Smoking on cruise ships has got even tougher.

Back in July I did a blog on smoking on balconies, more specifically that Holland And America cruise lines still allowed it, there was a strong reaction to this by very pre-smoking and those very much against it.

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Tips on the rise, again!!

Us British (the majority) really do not like the thought of tipping and really do not like the fact it is forced upon you and your onboard account, as a nation that is how we are, nothing wrong in it, it is just not in our culture.

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Social Media at Sea or un-social

How are you for wanting to look at your phone every 2 minutes? Can you go a day without Facebook or twitter? If not then you will be interested to see P&O Cruises new Wi-Fi packages available to guests onboard.

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Homeless not welcome in my hotel!

A very interesting and I am sure a debatable news story that has just come out here at cruise.co.uk.

It has been brought to our attention that the Excelsior Hotel in New York are taking in homeless people as well as full paying holiday makers.

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Dress code at sea, is there a standard?

Dress codes and standards are becoming a big talking point between myself and my clients. For as long as cruising has become a holiday product dressing up has always been a big part of cruising, I have clients that will only go on cruises that have formal evenings, like-wise I have clients that will not go on a cruise if they have to do a formal evening, However all are in the agreement that there should be a standard of dress code when dining at sea.

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Where does a cruise agent go on holiday?

I have never really thought it of interest but since I have returned from my recent 7 night summer holiday a lot of my customers have asked that very question, ‘where do cruise agents go? On a cruise I presume’.

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Cruise reviews, should they have boundaries?

As many of you are aware I like to call my clients on their return from their cruise for a chat, here what they have to say and quite often I pick up some great tips such as booking excursions, taxi companies, hotels to use, or not amongst other things.

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Smoking on a Cruise Ship, part 2

Last month I did an article about being able to smoke on a cruise ship, or in most cases not being able to without strict guidelines, you can read it by clicking here. There was over 173 comments on here, all with strong views for or against the smoking policy of cruise lines.

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In, Out, what’s it all about?

IN or OUT?

So tomorrow is the day, UK In or Out or Europe. Not being political but having some strong views about certain aspects of where our proud country seems to be going I know what I am voting for.

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Euro’s 2016 is here and onboard.

At long last our next major football tournament is about to start and as always I am so looking forward to it.

During the month of May I made sure that all my shifts worked around the England, Ireland, Wales and Republic of Ireland fixtures, i got there but having to factor in the school runs, birthdays and weddings it was a task.

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