TOURS, LUGGAGE AND COMMON SENSE!

Following on from my Baggage Savvy Blog, I wanted to discuss the issues of taking extra baggage with you when you go on Tours. I appreciate when you have a cruise included in your trip you want to look nice but you really do have to be aware of all the facts when deciding what […]

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MISERY FOR MANY CHINA TOURISTS

  Over the last week there have been serious issues for customers travelling into China or hoping to on the 144 Hour visa waiver. Passengers who have checked with the embassy before travel and met the criteria to travel have still been turned away and seemingly randomly. Couples, Families and groups have been split up, […]

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A Sad Day in Travel

It is a sad time in Travel. Like many in my tight-knit industry, I am very shocked at the loss of Thomas Cook (1841 – 2019) and my heart goes out to all the employees some of which are dear friends and ex-colleagues both in the shops, in the field and the airline staff who […]

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MAKE A WISH!

…and that is exactly what Disney has done. Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek revealed that Disney’s new ship will be called the Disney Wish. The newbuild is set for delivery in late 2021 and is expected to set sail beginning in January 2022. “There couldn’t be a better name for our incredible […]

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RECORD BREAKING CRUISE

Guests boarding this Ship will get more than they bargained for as they become part of a Record-Breaking event. Viking has put together the Ultimate World Cruise itinerary, a 245-day journey including six continents, 51 countries and 111 ports. Sailing from London on the Viking Sun, the longest-ever continuous cruise will fully circumnavigate the globe […]

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Oasis of the Seas Re-vamp

You may or may not be aware but Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas Is going to be getting a facelift. During a 63-day modernisation program, the ship will undergo upgrades, changes and brand-new additions. She will certainly be giving her newer Sister ships a run for their money So what are they! Starting with […]

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Dress Code or Not?

You may or may not have heard the drama of the Brawl onboard P&O cruises because someone had dressed up in a Clown Suit. It was I grant you, during a formal night, where black tie or at least smart suits and dresses etc were the suggested norm. The issue, however, was not that it […]

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How to Break the Ice on a cruise Ship and make Friends – My Top Ten Tips

Cruisers, in general, are a friendly outgoing bunch.  Over the years I have booked many couples who have met on cruises and now cruise quite regularly together. It’s also great for the single scene with most cruise lines seating singles together at dinner and having ice breakers for them to meet early on in the […]

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Unusual Places to Visit

Have you been to somewhere unusual, somewhere amazing and not well known. When you talk about it do people say where is that? We are always looking for unusual places to add to Land Tours and I would love to hear some of the places you have been or perhaps you have not been but […]

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All about Sid!

If your Cruise is stopping off at St John’s Newfoundland then you are in for a real treat. This picturesque town is perched on the cliffs with its beautiful colourful houses. It has stunning scenery and friendly, characterful locals. None more so than Sid. Who is Sid? I hear you ask or should it be […]

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