About Me

Hi, I'm Trevor Smith and I joined the travel industry in 2001 as a part time travel consultant. Over the years and as the industry took a grip of my career I have moved through the ranks. Going full time in 2002 I soon went into management, training and development.…

Posted on Jul 14, 2018
So it’s not coming home, yet.

So 4 days on from that awful Semi-Final defeat, we have just lost to Belgium in the 'who cares' 3rd and 4th place play off and I have still not turned on Sky Sports News. My flags are still up in the garden and in the car, I am still proud,…

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Posted on Jun 30, 2018
Halloween at sea, Disney Style.

Halloween is one of my families favourite day of the year, in fact my 7 year old looks forward to it more than her own birthday. We always get dressed up, decorate the house inside and out, have a big tub of sweets waiting for trick or treaters and then…

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Posted on Jun 16, 2018
Iona- A little island, a Big ship.

P&O have announced the name of their new ship for what will be their biggest vessell. Iona.   Having Googled Iona the name is actually quite fitting. P&O as a company can trace their roots back to Scotland, and Iona is an island off the Scottish coast. You can see…

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Posted on May 31, 2018
My 7 night holiday, plus an extra day and 1 night in the airport.

I have recently just got back from a lovely 7 night holiday in Kemer, Turkey. Yep, still not done a cruise with the family yet but come the end of August that will not be the case, for half of them anyway.   Whilst I was away sunning it up…

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Posted on May 14, 2018
Don’t forget about Saga

With so many household big names to choose from it is understandable that when looking to book your next cruise other cruise operators are overlooked. Over the last few weeks I have had a few clients asking about Saga cruises and what they are like. Saga do River cruises all…

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Posted on Apr 30, 2018
QE2 ocean liner brought back from the brink for new life as luxury hotel

A decade since its retirement, the former transatlantic liner, Queen Elizabeth 2, will once more see guests ascend the gangway as it opened her doors as a luxury hotel in Dubai earlier this month. Whilst enjoying their World cruise on board the Queen Mary 2 passengers were given the opportunity to…

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Posted on Apr 16, 2018
Majorca protests against Symphony of the Seas.

Whilst most of the Travel Industry and it customers celebrated the launch of The Symphony of the Seas, Royal Caribbean's largest ship not the same joy could be said for a few in the beautiful City of Palma in Majorca. A beautiful Balearic Island visited by millions each year it…

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Posted on Mar 31, 2018
£22 to reserve your sunbed

When cruising if you want to have the best cabin on the ship in the best position then you pay for that privilege. The higher and more midship you go then the more expensive it is.  Once your onboard and settled in to your cabin next stop is going up…

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Posted on Mar 15, 2018
2020 cruises on sale- What’s the rush?

So 2019 to 2020 cruises will be well on sale by this time next week and a question quite often asked is what is the benefit to booking so early? We are all different and normally will be looking to get from our cruise memory and experiences something different to…

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Posted on Feb 27, 2018
PO disruption again- Ship goes adult only.

So, P&O's chief planner has been at it again. Just a few months after selling the Adult only ship to Azamara and cancelling all the holidays already booked on it they have now replaced it with a family friendly ship, The Aurora. This will take place after its refurb next…

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