What Will You Do In Rome?

What Will You Do In Rome?

Visiting Rome anytime soon? Will you be there for the day or are you intending to stop a little longer?

You don’t need me to tell you that there is so much to see and do in the Eternal City.

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MSC Cruises – What Do You Think?

MSC Cruises – What do you think?

If I had a pound for the number of times I have asked the question to a customer ” What about MSC Cruises? ” and the reply is ” No, not them, everything is in Italian and all they serve is pizza and pasta! ” My bank balance would definitely be looking healthier than it does at the moment.

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Arrivederci Roma ( and the rest of Italy as well ! )

Arrivederci Roma!! – and the rest of Italy as well!

Back down to earth with an almighty bump this week. I have just returned from one of the best breaks I have ever had.

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Last Blog About Oceania – I Promise ( For Now )

I promise that, for now, this will be the last blog I write about Oceania – and just in case you are wondering they aren’t giving me any backhanders to do these you know!

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Food Glorious Food!

Food Glorious Food!

What do you enjoy most about a cruise – is it the entertainment? Interesting ports of call,  or is it the food?

You may recall from my last blog that over the last bank holiday weekend,  together with a wonderful colleague from cruise.co.uk, Barbara,  I was invited for a 3 day taster trip on Oceania Insignia from Seville to Lisbon.

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How Did You Sleep Last Night?

How Did You Sleep Last Night?

The answer for me is definitely not as well as I have slept for the previous three nights! And the reason for this is that I have just returned from a little trip on board Oceania Cruise’s Insignia.

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All cruise passengers are equal, but some cruise passengers are more equal than others

All cruise passengers are equal, but some cruise passengers are more equal than others.

Have you any idea of what I am taking about?

Today, I took a phone call from a customer who wanted to offer some feedback about her recent cruise on board Crown Princess. This was her first cruise in Europe on board a Princess cruise ship – she is however,  an Elite member of their loyalty scheme and normally sails in the Caribbean or Alaska with them, so she does have a fair bit of knowledge about the service etc on board, and although she had a pleasant time she was quite disappointed with the food, on a number of occassions it was lukewarm and fairly bland. The service from some of the staff left a lot to be desired. She remarked that it felt as though the cruise line were ” spreading themselves a little thinly “

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What Will You Spend Yours On?

What will you spend yours on?

Speciality dining?

Excursions?

Do you normally book your next cruise whilst you are on your current sailing? If you do, then I must congratulate you for being a savvy sailor and if you don’t normally book – why not?

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Chinese Grand Prix At Sea?

Chinese Grand Prix at sea? – Don’t laugh – Norwegian Cruise Line  are trying their best to please their  Formula One fans.

I am only asking as I see Norwegian cruise Line have announced that they will have a first at sea – a ground breaking race track , it will be sponsored by the Italian giant in racing – Ferrari.

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Will She Have The Edge?

Will she have the Edge?

I am sure that by now you will of heard and read about Celebrity Cruises new Ship, Celebrity Edge.

I was pleased to receive a booklet about her in the post a couple of weeks ago.

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