The Globe and Mail Cruises

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The Globe and Mail has always provided a candid and unique perspective on Canada and the world. It’s why we’re the country’s most awarded news organization. We want to share our perspective with you while we explore some of the world’s richest and most stunning scenery.

We’ve partnered with Scenic Luxury Cruises and Tours to bring you The Globe and Mail Cruises—invigorating explorations to destinations steeped in cultural and historical significance. Enjoy the continued presence of Globe Journalists, as they offer their knowledge and insight on cuisine, wine and history plus, get exclusive access to their comprehensive knowledge of current events affecting Canada and the world.

Scenic, drawing on over three decades of delivering the ultimate in luxury river cruising, works in partnership with The Globe and Mail to meticulously handpick immersive cultural and culinary experiences.

We hope that you’ll join us on one of our next journeys.

 

UPCOMING CRUISES


 
 

JULY 31, 2019 - AUGUST 7, 2019

GLOBE PORTUGAL
RIVER CRUISE

 
 
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Due to the popularity of the April 2019 Portugal River Cruise, The Globe has added a second sailing in July of 2019.

JULY 31, 2019 - AUGUST 7, 2019

 

The Globe and Mail has once again partnered with Scenic Luxury Cruises to create The Globe and Mail Portugal River Cruise. This custom-built tour begins in the vibrant capital of Porto where we embark on a eight-day return-trip cruise through the spectacular Douro River Valley.

All the while, Globe Journalists will be there to narrate the very best the region has to offer, from UNESCO World Heritage sites to famed Port houses to the spectacular landscapes that have been shaped by wind, water and centuries of human toil.


CRUISE ITINERARY | SUITE OPTIONS | FEATURED JOURNALISTS

 
 

JULY 1 - JULY 11, 2019 | ONLY 1 CABIN REMAINS!

GLOBE SEINE
RIVER CRUISE

 
 
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Explore the history, culture and food of Paris and Normandy as we sail along the tranquil Seine River

JULY 1, 2019 - JULY 11, 2019

DON’T MISS OUT—ONLY 1 CABIN REMAINS!

 

The Globe and Mail and Scenic Luxury Cruises are proud to partner once again for an unforgettable, one-of-a-kind travel experience. You’re invited to board The Globe and Mail Seine River Cruise, 11 days of luxurious experiences and exclusive access.

As you cruise, see some of the world’s most exquisite architecture, quaint seaside towns, and important sites from Canada’s wartime history. Bringing the newsroom on board, some of The Globe’s most lauded journalists will give you a behind the scenes look at the making of the news, while offering their knowledge and insight on cuisine, wine and history, along the way.

CRUISE ITINERARY | SUITE OPTIONS | FEATURED JOURNALISTS


PAST GLOBE AND MAIL CRUISES


 

APRIL 18 - 28, 2019

GLOBE PORTUGAL
RIVER TOUR

 
 
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Explore the food, wine and culture of Lisbon before setting sail along the stunning Douro River 

APRIL 18, 2019 - APRIL 28, 2019

 

This custom-built 11-day tour begins in the vibrant capital of Lisbon before journeying to Porto where we embark on a seven day return-trip cruise through the spectacular Douro River Valley. All the while, Globe Journalists will be there to narrate the very best the region has to offer, from UNESCO World Heritage sites to famed Port houses to the spectacular landscapes that have been shaped by wind, water and centuries of human toil. 

Within the comfort of Scenic’s 5-star accommodations, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in current events with The Globe’s award-winning journalists – including our European-based team and food & wine experts. Discover the stories behind the stories, the challenges of a 24/7 news cycle, the investigative process behind some of our biggest stories, and our outlook on what’s next for Europe, Canada and the world as we celebrate The Globe’s 175th anniversary year. 


CRUISE ITINERARY | SUITE OPTIONS | FEATURED JOURNALISTS

 
 

AUGUST 9 - AUGUST 22, 2018

 
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Explore the changing food, wine and culture of southern France.

AUGUST 9, 2018 - AUGUST 22, 2018

 

An elegant ride along the gentle Rhône and Saône rivers, the two week trip will take you to some of southern France’s most captivating locales. The Globe and Mail has partnered with Scenic to create a one-of-a kind river cruise, that delivers the classic charms of the historic, beloved Southern France region, an insider’s look at how French foods and wine are evolving in the 21st century and unique access to award-winning journalists from The Globe. Starting in Paris, enjoy your day taking in the architectural and cultural shifts that are reinvigorating one of the world’s great cities. From there, take in stunning surroundings from the deck of the Scenic Sapphire ship, where you will enjoy Scenic's 5-star accommodations, relaxation and exquisite onboard dining.

Be invigorated by immersing yourself in current events with The Globe’s award-winning journalists, editors and columnists – including our European-based team and food & wine experts. They will provide insights into the stories behind the stories and their investigative process, and offer candid and unique perspectives on the most pressing issues in Europe and beyond.


CRUISE ITINERARY | SUITE OPTIONS | FEATURED JOURNALISTS