Cooking with Regent Seven Seas Cruises

From our kitchen to yours, we will share a delectable recipe from Culinary Arts Kitchen Executive Chef Kathryn Kelly each month on Luxury Goes Exploring™. Today, we are inspired by the warm Aegean weather of Greece and opting for a fresh Greek Summer Salad with Grilled Halloumi – a tasty addition to any meal. This salad […]

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Regent Seven Seas Voyager Renovation Complete

Seven Seas Voyager’s bow-to-stern refurbishment has been complete, giving her a luxurious new décor and a new collection of spectacular production shows for the Constellation Theater.  Seven Seas V…

Source: Seven Seas Voyager Emerges from Luxurious Renovation

 

Call Josh for details, the ultimate in service & complimentary amenities with Virtuoso Travel’s Voyager Club (Virtuoso Voyages).

 

Top Producer with Expert Knowledge on all Luxury Lines:
– Silversea
– Seabourn’s Pinnacle Club
– Regent Seven Seas Cruises
– Crystal Cruises
– SeaDream Yacht Club
– AmaWaterways
– Viking Cruises & Viking River Cruises

 

josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
an independent affiliate of travel experts | a virtuoso agency
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four seasons preferred partner,
Read my review of Seabourn Sojourn

and my more recent review of Seabourn Sojourn in the Baltic
Read my review of Seabourn Spirit
Read my review of Silver Cloud
Read all my ship reviews with photos

 

Josh Friedman is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service. Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals.  His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays.  He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.

His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own — from VIP introduction to the hotel’s management to upgrades, scrumptious breakfasts and hotel spending credits.

4083 24th street, #460250,  san francisco, ca 94114 cst# 2080753-40

 

Josh Friedman Luxury Travel | San Francisco

 

Update | Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Hello clients & friends,

I just attended a seminar presented by my local Regent Seven Cruises representative, and happy to report the latest.  By the way, to give you an idea of the kind of company they are, and continue to be, she’s been with them over 20 years.

See below offer, expiring 11/4/2016

A lot is included:

  • Business Class air included at no charge for all categories starting in mid 2017. 
  • Free unlimited internet 
  • Specialty restaurants at no extra charge
  • Most shore excursions are also included in the price. It’s just the super special ones (like helicopters in Alaska, etc, that have a supplement)
  • 3 nights free land on selected exotic programs
  • Unlimited beverages including fine wines and premium spirits
  • Open bars and lounges plus in-suite mini bar replenished daily
  • Pre-paid gratuities
  • Improved entertainment & yes, more  

As a reminder:

  • 490-750 guests
  • 14 layer chocolate cake with your steak at Prime 7 
  • 24 hour room service
  • Canyon Ranch spa all ships
  • Versace china (new!)

A New Ship & Renovation of Fleet

  • Renovation of Seven Seas Navigator finished in Spring 2016 and the pictures I’ve seen show a very chic contemporary ship. Ces’t sexy. Good surgeon.
  • Renovation of Seven Seas Voyager happening this Fall 2016
  • Renovation of Seven Seas Mariner happening Spring 2017
  • Seven Seas Explorer just launched this summer with huge luxurious suites (it’s all suites & all balconies) and gourmet cooking classes (that’s a chargeable item) 
  • Future/2020 sister ship to Seven Seas Explorer

Partnerships

  • PBS, for instance cruise and attend lectures with Gwen Ifill and others.
  • Smithsonian. An onboard experience led by a wide range of experts from art historians to authors, and encourages participation.

Destination Highlights

  • Eight (8) Panama Canal cruises between 2017 and 2018
  • World Cruise in 2018 for  137 nights | Around the World from LA
  • In Alaska, pre and post cruise programs with the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer train

Promotions | Book Now
(and remember i’m on trip to Fiji leaving 10/23 returning 10/31)

$300 ship board credit for any 2017 Alaska or Mediterranean cruise made by Nov 4, 2016. 

f o r   m o r e   i n f o r m a t i o n   &   t o   b o o k

 josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
an independent affiliate of travel experts | a virtuoso agency
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four seasons preferred partner

Josh Friedman is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service. Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals.  His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays.  He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.

His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own — from VIP introduction to the hotel’s management to upgrades, scrumptious breakfasts and hotel spending credits.

Call Josh for details, the ultimate in service & exclusive luxury hotel amenities with Virtuoso.

4083 24th street, #460250,  san francisco, ca 94114 cst# 2080753-40

Josh Friedman Luxury Travel | San Francisco

Summer Favorites: Venice & Santorini

We’re a top Regent Seven Seas Cruises producer and offer expert personal advise. In San Francisco.

We asked our globetrotting guests to share which Regent Seven Seas Cruises’ Mediterranean destination evoked the best summer memories and received a deluge of submissions, from the magnificent walled city of Dubrovnik and visually spectacular Barcelona to the architectural glory of Rome and the enchanting villages of Provence. However, there were two places that were the clear favorites: Venice and Santorini.

venice

“Venice is breathtakingly beautiful. It is more an impossibility of creation than a real city.
Loved the people, loved the fantasy and beauty.”

