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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 signify loss and mourning, joy, celebration, sensuality, religious worship or even war. Many cultures use it to honor their past and teach children and visitors about their heritage. Fire dancing …

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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 experienced a lot of stress planning your wedding, your honeymoon is also a chance to relax, recharge and reflect on your marriage. Most importantly, psychologists believe your honeymoon helps you …

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Honoring a Hero: Korean War Veteran H.J. Burley Smith Retracing History on Windstar Cruises

During a Memorial Ceremony organized by the Korean Ministry of Patriots and Veterans Affairs (MPVA), Brigadier General (retired) and MPVA Director General Kim Kwang-woo (left) presents Korean War Veteran H.J. “Burley” Smith (right) with Korea’s “Ambassador of Peace” Medal. Smith and his travel group, who were visiting Korea on a Windstar Asia cruise to retrace …

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Windstar President’s Cruise Honors Crew, Promotes Understanding

The sold-out second edition of the Windstar President’s Cruise sailed from Singapore to Hong Kong on a 14-night itinerary. Heavily loaded with ports of call in The Philippines, it made sense to involve the Windstar crew somehow.  About half of the crew on any given Windstar ship is from The Philippines. Debuting on the President’s …

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Travel Experts Point to Windstar as the Gold Standard for Small Ship Cruises

Windstar’s team on board and ashore is thrilled to be awarded by one of the leading travel agent publications – Travel Weekly as a “Gold Winner in Overall Small Cruise Ship” again! In total, we took home three Gold Magellans and two Silver Magellans in the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.   Windstar also earned …

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TODAY With Kathie Lee and Hoda Features Windstar Cruise to Tahiti in ‘Honeymoon Do-Over’ Promotion

Windstar Cruises and NBC TODAY Show are looking for married couples who have honeymoon “fail” stories to share. As part of the new “Don’t Miss the Boat Honeymoon Do-Over” contest with Kathie Lee and Hoda, couples who lost their chance to go on a romantic honeymoon now have the opportunity for a do-over on an …

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Windstar Dominates 2017 Cruisers’ Choice Awards for Best Small Ships

Winning the Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards is prestigious as it’s based on each cruiser’s personal review of the cruise line. Windstar Cruises is pleased to have been awarded 17 individual awards in the 2017 Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Awards, notably claiming two of the top five awards for the Best Overall Small Ships with Wind Surf …

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Windstar Wins Top Awards in USA TODAY & Condé Nast Traveler

wardsWindstar’s six small ships win new travel awards and garner travel influencer accolades. We wrap up the year on a high note with a bevy of travel awards from trusted travel publications. We also received accolades from influential travel insiders who have experienced a personalized cruise vacation on the line’s iconic sailing and all-suite yachts …

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