Beach on Princess Cays Ever wanted to escape to a private island? Well, now you can. Some cruise lines not only offer fun on deck, but on their own exclusive cruise resorts which can only be visited during a sailing with them! Perfect Day at CocoCay Royal Caribbean’s second private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, is the perfect retreat to...

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P&O Cruises - Britannia 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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Wellness At Sea

Couple on balcony - P&O Cruises Whether it’s an indulgent spa treatment or a morning yoga class, wellness at sea is fast becoming a staple of cruising life. The trend is something we are seeing regularly across numerous industries, and it’s certainly showing no sign of slowing down. Looking at various walks of life, we are all guilty of packing lots...

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Cirque du Soleil show on-board MSC Cruises MSC Cruises and Cirque du Soleil have held a close partnership since 2013, when Pierfrancesco Vago - the line's Executive Chairman - had the vision to take the entertainment offered on-board to the next level. It was only natural that the choice came to introduce the world-class leaders in live performances, Cirque du Soleil. The...

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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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Cirque du Soleil show on-board MSC Cruises A partnership that seems strange at first but makes perfect sense, Cirque du Soleil and MSC Cruises have worked together since 2017. The partnership has since flourished into exclusive shows, extraordinary experiences, and unbelievable acrobatics. Our expert cruise journalist, Sara Macefield, recently got the chance to experience these shows up close and chat with the...

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MSC Bellissima, the new flagship for MSC Cruises, was launched at a star-studded ceremony in Southampton in March. Screen siren Sophia Loren did the honours as godmother, Holly Willoughby officiated at the ceremony and performers included opera star Andrea Bocelli and his son, Matteo, as well as cast members from the Cirque du Soleil. As...

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Norwegian Breakaway - The Whip slide Splashing around in a water park is one of the best ways to keep kids of all ages entertained during your cruise holiday, particularly on sea days. Cruise ship water parks are incredibly popular, so much so that almost every new family-focused cruise ship has one. With features such as swimming pools, splash areas, water...

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Exterior ship of MSC Bellissima Prior to her inaugural sailing earlier this month, MSC Bellissima hosted her naming ceremony down in Southampton. Many of our staff got to attend the glittering event, alongside celebrity guests such as Sophia Loren (godmother to the MSC Cruises' fleet), Andrea Bocelli and Holly Willoughby! See what they thought of this brand-new ship below... Initial...

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