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23 Jul 2018

Princess Cruises to build two next-generation LNG cruise ships


Princess Cruises today announced a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build two new cruise ships on a next-generation platform designed to further enhance an already world-class holiday experience for its guests. The new builds are slated to be delivered in late 2023 and spring 2025.

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26 Jun 2018

‘Astonishing’ Premiere onboard Britannia


On a sunny Sunday in Southampton we made our way to Ocean Terminal to board P&O’s Britannia. We were invited to watch the premiere of ‘Astonishing’, a new show produced by BAFTA winning presenter and entertainer Stephen Mulhern and performer Jonny Wilkes. Let me say, astonishing is the one word that sums the show up.

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11 Jun 2018

Norwegian Jade Ultimate Cruise Ship Review


When you think of Norwegian Cruise Line, you probably picture their gigantic new modern ships such as Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Getaway, or Norwegian Escape, packed with adventurous activities such as rope courses and waterslides. So why would you want to cruise on a much smaller, older vessel such as Norwegian Jade which doesn’t have these features?

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06 Jun 2018

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines to ban plastic straws and eliminate single-use plastics


As part of its focus upon waste minimisation and recycling across its fleet, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is to ban the use of plastic straws on its four ocean ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch.

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04 Jun 2018

3 things we learned at CLIA Cruise Conference 2018


The annual CLIA Cruise Conference took place in Southampton at the end of May. The three day event is one of the largest conferences for members of the travel trade. It’s a chance to meet with cruise line representatives, find out more about the latest promotions, what makes each company unique, and learn all the latest travel trends and developments.

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25 May 2018

P&O Cruises names new ship Iona


P&O Cruises has announced that the largest ship ever built for the UK cruise market will be named Iona. Launching in 2020, Iona will be designed for a new generation of cruising. The 180,000 ton ship will offer more choices of accommodation, more places to dine in style, more spaces to relax, more entertainment, and more freedom for the 5,200 guests onboard.

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Customer Review

Mr Donaldson

The suite was excellent and one could not fault the service given on board. Highly recommended.

Cruise Line: Uniworld

Destination:

Cruise Ship: River Empress