About David Smith

Dave is our Sales & Marketing Manager and has been with The Cruise Line for 7 years. In his youth, he toured Europe as part of a punk rock band, but he has since settled into the cruise way of life and his favourite ship is Seven Seas Mariner. Dream destinations for him are Alaska and the Norwegian Fjords.

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Silversea Expeditions - Silver Cloud Zodiac and Tower Bridge

10 Years of Silversea Expeditions

The Cruise Line’s Managing Director Robin Maclear recently returned from celebrating 10 years of Silversea Expeditions on Silver Cloud… I recently spent two days aboard Silversea Expeditions’ newly-renovated Silver Cloud. The occasion, which was attended by many old friends and clients, was to mark Silversea’s 10 year anniversary as the pioneers of luxury expedition cruising. […]

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First Review of Seabourn Ovation - Ovation in Venice

First Review of Seabourn Ovation

In our first review of Seabourn Ovation, The Cruise Line’s Managing Director Robin Maclear gives his first impressions on the latest addition to the award-winning Seabourn fleet.  Last week in Genoa, Seabourn launched their latest ship, Seabourn Ovation, for a seven-night pre-inaugural viewing to the travel trade. This ‘shakedown cruise’, as they call it, was […]

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Spookiest Places to Visit on a Cruise

Five Spookiest Places To Visit On A Cruise

We understand that when you book a cruise holiday, getting a case of some serious heebie-jeebies might not feature high on your list of considerations. However, with the nights getting longer and Halloween drawing ever closer, we have picked out our top five spookiest places to visit on a cruise should you wish to mix […]

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Mariner in the Mediterranean – Seven Seas Mariner Review July 2015

Seven Seas Mariner Review – July 2015 The Cruise Line’s Sales & Marketing Manager David Smith shares with us some of the highlights of his recent cruise aboard the stunning Seven Seas Mariner.  In early July I was lucky enough to be invited onto the first 4 nights of Seven Seas Mariner’s Spanish Zeal voyage.  Ship visits […]

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Seven Seas Mariner Review – April 2015

In April 2015, Beverly Hobbs, one of our luxury cruise experts, joined Seven Seas Mariner on a short voyage from Rome to Athens. This is  her Seven Seas Mariner review.  I boarded Seven Seas Mariner in Civitavecchia after a 2 hour flight from Gatwick and a short transfer from Rome.  The transfer time was actually […]

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SeaDream Yacht Club - Next stop, Semarang

SeaDream Yacht Club & Amandari

The Cruise Line’s Chairman, Robin Maclear, recently enjoyed an adventure in Asia with SeaDream Yacht Club – read on for a full review of the experience and why he believes that SeaDream offer the perfect route into Bali… SeaDream Yacht Club is back in Asia after a gap of several years and is ideally suited […]

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Papua New Guinea with Noble Caledonia Cruises

Papua New Guinea with Noble Caledonia in 2014

Legends of Papua New Guinea with Noble Caledonia Every now and then I am alerted to a cruise itinerary that really captures my imagination.  Up until now, the last voyage to do so was Silversea’s Cuba cruise on Silver Explorer (which you can read here).  However, this morning – while attempting to shrug off the […]

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Explore Cuba with Silversea Cruises in 2015

Silver Explorer to visit Cuba on “Jewels of the Caribbean” voyage In amongst the amazing itineraries that have been launched by Silversea Cruises for 2015, there is one in particular that has really captured my imagination.  Silver Explorers’ cruise of Cuba, titled Jewels of the Caribbean Sea, is perhaps one of the most exciting cruise […]

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Exclusive interview with Silversea Expeditions’ Conrad Combrink

As Director of Expeditions for Silversea Expeditions, Conrad Combrink surely has one of the most enviable jobs in the cruise industry.  Not only does he have the opportunity to explore some of the world’s most captivatingly beautiful regions first-hand, but he gets to use these experiences to design and plan itineraries for Silversea’s guests to […]

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Passenger Perspective: Silversea Cruises Review

In the last month we have been inviting some of our clients to write to us regarding their recent luxury cruise experiences so that we can share them on our blog.  In this post, Mr I. Northcott has put together a great Silversea Cruises review based on two voyages he took with them in 2010. […]

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