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Europe

Exploring New Zealand and Greece

Our globetrotting counsellors are on the move again, checking out the hottest new destinations on the planet

Cruise through Italy!

Ocean and river cruises reveal a different side of Italy, our advisors say. Come aboard and discover some of their favorite Italian ports

Ready, Set, Cruise!

With our October Cruise Sale now on, Maritime Travel has savings, bonuses and extras to get you on board in style

Solo Travel 2.0

Argentina, Italy or the Vietnam Express—our dauntless agents throw down real-life adventures for independent travelers like you

Inside the World of Transatlantic Cruising

Throw the jetlag overboard and enjoy the journey, says Maritime Travel cruise specialist Christiane DeGrasse

Discover the Douro

Joan Cochrane introduces us to the uncrowded delights of Portugal’s principal waterway

Rivers Less Travelled

Fairytale landscapes and sizzling cities grace the riverbanks of the enchanting Elbe. Sabine Ouellette takes us on a cruise

Wellness Travel - All's Well

From educational and spiritual-themed river cruises to Balinese spa retreats and fitness adventures, travel companies offer a wide diversity of transformative journeys. Here’s Mel’s inside scoop on just three of them.

Romancing the Rhine

Got a favourite river cruise itinerary? Here’s one of ours

Southern France by Land and Sea

Our own Joan Cochrane leads the way

Croatia by land and Sea

Perilously positioned between Central Europe and the Balkans, Croatia is a feast for the senses

Island-Hopping Cruises—our favorite itineraries

There’s something undeniably appealing about the idea of sailing to multiple island-paradises, but only unpacking once, says Angie Taylor, Manager, McAllister Place

Amazing Guided Getaways

From Switzerland to Slovenia, Britain to Portugal, Europe offers up a cornucopia of historic cities and ancient waterways, culinary adventures and cultural experiences, all filled with European hospitality.

Escorted Europe

With Maritime Travel’s Worldwide Sale now on, it’s time to cross these escorted escapades off your wish list. Here are three of our favorite holidays so far.

Our Favorite Forays for Foodies

Food and travel are inextricably linked. That’s because fully experiencing a destination means getting to know the local cuisine, according to our Maritime Travel counsellors.

River Cruising Revealed

From the Rhine and the Rhone to the Mekong and the Yangtze, exotic river cruise vacations are the hottest trend in travel. Our counsellors weigh in.