Lindblad Expeditions buys Orion
It was announced today that Orion Expedition Cruises would become part of the Lindblad Expedition portfolio, commencing March 2014.
Lindblad Expeditions currently have five ships in partnership with the National Geographic Society, travelling the planet including South America, Europe, Africa, North America, Asia and the Polar regions.
Their own fleet consists of:-
- National Geographic Explorer
- National Geographic Endeavour
- National Geographic Sea Bird
- National Geographic Sea Lion
- National Geographic Islander
Orion Expedition Cruises founder - Sarina Bratton- will leave the business in April when her current contract comes to an end.
Lindblad also charter five other ships for seasonal cruises - these include
- Delfin I
- Lord of the Glens
- Oceanic Discoverer
- Sea Cloud