Cruise Trends for 2015

Are you a fan of cruises, too? Here at Design Limited Edition we are very fond of them and so we decided to go look for Cruise Trends for 2015.

There is actually a very broad choice of cruises for 2015. We are going to tell you what’s new at sea, going from redesigned ships, souped-up technology (free Wi-Fi!), to river cruising – one of the year’s hottest trends.

See also: Best Places to travel in 2015

River ships, around the globe

This new trend, gained more and more interest thanks to a wave of sleeker ships in Europe, Southeast Asia and the USA. The river-cruise business has tripled in the past five years, according to travel specialist Ruth Turpin.

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There are more and more people looking for in-depth experience of a country and so, in Europe, Viking River Cruises, Avalon Waterways, Ama Waterways and Scenic Cruises are launching new ships and christening others. Aqua Expeditions, a pioneer of luxury cruising on the Amazon is now turning its attention to the Mekong in Vietnam and Cambodia, with their 205-foot Aqua Mekong.

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More itineraries to far-flung destinations

Mary Ann Ramsey, a T+LA-List Advisor says that cruisers do not need to sacrifice comfort to visit a far-flung port. Siversea’s ship Silver Discoverer makes a journey to Australia’s northwestern Kimberley Coast, stoping at the 400-squarte-mile Montgomery Reef.

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Sanctuary Retreat’s 21-suit Ananda is going to bring real style to Myanmar’s rivers, with teak floors, silk upholster and rain showers.

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Enhanced Technology

Giving today’s world of internet, cruise lines are making connectivity a big priority. People want to share their experiences right away, and do not have the patience to wait until they are home.

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Viking Ocean Cruises will offer complimentary Wi-Fi connection to all guests on their ship Viking Star, when it launches in April.

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