First Choice Holidays, parent of Intrav and
Clipper Cruise Line, has formed First Choice Expedition Cruising,
bringing the two vessels of Clipper Cruise Line and the two small
ships operated by the First Choice Holidays-owned Australian travel
company Peregrine together under the same management.
released by Intrav said that First Choice has taken the opportunity
to bring the best of both companies together [by] creating a very
strong foundation for what will become worlds leading small-ship
expeditionary cruise line.
Clipper Cruise Line
will maintain independent operations of its two vessels, the
122-passenger Clipper Adventurer and 128-passenger Clipper Odyssey,
through October 31, the company said.
Being a member of
the First Choice Holidays family of companies has shown yet another
advantage -- the Clipper philosophy brought to a global scale, said
David Drier, Intravs President, in the statement. The small-ship
expertise of both Clipper and Peregrine, joined with strength and
vision of First Choice makes the future of this enterprise very
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