“Another vote for Venice. The entrance is breathtaking. The history is palpable. The romance of walking the city, riding the gondolas and finding small places to dine are consuming. Would love to go back and spend more time.”

“Sailing into Venice was fantastic, but the view we had sitting at a rooftop
restaurant in Santorini fulfilled a lifelong dream.”

“We fell in love with…

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Regent Seven Seas Cruises | Alaska 2016 Family

Seven Seas Mariner is returning to Alaska after years exploring other parts of the globe. It’s a larger new ship than Regent has had there recently.

Alaska is a prime destination to visit with family. FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions provide families with an array of opportunities to make memories together while whale watching, exploring national parks, getting close to majestic glaciers and more. And with Kids Sail fares of only $999 on select voyages and the Club Mariner Youth Program, children of all age groups can explore America’s last frontier in a meaningful, enriching way.

Regent is also extending a limited time offer of $300 shipboard credit per suite and FREE Unlimited WiFi in all suite categories so families can share their vacation experience. Mention promo code (ask Josh*) at the time of booking for this limited time offer which is effective November 2 for new bookings of May 8 through August 24, 2016 Alaska sailings on Seven Seas Mariner, NEW BOOKINGS ONLY made between November 2 and December 31, 2015.

Applicable Sailings on Seven Seas Mariner:

DATE FROM/TO # OF NIGHTS
May 8, 2016 San Francisco to Vancouver 10
May 18, 2016 Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward) 7
May 25, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
June 1, 2016 Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward) 7
June 8, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
June 15, 2016 Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward) 7
June 22, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
June 29, 2016 Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward) 7
July 6, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
July 20, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
July 27, 2016 Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward) 7
August 3, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
August 10, 2016 Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward) 7
August 17, 2016 Anchorage (Seward) to Vancouver 7
August 24, 2016 Vancouver to San Francisco 10

josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
an independent affiliate of travel experts | a virtuoso agency
facebook  twitter  flickr  you tube
four seasons preferred partner

Top Producer with Expert Knowledge on all Luxury Lines:
– Silversea

– Seabourn’s Pinnacle Club
– Regent Seven Seas Cruises
– Crystal Cruises
– SeaDream Yacht Club
– Ponant Yacht Cruises & Expeditions

– AmaWaterways

– Viking Cruises & Viking River Cruises

 

Read my review of Seabourn Sojourn

and my more recent review of Seabourn Sojourn in the Baltic
Read my review of Seabourn Spirit
Read my review of Silver Cloud
Read all my ship reviews with photos

Josh Friedman is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service. Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals.  His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays.  He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.

His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own — from VIP introduction to the hotel’s management to upgrades, scrumptious breakfasts and hotel spending credits.

Call Josh for details, excellent pricing, the ultimate in service & exclusive hotel amenities with Virtuoso.

4083 24th street, #460250,  san francisco, ca 94114 cst# 2080753-40

Josh Friedman Luxury Travel | San Francisco

Regent Seven Seas | Lower Single Supplements for Early 2016

Just announced – lower single supplements for early 2016 cruises in the Caribbean, Transatlantic and Asia.

Seven Seas Navigator
January 30, 2016 (Roundtrip Miami): 50% in Deluxe Veranda and Deluxe Window Suite categories E-H

March 17, 2016 (Miami to Barcelona): 50% in Concierge Suite, Deluxe Veranda and Deluxe Window Suite categories D-H

Seven Seas Mariner
March 25, 2016 (Roundtrip Miami): 50% in Concierge Suite and Deluxe Veranda Suite categories D-H

April 8, 2016 (Roundtrip Miami): 50% in Concierge Suite and Deluxe Veranda Suite categories E-H

Seven Seas Voyager
January 18, 2016 (Singapore to Bangkok): 25% in Deluxe Veranda Suite category F and 50% in Deluxe Veranda Suite categories G-H

josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
an independent affiliate of travel experts | a virtuoso agency
facebook  twitter  flickr  you tube
four seasons preferred partner

Top Producer with Expert Knowledge on all Luxury Lines:
– Silversea
– Seabourn’s Pinnacle Club
– Regent Seven Seas Cruises
– Crystal Cruises
– SeaDream Yacht Club
– Ponant Yacht Cruises & Expeditions
– AmaWaterways
– Viking Cruises & Viking River Cruises

Read my review of Seabourn Sojourn

and my more recent review of Seabourn Sojourn in the Baltic
Read my review of Seabourn Spirit
Read my review of Silver Cloud
Read all my ship reviews with photos

Josh Friedman is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service. Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals.  His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays.  He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.

His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own — from VIP introduction to the hotel’s management to upgrades, scrumptious breakfasts and hotel spending credits.

