The 2020s are going to be wild BY TANNER GARRITY / SEPTEMBER 26, 2019 6:09 AM According to the 2018 Global Wellness Economy Monitor, the wellness travel market expanded 6.5% from 2015 to 2017. In that two-year span, travelers took 139 millionmore trips centered around fitness. That...

A New Cruise Line for Active, Health-Focused Travelers Blue World Voyages plans to remake the cruise for adventure sports enthusiasts who want more out of their vacation than all-you-can-eat buffets When you read the words “cruise ship,” we’re guessing a particular image pops into your head: a...

By Irene S. Levine, Contributor   A growing number of cruise lines—operating riverboats and ocean-going vessels—are redefining their onboard amenities, culinary programs and shore excursions to appeal to the growing number of “active” midlife travelers. They’re crafting menus with healthy options, bringing fitness activities and experts onboard,...

And they come with butlers and balconies. By Lewis Nunn on June 20, 2019 This story originally appeared on Travelandleisure.com. Blue World Voyages, a new company pioneering the concept of “active lifestyle cruising,” has opened advance registration for those interested in purchasing Owners Club apartments onboard its forthcoming inaugural vessel. The yet-to-be-named...

From international president of The Hertz Corporation and Burger King to CEO of The World at ResidenSea, Fredy Dellis enjoyed over 30 years of corporate success before joining a start-up at 53. Now, as CEO of Blue World Voyages, he is intent on disrupting the cruise...

By Elaine Glusac In May 2019, the industry will get its first wellness cruise line in Blue World Voyages. According to Gene Meehan, its founder and chairman, the plan is to turn an existing 900-passenger ship into a 350-passenger one, making the top level a spa...

Co-founders Gene Meehan and Fredy Dellis introduced some of the first renderings of key spaces on the ship along with a preview of the Owners Suites during an interview with host Maria Bartiromo on the "Mornings With Maria" show broadcast on Fox Business News, the...

By Allison Olmsted Midnight buffets on cruises have mostly gone by the wayside, but the plethora of opportunities to eat, or simply lounge around, may stop travelers who want to be active from booking a cruise. But the cruise trade, like many other sectors of the...