Travel at a leisurely pace from luxurious small liners through to elegant yachts, First Class gives an insight into cruises so you can choose your style.

Travel at a leisurely pace from luxurious small liners through to elegant yachts, First Class gives an insight into cruises so you can choose your style.


ARGO Bar Four Seasons Hong Kong
Four Seasons Hong Kong launches cool new bar – ARGO

ARGO has been in development for two and a half years and helmed by the hotel’s Beverage Manager Lorenzo Antinori, it will celebrate innovation across its entire cocktail and spirits list, showcasing the future of drinking. Never Never Distilling Co. has been chosen for their expertise in the martini and is the creators of the new house martini.

Luxury cruising on Sydney Harbour
Venice on Sydney Harbour

Whilst Venice may be off the cards for a little longer, step aboard MV Bel for the look and feel of a true Venetian Motor Cruiser. Your surroundings may not be gondolas and Venetian palaces but Sydney Harbour shines in summer with its iconic landmarks.

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Rent a Luxury Yacht in the Maldives

The Soneva in Aqua Maldives yacht has elevated the definition of an ocean charter, offering Soneva’s signature luxury and impeccable service at sea. Guests can come face-to-face with curious dolphins on the new Dolphin Sled experience, which glides through the ocean depths, or encounter nocturnal sea creatures on a moonlit snorkelling expedition.

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Aman Venice launch luxury Coccina Apartment

Coccina’s Apartment is the new kid on the Aman block or canal, reflecting rich history behind Venice’s evolving artwork and architecture

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The world’s first luxury high polar exploration vessel launches 2022 Arctic journeys

The Arctic explored as it has never been before. Set sail aboard Le Commandant Charcot and discover a whole new vision of the world.

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Luxury distancing in the Maldives – Indian Ocean Liveaboard

The Maldives are perfect for Live-aboard holidays. Dive, surf, dine, wine or read your favourite novel on these paradise style islands.

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Le Paul Gauguin – South Pacific luxury cruises

Le Paul Gauguin – Sailing the South Pacific seascapes of Tahiti, the Society Islands, the Marquesas, the Cook Islands, Tonga and Fiji.

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Cruise Traveller releases exclusive package with free business class flights

Cruise Traveller has released a new package for August 2022 that pairs free business class flights and hotel stays with an ultra-luxury voyage exploring the wild, rarely visited places and islands along almost the entire Western Australian coastline between Darwin and Perth.

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Ponant showcases Australia in eight new journeys

PONANT has announced the return of two of its modern fleet of small luxury expedition ships, Le Lapérouse and Le Soléal, to Australian waters in 2021. The itineraries will cover Australia for Australians.

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Polarized in Antarctica

Daniel Resnik sets sail to the continent of elephant seals and penguins with Ponant.

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Luxury Bordeaux Barge

We are playing a game of “spot the chateau” that could be ours one day – when we win the lottery of course.

Ultimate Guide to Luxury Winter Cruising

Whoever said summer was the best season for cruising has never read this list. Discover the best in luxury winter cruising with First Class Magazine.