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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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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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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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It's this time of year that we see plenty of places across the globe celebrate their version of carnival. From New Orlean's Mardi Gras to Brazil's Rio Carnival, each one is unique in terms of its traditions, costumes and mass celebrations. What's great for cruising is that many of these celebrations can be visited during...

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Many things are included in the price of a cruise holiday: Accommodation; Meals and snacks; Entertainment; Classes and seminars; The use of pools, hot tubs and gym facilities; Kids’ clubs Some cruise lines even include shuttle buses in each port and gratuities (tips). However, one thing which isn’t included, unless you travel with one of...

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