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The Viking Star is Getting Ready for her Debut

Currently under construction in Italy, the Viking Star will be making her debut as the line’s first ocean going vessel. The Viking Star will accommodate approximately 930 passengers and will appeal to those looking for a small ship experience with fine dining and enrichment programs. CABINS Scheduled to debut this coming April, the ship has

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A Day in Martinique

A most unique port in the Windward Islands of the Caribbean that has a dual personality and is often overlooked is Martinique. It sits between two bodies of water; the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Once departing the ship, at first glance, it appears that it is a part of France that has been deposited

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A look at the Award winning Crystal Serenity

Crystal has two ships in her fleet, the Crystal Serenity and the Crystal Symphony which both can accommodate up to 922 passengers. Despite their small sizes, the ships still offer most of the amenities that you can find on the larger ocean liners and their luxurious service has been consistently winning awards in the luxury

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Visit Croatia’s second Largest City Split

Although smaller than most ports, Split is the second-largest city of the nation and is an area jammed packed with history. Split is connected to the Croatian islands of Brac, Hvar and Solta and even connects to Ancona, an Italian port. The port allows easy walking access to some of the most fascinating areas in

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A Look at Fred.Olsen’s Braemar

Every cruise line has their own uniqueness that allows them to stand out from the crowd and Ipswich based Fred. Olsen are no different. Reviews from their past passengers are very positive and many comment on the relaxed and friendly atmosphere onboard, the great service plus the ability to get into smaller ports as reasons

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The 10 Largest Cruise Ships

Never before have so many mega-shops been at sea. With their obvious success formula for passenger enjoyment and the cruise industry’s profits, there are more on the way. THE LARGEST SHIPS OF THE PAST Cruising dates back further than most people realise to the 19th century, where passenger ships transported people across the Atlantic. The

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What to see in Reykjavík

Reykjavík sits on the edge of the Arctic Circle and has become a very popular port of call. The number of cruise passengers visiting Iceland increases each year. It was a Norwegian fugitive, Ingólfur Arnarson, who became the first Icelandic citizen in 871 AD. It is reported that when he saw land, he threw his

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25 Interesting Cruise Industry Facts

As the new year is nearly upon us, the time is ripe for a list filled with interesting and fun facts. The cruise industry certainly had a great year in 2014 and we would like to share our 25 interesting facts list. Did you know? 1. Cruise holidays continue their popularity and presently there are

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The Ports of Leixoes and Lisbon

Portugal is featured on many European cruise itineraries next year. It should be as it has retained its fabulous authentic Southern European charm. The ‘other’ country of the Iberian Peninsula has a few ports that ships can dock in and here we will take a look at two of the more well known ones –

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Will my Teenagers enjoy Cruising?

Cruising can be a wonderful experience no matter what your age is. This also applies to teenagers and the idea of a holiday on a ship can be enthralling to them. On some ships, teens are eligible for getting single or double cabins of their own depending on their age. This may increase the price

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A New Port of Call for Princess Cruises

The Diamond Princess has recently become the first ship to call at Busselton in Western Australia. The guests disembarked on the 27th of November and left very impressive reviews after a full day of sightseeing. A ‘NEW’ PORT OF CALL The Princess ship’s guests enjoyed a wide range of tours in the area. Some of

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What’s Your Excuse for not Booking a Cruise?

A holiday at sea is one of the most economical and enjoyable holidays in the entire travel sector. However, often, people don’t want to go on a cruise for a variety of reasons, but the excuses just don’t add up! Travel agents say that they have heard it all before but certainly understand the concerns

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