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A Directory of Cruise Lines and Ships

Here is a listing of cruise lines and their vessels. One caveat: Many cruise companies prefer to sell through travel agents. It's best to book through an agent who specializes in cruises.

Listings marked with a single asterisk designate open or restaurant-style seating; double asterisks mean both traditional and open seating on the same vessel. Lines with no asterisks follow a traditional assigned seating policy.

*American Canadian Caribbean Line

(800) 556-7450

Grande Caribe, Grande Mariner, Niagara Prince

*American Cruise Lines

(800) 814-6880

American Eagle

*American Safari Cruises

(888) 862-8881

*American West Steamboat Co.

(800) 434-1232

Queen of the West

Carnival Cruise Lines

(800) 327-9501

Celebration, Conquest, Destiny, Ecstasy, Elation, Fantasy, Fascination, Holiday, Imagination, Inspiration, Jubilee, Legend, Paradise, Pride, Sensation, Spirit, Triumph, Victory

Celebrity Cruises

(800) 437-3111

Century, Constellation, Galaxy, Horizon, Infinity, Mercury, Millennium, Summit, Zenith

*Classical Cruises

(800) 252-7745

Callisto, Pegasus, Sun Bay I, Sun Bay II

*Clipper Cruise Line

(800) 325-0010

Clipper Adventurer, Clipper Odyssey, Nantucket Clipper, Yorktown Clipper

Clipper Navigation

(800) 888-2535

Victoria Clipper

*Club Med Cruises

(800) 453-7447

Costa Cruises

(800) GO COSTA (462-6782)

Costa Allegra, Costa Atlantica, Costa Classica, Costa Europa, Costa Marina, Costa Romantica, Costa Tropicale, Costa Victoria*Cruise West

(800) 888-9378

Sheltered Seas, Spirit of Alaska, Spirit of Columbia, Spirit of Discovery, Spirit of Endeavour, Spirit of '98, Spirit of Oceanus, Temptress Explorer

Crystal Cruises

(800) 820-6663

Crystal Harmony, Crystal Symphony

Cunard Line

(800) 5-CUNARD (528-6273)

Caronia, Queen Elizabeth 2

Delta Queen Steamboat Co.

(800) 543-1949

Delta Queen, Mississippi Queen

Disney Cruise Line

(800) 951-3532

Disney Magic, Disney Wonder

Esplanade Tours

(800) 426-5492

Nile Monarch, Regency, Regina, Royale

First European Cruises

(888) 983-8767

Azur, Bolero, European Stars, European Vision, Flamenco, Mistral

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

(800) 843-0602

Black Prince, Black Watch, Braemar

*French Country Waterways

(800) 222-1236

Esprit, Horizon II, Liberté, Nenuphar, Princess

Galapagos Cruises

(866) 740-2444

Alta; Ambasador I; Coral I; Coral II; Corinthian; Delfin II; Diamante; Eclipse; Eric, Flamingo & Letty; Galapagos Explorer II; Galapagos Legend; Isabela II; Lammer Law; Mistral; Parranda; Santa Cruz

*Glacier Bay Cruiseline

(800) 451-5952

Executive Explorer, Wilderness Adventurer, Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

GlobalQuest (formerly OdessAmerica Corp.)

(800) 221-3254

Amadeus I, Amadeus II, Ambasador I, Clara Schumann, Delta Star, Eclipse, Monet, New World Discoverer, Novikov Priboy, Peter the Great (Zosima Shashkov), Rousse, Royal Star, Scorpios I, Scorpios II, Scorpios III, Terra Australis, Viking Burgundy, Viking Danube, Viking Kirov, Viking Neptune, Viking Pakhomov, Viking Pride

Great Lakes Cruise Co.

(888) 891-0203

Columbus, Georgian Clipper, Le Levant


(800) 553-3980

Europa, Hanseatic, Bremen, Columbus, Sea Cloud, Sea Cloud II

Holland America Line

(800) 426-0327

Amsterdam, Maasdam, Noordam, Oosterdam, Prinsendam, Rotterdam, Ryndam, Statendam, Veendam, Volendam, Zaandam, Zuiderdam

Imperial Majesty Cruise Line

(800) 511-5737


KD River Cruises of Europe

(800) 346-6525

Britannia, Deutschland, Heine, Helvetia, Fontane, Viking Burgundy, Viking Danube, Viking Europe, Viking Kirov, Viking Neptune, Viking Normandie, Viking Pride, Viking Spirit, Tell

