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Have you ever wondered what life is like for an entertainer on-board a cruise ship? Those talented pianists, musicians, comedians and dancers spend hours every day giving guests the time of their lives, but what happens when the curtain closes and the lights go out? Depending on what sort of entertainer or member of staff they are, will depend on the various privileges they are allowed to enjoy, the hours they work, and which parts of the ship they will most likely be found in. Dancers, Musicians and Comedians
One would be forgiven for coming to the conclusion that with the online facilities available to the average holiday maker, the use of a travel agent is not necessary for booking cruises, flights, accommodation, travel insurance and other extras. However, there are a few things you should consider before you rush off and book the first ‘good deal’ you find online. Travel agents have access to exclusive deals, which are not available to the public.
In South Africa, we are blessed with public holidays around every corner and the ones coming up fall very close to the Easter weekend. This means that now is the perfect time to book a cruise holiday and to get away from it all. Treat the kids to an Easter weekend in a faraway destination where your cruise ship is sure to pull out all the stops with Easter egg hunts, games, decorations, and maybe even a chance sighting of the Easter Bunny himself.
As I woke to the chatter of exotic birds on my balcony at the new Eden Bleu Hotel in Mahe, dawn was breaking on the island. After a tropical overnight storm a rainbow over the sea seemed a good omen. A short stroll along the harbor admiring the sleek yachts of the super-rich and there she was nestled among the other vessels.  My heart skipped a beat at the sight of the familiar logo on Crystal Esprit, our yacht for the next week. A glorious pre-breakfast dip in the azure pool, and we settle down to breakfast with an accompanying glass of champagne.
Luxury American cruise line company, Crystal Cruises  launched a range of luxury expedition-style getaways, including a 62-passenger luxury yacht exploring the pristine Indian Ocean surrounding the Seychelles archipelago of 115 islands. Crystal is raising its competitive edge by offering innovative expedition-style experiences to its clientele with a range of crafts. The include river ships, yachts, polar ice-class ships as well as a private Boeing 787 for customized around-the-world tours.
Johannesburg March 2 2016 – Continuing its trend of groundbreaking news, the world’s most awarded luxury cruise line will return to the famed Northwest Passage in August 2017. This voyage has been designed to be thrilling and rewarding while remaining respectful to local brands and cultures.
River Cruising is a far cry from the hustle and bustle of your average cruise holiday. With a maximum number of 164 guests per cruise, you will enjoy peaceful serenity as you meander along some of the worlds most naturally beautiful waterways in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Europe