Free Upgrade On Ponant’s Le Boréal In The Gulf of St Lawrence This September

Quebec – Gulf of St Lawrence – Nova Scotia – Boston

  • Le Boréal at Percé
  • Le Boréal invites you to discover a truly Canadian experience: an unforgettable cruise among the waters of the Gulf of St Lawrence. Quebec – Saguenay – Tadoussac – Havre St Pierre – Percé (above) – Iles de la Madeleine – Louisburg – Lunenberg – Portland – Boston.
  • SUMMER 2014: STATEROOMS UPGRADE*
    Compagnie du Ponant gives you access to the most beautiful staterooms and suites during your cruise. For all new booking of a Deluxe Stateroom, enjoy a stateroom upgrade in Prestige stateroom on Deck 4 or 5.
    * Offer is valid for new bookings only. Subject to change or withdrawal at any time without notice and is not retroactive nor combinable unless otherwise stated. Non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

* Fares listed are per person, based on double occupancy. See Compagnie du Ponant terms and conditions for further particulars.

 

Pearl Mist Departs Portland, Maine, Today On Her Way To Quebec And Her 2014 Great Lakes Season

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Latest news – Pearl Mist is on her way to Quebec and the Great Lakes

Originally posted on The Cruise People Ltd:

http://www.pearlseascruises.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Pearl-Mist-09-RGB-cc-700x350.jpgThe 210-berth Pearl Mist, first ship in the fleet of Pearl Seas Cruises, leaves Portland today on a 10-night cruise to ports  in New England, the Maritime Provinces of Canada, the Gulf of St Lawrence and Quebec (see itinerary below). Among her calls are the Magdalen Islands, Sept Iles and Baie Comeau, all relatively new cruise ports.

Completed earlier this year at Chesapeake Shipbuilding near Baltimore, the Pearl Mist will be proceeding beyond Quebec to offer a number of Great Lakes cruises to Toronto and to Chicago in her first season this summer. Further details of her Great Lakes season are available here.

To obtain more informstion or make a booking please contact The Cruise People Ltd in London on 020 7723 2450 or e-mail cruise@cruisepeople.co.uk. Or in Toronto on 1-800-961-5536 oe e-mail cruise@thecruisepeople.ca.

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Saga Sapphire To Cruise To The St Lawrence In The Autumn Of 2015

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Follow in the footsteps of the great explorers and see isolated rural communities, homes to the first nations. See how the cultural identities of cities such as Quebec, Montreal and Halifax, Nova Scotia’s historic capital, were forged by their founding fathers and early settlers. Fares start at £7,199 per person for two sharing an inside cabin, £7,580 for an outside or £9,070 for a Superior with balcony. Ibncludes bathrobes, 24-hour room service

Saga Sapphire Canada cruiseSt John’s lays claim to being the capital of Britain’s oldest colony and the kick-off point for the British Empire. Explore its scrum of historic streets and admire the brightly-painted Victorian houses.

Discover the secrets of the St Lawrence River’s remote North Shore. From Havre-St-Pierre you can seek out the weather-beaten monoliths of the Mingan Archipelago and from Sept-Iles you can learn all about the indigenous Innu people.

Early risers are in for a treat when Saga Sapphire cruises up the 60-mile long Saguenay Fjord – watch the sunrise over forested cliffs that tower above depths of up to 800 feet.

Step into the pages of history when you venture behind the fortified walls of Quebec City. This French colonial city is ruled over by the Château Frontenac, an imposing hotel built at the end of the 19th century.

Visit Montreal, the dynamic cosmopolitan port city on the St Lawrence River. As you explore this UNESCO City of Design, you’re sure to be moved by its distinct brand of French and North American culture best evident in the pavement cafés, gourmet restaurants, art galleries and cobbled historic streets of Old Montreal.

For further details please casll The Cruise Poeple Ltd in London on 020 7723 2450 or e-mail cruise@cruisepeople.co.uk.

Pearl Seas Cruises’ Pearl Mist Ready To Cruise The Great Lakes This Summer

Pearl MistSail the Great Lakes in style this summer with a new small-ship booking option — the oceangoing Pearl Seas Cruises, operated by the same owners as American Cruise Lines. Redefining luxury adventure, Pearl Seas Cruises starts with a new six-deck ship, the Pearl Mist, now undergoing final outfitting. The 210-passenger vessel is 335 feet long with a 56-foot beam and is registered in the Marshall Islands.

Pearl Mist begins her inaugural season with an 11-night sailing from Baltimore to Halifax, where she was built, on June 25. From there, she will begin a series of 7-, 10- and 11-night Canadian Maritimes, St Lawrence River, Thousand Islands and Great Lakes cruises.

Those who enjoy small-ship sailings will appreciate some of the product perks such as a complimentary cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres before dinner, as well as beer and wine with lunch and dinner.

Pearl Mist’s staterooms and suites are spacious by any standards, ranging from 302 to 580 sq ft. All 108, including 10 single cabins, have private balconies and all accommodation is accessible via interior corridors. An elevator connects all passenger decks and the ship has several wheelchair-friendly staterooms. Each stateroom has a full-sized private bathroom and large, flat-screen satellite TV with DVD player. Suites include two rooms plus bath with 580 sq ft of space. Room service is complimentary and laundry service is also available.

The ship has six lounges, a library, theatre and lecture room, computer workstations, fitness area and spa treatment room, as well as a medical facility. Open sun decks on the forward part of Deck 5 and all of Deck 6 allow passengers to enjoy scenic views, while sun shades are available on Deck 6. The ship also carries bicycles and kayaks for the use of guests.

