About Me

I have worked in the travel industry from the age of 15 stacking brochures and making tea at a local Thomas Cook shop, I absolutely loved it and this was the start of my fascination with travel. I went full time into travel at the age of 17 in June…

Posted on Apr 14, 2018
Captain – watch the dock…..

MSC has hit the news again this week and all for the wrong reasons. MSC Armonia crashed into the dock heading for the port of Rotan. The footage of the ship coming in way too fast has hit the internet, MSC Armonia, which is in the middle of a week-long cruise…

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Posted on Mar 31, 2018
Bellissima Bellas

MSC will be christening their new ship MSC Bellissima in Spring 2019 and this time the spectacular event will take place in Southampton. MSC are renowned for their amazing ship launches with Sophia Loren in attendance as their godmother, although this is yet to be confirmed, this will be one big…

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Posted on Mar 16, 2018
We are not just colleagues, we are a family too…

This week is a very personal blog a difficult one to write too, but it is more a thank you to my friends, family and especially my colleagues. A couple of blogs back I wrote about a mini cruise I booked for my parents and their 50th wedding anniversary on…

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Posted on Feb 21, 2018
No Kids Allowed

P&O made the announcement today that in 2019 the Aurora will have a refit and become an Adult Only ship to join Arcadia and Oriana for the No Kids Allowed sailings. The decision has come after earlier last year P&O sold the ever popular Adonia to Azamara Cruises and also…

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Posted on Feb 7, 2018
Is it time for a drinks package P&O?

Many guests now, when booking their cruise, seem to expect to get a drinks package included. A lot of the web requests we receive have a comment insisting the cruise must be all inclusive. Most cruise lines are currently offering the option of a 'free' drinks package included with their…

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Posted on Jan 24, 2018
Limit on kids ages – is P&O losing customers to their rivals?

  Recently I have had to disappoint guests whom are looking for a family cruise with P&O, although I can offer them a 3 or 4 berth cabin to accommodate their needs, I cannot book their cruise because their child is the wrong age and this is happening now for…

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Posted on Jan 10, 2018
Two Night Taster

Recently my parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, which happened to fall 2 days before Christmas. Up until a day before their anniversary I was stuck on what to get them. The only thing I knew that they would both really love is a cruise, as they are yet to experience…

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Posted on Dec 27, 2017
What’s Your New Years Resolution?

Well that time of year is nearly here where we all make new years resolutions that most will be broken within the first few days! Mine this year will be the same as always to lose weight and eat more healthily. I normally restart this every week for the 51…

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Posted on Dec 13, 2017
Butlins, snow and an epic journey across the UK… all in the name of work

I have just returned from our annual Christmas work conference and I have to say it was eventful from start to finish. As you may know, (if you read my blogs) we had a change of plans this year and instead of having 3 nights on a cruise, our annual…

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Posted on Nov 29, 2017
Goodbye November – Hello December

In a blink of an eye we are now coming into the last month of 2017, how did that happen? It just seemed like Christmas a short while ago and now we are doing it again... We had Black Friday last weekend and if you didn't get your cruise deals…

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