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Cruise Features
Essential Apps For Every Cruise Enthusiast

If you’re an avid fan of cruises, you know that the whole picture is not just about the priceless sights and experiences which you encounter during your trips. A large [Read More]

Norwegian Joy Hull Artwork (Norwegian Cruise Line)
10 Cruise Ship Features That Prove Cruising Isn’t Just For Old People

There’s a popular phrase that says cruising is ‘for the newly wed, over fed, and nearly dead’. There’s also a common misconception that cruising is boring and only for old [Read More]

Jennie Bond Discover The Rhine Aboard Uniworld's SS Antoinette
Big Or Small: What Does The Future Hold For P&O Cruises?

The addition of P&O Cruises new 180,000 GT ship, scheduled for delivery in 2020, has taken many by surprise. Not at the actual announcement of a new ship, but because [Read More]

3 Things To Do On Embarkation Day

You’ve arrived at the port, checked in and are walking along the gangway about to scan your cruise card and board your cruise ship. Congratulations, you’re officially on holiday! But [Read More]

Cruise Reviews
Black Watch Cruise Ship Review

Fred. Olsen Cruise Line’s Black Watch is a sleek, stylish, and spacious ship. It’s been operated by Fred. Olsen for the past 21 years, but was originally built by Royal Viking Line [Read More]

msSerenity (The River Cruise Line)
Sovereign Cruise Ship Review

Built in 1988 for Royal Caribbean International as the 73,000 GT Sovereign of the Seas, it was once the largest cruise ship in the world. The ship was transferred to Royal [Read More]

Astor Cruise Ship Review

At just 20,600 GT, the 620-passenger Astor is an intimate cruise ship, joint operated by British cruise line Cruise & Maritime Voyages, and its German brand, TransOcean Kreuzfahrten. It mainly sails [Read More]

Carnival Vista (Carnival Cruise Line)
Harmony of the Seas Cruise Ship Review

The one word that came to mind when I first caught a glimpse of the gigantic Harmony of the Seas was “WOW!” Looming over Southampton’s City Cruise Terminal, she dwarfed the still [Read More]

Cruise News
Queen Victoria Set To Be Remastered In £34million Refurbishment

Following the successful ‘remastering‘ of its flagship, Queen Mary 2, at the end of last year, Cunard has revealed plans for a £34million refurbishment of Queen Victoria.  The ship will enter a dry dock [Read More]

Royal Caribbean Announces U.S. Deployment For 2018/19 Season

Royal Caribbean International has announced details on its 2018/19 season from the U.S. Adventure of the Seas will homeport in the Northeast, for the first time since her debut. Sailing from [Read More]

Celestyal Majesty To Sail From Cuba In 2018

Celestyal Cruises’ latest cruise ship, Celestyal Majesty will be based in Cuba in 2018, the cruise line has announced. On charter to Thomson Cruises since 2012, and currently sailing as Thomson Majesty, the ship [Read More]

Caledonain Sky (Noble Caledonia)
Hapag-Lloyd Names New Expedition Vessels

Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has announced its two new expedition ships will be called HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC inspiration. Set to launch in April and October 2019, respectively, the expedition ships will [Read More]

Oasis Class (Royal Caribbean International)
Oceana (P&O Cruises)

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On Deck Blog
Top 3 Misconceptions People Have About Cruising

Never been on a cruise? Why not? It’s not as bad as you might think. Cruising is one of the best ways to explore the world and is excellent value [Read More]

River Cruise Review: A Festive Sailing Aboard msSerenity

I could just about see msSerenity from the coach window as I arrived on the waterfront in Rotterdam, after a day trip to Antwerp. I’m used to seeing cruise ships [Read More]

Norwegian Fjords: Cruising On Britannia

I was so excited to not only step aboard P&O Cruises’ Britannia again – less than a year since I enjoyed a two-night mini-cruise on her, but also to return to the [Read More]

How Cruise & Maritime Voyages Is Transforming The British Cruise Experience

Like a child waking up to a large pile of presents on Christmas Day – that’s how I felt when I heard the news that one of the UK’s much-loved cruise [Read More]

River Cruise News & Reviews
The River Cruise Line Purchased By Arena Travel

Following the collapse of The River Cruise Line’s parent company, Diamond Shortbreak Holidays Ltd on Wednesday, Ipswich-based Arena Travel has announced it has acquired The River Cruise Line and Diamond Rail [Read More]

Robert Burns (Riviera Travel)
New Riviera Ships Christened In Amsterdam

Riviera Travel’s new river cruise ships, Thomas Hardy and Emily Brontë, have been christened in Amsterdam. Christina Astill from Go-Cruise and Tracey Scales from Travel Counsellors officially christened the ships in their [Read More]

vodohod new ship
Riviera Travel Launches Competition To Become Ship Godmothers

Riviera Travel, the UK’s leading escorted tour company, has launched a new competition which will see two travel agents named godmothers of the company’s two new 5-star river cruise ships, [Read More]

My Story (Select Voyages)
Uniworld Launches New River Brand To Appeal To Millennials 

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection is to launch a new brand targeted towards young travellers. U by Uniworld will aim to attract 18 to 40 year old cruisers, through adventurous [Read More]

msSerenity (The River Cruise Line)
A-Rosa Flora in Köln
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Destination Guides
Top 5 Must Visit Cruise Ports

Step ashore and find cultural hotspots, discover eclectic lifestyles and unearth the best ports that the world has to offer.  Cruising offers a wealth of destinations to choose from, so [Read More]

Pompeii, Amalfi Coast & Sorrento With Cruising Excursions Tour Review

It was an early morning start as I disembarked the stunning Carnival Vista in Naples at 7 a.m. On the quayside waiting for me were the Cruising Excursions team, with [Read More]