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A Great Advert For Cruising

A GREAT ADVERT FOR CRUISING Some slogans pass the test of time. “Don’t say brown, say Hovis,” still springs to mind as the perfect metaphor for a great loaf of bread. Equally, “Guinness is good for you,” struck the right nerve in the advertising world way back in 1929, and Ireland’s most famous export has […]

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NCL Bliss cruise ship with go-kart track on top deck

Enjoying The Luxury Gap

ENJOYING THE LUXURY GAP Oscar Wilde said it best. “If you are not too long, I will wait here for you all my life.” But it was also paraphrased by that well-known author Anon, who insisted simply, “Good things come to those who wait.” But, whether we are prepared to wait or not, the simple […]

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World Cruise on Seven Seas Mariner

Around The World In Days, And Days, And Days!

Around The World In Days, And Days, And Days! Okay, it sounds glamorous, but would you do it? Seriously, would you take almost four months off from work/retirement/feeding the pigeons to circumnavigate the world by cruise ship? Could you even take that much time off? As much as we like to think of ourselves as […]

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P&O Are Doing What?

P&O Are Doing WHAT? It had to happen, of course. After all, zoos now open up the naming of their latest baby – be it giraffe or gerbil – to all and sundry, while sports teams often allow Joe Public to have a say in the naming of new mascots (which is how those for […]

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Artists' rendering of a ship in the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection fleet

Cruising Puts On The Ritz

Irving Berlin didn’t coin the phrase, but he certainly made it famous. And now, with a potentially intriguing new take on travelling the high seas in high style, here comes the Ritz-Carlton hotel group with a major new investment in the business. As devotees of the lavish style and indulgent motif of their hotels, we […]

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Classic Caribbean With Silver Spirit

In March 2016, make the Caribbean your ultimate destination as you embark on a 13-night EXCLUSIVE tropical adventure aboard Silversea Cruises Silver Spirit. Begin your holiday with a 3-day pre-cruise luxury hotel stay in Miami, before joining Silver Spirit on a 10-night Caribbean island hopping cruise. Silver Spirit is Silversea’s newest and largest ship and offers all […]

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A Ceremony Fit For A Queen – And Britannia!

New photos of P&O Cruises Britannia On March 10th 2015, Her Majesty the Queen, accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, officially named P&O Cruises new flagship Britannia in a glittering ceremony in which a bottle of British Wiston Estate Brut NV was broke against the hull of the 143,000 ton cruise ship. […]

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New Destinations For Regent Seven Seas In 2016

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled its 2016 summer and autumn collection, which features more than 60 destination-rich itineraries, three Grand Voyages and 11 entirely new ports of call. Collectively the Regent Seven Seas fleet will visit iconic and exotic cities in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe; travel through the majestic landscapes of Alaska, New […]

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The Seven Seas Explorer Suite Collection

Regent Seven Seas Cruises has revealed details on all ten suite categories that will be offered aboard Seven Seas Explorer. Each and every category of suite (there will be 375 available featuring the largest verandas in the cruise industry) will provide elegance, five-star luxury and relaxing comfort – none more so than the highly acclaimed […]

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Seabourn New Ships: Seabourn Encore And Seabourn Ovation

Seabourn, the award-winning, ultra-luxury cruise line, has unveiled the names of its two new luxury cruise ships, Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Ovation – the first will launch in late 2016 and the second by the spring of 2018. Both vessels will reflect the build and style of their sisters, Seabourn Odyssey, Seabourn Quest and Seabourn […]

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