About Me

Hi Everyone! My name is Anthony and I have worked in the cruise and travel industry for 16 years now. I come from a small town in the north of England called Accrington, made famous by Ian Rush in a well known milk advert in the 80's! My entire time…

Posted on May 16, 2018
Farewell From “Burke’s Brilliant Cruises”

I will shortly be leaving Cruise.co.uk, I’ll be sad to go but look forward to new adventures! Thanks to all of you who have booked with me and followed my blog.You can still keep in touch with us via my colleague, Emily, click here to find out more about her.Thanks for reading.Anthony

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Posted on Apr 30, 2018

As you know from previous Blogs, I was due to go on the Celebrity Silhouette on 30 April. And Im on board as you read this! We have both been looking forward to this so much, as both Steve and I have been working like dogs the past few months!…

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Posted on Apr 16, 2018
Two Weeks To Go – ‘Nor-Way!!”

As you all probably know I'm sailing on board the beautiful Celebrity Silhouette at the end of this month to the stunning Norwegian Fjords.And boy has that come around quickly! Two weeks today I will be arriving in Southampton ready to embark I eventually booked flights with Flybe and I…

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Posted on Mar 19, 2018
Launch Is Here! But What Is All The Fuss About?

The day has come, and Launch is here. But what is Launch? Every year, cruise lines have their future seasons brochure pre-released for clients to pre-register their interest in particular sailings especially popular sailings like Christmas, School Holidays and Easter. And this year March is the month it all happens!…

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Posted on Feb 26, 2018
Planes, Trains and Automobiles – So Expensive!!

As some of you may know, Im off sailing on board the Celebrity Silhouette at the end of April for 7 nights to the beautiful Fjords. See the post here CLICK HERE Sailing from Southampton, as I do prefer sailing from the UK now and I and my best friend…

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Posted on Feb 12, 2018
No Same-Sex Marriage On Board. We have changed our minds….

Some of you may know from a recent post on Facebook, that Celebrity Cruises created history by hosting one of the first same-sex marriages at sea. You can view the post by CLICKING HERE This was fantastic news and a milestone for the LGBQT community. The wedding of Francisco Vargas…

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Posted on Jan 24, 2018
The Americans Are Coming…….And its increasing your cruise prices!

Well, we are currently in the swing of our busiest time of the year ever. Post Christmas, Travel Agents are rushed off their feet, working almost every day, 15 hour days to service our clients, their cruise enquiries and also to help existing bookings too. More than ever this year,…

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Posted on Jan 10, 2018
I See a Little Silhouette of A Ship……..

You started singing Bohemian Rhapsody when you read that title didnt you? Go on admit it! Well January is now in full swing. Clients are scrambling to get their next cruise holiday booked, whether it be for this Summer or even 2019. Have you got yours booked yet? If not…

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Posted on Jan 3, 2018
Hello 2018 and Goodbye 2017

Happy New Year! Well 2018 is finally here - and I know I have thought to myself - 'Where did 2017 go?' It flew by last year and there were lots of things that happened last year too. From Hurricane Irma to Asian Monsoons, and the collapse of Monarch Airlines…

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Posted on Dec 18, 2017
Disney Goes Far Out In a Galaxy Far Beyond

As a lot of you may know from a previous blog, I had started the early stage planning of our 2019 holidays, and we decided on Disney World as the destination to mark the opening of the new Star Wars Land opening at Disney Hollywood Studios. You can read the…

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