*Lindblad Expeditions

(800) 397-3348

Endeavour, Polaris, Sea Bird, Sea Lion, Sea Voyager

MSC Italian Cruises (formerly Mediterranean Shipping Cruises)

(800) 666-9333

Melody, Monterey, Rhapsody

*Norwegian Coastal Voyage (formerly Bergen Line)

(800) 323-7436

Finnmarken, Kong Harald, Midnatsol, Narvik, Nordkapp, Nordlys, Nordnorge, Polarlys, Richard With, Trollfjord, Vesteralen

*Norwegian Cruise Line

(800) 327-7030

Norway, Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Dream, Norwegian Majesty, Norwegian Sea, Norwegian Sky, Norwegian Star, Norwegian Sun, Norwegian Wind

Orient Lines

(800) 333-7300

Crown Odyssey, Marco Polo

P&O Cruises

(800) 340-7674

Arcadia, Aurora, Oceana, Oriana, Victoria

Peter Deilmann Cruises

(800) 348-8287

Casanova, Cézanne, Danube Princess, Deutschland, Dresden, Frederic Chopin, Katharina, Königstein, Lili Marleen, Mozart, Princesse de Provence, Prussian Princess

**Princess Cruises

(800) PRINCESS (774-6237)

Crown Princess, Dawn Princess, Golden Princess, Grand Princess, Ocean Princess, Pacific Princess, Regal Princess, Royal Princess, Sea Princess, Star Princess, Sun Princess

*Quark Expeditions

(800) 356-5699

*Radisson Seven Seas Cruises

(800) 285-1835

Hanseatic, Paul Gauguin, Radisson Diamond, Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Navigator, Song of Flower

*Regal China Cruises

(800) 808-3388

Princess Elaine, Princess Jeannie, Princess Sheena

Regal Cruises

(800) 270-SAIL (7245)

Regal Empress


(800) 970-6601

The World

*RiverBarge Excursions

(888) 462-2743

River Explorer

Royal Caribbean International

(800) 327-6700 Adventure of the Seas, Brilliance of the Seas, Enchantment of the Seas, Explorer of the Seas, Grandeur of the Seas, Legend of the Seas, Majesty of the Seas, Monarch of the Seas, Navigator of the Seas, Nordic Empress, Radiance of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas,Sovereign of the Seas, Splendour of the Seas, Viking Serenade, Vision of the Seas, Voyager of the Seas

Royal Olympic Cruises

(800) 872-6400

Odysseus, Olympia Countess, Olympia Explorer, Olympia Voyager, Stella Solaris, Triton, World Renaissance

Saga Holidays

(877) 265-6862

Saga Rose

*St. Lawrence Cruise Lines

(800) 267-7868

Canadian Empress

*Seabourn Cruise Line

(800) 929-9391

Seabourn Legend, Seabourn Pride, Seabourn Spirit

*Seadream Yacht Club

(800) 707-4911

Seadream I, Seadream II

*Silversea Cruises

(800) 722-9955

Silver Cloud, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper. The Silver Wind will be back in 2003.

*Society Expeditions

(800) 548-8669

World Discoverer

*Star Cruises

(305) 436-4694

MegaStar Aries, MegaStar Taurus, Star Pisces, SuperStar Aries, SuperStar Capricorn, SuperStar Gemini, SuperStar Leo, SuperStar Virgo

Swan Hellenic Cruises

(877) 219-4239


*Victoria Cruises

(800) 348-8084

Victoria I, Victoria II, Victoria III, Victoria V, Victoria VII, Victoria Blue Whale, Victoria Empress, Victoria Pearl, Victoria Prince, Victoria Princess, Victoria Queen, Victoria Rose

*Windjammer Barefoot Cruises

(800) 327-2602

Amazing Grace, Flying Cloud, Legacy, Mandalay, Polynesia, Yankee Clipper

*Windstar Cruises

(800) 258-7245

Wind Song, Wind Spirit, Wind Star, Wind Surf

World Explorer Cruises

(800) 854-3835

Universe Explorer

**Zeus Tours and Yacht Cruises

(800) 447-5667

Aegean I, Aegean Spirit, Arcadia, Diogenes, Galileo Sun, H&B I, Harmony G, Olympia Countess, Olympia Explorer, Olympia Voyager, Stella Solaris, Triton, Viking Star, World Renaissance, Zeus I, Zeus II

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