Call Josh for details, excellent pricing, the ultimate in service & exclusive hotel amenities with Virtuoso.

4083 24th street, #460250,  san francisco, ca 94114 cst# 2080753-40

Josh Friedman Luxury Travel | San Francisco

Sail, Sip & Savor the Mediterranean

MedIn the Mediterranean, create memories to last a lifetime. Enjoy a traditional flamenco show while savoring delicious tapas in Palma de Mallorca and sample the earthy wines of Tuscany on an unforgettable winery tour. Take in the sights of world-renowned architectural masterpieces from Rome to Barcelona and marvel at natural wonders from Corfu to Kotor. Discover hidden gems, from Cinque Terre to Koper, or indulge in the flavors of Provence…it’s all included.

The Greek Isles

Ancient Riveries

Featured Sailing: 10-night Ancient Reveries

Among the jewels of the Greek Isles is charming Argostoli, flowing up from the turquoise bay along the sides of white limestone hills with its colorful fishing boats, vibrant open-air market and relaxing atmosphere.

Sail ArgostoliTake home popular gifts and keepsakes including thyme honey and the excellent locally produced Robola Taoussi (white wine).

 Sip Mythos: Enjoy this delicious golden beer after a full day…

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Regent Seven Seas 2015-2016 Winter Collection Now Open

2015-2016 Winter Collection Now Open.

Call Josh for details, excellent pricing, the ultimate in service & complimentary amenities with Virtuoso Travel’s Voyager Club. To receive our periodic destination and/or promotional emails, click here.

 

Top Producer with & Knowledgeable Person for All Luxury Lines:
– Seabourn’s Pinnacle Club
– Regent Seven Seas Cruises
– Crystal Cruises
– Silversea

– Windstar Cruises

 

josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
an independent affiliate of travel experts | a virtuoso agency

twitter  flickr  facebook   you tube  tripadvisor

four seasons preferred partner,

Read my review of Seabourn Sojourn

and my more recent review of Seabourn Sojourn in the Baltic
Read my review of Seabourn Spirit
Read my review of Silver Cloud
Read my review of Oceania’s Marina
Read all my ship reviews with photos

Josh Friedman  is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service.  Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals.  His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays.  He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.

His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own — from VIP introduction to the hotel’s management to upgrades, scrumptious breakfasts and hotel spending credits.

4083 24th street, #460250,  san francisco, ca 94114 cst# 2080753-40

 

Josh Friedman Luxury Travel | San Francisco

Virtuoso ASAP October 2014

Click here to view Virtuoso Travel’s ASAP October Edition

Call Josh for details, excellent pricing, the ultimate in service & exclusive hotel amenities with Virtuoso. To receive our periodic destination and/or promotional emails, click here.

josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
an independent affiliate of travel experts | a virtuoso agency

twitter flickr facebook you tube tripadvisor
four seasons preferred partner,

Josh Friedman is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service. Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals. His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays. He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.
His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own

Regent and High End Starwood Foodie Cruise

Regent Voyager Club – Starwood Hotels is collaborating with Regent Seven Seas Cruises to provide a focus on a unique culinary experience for the Voyager Club sailing on July 9th, 2014 in Italy. Executive Chef Jesse Llapitan from The Palace Hotel in San Francisco will be onboard July 9-12 hosting several events. For foodie clients, a three-hour cooking class is available at the Gritti Cooking School July 18 for €180 (space is limited). Starwood is also providing pre and post opportunities for Virtuoso advisors. For more information please contact me.

Call Josh for details, excellent pricing, the ultimate in service & complimentary amenities with Virtuoso Travel’s Voyager Club. To receive our periodic destination and/or promotional emails, click here.

Top Producer with & Knowledgeable Person for All Luxury Lines:
– Seabourn’s Pinnacle Club
– Regent Seven Seas Cruises
– Crystal Cruises
– Silversea

– Windstar Cruises

josh friedman luxury travel
in san francisco’s financial district
415.987.0372 | joshfriedmantravel.com
with travel experts, a virtuoso member agency

twitter flickr facebook you tube tripadvisor

Read my review of Seabourn Sojourn

and my more recent review of Seabourn Sojourn in the Baltic
Read my review of Seabourn Spirit
Read my review of Silver Cloud
Read my review of Oceania’s Marina
Read all my ship reviews with photos

Josh Friedman is an old-fashioned travel agent offering highly personalized 24/7 service. Specialties include high-end and bespoke luxury travel for small groups and individuals. His areas of expertise include ultra-luxury cruises, customized vacations & luxury hotel stays. He also plans spectacular honeymoons, anniversary and birthday celebrations and completes trips that clients have started and just can’t quite figure out how to finish.

His relationships built over twenty years with the world’s top hotels, cruise lines and local agencies will ensure your successful vacation. As a client you get exclusive and complimentary perks that you can’t get on your own