About Me

Hi, I'm Trevor Smith and I joined the travel industry in 2001 as a part time travel consultant. Over the years and as the industry took a grip of my career I have moved through the ranks. Going full time in 2002 I soon went into management, training and development.…

Posted on Mar 15, 2018
2020 cruises on sale- What’s the rush?

So 2019 to 2020 cruises will be well on sale by this time next week and a question quite often asked is what is the benefit to booking so early? We are all different and normally will be looking to get from our cruise memory and experiences something different to…

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Posted on Feb 27, 2018
PO disruption again- Ship goes adult only.

So, P&O's chief planner has been at it again. Just a few months after selling the Adult only ship to Azamara and cancelling all the holidays already booked on it they have now replaced it with a family friendly ship, The Aurora. This will take place after its refurb next…

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Posted on Feb 5, 2018
Hungry on a cruise, Really?

When I was a child and long before I got into the travel industry I always had a vision and thought that going on a cruise would be a dream for me, one reason only, the ample of food I would imagine there was on them. I must have seen…

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Posted on Jan 22, 2018
Sailing from the UK, there’s more options than you may have realised.

I am finding that a lot of my new customers are giving cruise a taste because of the hassles flying, big queues, over the top security, scan this, scan that and then hanging around for 2 hours for your flight, and that's if it is not delayed. Because of this,…

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Posted on Jan 4, 2018
Don’t miss the Great January cruise sales

So here we go again, The most wonderful time of the year is behind us, we are all shattered, maybe still a little hung over, over weight and back at work, so what is there to look forward to? Well working from home I have noticed my other half has…

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Posted on Dec 14, 2017
Has MSC turned a corner? The reviews.

Being in the cruise industry allows me to see and hear first what plans different cruise lines have for the future, normally it's just your run of the mill announcement but over the last 18 months or so one cruise line has been getting me excited, MSC. The design of…

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Posted on Nov 24, 2017
Are you too late for a Black Friday deal?

So it is here, Black Friday and some wonderful deals, and some cons too. I've been keeping an eye on a TV in Currys, Started high then Early October it went down, i got a little excited but a mate suggested i wait until Black Friday which was 7 weeks…

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Posted on Nov 10, 2017
Goodbye Party cruises

There is not much I like when it comes to rules with P&O but I have to admit I am liking this new one of theirs coming into effect from the 1st Jan 2018. Originally known as taster cruises for those wanting to give a short cruise a go before…

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Posted on Oct 27, 2017
Britannia to the rescue

With our unrestful world we are living in there are so many dreadful stories from the seas. Everyday 100s of poor and desperate people make the treacherous journey from Africa to Europe in hope of a peaceful life for themselves and their families. More and more cruise ships are coming…

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Posted on Oct 15, 2017
Carnival support the Caribbean Relief Effort

With the Caribbean Hurricane season now behind us (hopefully) the horrific damage it left behind still haunts the good people of the Caribbean. With scores of deaths to deal with Caribbeans are also living without the basics, Water, Electric or even a roof over their damaged property. The Caribbean is…

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