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It’s almost that time of year – let the countdown begin!

So the children are almost back to school after the summer holidays, so the next major event on the calendar is….? begins with C and ends with S Yes you guessed it, it’ll soon be Christmas!

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It doesn’t always pay to wait!

It’s a question that we are asked almost on a daily basis and unfortunately there is never a right answer! There are so many factors that Influence the price such as how many cabins the cruise line has already sold, where is the cruise going to etc. etc. but this varies every year, so what might have been a good time to book last year does not necessarily mean that it is this year! And this is the same throughout the tourism industry not just cruises!

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Fred Olsen launch kids club!

Well I never thought i’d see the day! yes it is true, named ‘little skippers’ the kids club will be featured on all 4 of the Fred Olsen ships but fortunately for some and unfortunately for others, the club will only operate during peak holiday times.

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Now is the best time cruise! Why?

In recent months, the tourism industry has taken quite a battering, with the numerous terrorist attacks around the EU including the bombing in Istanbul more recently the lorry attack in Nice, Add this to the outcome of the recent EU referendum and It has certainly left a scar that will take a long time to heal! However I wouldn’t really say that the cruise sector of the industry has really been affected

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The first underwater lounge is unveiled!

Wouldn’t it be great to go on a cruise where you could just sit enjoying your cocktail in the lounge whilst admiring the wonderful marine life around you?! I’ve got to say it creates a great picture in my mind! I’d love to be able to tell that you wouldn’t have to wait much longer but unfortunately I would be lying because it’s a French line that has actually created this wonderful concept!

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Indian call centre’s argh!

It seems to be that many companies nowadays are outsourcing their call centres to India, we all know the reason why is to save money but in the long run does this actually work?!

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Indian call centres – Argh!

It seems to be that many companies nowadays are outsourcing their call centres to India, we all know the reason why is to save money but in the long run does this actually work?!

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My Travel insurance mayhem!

It’s something I say to all of my clients ‘make sure you have valid travel insurance and make sure the cover is adequate’ Never did I think I would be taking my own advice! Having never had to make a travel insurance claim before this was all new territory to me apart from obviously discussing it with my clients.

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The 10 best places in the world to spend a penny!

If your anything like me, your stomach may turn at just the thought of this post! You see I have a slight phobia of toilets – well when I say phobia I actually mean that I have a very weak stomach and the thought of anything to do with toilets other than my own makes me want to gag!

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Is there a dentist on board?

Seemingly not something that I have given much thought to before and I dare say 90% of cruisers are the same! Have you ever wondered what you would do on a cruise if you were to encounter a dental emergency?

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