BLYTH - Answered a Question by Graham (28 Jul 08 16:00)

Given the size and type of ships they have then Thomsons could be seen as direct opposition offering the same type and stle of cruise. But others will give your other options no doubt.

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greaves - Answered a Question by Graham (28 Jul 08 16:23)

Try ocean village about the same size ship but informal, similar destinations.

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taylor - replied to greaves (28 Jul 08 22:37)

Ocean village is 70,000 tons so is considerably bigger than island.

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Bradley - Answered a Question by Graham (28 Jul 08 16:26)

Ocean Village operate a very similar style of cruising experience aimed at the UK market at similar prices with both providing buffet service food (or waiter service at an additional cost) and a casual dress code.

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Aldrich - Answered a Question by Graham (28 Jul 08 19:57)

...am I allowed to say a Dover-Calais car ferry....? That is a JOKE by the way!

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mcguire - replied to Aldrich (29 Jul 08 10:34)

Hi ya hope your telling truth a bout your joke nothing wrong with island cruises they get good reports as well .some top names like p/o and r.c.i. etc get bad reports about there ships so they not that great as well .

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