Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part Two)

Published on September 10, 2017

I ( Jessie) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the second installment of my trip report — on the places I stayed in and around Kibale National Park, renowned for its chimp…

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Ocean Diamond’s Deck 5 Renovation

Published on September 5, 2017

Iceland ProCruises is excited to announce that renovations have been completed on Deck 5 aboard the MV Ocean Diamond. Along with the recent refurbishment of Decks 6 and 7 (as well as most common areas), the revamp of Deck 5 gives the…

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Trip Report: Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda (Part One)

Published on August 24, 2017

I (Jessie) recently joined Adventure Consults for an “Ultimate Uganda & Rwanda” safari in East Africa. This is the first installment of my trip report — on the places I stayed in urban Uganda. This was one of the most educational, amazing…

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Jessie’s Trip Report: Hotel Las Torres (Part Deux)

Published on July 17, 2017

Did you miss Part One? Read it here. I recently visited Hotel Las Torres in southern Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. This is the second installment of my trip report. With Hotel Las Torres as my base camp, I struck out…

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Jessie’s Trip Report: Hotel Las Torres

Published on June 19, 2017

Our own Jessie Bligh recently had a chance to visit Hotel Las Torres in southern Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park. She filed this trip report: Location, location, location. You simply can’t beat it. The 80-room hotel is the only private estancia…

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Captain Söderholm’s Amazing Feat

Published on June 4, 2017

is proud to announce that Captain Hans Söderholm of the MV Ocean Diamond  is the first non-Icelandic skipper to earn an official piloting permit for an Icelandic harbor. He can now navigate in the narrow, shallow waters of Isafjördur without the help…

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Iceland ProCruises 2018 Brochure Preview

Published on March 28, 2017

  Can’t sail with us this summer? Take a look at what we are offering next season in the Iceland ProCruises 2018 Brochure Preview.  

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Iceland Workshop: Miami, Tampa & Dallas

Published on January 30, 2017

Save the date for the Promote Iceland Workshop. Enjoy a light breakfast and learn all about the awe-inspiring tourism experiences from some of the best operators. On behalf of Promote Iceland, we would like to invite you to a private event to connect…

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Taking Safe Selfies in Iceland

Published on January 28, 2017

An innovative online travel and learning website called Iceland Academy is currently offering a video guide to taking safe selfies in the land of volcanoes, glaciers, geysers, waterfalls and other potential natural hazards for those distracted by the process of immortalizing their…

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Luciano K and Lastarria Snatch Travelers’ Choice Awards

Published on January 27, 2017

The hip Luciano K Hotel in Santiago has been named one of the Chile’s top five Hotels for Romance in the 2017 Travelers’ Choice awards from TripAdvisor. Set inside a restored 1920s mansion in the city’s atmospheric Barrio Lastarria, the Luciano K overlook the Parque Forestal…

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Early Bird Special Extended

Published on January 18, 2017

REYKJAVIK, Iceland— Offering discerning travelers unique experiences both on and off the ship, Iceland ProCruises announces specials, deals and discounts for 2017 bookings. Iceland is the hot destination for travelers; now made more accessible by more affordable rates. Iceland ProCruises announced yesterday…

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Peter Frinton’s Iceland

Published on December 15, 2016

One of 10 travel agents that accompanied Jessie to Iceland in September, Peter Frinton blogged about the experience (see link below). Iceland is such a place of contrasts that no two people can expect similar experiences . . . except possibly lacking…

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Iceland’s Main Airport Finally Gets Its First Domestic Route

Published on November 15, 2016

If Iceland wants to do a better job spreading its massive influx of visitors around the country, it’s going to need to more than one domestic flight out of Keflavik. — Jason Clampet If you’re flying to Iceland, in all likelihood you will…

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Bring the Family to Iceland!

Published on November 6, 2016

The new Family-Special from Iceland ProCruises is valid for two adults traveling with a maximum of two children under the age of 12. All cabins in category B feature two cabins. Each room is equipped with two beds and a bathroom with…

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My Icelandic Adventure

Published on October 6, 2016

Beginning in September, Iceland becomes the land of the dancing Northern Lights. On my recent trip with Iceland ProCruises on their Northern Lights & Whales departure, I was lucky enough to see a small glimmer of them on the North Atlantic somewhere…

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Update on Uganda Visa Process

Published on July 28, 2016

Good news from the Pearl of Africa. Visa processing for all travels to Uganda has been made easier than ever! Effective July 1st 2016, Uganda Immigration have implemented the use of Electronic Visa system. All visitors who require an entry visa must…

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Elewana SkySafari: Lodges and Camps in Tanzania by Karen Day

Published on July 5, 2016

Exceptional accommodations built on the desire to protect the natural resources surrounding them.  By: Karen Day An African safari affects you in the way people talk about an ayahuasca retreat. Both take you on a surreal journey within a world you belong…

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Atlanta to Iceland

Published on July 5, 2016

Jane Behrend just returned from a cruise with Iceland ProCruises. Here she shares some of the things she learned: Tourism to Iceland is booming and we need to remember that it is a relatively young destination for tourism. The country has 330,000…

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Iceland Ranked #1 Safest Vacation Spot in the World

Published on July 5, 2016

The safest vacation spots in the world, ranked by the Global Peace Index. With a dramatic volcanic landscape of geysers, hot springs, waterfalls, and glaciers — plus a burgeoning nightlife and restaurant scene — Iceland is becoming a popular tourist destination for…

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Free Time in Reykjavik?

Published on July 5, 2016

Those arriving early in Iceland — or who have time to kill before they fly off after the end of their cruise — might want to spend that free time exploring Reykjavik and environs. With that in mind, we offer our ideas…

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