About Me

I started at Cruise.co.uk back in April 2009.  I was new to the travel industry as my previous work was within the mortgage industry, due to the credit crunch (and being made redundant) this wasn't a great industry to be in so I looked for something new which is when…

Posted on Jun 6, 2017
It’s whats on the inside that counts

When my clients are thinking of which cruise to take there are many factors for them to take into account. One factor which some of my clients have brought up from time to time is how the ship looks from the outside. People will often come out with phrases like…

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Posted on May 22, 2017
Fred Olsen announce new River Cruise product for 2018

  Fred Olsen Cruise lines have just made an announcement that from April 2018 it will be launching it's very first River Cruise program. River Cruising has been growing and growing in popularity in recent years and some other cruise lines have also branched out this way so it seems…

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Posted on May 3, 2017
Decided to give Thomson Cruises a try

I have working here at Cruise.co.uk for over 8 years now and during that time I have experienced many different cruise lines and ships but have never sailed with Thomson Cruises. I have had generally good feedback from my clients about Thomson Cruises over the years and I believe they…

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Posted on Apr 19, 2017
Cruise and Maritime introduce some sailings from Poole on BOGOF

  Cruise and Maritime are a traditional style cruise company offering sailings from many UK ports. Their fleet of ships are relatively small and not as modern as some of the newer lines but I do get good feedback from clients who have come back and are looking for good…

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Posted on Apr 5, 2017
Norwegian Cruise Line Announce they will now be an All-Inclusive Cruise brand

  Norwegian Cruise line have always like to do things a little differently to most other cruise lines and their Freestyle type cruising option has been very popular with many cruisers. Having no mandatory formal dress nights and being able to eat where you like, when you like is a…

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Posted on Mar 22, 2017
The River Cruise Line saved as parent company goes bust

  I was shocked at the end of last week when I started to hear reports that The River Cruise Line could cease trading. I have personally sailed with The River Cruise Line in the past and had a great experience doing so. I think that they offer very good…

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Posted on Mar 6, 2017
Cunard to base the Queen Elizabeth in Australia

  Cruises around the Australasia area are getting more and more popular, I have certainly seen a steady rise in booking of them over the last few years. It seems like Cunard want to capitalise on this and have announced that the Queen Elizabeth will be operating sailings based out…

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Posted on Feb 16, 2017
Ships Collide !

[youtube_sc url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQOZkeo7Pnc"] I was shocked earlier this week to read a story of the new Seabourn Encore ship colliding with another ship. It turns out that the collision was minor and thankfully no-one was hurt but what left me wondering was how something like this could happen in the first…

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Posted on Feb 1, 2017
NCL to offer clients ability to bid for an upgrade

  I have been reading an interesting article about NCL (Norwegian Cruise Line) and a new system they are operating which will allow guests to bid for a cabin upgrade (if eligible). This new system has already been tested on some of their ships previously and now NCL say that…

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Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Christmas isn’t meant to offend people

A good client of mine recently returned from a Celebrity Cruise over the Christmas and New Year period and was surprisingly disappointed with some aspects of it even though they have had highly positive experiences sailing with them previously. One of the aspects of the cruise that my client was…

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