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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Did you know the queen doesn’t have a passport?

Yes it’s true! Her Majesty the Queen does not have a passport! Considering her total travel miles equate to 42 trips around the globe, I find this pretty bizarre! I’m pretty sure that there will be some far away hidden countries that don’t recognise her and how funny would it be if they actually refused her entry!

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27 stone woman asks public for money one month before going on cruise!

So hitting the headlines this week was morbidly obese 31 year old Amy Murray. The 27 stone mum of 1 has been warned if she doesn’t lose weight she will die before the age of 40. So what does this have to do with cruising you ask??? Well after been refused a gastric bypass from the NHS, Amy set up a GoFundMe page, asking the general public to help with £7000 towards the £10,000 she needs for the surgery – ONE MONTH BEFORE SHE GOES ON A LUXURY CRUISE!

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Woman lives on Crystal cruise ship for 8 years!

Wow and Wow! Yes it is true – The lady nicknamed Mama Lee has lived on board the Crystal Serenity for over 7 years – longer than any of the 655 crew members! Having done almost one hundred destination cruises and 15 world cruises, Mama Lee barely goes ashore anymore as she has been to all of the ports of call at least once!

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