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Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016
Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016-cruise
Today, let’s set sail and welcome the cruise world. You don’t normally take extra research of which cruise is better or best? Well, eventually speaking they are all at their best. If you are imagining that cruising means no happy hours, sunsets or even dinners on dry land, think again, because there’s a lot more shipcraft can offer.

From innovative new ships to pioneering itineraries, we’ve sifted through the many cruises making headlines and narrowed them down to five. Yes, we’re looking forward to making your next trip a memorable and enjoyable one. All aboard to the Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016!

#5 Norwegian Cruise Line:
Norwegian Escape
Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016-Norwegian Escape

This cruise has a lot to offer: over 28 dining experiences and 21 bars and lounges. This year, passengers will experience the first at-sea bar and new waterfront-restaurant with an extensive range of wine over 120 bottles and choices of Asian cuisines; order your choice using an iPad. Treat yourself with Dolce Gelato ice cream aboard and be entertained with their multi-level sports complex, walk the plank extending 8 feet over. and go casino gambling at sea. Norwegian Escape is the best escapade with Norwegian Cruise Line.

#4 Carnival:
Carnival Vista
Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016-Carnival Vista

After 4 years. a new ship will hit the sea from Carnival Cruise Line. Hop on board and ride with Carnival Vista that can accommodate as much as 3,954 passengers, to set sail in November 2016. Roam around the cruise on top with their SkyRide, a pedal-powered ride that will let you view the shipcraft in high perspective. It’s the first-ever cruise with IMAX as their on-board entertainment. Treat yourself in an amazing ride with this fun and adventurous cruise line.

#3 Regent Seven Seas:
Explorer
Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016-Explorer

The new ship to add up in the fleet of Regent Seven Seas cruise line that carries 750 passengers will sail in July 2016. On board, travelers will enjoy the view of the deceiving infinity pool at the ship’s stern and the first-ever at-sea spa, Canyon Ranch SpaClub. This includes infrared sauna and an aromatic steam room. There is a total of six on board restaurants serving French, Chartreuse, and Asian-inspired cuisines. These sum up to the goal of the ship as “Most luxurious ship ever built”.

#2 Seabourn:
Encore
Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016-Encore

You might not want to miss the on-board Restaurateur Thomas Keller’s famous dishes. Encore being the largest of its small-shipcraft family of Seabourn will carry 600 exclusive passengers, who will experience high designed interiors by another renowned designer, Adam Tihany. Scheduled to hit the ocean in December 2016, the elegant luxurious cruise will provide every passenger the first-class experience, exclusive shopping with the chef, and an evening under the stars or morning with the scenic sunrise at a 270-degree view.

#1 Royal Caribbean:
Ovation of the Seas
Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016-Ovation of the Seas

Of course, the number one spot goes to the world’s largest cruise ship line, Royal Caribbean, as they will provide Ovation of the Seas in June 2016. Top of the line services are offered aboard with the new flying-in-air machine and 360-degree view, with their jewel-shaped capsule, North Star, located at the top of the ship. Improved and enhanced staterooms, spectacular aerial shows in venues while experiencing dynamic dining: these are only a few of their several on board activities and services. Dare to ride with the most awaited cruise-ride of the year.

Pro Tip: If you’re planning to book with one of these Top 5 Best Cruises for 2016, make sure to do your research first; also try looking to book your flights using online cruise booking site as they tend to, on average, reduce costs by about 43%, a few good ones being Cruise Critic, Cruise Timetables or Cruising Excursions

 

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Asiatravel Reviews

The Singaporean based pan-Asian travel site was established in 1995 and is being led by their CEO and Boh Tuang Poh. The humble beginnings of the Asiatravel actually began with just hotel reservation services leading its way to acquire and provide more travel services such as flights and tours. Since it started way back in the 1900s, Asiatravel was the first of its kind in Asia. Now, the travel site operates to several other offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Hong Kong, China and UAE.

PROS?
On Asiatravel, customers can choose between hotels, flights, tours and attractions to search, compare and book online. Asiatravel offers discounted airfares from over 500 airlines, which can be booked on an instant confirmation basis and with the best price guarantee. Moreover, when customers book a combo of two from which, they’ll get additional 30% savings.
Asiatravel Reviews-page
With their company slogan “Global Reach, Local Touch”, travellers can book accommodations with all inclusive. Since Asiatravel initially started with hotel reservations, on their homepage it pretty much promotes top hotel destinations more than tours and flights. Aside from English, Asiatravel’s language can be changed to 12 other versions to make the site more understandable.

Asiatravel was awarded simultaneously for “Best Online Travel Agent” in 2013, 2014 and 2015 by TTG Travel Awards.
Asiatravel Reviews-mobile app
However, on Asiatravel some page functionalities are not working, maybe it’s not modernized, like it’s been ages since it was last updated. Anyhow, Asiatravel has a mobile app for customers who are more like a smartphone user or always on the go. The mobile app is available in the App Store and Google Play store and offers similar services to its PC version.

CONS!
Another downside of the travel site is rooted from Asiatravel reviews. There are several feedback online showing ungratefulness over the pan-Asian travel search engine. What’s even worse was the reviewers had considered Asiatravel as a scam, fraud, tricky and deceiving site. These accusations were based on their personal experience.

The most recent review was posted on 20th of March 2016, wherein the consumer complained about overcharging beyond what was discussed. They checked their booking with the hotel and were advised that additional charges will be made. He called to Asiatravel and was hung up on not less than 5 times.
logoHow To Reach Them?

  • Website URL:                        www.asiatravel.com
  • Contact Number:                  (65) 6732 6773
  • Fax Number:                        (65) 6732 1226
  • Head Office Address:            615 Lorong 4 Toa Payoh, #01- 01, Singapore 319516

Asiatravel Reviews-confusedConclusion
It is still quite confusing if we should or we shouldn’t trust Asiatravel. But after making this review and after all the research and facts we made to compile all essential information regarding Asiatravel, no doubt Asiatravel has to work on some loose ends. They might not be as good as other major travel sites, but at least as a small travel company they were able to provide services that no other travel site can offer. However, they should be more aware of their consumer’s feedback or satisfaction. Because not all of them are impressed, this has been their major problem too.

Have you booked with them? Feel free to leave a comment below.