What a fantastic Expo! Our thanks to all Exhibitors and Attendees for a great night – and for those that are looking to cruise, now is your chance to take advantage of all that there was to offer!
From the 15 suppliers, and dozens of cruise lines available for inspection of the night we have put together a brochure with over 50 pages of specials, deals and cruise packages that are on sale through My Travel Expo until the end of this week (Thursday 24th March) – many of which are exclusive to My Travel Expert!
From Asian River Cruising with Wendy Wu, to enjoying the rugged adventure of a sailing ship with Star Clippers, or the luxury of a Scenic Cruise we have a fantastic array of specials available now for you to take advantage of!
Just call us on (02) 4421 5577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We have two exhibitors today – or rather one with two unique products that we need to get a preview of. One is a boutique ocean cruise line and the other is a Tour and River Cruise operator that many often overlook here in Australia.
Tauck is a company that originated in American that has expanded over the years and has now been a growing presence in the Australian market for over 15 years. Tauck specialise in unforgettable experiences whether on tour or cruising, and pride themselves on incredible service and experiences for reasonable prices.
With Tauck’s river cruises, you can expect to see the sights a bit differently than you would with anyone else. The custom-designed riverboats of Tauck’s Destination Fleet are spacious and comfortable, welcoming you to an onboard experience characterized by the Tauck Difference – all-inclusive river cruises featuring personalised cruising enhanced by those “little Tauck touches;” such as private events like dinner and a performance at the Imperial Palace in Vienna or a private tour of Prague’s Baroque Libraries at Strahov Monastery. The intimate, club-like atmosphere onboard, and the uncommon access to exclusive cultural experiences on our included excursions ashore, ensure experiences as memorable as the places you visit.
The second of the cruise lines I would like to introduce you to today is Windstar Cruises. Windstar are some of the best small ship cruises available on the market with 3 classic cruise ships that house under 300 passengers and 3 sail yachts that are the image of Windstar. Windstar Cruises’ small ships are exactly the right size — large enough to pamper and entertain you in the comfort you desire and expect while cruising, yet small enough to visit the tiny harbours and hidden coves that others can’t reach. With only 148 to 310 guests cruising with you, the intimate experience that Windstar provides makes the cruise feel all about you.
Windstar Cruises offers voyages along the Italian Coastline, throughout the Mediterranean including the Greek Island and Turkey, they journey through the waters of Northern Europe, Tahiti, Costa Rica, the Panama Canal and into the Caribbean. With Windstar additional package services you can opt to include all your drinks, or for regular laundry service if you wish to pack light. Windstar Cruises are truly an intimate and incredible small ship experience.
So if a quality river cruise at affordable prices, or a unique ad intimate small ship experience sounds like the way to sail then why not stop by and speak with the Tauck and Windstar Expert at My Cruise Expo on the 17th March at Worrigee Ex-Servicemans Club from 5pm!
The name may summon up images of long-ships and harsh weather, but the truth is that the cruise line known as Viking Cruises is a touch of elegance and decadence within a price range for most travellers, and we are proud to have them joining us as an exhibitor at My Cruise Expo on the 17th March 2015 at Worrigee Ex-Servicemans club from 5pm.
For a number of years Viking have been for many a more affordable way of Cruising the rivers of Europe like the Danube, the Rhine, the Rhone and the Volga. Like many of their luxury counterparts they have well appointed vessels, full meal service, daily touring – they just cut back on some of the unnecessary luxuries like unlimited alcohol, or personal butlers. Today Viking continue to offer the same fantastic service at reasonable prices and have extended their cruise range beyond Europe to Asia where their vessels now ply the Mekong, the Yangtze and the Irrawaddy.
One of the reasons that river cruising is so popular is that as a form of touring it is the perfect way to relax, while being able to get about and see a lot of different sites, not have to worry about meals, and enjoy being able to unpack once and not need to worry over the repacking for bus trips every night or two.
Viking Cruises have been doing this on the rivers of the world for some time but in 2015 took the entire concept one step further and introduced their own Ocean Cruise Vessels and Cruising range – ocean cruises that in many way mirror river cruises. They take you from one incredible destination to the next (such as Stockholm to St Petersburg), they include all your meals, they include not only all your touring but onboard talks and lectures by the experts in the sights and places you can see and the history surrounding them, plus like a river cruise you unpack once and enjoy the journey!
Viking Ocean Cruises have a number of fantastic sailings around the Baltic, North Atlantic and Mediterranean regions of Europe that will leave you desiring more. From short week-long cruises to their epic 50 day Istanbul to Stockholm Sailing they have something for everyone.
So does a Viking Cruise sound like something to get the blood pumping and the gears going? Come down and speak with the experts from Viking Cruises at My Cruise Expo on the 17th March at Worrigee Ex-Servicemans Club from 5pm!
For those receiving these by e-mail, or via Facebook please bear with us as you will undoubtedly receive a number of these Exhibitor Introductions over the next few days as we ramp up to our Cruise Expo which is only a week away! So this is our last chance to tell you about those that are coming , what they offer and to give you a preview of the experts you will have access to on the 17th March including today’s Exhibitor .. Star Cruises!
For those of us here in Australia, Star Cruises is not a name we see every day .. we do see it when the ships occasionally come down into our waters for varying reasons, or when some huge special appears but for the most part it is a cruise line that doesn’t get a lot of attention locally here – but it should!
Star Cruises has a fantastic array of sailings, with its major ports of call through Japan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and China. For a family looking to give their kids a first glimpse of a different culture their cruises are a fantastic way to do so.
Outside of their fantastic destinations the onboard facilities – from gaming rooms, to bars and casinos, from health spas to restaurants are plenty to keep you occupied whilst at sea. The onboard entertainment is always remarkable and the kids club is sure to amuse the younger travellers.
