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September 15, 2016

Out with the old and in with the new. Returning to 4770 Biscayne has been a homecoming of sorts for me, with familiar shareholders and team members in the office as well as on the ships. One always brings a fresh perspective after having time away to reflect and see things differently. I’m grateful for my time away and happy to be back with the exciting opportunity of co-creating the new brand we launched together in early October. We are fortunate to have retained many of our valuable clients with whom we forged solid relationships in the [...]

September 15, 2016

Once the preserve of hardened explorers, expedition cruising is rapidly becoming more mainstream as operators have joined the market, older ships have been renovated and new ships have been ordered. [...]

May 20, 2016

2016 marks the first business year of our new company. Our fiscal business year started on January 1st and finishes December 31st. We are at the halftime point for 2016 and it has certainly been a very exciting year thus far. I’d like to share a quick reflection.   In January, we had three of our ships operating in Antarctica. Quark Expeditions operating the M/V Ocean Diamond and M/V Sea Adventure and Poseidon with the M/V Sea Spirit. The season finished in mid-March and the M/V Ocean Diamond repositioned to Las Palmas.   [...]

April 29, 2016

Tell your friends that you’re off on a cruise and topics pertaining to beaches, the Bahamas, Barbados, the Balearics and sunbathing usually form the follow up conversation; but not if you’re on a CMI Leisure managed cruise. Instead, polar bear, penguins and the phrase ‘blimey, isn’t it cold?’ are more par for the course. Daniel Barnes reports on this speciality cruise management firm that has mastered the art of ‘Ocean Safaris’ from Pole to Pole.  [...]