam room, facilities are now drifting out to sea. Many cruise-lines are embracing the wellness concept with a more holistic lifestyle attitude with integrated treatments and therapies forming themed programmes. From ship to shore, wellness flows from Zen-inspired health […]

Norwegian Cruise Line unveils its top five spa facilities from the on-board Mandara Spa®

Norwegian Cruise Line has selected its top five spa facilities on board Norwegian’s young fleet. As part of the Thermal Suite, the Salt Room is designed to mimic the naturally occurring salt mines and caves of Europe, used for centuries by monks for their healing properties. The room uses salt aerosol machines to fill the […]

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