About Me

Hello my name is Ruth and I have worked in the travel industry for 27 years. Apart from a couple of years working in a retail shop the rest of my career has been specialising in cruise so as you can imagine I am an expert in this area. I…

Posted on Apr 24, 2018
New details of P&O Cruises new ship

P&O have announced details planned for their newest and biggest ship due to be launched in 2020. This 5,200 passenger ship will be the largest ever built for the UK market and it sounds like they are taking a fair few ideas from Royal Caribbean. One of the exciting features…

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Posted on Apr 10, 2018
Symphony of the Seas

We have just seen the launch of the biggest ship in the world. Symphony of the Seas is the 4th Oasis class ship for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line and has started its season cruising the Mediterranean from Barcelona and Rome. this ship won’t suit everyone because there are still many…

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Posted on Mar 27, 2018
Perfect Days for Royal Caribbean Cruise passengers

Royal Caribbean’s plans for their private island destinations look amazing. They will name these island Perfect Day and the first destination is their existing private island in the Bahamas Coco Cay. I love their plans for this island and hope to visit myself at some stage with my family. The…

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Posted on Mar 13, 2018
Secure your cruise for just £1.00pp deposit

Over the last few weeks we have seen the release of the new 2019/2020 cruise itineraries. If you haven;t already booked now is the time to start looking. Royal Caribbean have the Brit's favourite ship Independence of the Seas sailing out of Southampton again and have replaced the Navigator with…

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Posted on Feb 27, 2018
When is the best time to book your next cruise ?

The question everyone wants to know is when is the best time to book. Well the answer is it depends on when you are wanting to travel and how flexible you can be. If you are tied to school holidays or there is a particular cruise you want to go…

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Posted on Feb 13, 2018
Changes planned for Mariner of the Seas

Mariner of the Seas will be entering dry dock in March following it’s time in Asia ready for a return to American waters in June 2018. There will be many new features added to this ship with a mixture of old and new ideas for Royal Caribbean. They will be…

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Posted on Jan 16, 2018
New ships for 2018

Exciting times ahead in the cruise industry with more new ships due to be launched this year. Here are details of what will be available: Carnival Horizon – launch in March This will be a sister ship to the Carnival Vista and will operate a few European itineraries before moving…

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Posted on Jan 2, 2018
Happy new year

After a traditionally quiet month in the travel industry we are back to work and ready for a busy few months ahead. January is always busy for us with some fantastic cruise deals to get people booked in advance. MSC are offering free drinks packages even for families. Usually the…

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Posted on Dec 19, 2017
Christmas conference

It is the season for social occasions and office parties but at cruise.co.uk we don’t just make do with a night out we go away for a long weekend of partying and of course we also fit in time for conference where we meet trade partners and learn more about…

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Posted on Dec 5, 2017
River cruising for the young

River cruising has traditionally been more popular with an older generation but this looks set to change with the introduction of a river cruise product for age 21-45 year olds. Uniworld have designed a ship to cater for this gap in the market and while some might not agree I…

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