So if a taste of Asia for the family sounds like something you want to consider then come down and speak with the experts at Star Cruises at My Cruise Expo, on the 17th March 2017 at Worrigee Ex-Serviceman’s Sports Club from 5pm till 8pm!
With our Cruise Expo coming up on the 17th of March we thought we would take a chance to give you some introductory previews to some of the companies that will have representation there. Some will be representing a singular cruise company, whilst others will be able to offer a wide variety of Cruise Experiences. Our first introduction is one of the latter – a company known here in Australia as Adventureworld.
Adventureworlds’ primary focus is on touring for the individual and through a well established network of overseas partners they can help the traveller enjoy sightseeing across Canada, Alaska, the USA, South and Central America, India and the Sub-Continent, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. As part of their product for individuals they do have a number of Cruise options available in their product.
These include a wide range of Inside Passage Cruises, not only with larger vessels run by Princess, Holland American and NCL but can also do more intimate cruising with a number of their Small Ship Cruises which cover a variety of Cruise Lines. More than the inside passage they can also assist with Cruises in the North-West Passage and the Arctic Circle.
In Asia they have a number of Vessels they contract with for Cruising the Irrawaddy, the Mekong, the Yangtze and of course the famous houseboats of Kerala and Srinagar, and the Junks of Halong Bay.
In South America they can help you explore the Amazon from locations in Peru, Ecuador and Brazil, and from Chile and Argentina they can help you explore the Chilean Fjords, Cape Horn, the Antarctic and the Cities of Southern Argentina.
Adventureworld is also the representative in Australia for Un-Cruise Adventures who are a fantastic company that specialises in expedition adventures that will get you away from the standard cruise fare.
Using smaller vessels designed for a more intimate voyage most of their vessels hold no more than 88 passengers. The trips Un-Cruise make can take you on voyages through areas like the Snake and Colorado Rivers, into some of the most incredible places along the Inside passage and around the Hawaiian Islands.
They have an incredible array of small ships and yachts that can allow you to explore some of the worlds most incredible regions , either on a single cruise vessel or through combining several voyages .. for example by combining voyages you could potentially cruise around Alaska and the inside passage for 21 days without revisiting a single location
Adventureworld also represents the incredible Star Clippers, a fleet of tallships that sail the waters of the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and around Asia. So if you were looking for a truly unique voyage these are an incredible way to visit some of the worlds most Incredible Islands, Historic Sights and Scenic Regions.
While it may sound like you would be “roughing it”the cabins are almost as well appointed as any major cruise line, you are severed several meals a day, visit incredible ports and if sitting back and relaxing on deck isn’t your thing there are a range of onboard activities, including helping the crew sail her if so desired.
So if you want to cruise some of the worlds most unique locations, in some of the most incredible vessels around, perhaps its worth speaking with Adventureworld to see how they can help.
When it comes to Cruising there is a world of possibilities out there! Dining Cruises on Sydney Harbour with Captain Cook Cruises. Antarctic Voyages in high style with Silverseas. Family Adventures around the Pacific Islands with P&O Cruises. Watching history drift by as you cruise the Mekong with Victoria Cruises. Sailing the coast of Thailand with Star Clippers.
When in comes to Cruising there is something out there for everyone! Which is why for the first time we are hosting a dedicated Cruise Expo. (Please note if the below Video does not appear please visit our blog to watch it live in this post!)
Ocean Cruises, River Cruises & Cruise Tours
The Largest Cruise Expo Expo on the South Coast!
Join us for an evening to learn about the best way to traverse the Oceans, Seas, Rivers and Canals of the World!
On the 17th March 2016, from 5pm til 8pm at Worrigee Ex-Servicemans Sports Club, we will be hosting the largest Cruise Expo to hit the South Coast!
We have 17 Experts attending who will be able to talk about Pacific Island , New Zealand , Asian , African , Mediterranean , Baltic , Scandinavian , Trans-Atlantic , Trans-Pacific, Caribbean, Antarctic, and Round World Ocean Cruises.
Our visiting Experts can tell you about River Cruises including the Zambezi, the Nile, the Danube, the Rhine, the Rhone, the Moselle, the Seine, the Volga, the Mekong, the Yangtze, the Irrawaddy, the Ganges, the Brahmaputra, the Colorado, the Mississippi, the Amazon and many more !
Our Expo will go beyond the standard Ocean and River Cruises and you will be able to learn about Small Ships, Exploratory Vessels, Yachts, Sailing Ships, Ocean Liners and Luxury Ships, Canal Boat Hire, Gulets, Yachts, Small Ships and Expedition Cruises
We have 17 Cruise Experts coming down that will be able to speak with you about cruising and specials with Adventureworld, American Cruise Lines, APT Cruising, Aqua Expeditions, Avalon Waterways, Azamara Club Cruises, Captain Cook Cruises, Carnival Australia, Carnival Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises, Coral Expeditions, Costa Cruises, CroisiEurope, Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Crystal Cruises, Cunard, Disney Cruise Line, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Hapag Lloyd, Heritage Expeditions, Holland America Line, Hurtigruten, Island Escape, Katarina Line, MSC Cruises, North Star Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, P&O Australia, P&O World Cruising, Pandaw River Cruises, Paul Gauguin Cruises, Ponant, Princess Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Royal Caribbean International, Scenic Tours, Sea Cloud Cruises, Seabourn, SeaDream Yacht Club, Silversea, Star Clippers, Star Cruises, Swan Hellenic, The Cruise Team, Un-Cruise Adventures, Uniworld River Cruises, Variety Cruises, Viking River Cruises, Voyages of Discovery, Voyages To Antiquity, Wendy Wu Tours and more!
There will be exclusive specials, door prizes and give aways, including a prize for those that pre-register their attendance!