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Cunard welcomes its first ever lady captain

Cunard has appointed its first female captain, Captain Inger Klein Olsen. Captain Olsen, 43, made history when she took command of Cunard’s Queen Victoria on Wednesday 1 December 2010. This was her first task as Captain,...

Royal Caribbean International adjusts recommended gratuities for ship staff

Royal Caribbean International's recommended
gratuities guidelines will be $11.65 per guest per day, and $13.90 per
suite guest per day from July 2011. It is the cruise line’s first change in the recommended daily gratuities for dining...

SeaTrade News: Longer cruises and more ports of call…or less?

Cruise passengers may be taking very different cruise holidays in the future, writes Gillian Upton, Editor of trade title, Cruise Ports & Destinations magazine. There may be less ports of call as cruise lines tighten...

Destinations, Map

Atlantic Northern Madeira Port Guide Alaska Alaska Port Guide Arabian Gulf Dubai Port Guide Australia & Polynesia Sydney, Port Guide Adelaide Port...

Suri Cruise “cruise”

If any more proof were needed that cruising is now officially hip – I have it. I have just returned from my Caribbean Sojourn and was flicking through this week's Grazia magazine when what should...

Blue skies, calm seas

The ship is moored opposite St Bart's, perhaps the chicest of all Caribbean resorts, with its French influences in everything from food to fashion. Finally, the cold front that has been doggedly following us for...

A Caribbean Sojourn : Editor’s Blog

Last night I learnt that there is a lady who lives on one of the Seabourn ships. Yes lives. She's been on board for seven years, apparently, and intends to stay on board for...
Carnival Splendor

Carnival Splendor out of commission till January

Carnival Cruise Lines has cancelled voyages of Carnival Splendor until January 2011, to allow time for repairs following an engine room fire last week. The ship is scheduled to re-enter service on 16 January, 2011. Guests...
SeaDream II

SeaDream launches Amazon cruises in 2012

SeaDream Yacht club has revealed its 2011 and 2012 itineraries, which include new itineraries to the Amazon. The 20-night trips, named the Amazon Adventures, will be operated by luxury mega-yacht, SeaDream II from February 2012....

Amazing Cruise Food Facts

Ever wondered just how much food and drink is consumed on an average cruise? With Spam being the unfortunate food of choice on board the Carnival Splendor this week, here are some amazing cruise food...

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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