Send Your Travel Advisor on a Cruise – Contest Finalists

We invited you to show your Travel Advisor how much you appreciate him/her by nominating the advisor for a complimentary cruise with Windstar Cruises. We want to show these hard-working travel partners a good time by gifting a weeklong cruise for two aboard one of our newly transformed Star Plus all-suite Class yachts in 2021.  

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Cruise Secrets of Long-Time Cruisers

There’s a reason many first-time travelers become lifelong cruisers — cruise vacations combine all the best parts of the land and sea for an unforgettable …

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Tips for Vacationing With Friends

It’s Saturday night, and you’ve gathered with your closest friends. Suddenly, you have the idea to cruise the Mediterranean, just you and your pals, and …

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Group Travel Tips and Benefits

Are you used to trekking the globe solo or with a significant other? While traveling alone or with a partner has benefits, like quiet “me …

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Ultimate Bucket List Travel Ideas

What’s on your bucket list? Do you dream of ancient ruins or some of the world’s most beautiful beaches? Maybe your list is brimming with dazzling …

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U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Guide

Are you dreaming of an easy, breezy tropical escape? Consider the U.S. Virgin Islands, also known as America’s paradise. The U.S. Virgin Islands are ideal …

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Big Cruise Ship Vs. Small Cruise Ship – How Do They Differ?

  Cruise ships are not all alike, and size is very much a factor in finding the ocean cruise experience that is right for you. …

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Preparing for Your Cruise to Quebec

Preparing for Your Cruise to Quebec

As Canada’s largest province in terms of land, Quebec is a special blend of Canadian, French and Indigenous cultures, thanks to the region’s rich Indigenous …

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bucket list travel ideas

Ultimate Bucket List Travel Ideas

What’s on your bucket list? Do you dream of ancient ruins or some of the world’s most beautiful beaches? Maybe your list is brimming with dazzling …

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us virgin islands travel guide

U.S. Virgin Islands Travel Guide

Are you dreaming of an easy, breezy tropical escape? Consider the U.S. Virgin Islands, also known as America’s paradise. The U.S. Virgin Islands are ideal …

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5 Romantic Getaway Cruises

Are you dreaming of escaping it all with your significant other? A cruise to a romantic destination is the ideal getaway for couples who want …

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Where You Can Cruise Without a Passport

Where You Can Cruise Without a Passport

If you’re ready to relax and take a cruise to a faraway paradise but don’t have a passport, you still have options. Though cruise lines …

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13 Best Places To Scuba Dive in the World

13 Best Places To Scuba Dive in the World

Scuba diving is like flying under the water. Gliding weightlessly and freely in a blue underwater world is unlike any other experience. Add colorful schools …

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Destinations

Looking for an urban oasis or beachfront escape discover where to go next.

Eat + Drink

Discover exquisite local flavors and innovative culinary creations.
Coquilles Saint-Jacques on a beach

Provençale Scallops

Did you ever wonder why scallop shells are iconic throughout European history, topping classical arches and doorways, marking pilgrim paths and even conveying a Greek …

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View of Alaskan Fishing Crab Boats at Port in Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Crab Feast! Alaska is the Hot Spot for Crab

Belly up to the bar. Tie on the bib. Roll up your sleeves. It’s crab feast time! Whether you’re traveling in Alaska or purchasing crab …

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Ankara and Kocatepe Mosque at sunset in Turkey

Bring a Taste of Turkey Home

If you’ve spent any time in Turkey, you have surely been introduced to kofte – ground meat seasoned with spices. Each region and town will …

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Rolling green hillsides and buildings of Tuscany

Tuscan Enigmatic Vines & Wines

Why does Sangiovese grow best in Tuscany? Italy cultivates more than 370 wine grape varieties over 1.7 million vineyard acres, but Sangiovese, a difficult and …

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Olive garden in Montenegro

Secrets of Fresh, Organic Olive Oil Revealed at Montenegro’s Moric Family Farm

Deep dive into delicious olive oil country on the Taste of Montenegro tour offered in Kotor, a port on the Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast. …

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Around Iceland Travel Tips: A Meal in Every Port

Though the onboard kitchen of Windstar’s Star Pride is notable for its international cuisine, circumnavigating Iceland allows for access to remote restaurants with local specialties …

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An Overview of Fire Dancing

Dance has long been a way for cultures to express themselves and tell stories about what they value. Depending on context and location, dancing can …

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How to Plan a Honeymoon Cruise

Your honeymoon marks you and your spouse’s new life together. No other vacation will be your honeymoon, so it’s worth making it special. If you …

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11 Retirement Gift Ideas for the Seasoned Traveler

Is a friend, family member or coworker about to retire from a long career? If they love to travel, you have plenty of ways to …

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7 Reasons to Take an Anniversary Cruise

Whether you’ve been with your partner for a year or decades, it’s always worth celebrating your anniversary. Your anniversary is a milestone in your marriage …

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12 Reasons to Go on a Thanksgiving Cruise

A traditional Thanksgiving usually involves gathering with family around the dinner table to feast on turkey and pumpkin pie. While Thanksgiving at home is still …

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Birthday Group Celebration On A Luxury Cruise to Tahiti

When my husband asked what I wanted to do for my 40th birthday, I knew I wanted it to be special but with a birthday …

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Celebrations

Celebrations that are 180° degrees from ordinary.

windstar buzz

Looking for the latest news from Windstar Cruises? This is where you will find it.

Windstar Loves Travel Advisors

May 5, 2021 is Travel Advisor Appreciation Day and Windstar loves Travel Advisors! Small ship cruise line Windstar Cruises is recognizing the hard work these professionals do by announcing a #WindstarLovesAdvisors Send Your Travel Advisor on a Cruise Vacation contest, where travel advisors can be nominated by their clients and colleagues to win a seven-day cruise aboard one of Windstar’s newly reimagined, 312-passenger all-suite yachts.

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Sketch of new Windstar submarine - Star Fish

ANNOUNCING WINDSTAR’S NEW $500 MILLION SEA SUBMARINE INITIATIVE

DIVE INTO VACATION DELIGHT ABOARD STAR FISH, WINDSTAR’S NEW SUBMARINE Go deep on distinct travel experiences beyond conventional cruise lines, slipping beneath the waves to …

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Bill Hare – Windstar Yacht Club Member Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll …

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Mary & Michael Sperry –Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll …

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Carol & Richard McMakin – Windstar Cruises’ Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll …

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Tod & Lisa Johnstone – Yacht Club Members Profile

We’re kicking off the launch of our newly enhanced loyalty program by celebrating our past guests during Yacht Club Member Appreciation Week. Each day we’ll …

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