Southampton cruise takes detour to save stricken sailor

November 24, 2014

A cruise that set sail from Southampton has taken a different route than originally planned to partake in a mercy mission. The Saga Pearl 2 ship made a detour to come to the aid of a sailor who was in […]

10 Things to Do Before You Cruise

November 24, 2014

Preparing for any type of holiday can be a tough task. There’s so much to think about – from who’s having the dog to parking and packing – that organising yourself ahead of the departure date can be a real […]

Dubai cruises to record growth

November 24, 2014

Dubai is set to enjoy an extremely popular cruising season as passengers flock to soak in the sights of the emirate. It’s thought that more than 381,000 passengers will arrive at Dubai’s Mina Rashid this season, which began in October […]

QE2 Fans Outrage

November 21, 2014

New images of the QE2 cruise liner sitting in a state of disrepair have caused outrage among former passengers and fans. The iconic vessel is still docked at Dubai’s Port Rashid, more than 12 months after plans were announced to […]

NCL boosts fleet with Prestige Cruises

November 20, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has announced the acquisition of Prestige Cruises to its fleet in a deal worth more than $3 billion ($1.92 billion). (We covered this as a rumour a few weeks ago – Check it out here!) Prestige […]

MSC Armonia: Bigger and better than ever

November 20, 2014

The MSC Armonia has undergone extensive improvement works and has been relaunched in Genoa, ready for its next adventure. Drastic action was taken to enhance the vessel, as it was cut in half and an 80-foot section was added as […]

Nineteen Ways to Work Off Those Cruise Ship Calories

November 20, 2014

Food is a huge part of any cruise, no matter which ship you choose or the usual size of your appetite. The sheer variety and abundance of free food can see you grazing from morning to midnight like a Ben […]

Win a cruise a year For LIFE With Carnival!

November 19, 2014

You have the chance to win a free cruise EVERY YEAR for the rest of your life! Sounds to good to be true you say? Well read on…… To tie in with its first ever multi-brand marketing campaign, Carnival Corp is […]

Cunard cruises to victory in Berlitz’s 30th edition

November 18, 2014

As a fitting testament to its high standards, Cunard has been honoured by Berlitz’s Cruising and Cruise Ships Guide. The company commanded the top five spots in the Top 3 Large Resorts Ships categories in the awards’ 30th anniversary edition. […]

Epic entertainment coming to Norwegian Cruises in 2015

November 18, 2014

We know and love Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) for the smashing entertainment that it puts on, but hold your horses – it’s going to get even better in 2015. The Norwegian Epic, which will be based in Barcelona throughout the […]

Virgin Cruises – What Will They Bring To Cruising

November 17, 2014

A private equity group has become the latest stakeholder in Virgin Cruises, one of Sir Richard Branson’s upcoming transport initiatives. Bain Capital, one of the world’s largest buyout funds will financially back this venture that could see its maiden voyage […]

Norovirus hits Princess Cruise – but are cruises really hotbeds for it?

November 17, 2014

A little over 170 people on the Princess Cruises’ Crown Princess vessel have fallen ill with the norovirus.  The ship has more than 3,000 passengers and 1,160 crew members, meaning the proportion of those afflicted with the virus is actually […]

Top five Cruise Lines for the Cheapest Gratuities

November 17, 2014

Whether you’re a habitual tipper who always has a wad of crisp notes on the go or you’d prefer to keep the pounds in your own pocket there’s no denying that gratuities are a part of cruising that’s here to […]

New Holland America Line cruise is ‘forward-thinking’

November 14, 2014

New Holland America has given cruise enthusiasts a little preview of its new liner, called MS Koningsdam, to whet their appetites. It won’t start sailing around the world until the beginning of 2016, but to make up for this, the […]

Seventeen Cruise Ship Life Hacks You Can’t Live Without

November 13, 2014

Cruising can be great value, especially when you take into account that dining, entertainment and kids’ clubs, which can really ramp up the cost of a land based holiday, are usually included in the cost of a cruise! Also, because […]

Black Sea gets a black mark from Cunard and P&O

November 13, 2014

All Black Sea port visits have been cancelled for 2015 by Cunard and P&O. This announcement comes amid security and safety concerns from the two companies, Cruise Critic reports. It is believed that 11 of Cunard’s Queen Victoria cruises will […]

Another Great Reason Disney Cruises Are First For Families

November 13, 2014

Disney Cruise Lines will be stocked with EpiPens to ensure that passenger safety is given the highest priority. The company has teamed up with Mylan – the distributor of the EpiPen – to sign a multi-year agreement and it will […]