Antarctica Passenger Record For 2017-18 – Solid Growth at Lindblad – This Week’s Voyage: Sapphire Princess UK to Canada and US 2019

 THE CRUISE EXAMINER AT CYBERCRUISES.COM BY KEVIN GRIFFIN

The Cruise Examiner for 7th May 2018

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ 270-berth Hanseatic Inspiration is one of a new generation of expedition ships that enters service in 2019

The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) reported a record of 51,700 cruise and expedition visitors to Antarctica in 2017-18, a new record. The 1st Quarter Earnings report from Lindblad Expeditions came as evidence of this. Elsewhere, Princess Cruises is reporting strong demand for its UK to Canada and New England cruise in 2019 with the 2,670-berth Sapphire Princess.

FOR THIS WEEK’S STORY                                                                                             (See previous columns)

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