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A boom time for British cruising? Saga reported to make third ship purchase

Saga, the cruise specialist line for the over 50s, is reported to be adding a third ship to its already expanding fleet. According to sources, Saga will shortly announce the acquisition of CDF Croisières de...
Carnival Splendor

Carnival Splendor gets towed home after engines catch fire

Carnival Splendor is being towed back to shore after the ship’s engines caught fire. The 3,200 passengers and 1,167 crew were left without running water, air conditioning in cabins and power when the fire broke...
3-D cinemas on Royal Caribbean ships in 2011

Royal Caribbean reveals new features on five ships

Royal Caribbean is refitting five of its ships in 2011 with an extensive list of new features. The new additions will bring the latest in entertainment technology, as well as more dining choices and children’s...
Queen Elizabeth II

Queen named Best Cruise Ambassador at Cruise Critic Awards

The Queen has won the award for Best Cruise Ambassador at the 2010 Cruise Critic UK Awards. The prestigious awards named the Queen as one of its twenty award winners in recognition of her huge...
Picnics in Central Park are in Shorex's new portfolio

Specialist travel company expands US and Canadian options

Shorex Travel, the specialist travel company which offers unique experiences to cruisers, has added three new destinations in America and Canada to its portfolio. Cruisers can now choose from tailor made options in San Francisco,...
Free flights on Voyager of the seas cruise - stops at Venice

Royal Caribbean launches world’s biggest flight give-away

Royal Caribbean has launched a massive 10,000 free-flights give-away on its Mediterranean cruises. The cruise line claims the offer is the biggest flight give-away ever made by a mainstream cruise line. The 10,000 free flights,...
Light show on Hurtigruten Northern Lights itineraries

Hurtigruten launches light show on famous Norwegian cliffs

A light show on the Finnkirka Sea Cliffs in Norway has been added to Hurtigruten’s winter Northern Lights cruises. Guests witness the spectacular show from the ship as it enters Kjollerfjord in Northern Norway. The Finnkirka Sea...

Allure of the Seas Maiden Voyage

Just like her sister Oasis of the Seas the Allure of the Seas has to pass below the Storbaelt (or Great Belt) bridge in Denmark after her construction is completed. Captain Hernan Zini then has...
Simone Clarke

Interview with Iglu’s Simone Clark

We interviewed Simone Clark, Managing Director of Iglu.com for her insight into the travel industry and advice when it comes to booking a cruise Simone, how long have you been in the travel industry? I've been...
The Archers

The Archers joins Fred.Olsen cruises

Fred.Olsen has launched two Archers themed cruises for 2011. Cast members from the Radio 4 drama series will join two Mediterranean cruises from April next year. Names are yet to be confirmed, but previous characters on...

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