About Me

Hi there, my name is Gail. I live in Manchester, am married to Colin and have 2 grown up daughters, Danielle and Kimberley, we all live together with our 2 Jack Russell terriers, Lottie and Mitzi - One day I am sure that my 2 girls will want to leave…

Posted on Feb 12, 2018
It Must Be The Jane McDonald Effect!

It must be the Jane McDonald effect! Whatever you think of Ms McDonald I think she is having a positive effect on the cruise industry. I have had a number of customers mention that they have watched the series she has presented and enjoyed the look at the different styles…

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Posted on Jan 26, 2018
What On Earth Is A Millennial?

What on earth is a Millennial? I don't think it's me!!!! Is it a new specious of millipede found in the deepest and darkest place on earth? Is it an antique over a thousand years old? Who knows the answer? I have been hearing this term banded around for a…

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018
Fact Or Fiction – It’s Over To You

Fact Or Fiction - It's over To You I have worked in the travel industry for more years now than I care to remember. Over the years I think I have been asked nearly all  the questions customers have  about holidays in general, but since I now mainly deal with…

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Posted on Dec 28, 2017
Happy New Year!!

Happy New Year! Can you believe it - another year has flown by - time definitely passes quicker the older you get. What are your resolutions for 2018 or don't you bother making them. Mine are always the same - loose weight, get fit etc etc! One thing I am…

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Posted on Dec 16, 2017
Will Celebrity Edge Have The Edge?

Will Celebrity Edge have the edge? Well I have just returned from the cruise.co.uk  annual conference which was held this year in a sunny but extremely cold Skegness. Now it would not normally be held at a holiday camp but as we  need specific facilities, number of nights, accommodation  etc,…

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Posted on Dec 1, 2017
Cutbacks – Does It Equal A Cutback In Service?

Cutbacks - Does It Equal A Cutback In Service? Was your cruise special? Come on cruise lines, what's going on? Just recently I have been speaking with some of my customers who have just returned from cruises to different destinations and with different cruise lines and there seems to be…

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Posted on Nov 17, 2017
Put Me Through To Your Manager!

Put Me Through To Your Manager! Isn't taking a holiday supposed to be a relaxing and enjoyable experience? - well you certainly would not think that if you knew some of the complaints that people actually make. Have we lost our sense of humour and  our common sense? Are we so…

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Posted on Nov 3, 2017
Is Cruising With Children A Good Idea Or Not?

Is cruising with children a good idea or not? I know it only seems like 2 minutes ago that you were getting your suitcases out of the loft and dropping your dogs off at the kennels - but where has this year gone? It is already difficult to walk out…

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Posted on Oct 20, 2017
Getting Back To Normal!

Normal services are being resumed! Well after some stressful and unprecedented weeks the travel industry seems to be getting itself back on track. Let me assure you that it's not been one of the best times - what with hurricanes, typhoons, the unfortunate demise of Monarch airlines - it really…

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Posted on Oct 6, 2017
It’s A License To Print Money

It's a licence to print money. Talk about a rip off. The other week I was travelling with my family through Manchester airport. Now, I am sure that  you and  yours are the same as us,  going on holiday is still an exciting adventure and  something we all look forward to. Yes, checking…

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