About Me

I started at Cruise.co.uk back in April 2009.  I was new to the travel industry as my previous work was within the mortgage industry, due to the credit crunch (and being made redundant) this wasn't a great industry to be in so I looked for something new which is when…

Posted on Sep 20, 2017
Which Caribbean ports have been worst affected by the hurricane?

I don't think any of us will have missed the recent news of the hurricanes that have swept the Caribbean and Florida. With so much that has gone on and so many parts affected it is hard to keep up. I have managed to find an up to date list…

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Posted on Sep 4, 2017
Royal Caribbean bring back Free Drinks package deals and BOGOHP

  Royal Caribbean are the cruise kings of special offers, sometimes having multiple special offers running along side or on top of each other. I often joke that Royal Caribbean have more special offers than DFS and that is easily the case. Historically, some of the most popular Royal Caribbean…

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Posted on Aug 14, 2017
Royal Caribbean make some changes to their on-board booking programme

  Royal Caribbean cruises have brought some changes info effect this month with their on-board booking programmes.  The changes I read about are mainly based on the US market and I am struggling to find out how we are effected here. One thing I have read is that Royal Caribbean…

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Posted on Jul 28, 2017
Murder on the high Seas

I am just sat here reading reports of a breaking story involving a murder at sea. It is reported that a few nights ago on the Emerald Princess a woman was murdered by her husband whilst sailing on an Alaskan cruise. The reports say that the poor 39 year old…

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Posted on Jul 7, 2017
P&O Cruises scrap their on-board future cruise deposits

Many people cruise quite regularly and the majority of cruise lines understand this and have been offering benefits to guests who either book their next cruise on-board or make a deposit to put towards a future booking. Most of the major cruise lines have been running two options, either book…

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Posted on Jun 22, 2017
My Cruise Experience of the Tui Discovery 2

Last week I sailed with Thomson Cruises on their new TUI Discovery 2 which has been recently acquired by Thomson and was formerly the Royal Caribbean Legend of the Seas. I hadn’t sailed with Thomson before and although I had generally had a very positive response from my clients about…

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Posted on Jun 6, 2017
It’s whats on the inside that counts

When my clients are thinking of which cruise to take there are many factors for them to take into account. One factor which some of my clients have brought up from time to time is how the ship looks from the outside. People will often come out with phrases like…

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Posted on May 22, 2017
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…

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Posted on May 3, 2017
Decided to give Thomson Cruises a try

I have working here at Cruise.co.uk 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. I have had generally good feedback from my clients about Thomson Cruises over the years and I believe they…

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Posted on Apr 19, 2017
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…

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