Posted on Sep 4, 2012
The owners of the 650 passenger mv Discovery have entered into a joint venture with Cruise & Maritime Voyages which the group has promised will offer passengers sharply reduced fares.
The All Leisure Group which also owns the 352 passenger Minerva and the 49 passenger Hebridean Princess wants to target the budget end of the cruise market by linking up with Cruise and Maritime jointly selling the Discovery.
Discovery will enter dry dock later this year and will undergo an extensive refurbishment before entering service under the Cruise and Maritime brand in 2013.
Posted on Aug 27, 2012
The 21st-century version of the famous ship will be historically accurate and will make its maiden voyage from England to New York in 2016.
Clive Palmer has commissioned Chinese company CSC Jinlin Shipyard to build Titanic II – a life-sized replica of the White Star Line’s ship.
A historical research team will help to draw up the plans for the vessel, which will have the same dimensions as its predecessor, and will feature nine decks and 840 rooms.
Posted on Aug 15, 2012
Once again a cruise.co.uk we have been nominated to win the award for Europes leading cruise travel agent, World’s leading cruise travel agent and World’s leading cruise online community at the World Travel awards.
Posted on Aug 7, 2012
Carnival Cruise Lines is the latest to announce it will make every effort to put the brakes on chair hoggers (derisively known as “choggers”), who claim sun lounges by the pool even though they’re not using them, in a new pilot program.
Posted on Jul 29, 2012
The long-running row over large cruise ships entering the Venice lagoon escalated recently with the news the Italian government is considering a law to ban them entirely.
Posted on Jul 19, 2012
In addition to their new pricing they are introducing a consumer “Price Promise” that will protect the Vantage Fares that you book on.
Any future booking you make with Cunard or P&O Cruises on these Vantage Fares will benefit from all of the following advantages:
Posted on Jul 12, 2012 1 Comment
According to a statement issued this morning by Dubai Ports (DP) World and the ship’s current owners, Istithmar World, the 70,327-ton, 1,791-passenger ship will be turned into a 300-room floating hotel, and is scheduled to open in 18 months.
Posted on Jul 4, 2012
All seven ships of the fleet were in Southampton for the day (then heading off own their own individual cruises) and P&O didn’t let the typical English weather interrupt the party proceedings.
Posted on Jun 18, 2012
I will be back into the office tomorrow, Tuesday the 19th of June to pick up from where I left off.
Posted on May 10, 2012
I am sure you may have read from my previous blog that I travelled to Luxor, Egypt last week to experience what Discover Egypt Nile cruises have to offer.
For more details on what I did while I was away and the Discover Egypt brand please look at my previous blog, this blog is really more of a focus on Alexander the Great, Discover Egypt’s 5* Luxury Boutique Nile cruise vessel.