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Cruising is becoming more popular every year, with over 30 million people expected to take a cruise holiday in 2019. To accommodate this growing demand, more ships are being built (often larger and with more facilities on-board) and new ports of call are being added to itineraries. But what is the environmental impact of the...

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2019 has been a fantastic year for cruise, with many cruise lines introducing more additions to their fleet; new destinations being added to itineraries and extraordinary features to enjoy on-board your ship. Let's take a look at which ships are your favourites so far for 2019! Most popular cruise ships for 2019 According to data...

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It’s been one of the most eagerly awaited launches of the year and Saga Cruises’ first new-build ship, Spirit of Discovery, doesn’t disappoint. Chic and contemporary, with a line-up of stylish facilities, there’s no doubt the new £346 million addition to the Saga fleet promises to be the game-changer the company is hoping for. There’s...

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The UK is a cruising hub, with Southampton being the busiest cruise terminal and second largest container port in the UK. It's a great place to start and end your sailings, with 15 cruise ships calling it their homeport and a further 12 cruise lines regularly calling at the port. 1.5 million cruise enthusiasts depart...

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From avid cruisers to those who have never-cruised-before, everyone has an opinion on cruising holidays. The cruise industry is built on the foundations of tradition and heritage which is long and rich, but not necessarily how they should still be perceived. Let us debunk some of the common misconceptions of cruising below! Cruises are just for old people One of the most common myths...

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Visiting a ship and exploring the cruise line’s facilities allows us to offer expert advice and maintain our award-winning customer service when you’re booking a cruise. Our close relationships with the cruise lines combined with our first-hand knowledge of the ships ensures you have everything you need at your fingertips for your next sailing. One of these trips was on-board Cunard's Queen...

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Picture this. You’re sipping a cocktail under the warm rays of the Caribbean sun. Music plays in the background and a buzz of holiday-makers surround the pool, chatting about their days.  You start thinking, “I’d love to come back here” or “Maybe next time I’ll stay for longer?” Before you know it, plans of your next getaway start being formulated...

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Visiting a ship and exploring the cruise line’s facilities allows our Cruise Concierge to offer expert advice and maintain our award-winning customer service when you’re booking a cruise. Our close relationships with the cruise lines, combined with our first-hand knowledge of the ships, ensures you have everything you need at your fingertips for your next sailing. One of these trips was aboard Princess...

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As cruise ships begin to cater to younger audiences, demand changes for what’s offered on-board. Forward-thinking and innovative new additions to your dining experience or embarkation process can make your cruise that much more enjoyable and, with the cruise industry booming as 30 million passengers are expected to set sail this year, it’s the best time to take technology to the high seas. Smartphones...

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