Fred Olsen announce new River Cruise product for 2018

Fred Olsen Cruise lines have just made an announcement that from April 2018 it will be launching it’s very first River Cruise program.

River Cruising has been growing and growing in popularity in recent years and some other cruise lines have also branched out this way so it seems Fred Olsen have decided it is their time for a slice of the action.

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Decided to give Thomson Cruises a try

I have working here at for over 8 years now and during that time I have experienced many different cruise lines and ships but have never sailed with Thomson Cruises.

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Cruise and Maritime introduce some sailings from Poole on BOGOF

Cruise and Maritime are a traditional style cruise company offering sailings from many UK ports.

Their fleet of ships are relatively small and not as modern as some of the newer lines but I do get good feedback from clients who have come back and are looking for good value British traditional style experience, not everyone wants giant ships with rock climbing walls and go kart tracks.

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Norwegian Cruise Line Announce they will now be an All-Inclusive Cruise brand

Norwegian Cruise line have always like to do things a little differently to most other cruise lines and their Freestyle type cruising option has been very popular with many cruisers.

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The River Cruise Line saved as parent company goes bust

I was shocked at the end of last week when I started to hear reports that The River Cruise Line could cease trading.

I have personally sailed with The River Cruise Line in the past and had a great experience doing so. I think that they offer very good value for money and offer a product that can cost a lot less to book than some of their more luxurious rivals.

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Cunard to base the Queen Elizabeth in Australia

Cruises around the Australasia area are getting more and more popular, I have certainly seen a steady rise in booking of them over the last few years.

It seems like Cunard want to capitalise on this and have announced that the Queen Elizabeth will be operating sailings based out of Sydney and Melbourne between February and April of 2019.

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Ships Collide !

I was shocked earlier this week to read a story of the new Seabourn Encore ship colliding with another ship.

It turns out that the collision was minor and thankfully no-one was hurt but what left me wondering was how something like this could happen in the first place.

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NCL to offer clients ability to bid for an upgrade

I have been reading an interesting article about NCL (Norwegian Cruise Line) and a new system they are operating which will allow guests to bid for a cabin upgrade (if eligible).

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Christmas isn’t meant to offend people

A good client of mine recently returned from a Celebrity Cruise over the Christmas and New Year period and was surprisingly disappointed with some aspects of it even though they have had highly positive experiences sailing with them previously.

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New Year, New Deals !

The cruise lines have always historically had very good deals to start the New Year. For us January is the busiest month of the year. Many people want to get their holidays booked at the beginning of the year and want to take advantage of the great offers that are around.

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