Monthly Archives: January 2014

UK cruise industry predicts record 2014

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Forecast figures released today by the Cruise Lines International Association show that a record 1.79 million British holidaymakers took a cruise in 2013 View the Original article

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AmaWaterways donates art collection to Community

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Award-winning river cruise line AmaWaterways is to donate the entire art collection from one of its ships, AmaLegro, to a home for retired senior citizens in Normandy. The artwork, consisting of 53 reproductions of Impressionist paintings, will be delivered to the Residence Saint Jean retirement home in Bosc-le-Hard this month. AmaWaterways has operated in northwestern France since 2013 and the 150-passenger AmaLegro cruises exclusively in the Seine River Valley. The company recently replaced the ship’s existing collection. View the Original …

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Norwegian Getaway celebration campaign launched

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campaign offering customers $100 free on-board spending money per stateroom. Valid on every stateroom category on selected cruises of seven nights or more cruising before 27 April 2014, travel partners can help customers to find their perfect escape. From the Mediterranean to the Caribbean, Hawaii to the Bahamas, customers can take advantage of the offer on bookings made until 27 January 2014. The campaign also extends to Norwegian Getaway’s year-round Eastern Caribbean sailings running until 18 April 2015, taking in …

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Celebrity Cruises inks deal with New England Patriots

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Celebrity Cruises and the New England Patriots have announced a comprehensive marketing agreement highlighting the brands’ shared commitment to premium experiences and entertainment. Through the partnership, Miami-based Celebrity Cruises will be recognised as a “Proud Partner of the New England Patriots.”“This partnership has all the makings of a winning team,” said Marla Phaneuf, Regional Sales Manager and Team Manager of New England at Celebrity Cruises. “We look forward to raising local awareness and having more New Englanders join us on …

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Brits to be a nation of explorers in 2014

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Exploration is the key holiday trend for 2014 as research published today reveals that two thirds (65 per cent) of Brits are keen to experience something new on holiday this year. In addition Brits are proving their holiday ambition grit with over a third (35 per cent) believing they will be able to tick off their bucket list of top destinations to visit in their lifetime. One in ten think it is likely or very likely that they will experience …

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P&O flies into Cardiff Airport

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Holidaymakers can now add Genoa to the list of destinations they will be able to fly to direct from Cardiff Airport this summer. Four chartered flights have been added to the schedule to allow customers across Wales and the South West to join P&O’s Mediterranean cruises direct from the Welsh capital. The Mediterranean cruises will visit Florence, Pisa, Naples, Dubrovnik, Venice, Kotor, Corfu, Roma and Ajaccio over 14 nights. Flights to Genoa will depart on April 2n , April 30th, …

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P&O Cruises launches new regional flights for Ventura Fly-Med programme

P&O Cruises has added departures from seven regional airports on selected Fly-Med cruises on Ventura for this summer. The direct View the Original article

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Azamara raises a toast to The Golden State

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Azamara Club Cruises is doing what it does best and immersing guests on its Coastal California Voyage in the world-famous wine region of California. Sailing roundtrip from Los Angeles, February 10, 2014, Azamara Quest will hug the California coast calling on picturesque favorites such as Monterey and Santa Barbara, before making a grand entrance into San Francisco by sailing under the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. San Francisco will serve as the region’s gateway to renowned winemakers and delectable cuisine when …

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Web searches for cruise breaks to the Caribbean up 50%

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The Caribbean proved a popular destination with UK consumers who went online to look for cruise holidays in the lead up to the festive season, reveals analysis of the latest cruise-related online search data from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight. The agency’s View the Original article

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Fred. Olsen unveils Black Watch’s new ‘Morning Light Pub’

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pub’ on board Black Watch brings it into line with the rest of the Fred. Olsen fleet, with all four ships now featuring a popular ‘Morning Light Pub’ View the Original article

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