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Forum: Seabourn July 24th, 2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,817
Posted By Iamboatman
I am not sure why the meltdown, but Paul please...

I am not sure why the meltdown, but Paul please be honest...Seriously, be honest.

I quit being a moderator here because you refused to stop one poster from denigrating the luxury forums and I...
Forum: Seabourn July 24th, 2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,817
Posted By Iamboatman
I really find this thread sad; yes, "sad". ...

I really find this thread sad; yes, "sad".

There is so much misinformation here...almost as if one was trying to create controversy in order to create readership or an article.

This is a...
Forum: Seabourn July 19th, 2011, 01:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,817
Posted By Iamboatman
Wow are there some really terrible inaccuracies...

Wow are there some really terrible inaccuracies in this thread. It is amazing how someone post one thing falsely and because it is in writing it is treated as gospel.

One might want to consider...
Forum: Crystal May 7th, 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 39,238
Posted By Iamboatman
Kuki, I have been following your cruise and...

Kuki,

I have been following your cruise and am sorry about your Mom's illness, but am happy she seems to be on the mend. It is a terrible position to be in. I had a similar situation when I had...
Forum: Seabourn April 27th, 2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,713
Posted By Iamboatman
It's just "smoke" & mirrors! :D (Seriously, that...

It's just "smoke" & mirrors! :D (Seriously, that was the reason. She/he/it posted the link on a number of threads. I am surprised CM hasn't pulled the post, actually.)
Forum: Seabourn April 26th, 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,713
Posted By Iamboatman
She had a signature to a site selling cigarettes.

She had a signature to a site selling cigarettes.
Forum: Seabourn March 27th, 2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,956
Posted By Iamboatman
There are no sales on the Seabourn Quest. It is...

There are no sales on the Seabourn Quest. It is booking up quite nicely.

I will be one of the first guests boarding on June 3, 2011 and have guests looking forward to Maiden Voyage.
Forum: Regent Seven Seas Cruises March 24th, 2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,354
Posted By Iamboatman
I was told there was discussion about my blog...

I was told there was discussion about my blog entry so here it is: This Is My Yacht - Luxury Cruising and Travel: The Oceania-fication of Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Regent Seven Seas Is Now A...
Forum: Seabourn February 17th, 2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,146
Posted By Iamboatman
As I said previously tour operations are in the...

As I said previously tour operations are in the middle of being transferred.

I wrote an article about people who write The List: This Is My Yacht - Luxury Cruising and Travel: Let's Get Back to...
Forum: Seabourn February 17th, 2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,146
Posted By Iamboatman
You are absolutely correct, Seabourn should...

You are absolutely correct, Seabourn should handle things appropriately with direct bookings. Clearly, Seabourn...or, better, Carnival Corp. recognized that while Seabourn has the best product at...
Forum: Seabourn February 17th, 2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,146
Posted By Iamboatman
Let's not get false or inaccurate information...

Let's not get false or inaccurate information running here too!:mad:

The announcement was very clear: Seabourn is moving its offices at the end of March...not up, running, and in Seattle in the...
Forum: Seabourn February 16th, 2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,146
Posted By Iamboatman
See post number 4. This is how simple things...

See post number 4. This is how simple things become incredibly complicated and frustrating. None of us know the facts, but many times the issues are created or exacerbated because of a lack of...
Forum: Viking River Cruises February 10th, 2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,876
Posted By Iamboatman
Obviously the first priority was for you to get...

Obviously the first priority was for you to get the clients in Egypt out; no question about it.

What concerned me was the pitch (I have to call it that) that Viking was relying on your ground...
Forum: Viking River Cruises January 30th, 2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,876
Posted By Iamboatman
Viking - Putting Dollars Before Safety?

The events in Egypt over the past days started as concerning and has escalated to dangerous. I have clients who are scheduled to be on a February 5 river cruise in Egypt. Viking's response has been...
Forum: Celebrity January 30th, 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,658
Posted By Iamboatman
I just got back from a 5 day cruise on the...

I just got back from a 5 day cruise on the Celebrity Century. One would have been embarrassed to arrive in the Grand Dining Room in formalwear. I would have been one of them, but was glued to the...
Forum: Celebrity January 30th, 2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,981
Posted By Iamboatman
All of the Celebrity Solstice-class ships have...

All of the Celebrity Solstice-class ships have in-room wifi.

As for cost, you can do it ala carte at 65 cents a minute or with a package where the rates reduce the larger the package. For...
Forum: Silversea Cruises January 30th, 2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,249
Posted By Iamboatman
Most things are included, but there are added...

Most things are included, but there are added extras such as tours, spa, specialty dining, internet and shops.

I am not sure I could willingly spend $1,000 on tours and I am not big on the spa...
Forum: Crystal January 30th, 2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,611
Posted By Iamboatman
Crystal is Dramatically Reducing Its Prices - Wanna Try It?

Crystal has a great product with many benefits from excellent service and cuisine to probably the best enrichment programs at sea and pretty interesting itineraries. Coupled with its now having open...
Forum: Seabourn January 30th, 2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,146
Posted By Iamboatman
This is one area where I fully expect Seabourn's...

This is one area where I fully expect Seabourn's move to Seattle to improve things. There simply were not enough people and an inferior reservations system so there was inconsistent pricing. With...
Forum: Oceania Cruises January 30th, 2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,519
Posted By Iamboatman
The Marina has been delivered and is on her...

The Marina has been delivered and is on her Maiden Voyage!:D

Oceania Cruise's president, Bill Binder, is blogging about the cruise, which seems to be going well...except for the weather and seas....
Forum: Silversea Cruises January 29th, 2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,249
Posted By Iamboatman
Silversea Giving Big Onboard Credits

Silversea Cruises has announced it is giving onboard credits of up to $1,000 on certain closer in sailings.

What would you do with your $1,000 when most things are included in the cruise fare? ...
Forum: Azamara Cruises January 29th, 2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,262
Posted By Iamboatman
The list of Le Voyage Club benefits can be found...

The list of Le Voyage Club benefits can be found here: Membership Benefits...
Forum: Celebrity January 29th, 2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,948
Posted By Iamboatman
As I mentioned in your prior thread, those do...

As I mentioned in your prior thread, those do seem like the correct prices.

And, no, you pay for a rum and coke; not a rum and a coke. The cruise lines want your money, but they also want your...
Forum: Celebrity January 28th, 2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,852
Posted By Iamboatman
I think you will find your prices are a bit lower...

I think you will find your prices are a bit lower than they are on Celebrity ships. Wine starts at something like $6 and beers at $4.50. I didn't see any bottles of wine for $18. You could buy a...
Forum: Celebrity January 28th, 2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,237
Posted By Iamboatman
Thanks! Seabourn does have shows (but not...

Thanks!

Seabourn does have shows (but not grand ones), a dance band, and other events. One of the big things on Seabourn is being social either within a small group or just meeting other couples....
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