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More dash than cash: talking panache, personal service and pandemics with Ambassador Cruise Line

We take five with frustrated actor, Cuba lover and chairman of Ambassador Cruise Line, Gordon Wilson, to find out what you can expect when sailing with this brand new British cruise line. You told a national newspaper that Ambassador Cruise Line won’t be stuffy. Tell...

Daddy Cool – the ultimate guide to Father’s Day gifts every cruiser will love

Father’s Day is almost here and after more than a year of lockdowns chances are your dad has been a total treasure, helping with a raft of jobs, dispensing advice and keeping you buoyant as things got tough. So this year why not treat him to something different? A...

MSC Cruises to build eco friendly terminal at the popular Port of Barcelona

Ah Barcelona. City of sunshine, football and Gaudi architecture. This wonderful destination is also home to the Port of Barcelona, one of the world's most popular ports and visited by millions of cruise lovers a year. And now, MSC Cruises has decided to put down roots...

We are sailing! Celebrity Edge will be first cruise ship to sail from US waters in more than a year

Celebrity Cruises’ new-luxury ship will be the first cruise ship to sail in US waters since the pandemic brought the industry to a shuddering halt – with the first American female captain, Kate McCue, in command. The ultra-luxurious Celebrity Edge has been approved to...

New cruise line alert! Havila Voyages is set to bring environmentally responsible sailing to the Norwegian coast

It's always exciting to announce newness in the cruise industry, so when we heard about new cruise line Havila Voyages we couldn't wait to tell you all about it! The family owned, Norwegian shipping company will commence operations in August 2021 with two new build...

Brits aboard: Marella Cruises’ UK coastal cruises are shore to be a hit

Ever sailed on Marella Cruises? Fancy one of their newly-released UK coastal cruises? We rate this line for their affordable, family-friendly sailings – plus, you may even find an actual hammock on your balcony!  The 1,924 guest Marella Explorer will set sail from...

Summer Soiree: Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady to make its debut in the UK

If you quite fancy trying out Virgin Voyages' Scarlet Lady but don't want to fly to the US, you're in luck, as it is launching in the UK with a series of Summer Soiree sailings! The new line, which has divided opinion amongst cruise fans for its unconventional design,...

Your definitive guide to new cruise ships for 2021

2020 was the year that cruising stood still. This time last year, ships were docked in ports around the world, instructed to lie low and weather the storm while the Covid-19 pandemic grounded the travel industry globally. New cruise ships were the last thing on...

Good to go! Domestic cruising gets the green light from May

It's the cruise news we've all been waiting for – domestic cruising has been given the green light to restart on 17th May and cruise lines can start sailing again. Last week, a Department for Transport spokesperson said: 'The restart of domestic cruises in England...

International Women’s Day: celebrating the inspirational ladies of cruise

What exactly is International Women's Day – and more to the point, said my partner earlier – when's International Men's Day? I'm not going to even mention what my reply was...! In case you didn't know, International Women's Day is an annual, global day celebrating the...

It’s music to our ears! Classical performer Aled Jones to join maiden voyage of APT’s new ship

Doing much in June? Fancy a European river cruise in the company of world-famous classical performer Aled Jones MBE? To celebrate the launch of APT's Travelmarvel Contemporary Ships this year, classical singer and presenter Aled Jones MBE will be joining the maiden...

Azamara’s new owners add a sister ship to the boutique fleet

We're extremely excited that Sycamore Partners, the private equity firm that recently acquired Azamara, have announced plans to add a sister ship to the current fleet of Azamara Journey, Azamara Quest (which I had the pleasure of sailing on last year)...

MSC Cruises ticks the environmental box with its new next-generation ships

We love MSC as they always seem to sprinkle a touch of cruise happiness just when we need it most! And the news of their two incoming ships MSC Virtuosa and MSC Seashore couldn't have come at a better time, in our opinion. In true MSC style, the ships will offer a...

Give them a medal! Princess Cruises fleet to feature MedallionClass touchless technology

We think that technology is one of the most exciting things about cruising, so we were excited to hear that Princess Cruises' global fleet, upon approval to return to service in 2021, will feature the MedallionClass Experience. If you don't already know,...

3 of the best unexpected cruise destinations

Fancy ticking off that bucket list next year? With so much of the world’s coastline and riverways accessible by ship, cruise lines are constantly expanding their reach in search of new hidden treasures and unexpected cruise destinations that will excite and educate...

By the light of the Silver Moon: Silversea’s innovative new ship is set to shine

The ninth ship in Silversea's ultra luxury fleet, Silver Moon, was delivered at the end of October and the first glimpses of its interior have just been released. If you're a fan of Silversea like yours truly, you'll be itching to get on board! Building on the success...

Port of Southampton to open new cruise terminal for 2021 season

If you have a cruise booked from Southampton next year, you may get to check out the new cruise terminal planned for the Port of Southampton, which looks rather futuristic and fabulous. The fifth dedicated terminal at the port will benefit from roof-mounted solar...

Celebrity Cruises launches simplified pricing approach ‘Always Included’, and we’re very tempted

We understand that it can sometimes be a challenge to keep up with what's included and what's extra when booking a cruise holiday. Which is why Celebrity Cruises' new pricing approach 'Always Included' comes as a breath of fresh sea air! Celebrity Cruises are the...

It’s mustering Jim but not as we know it… Royal Caribbean has revisited safety and it looks like this

You know your cruise holiday has started when you're summoned to attend the muster drill. Checking your cruise card, you then traipse to your assigned muster station, along with each and every one of your fellow shipmates. But if you're looking to cruise with Royal...

Nice Ice Baby: Viking’s forthcoming expedition ships are pretty damn cool…

Now this is exciting – Viking, the cruise line known for its super-stylish yet functional ocean ships has launched Viking Expeditions, and as you might expect, the new expedition ships are real head-turners. The Scandi river and ocean cruise line recently announced...

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