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 Apr 5, 2017
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. Having no mandatory formal dress nights and being able to eat where you like, when you like is a…

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017
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…

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Posted on Mar 6, 2017
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…

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Posted on Feb 16, 2017
Ships Collide !

[youtube_sc url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQOZkeo7Pnc"] 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…

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Posted on Feb 1, 2017
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). This new system has already been tested on some of their ships previously and now NCL say that…

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Posted on Jan 18, 2017
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. One of the aspects of the cruise that my client was…

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Posted on Jan 4, 2017
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…

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Posted on Dec 19, 2016
Happy Christmas and New Year to everyone!

It is that time of year again already. The time seems to fly by so quickly. I would like to wish all of my clients a Happy Christmas and New Year. I deal with so many lovely people who book with me regularly and you help make my time working…

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Posted on Nov 30, 2016
P&O announce the return of Adonia

  I am really pleased to hear the news that the Adonia will be returning to sail for P&O Cruises UK after leaving in 2015 to work for Project Fathom. Project Fathom were operating cruises for "volunteer tourism" which meant that passengers would sail to locations enabling them to do…

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Posted on Nov 10, 2016
Amsterdam to move Cruise Terminal

  Amsterdam is a popular cruise destination and has plenty there to see and do. Although I have visited many times I have only sailed into Amsterdam twice, once on the Fred Olsen Balmoral and once on the Azamara Quest. One of the great things about Amsterdam cruise terminal is…

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