About Me

I started life working at good ole Woolworths for quite a few years (too many to mention).  Other past jobs I have tried are working for an Interior Design company, Retail for a well known American chain and a Policeman in West Midlands Constabulary. I live in Birmingham in my…

Posted on Nov 5, 2010
We are the leading company

A few weeks ago I was invited to the Travel Convention in Valetta in Malta for 3 daysThe conference consisted of various sessions about best company practice.  In the cruise section of the conference, leading members of Royal Caribbean and the CCS group (Princess, Cunard and P&O) were discussing how…

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Posted on Oct 31, 2010
How much for fuel?

Ok this is an interesting one.  If you book a cruise sailing in 2011 or 2012 and there is a fuel surcharge on the booking, how does the cruise line know how much to charge?With the fluctuating price of oil and the goings on in the country's who are 'oil rich' how…

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Posted on Oct 26, 2010
Azamara first class

Whilst I was in Valetta at the Travel Convention I was given the chance to visit the Azamara Quest.  This is the first time I have been on this ship.  I was interested to see what it was like and compare it to Celebrity, because Azamara are part of the…

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Posted on Oct 22, 2010
Calling all Sailors !

I have just had the privilege of visiting the Star Clipper in the port of Valetta in Malta.Now the Star Clipper is a more 'hands on' cruise.  By this I meen that if you want to you can help hoist the sail, get a great view from the crows nest…

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Posted on Oct 17, 2010
Dining on board Cunard

Here's a little taster of what you might recieve on Cunard ships.Please click on this link to view a menu you might get on board .  Now this menu is listed for the Queens Grill.  There will be a different menu for the Britannia dining.There is always the Lido for more…

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Posted on Oct 14, 2010
Activities on board the new QE

What is there to do on board a cruise ship?  Well on the new QE I have taken some pictures to show you what is available.For all you budding Lee Westwoods theres a golf net.For all you fitness guru's theres a well equipped gymA huge outdoor chess board for all budding…

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Posted on Oct 13, 2010
Onboard the New Queen Elizabeth

I had the pleasure of visiting the Queen Elizabeth last weekend. (Even before The Queen had named her).This was my first time on a Cunard ship visit so I was very interested to see how it was on the ship.  Needless to say she was very spectacular on the interior as…

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Posted on Oct 8, 2010
P&O you are fantastic!!

I have just called a passenger I booked on the Azura.  Unfortunatly his mother was taken ill whilst in the port of Cork.My client couldn't praise PandO enough for their service in helping his mother to hospital and the way she was treated whilst on board.  They packed her belongings up and…

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Posted on Oct 6, 2010
Dance on the Queen Mary in August

Exclusive to Cruise.co.ukQueen Mary 3rd August 2011 12 nightsDo you like Ballroom dancing, Latin America? Fancy learning off the Professionals?Professional dance coaches Warren Bullock and Jane Phillps will be on this cruise with their dance workshops. Giving you valuable advice and teaching you new routines.Dancing on the seas with workshops…

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Posted on Sep 30, 2010
Dining onboard. What options are available?

Many people ring to ask what dining options are available on particular cruise lines.There are two set dining times on many ships.  Early dining (around 6.30pm) Late dining (around 8.30pm).  With these dining times you will sit on the same table with the same people throughout your cruise.Cruise companies are…

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