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Scottish Travellers will at last have the chance to Sail from a local port to the Caribbean without flying and without having to make the long journey south to Southampton Fred Olsen Cruise lines is offering a 32-night ‘Caribbean from …

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I hate seeing distressing News like this, especially when children are involved. As many as 300 people are missing following a ferry disaster off the coast of South Korea. The vessel, named Sewol, was carrying 459 people, mainly school students, …

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I wonder if all those years ago when the very first passenger cruise ship set sail, they had any idea what the future would hold? SS Strathaird, a P&O cruise ship of the early 20th century  I know we had …

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No the passengers are not being rude and neither am I. What am I talking about? Well it’s a brand new concept launched by Fred Olsen Cruises and the first of its kind in the industry. The 15 Night cruise …

Cunard and P&O listen to their Customers!

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So the Countdown begins. One day to Blast off! Cunard and P&O have listened to the feedback they have received from their loyal customers and from us the agents who sell their product on the coal face so to speak. …

 

Are standards on Cruise ships being compromised by cost cutting?

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We are all a few quid lighter in our purses than we were just a few short years ago. In the United Kingdom according to the Telegraph the average annual spend on Food shopping is £5000 per household. They also …

 

Kick Off Your Cruise….

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Celebrity Cruises will broadcast one of the most highly anticipated sporting events of the year, the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Guests on board Celebrity ships sailing to Alaska, Bermuda and Europe can enjoy all 64 matches between more than …

 

Weather Warning – Stormy Seas

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Is our planets changing climate making cruising a more hazardous pursuit? Recently there have been a long line of problems being faced by cruise lines due to the weather. This year alone has had  its fair share of issues. 7th …

 

Pancake Fun!

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With Pancake Day nearly upon us, I thought I would pass on a few hints and tips to making a good pancake. The posh people among you might want to call them crepes! But I am from Yorkshire and in …

 

Norwegian Escape Accommodation Unveiled

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We have had our first glimpse today of the Norwegian Cruise Line, Norwegian Escape. The cruise line today unveiled the largest ship to date at approximately 163,000 gross tons and 4,200 passenger berths, scheduled for delivery in fall 2015.  They …