Underwater lounges. Seamless on-board technology. Food from high-wattages chefs. These are just a few experiences you can have on a ship in 2018.
Who doesn't love a good cruise? There's something magical about being out on the open sea, cocktail in hand while you lounge by the pool, or sailing along one of the world's great rivers, as picturesque villages and towns pass you by. And there's never been a better time to get on a cruise ship than this year, as the industry continues to roll out new itineraries in far-flung places, from French Polynesia to Patagonia, and groundbreaking concepts such as a river-cruise line that caters to milennials. Here, Travel + Leisure editors share the 14 reasons why you should choose to set sail right now.