About Me

I have now been at Cruise.co.uk for nearly 6 years.  I have worked in Travel for over 17 years and my last position before joining as a SPECIALIST CRUISE CONSULTANT was Assistant Sales Manager at a well known independent cruise specialist call centre. I made the move to Cruise.co.uk because…

Posted on Aug 19, 2016
Guy Fieri Expands his presence with Carnival

Guy Who? I hear you say... If like me you are a fan of food programs on TV you may well have stumbled across the US show Diners Drive ins and Dives or Triple D as Guy likes to call it.  Well that spikey haired guy presenting and fist bumping…

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Posted on Aug 15, 2016
5 Reasons why I love Cruising

Having been in the industry for over 15 years I really do have the Cruise Bug!  But what are the main reasons I love cruising?  Well here they are the five reasons....although I had to condense this down from around 20 reasons. Service - In my opinion you do not…

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Posted on Jul 29, 2016
Accessibility at Sea

Sometimes finding an adapted cabin for a customer can prove a challenge.  However I must admit it is getting easier, with cruise lines adding more adapted cabins during refits and  new builds. I have taken a look at some ships in particular that stand out. MS Koningsdam - Holland America's…

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Posted on Jul 14, 2016
I want my Cruise All Inclusive

All Inclusive drinks packages seem to be a must these days.  Remembering back to when I first started selling cruises they were virtually unheard of, but now it seems every cruise line offers All Inclusive packages in one form or another.  The only major companies who have resisted adding All…

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Posted on Jul 1, 2016
QM2 Re-Mastered

As you may be aware Cunards largest ship (and my favorite) has recently undergone a refit returning to the fleet at the end of last week.  It has been a real revamp of the iconic ship with Fifteen new single cabins and an additional 30 Britannia Club cabins a larger kennel…

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Posted on Jun 16, 2016
Princess Academy at Sea part 2

You may have read my last post I wrote after I returned from 3 nights On Board the Caribbean Princess.  One thing I hadnt discussed much in that blog was the food on board.  Part 2 is all about the food on board. I find rather a lot lately people tell…

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Posted on Jun 1, 2016
Princess Academy at Sea Part 1

I have just returned from an excellent 3 nights On Board the Caribbean Princess.  I jumped at the chance when offered, simply because at the moment I feel that the brand is offering excellent value for money, great itineraries and all of my customers give great reviews when I speak…

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Posted on May 18, 2016
Harmony is on its Way

The excitement is building for Royal Caribbeans brand new ship Harmony of the Seas, and I must admit I am a tad jealous that I am not going on the maiden sailing - But I am sure I will get on board at some point. I came across this  footage…

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Posted on Apr 18, 2016
Some of Marilyn Monroe’s most famous outfits are about to set sail this summer

Sometimes I scroll through my Twitter feed and certain things catch my eye, and this article sure did. Everyone knows who Marilyn Monroe was and she continues to intrigue people today, some 53 years after her tragic death. I understand that Key items from the largest privately owned collection of memorabilia…

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Posted on Apr 4, 2016
Is QM2 Faster that a Yacht?

Only one way to find out...FIIIIIIIGHT!! Erm sorry I mean...RACE!! Yes that is exactly right.  Lets start this story again... As I am sure you are aware Cunard 2017/18 sailings go on sale tomorrow and we had picked up a gap in the itineraries...what is Queen Mary 2 doing on…

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