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Hi there, Having recently reached the landmark age of 40 (which of course we all know is the new 30), and having just packed my son off to school for the first time this week, I was thinking to myself at which point did I become so sensible, responsible and…

Posted on Sep 14, 2019
MSC Magnifica To Be Stretched Before Heading To The UK For 2021.

MSC Magnifica will be sailing from the UK In 2021. The Italian cruise giant will be offering EX UK sailings solely for the British market meaning facilities, entertainment and food will be geared specifically towards UK guests. MSC has always had incredible ships though the one main bugbear of many clients…

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Posted on Sep 1, 2019
Travel Insurance For Cruising – A Few Pointers.

We all know how important it is to have adequate travel insurance in place, not only for when we go on holiday, but also from the time of booking as this can cover monies paid in the unfortunate event of cancellation. I did wonder how many people book standard travel…

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Posted on Aug 10, 2019
Ever Wanted A Golfing Cruising Holiday? – Now You Can!

Azamara Cruises, in partnership with PerryGolf, will offer a total of 24 worldwide golf voyages, including play at more than 70 marquee courses in 23 countries, as part of its upcoming 2020/2021 itineraries. In the British Isles, Azamara and PerryGolf will offer six golf voyages built on Azamara’s Country-Intensive Voyages, offering access to destinations…

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Posted on Jul 23, 2019
Carnival Cruise Lines Extend Their Nude Boat ‘Bare Necessities’ cruise.

With our American cousins having recently celebrated National Nude Day on July 14th, Carnival cruise lines have just announced some fantastic news. The Big Nude Boat 2021 will be expanding its nude cruise to a full two weeks, offering more attire free fun in the waters of the Caribbean! For…

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Posted on Jul 9, 2019
NCL To Offer Kosher Food Free Of Charge On All Ships.

The massive growth in the cruise holiday market has naturally led to a more and more diverse customer base, cruise lines have recognised this fact are increasingly aware of the needs of its differing clientele. Onboard dining being one of the main priorities when it comes to customer expectations being…

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Posted on Jun 24, 2019
Another European City to Limit Cruise Ship Calls.

Bruges has become the latest European city to limit cruise passenger numbers in a bid to control "over-tourism". The popular Belgian city plans to limit the number of ships moored at any one time and will be encouraging lines to visit on weekdays, rather than weekends. Bruges joins Amsterdam, Barcelona, Palma,…

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Posted on Jun 10, 2019
Venice Residents Protest Following Cruise Ship Incident.

Residents in Venice have again taken to the streets in protest following the recent MSC Opera incident. On Sunday 2nd June, the 65,500-ton MSC Opera, a 54-meter high and 275-meter long liner, was approaching a passenger terminal on the Giudecca Canal when it hit the dock and a nearby ferry after…

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Posted on May 22, 2019
Nice Work If You Can Get It – Is This The Ultimate Job?

The winner of arguably the world’s best job has been announced. Following 37,000 applications, the successful candidate who will embark on a three-week all-expenses-paid world tour on behalf of Royal Caribbean has been chosen. In February, Royal Caribbean launched an Instagram competition to recruit a Cruise Shore Explorer to travel to…

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Posted on May 7, 2019
Cruise Lines Prepared for Possible Pirate Attacks.

You may have thought pirate attacks to be the stuff of legend, but two cruise lines have instituted preparation plans in case modern day pirates try to board one of the luxury ships. According to cruiseradio.net, Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of The Seas and Princess Cruises’ Sun Princess have developed exercises to…

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Posted on Apr 24, 2019
14 Cruise Ships Receive Perfect 100 Health Score.

There are often reports of Norovirus breakouts on cruise ships, usually, first thoughts turn to the hygiene and cleanliness on board and the way the ship is managed. This, of course, is a factor in such cases as is the fact that thousands of people descending on one place form…

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