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16 Nov 2017

Hot Cruise Destination: Alaska


With its wonderful wildlife, scenic landscapes, and glistening glaciers, it’s clear to understand why Alaska is such a popular cruise destination. The Alaskan cruise season runs from May until September. Over the past few years, Alaska has seen a surge in popularity, resulting in some of the top cruise lines expanding their capacity in the region with some of their newest and largest ships over the next few years. For the first time in 20 years, Cunard will be returning to Alaska with the luxurious Queen Elizabeth. Offering an observation capsule 300ft above the sea, Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas is sure to be a hit. With native sea life emblazoned on the hull, a race track on top deck, and an expansive forward observation lounge, Norwegian Cruise Line is sending its brand new Norwegian Bliss to Alaska.

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25 Sep 2017

Cunard Is Getting A New Ship


Cunard is set to launch a brand new ship in 2022. Carrying 3,000 passengers, the new Queen will join Cunard’s three existing ships, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary 2, and Queen Victoria. It will be the first time Cunard have had four ships in simultaneous service since 1998.

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16 Mar 2017

Cunard Announce Queen Victoria Refurbishment


Cunard's Queen Victoria is being taken out of service on May 5, 2017 to undergo a refit later in the month. The cruise line has invested over £34 million for the ships thoughtfully designed enhancements which is due to be complete on June 4, 2017.

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Customer Review

Mrs West

The beds were really comfy and was great for the 4 of us to crash out at the end of the day. The shower was surprisingly powerful and hot given the numbers on the ship this was a bonus! The ship facilities were second to none. A really superb experience.

Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean

Destination: Short Break

Cruise Ship: Independence of the Seas