Pearl Mist’s windowed dining room is open sitting and dress is resort casual. On board entertainment includes live music such as light jazz, culinary demonstrations, musicians and performers from local ports of call, and lectures focused on the history and ecology of the destinations visited.

Pearl Mist will operate 10- or 11-day “Great Lakes & Georgian Bay” cruises from Toronto to Chicago or vice versa on July 30, August 9, 20 and 30. Ports of call include Windsor, Midland, Parry Sound and Little Current, Ontario, as well as Mackinac Island and Holland, Michigan.

On July 9 and October 8 and 18, she will sail 10-night “Canadian Maritimes” cruises between Portland Me and Quebec City, calling at Charlottetown, Iles de la Madeleine, Gaspé, Percé and Saguenay Fjord.

For clients seeking 14-night cruises, in September the Pearl Mist will sail between Chicago, Montreal and Portland on two different cruises calling at Trois-Rivières and Quebec City, as well as Kingston, Ontario.

In addition, an 11-night “Great Lakes & Thousand Islands” cruise is planned between Quebec City and Chicago. Ports of call include Clayton NY (Thousand Islands), Toronto, Niagara Falls, Windsor, Sault Ste Marie and Holland, Michigan.

On October 29, Pearl Mist will position southward with a 14-night cruise from Portland ME to Freeport, Bahamas. Ports of call will include Williamsburg, Boston, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach.

On November 15, she will run an 11-night cruise from Baltimore to Nassau. Ports of call will include Williamsburg,Wilmington NC, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville and West Palm Beach.

Between February and May 2015, she will operate 7-, 10- and 11-night Caribbean/Bahamas voyages, with 7-night “Caribbean Discovery” cruises from either St Martin or San Juan and 10-night round trip “Grand Caribbean Cruises”  from San Juan. Some 11-night “Path of the Explorers” itineraries will also be offered southbound from West Palm Beach to St Martin or northbound from San Juan to Freeport.

For further details please call The Cruise People Ltd in London on 020 7723 2450 or e-mail cruise@cruisepeople.co.uk.

Pearl Seas Cruises Announces Its Great Lakes Fares For 2014

Pearl_MistBuilt by Irving Shipbuilders Ltd and completed by the Chesapeake Shipbuilding Company in Maryland, the 210-passenger Pearl Mist enters service in June of 2014. With 108 staterooms ranging from 302 to 580 square feet, she has dimensions of 335 x 56 feet and measures 4,985 gross tons.

And here are the fares – rates are per passenger – for availability please call The Cruise People Ltd in London at 020 7723 2450 or e-mail cruise@cruisepeople.co.uk

July 30 – August 9, 2014  Chicago – Toronto

Category Price
Category G $5,605
Category H $6,190
Category K $6,535
Category L $6,730
Category R $7,500
Category S (Single) $8,105

August 9 – 20, 2014  Toronto – Chicago

Category Price
Category G $6,165
Category H $6,790
Category K $7,180
Category L $7,410
Category R $8,250
Category S (Single) $8,915

August 20 – 30, 2014  Chicago – Toronto

Category Price
Category G $5,605
Category H $6,190
Category K $6,535
Category L $6,730
Category R $7,500
Category S (Single) $8,105

August 30 – Sept 10, 2014  Toronto – Chicago

Category Price
Category G $6,165
Category H $6,790
Category K $7,180
Category L $7,410
Category R $8,250
Category S (Single) $8,915

Pearl Seas Cruises Announces Its 2014 Great Lakes Itineraries

Date Nights Ports of Call Embarkation Disembarkation
June 25 11 Newport, Nantucket, Boston, Portland, Bar Harbor, Eastport, Shelburne, Lunenburg Baltimore Halifax
July 9 10 Bar Harbor, Lunenburg, Charlottetown, Halifax, St Pierre, Magdalen Islands, Percé, Matane, Tadoussac, Saguenay Portland ME Quebec City
July 19 11 Montreal, Clayton NY, Toronto, Niagara Falls, Windsor, Little Current, Mackinac Island, Holland MI, Quebec City Chicago
July 30 10 Holland MI, Mackinac Island, Little Current, Parry Sound, Midland, Windsor, Niagara Falls Chicago Toronto
Aug 9 11 Niagara Falls, Windsor, Midland, Parry Sound, Little Current, Mackian Island, Holland MI Toronto Chicago
Aug 20 10 Holland MI, Mackinac Island, Little Current, Parry Sound, Midland, Windsor, Niagara Falls Chicago Toronto
Aug 30 11 Niagara Falls, Windsor, Midland, Parry Sound, Little Current, Mackian Island, Holland MI Toronto Chicago
Sept 10 14 Holland MI, Mackinac Island, Little Current, Windsor, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Clayton NY Chicago Montreal
Sept 24 14 Quebec, Saguenay, Tadoussac, Matane, Percé, Magdalen Islands, St Pierre, Charlottetown, Halifax, Lunenburg, Bar Harbor Montreal Portland ME
Oct 8 10 Bar Harbor, Lunenburg, Charlottetown, Halifax, St Pierre, Magdalen Islands, Percé, Matane, Tadoussac, Saguenay Portland ME Quebec City
Oct 18 11 Saguenay, Tadoussac, Matane, Percé, Magdalen Islands, St Pierre, Charlottetown, Halifax, Lunenburg, Bar Harbor Quebec City Portland ME
Further details The Cruise People Ltd in London 020 7723 2450  cruise@cruisepeople.co.uk