How to: Get Lucky on a Cruise Ship….

November 27, 2014

If you’re on the cruise holiday of a lifetime – or at least of this year – then you’re already pretty lucky, right? Still, there are always ways to make your dream cruise even more special are there not? Check […]

NCL snaps up Ocean Princess as part of fleet expansion

November 26, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) has wasted no time in adding to the Oceania Cruises brand it recently acquired as part of its purchase of Prestige Cruises. The firm has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Princes Cruises […]

Royal Caribbean welcomes Vision of the Seas to Port Tampa

November 26, 2014

The Royal Caribbean ship Vision of the Seas has been welcomed to Port Tampa, its new home. It will join Brilliance of the Seas, which has been at the Florida base since 2002. This was announced last year and it […]

Just Why is the Danube so Perfect For First Time River Cruisers?

November 26, 2014

For a newbie, the cruise market can be choppy waters to navigate. Where to go, what to do and what cruising company to sail with (and how much are the margaritas onboard?) are just some of the questions a cruise […]

P&O Takes a Stance Against Loutish Behaviour!

November 25, 2014

In undoubtedly good news for the cruise industry, five passengers have been asked to leave a mini-cruise after reports of fighting and arguments. P&O Cruises has taken a stand against loutish and unruly behaviour on so-called booze cruises and asked […]

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 […]

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