Tagged: Vidanta Cruises

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Introducing Vidanta Cruises

Grupo Vidanta, a major resort developer and tourism operator in Mexico and Latin America, is launching an upscale cruise line to sail along Mexico’s coasts. The 298-passenger Vidanta Elegant, which has been rebuilt from the hull up, is expected to start sailing in fall 2019. (travelpulse.com)

Vidanta Cruises Announces Market Entry

Vidanta today announced its entry into the luxury cruise market on the Mexico coast with the 298-guest Vidanta Elegant, setting sail this fall. “This endeavor further distinguishes Grupo Vidanta as the only provider of luxury accommodations in Mexico operating both on land and sea,” the company said. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Vidanta Elegant Emerges from Refit

Vidanta Cruises and the Vidanta Elegant appear closer to an official startup as the vessel has left an extended refurbishment period in Naples and today called in Gibraltar. A spokesperson for Grupo Vidanta told Cruise Industry News that the company “did not have any updates to share.” (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Grupo Vidanta Accelerates Crew Hiring for Cruise Start Up

Voyages of Discovery's Voyager ex Alexander von Humboldt - Currently Vidanta ElegantWhile the Vidanta Elegant continues to be refurbished in Naples, Italy, Grupo Vidanta is now busy hiring crew for the ship. Declining to comment on any specifics, the Mexico-based hotel operator has been busy recruiting crew through a vessel management company. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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Grupo Vidanta’s Cruise Start Up Continues to Slowly Move Forward

The Vidanta Elegant sits out of service undergoing a major refurbishment in Naples as Grupo Vidanta continues to move forward in entering the cruise business. The Mexico-based hotel operator acquired the 1990-built ship in 2017 following the demise of All Leisure Group, where the vessel sailed as the Voyager. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

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