About Me

My Name is Graeme Andrew Promnitz. Born and bred in South Africa but have lived in the UK for the last 9 Years and have recently been made a British Citizen. I have had various careers over the years after Studying International Hotel Management through the Swiss Hotel School. After…

Posted on Jul 28, 2015
There’s an app for that – cruise.

With technology getting better and better and with everyone being able to  get access to some fantastic technology in the palm of their hand. It was inevitable that the cruiselines would catch on and take advantage of this. Royal Caribbean is leading the way when it comes to cruising technology. I'm…

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Posted on Jul 15, 2015
Dining getting too Confusing? Lets make it easier.

The great thing about cruising is that all your food is included so if you find yourself going hungry on a cruise then you're doing something wrong. Traditionally there has always been two sitting times on the larger ships in order to accommodate everyone in the restaurant and theatres. First…

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Posted on Jun 30, 2015
Complaints that make us laugh.

Over the years I've heard some horror stories from my clients of bad service and other issues but this is mainly before they started cruising and exactly why they decided to start cruising in the first place. We go on holiday to relax and take in the atmosphere and generally…

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Posted on Jun 15, 2015
I’m a proud Godfather!

This weeks blog is somehow off topic but I'm sure you'll forgive me this time as I just wanted to share my fantastic news. My Colleagues and friends David and Emma Broad are two very proud parents of their new baby Alfie Broad who was born at the end of…

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Posted on Jun 1, 2015
No Passport? No Problem!

Always wanted to try a cruise but couldn't be bothered to apply for a passport? Well now is your chance. Normally ALL cruises would require a passport to travel even if it is a mini cruise to nowhere. If you live in South-West England you will be closer to a…

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Posted on May 11, 2015
An “Unfortunate Outbreak”?

Once again Fred Olsen Cruises is in the headlines and once again its not good news. I absolutely love Fred.Olsen Cruises, what they offer my clients is just fantastic service, good food and all round fantastic traditional British cruising. I have had the pleasure of sailing on the Balmoral and…

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Posted on Apr 27, 2015
Royal Caribbean Impressed me.

Royal Caribbean's next great adventure, Anthem of the Seas, has arrived! And I LOVE IT! Working in the cruise industry certainly has its perks. Over the years I have been very fortunate to have been invited to ship launches, ship visits and from time to time we even get invited onboard…

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Posted on Apr 14, 2015
Edinburgh to get new cruise terminal?

Of the 74 itineraries that include Edinburgh as a port of call in 2016 - only one ship  starts or finishes in Edinburgh. - The Fred.Olson Black watch! It has got to be tough for those living in or near Edinburgh to see these ships in port everyday and know that…

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Posted on Mar 30, 2015
Ship Time VS Land Time

A handy tip - Remember to set your watches to Ship time when onboard any cruise. Most ships will always have a Ship Time which isn't always the same time as the real time. The last thing you want is to arrive at the pier and see your cruise ship…

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Posted on Mar 16, 2015
Britannia Cabin Videos!

I've recently returned from a fantastic night on-board P&O's newest ship Britannia. I've only ever been on one other P&O ship but have had the privilege to have experienced many ships over various cruise lines and in my opinion the Britannia does not disappoint. These ship visits are always a…

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