In the past, there was not a lot of information for potential cruisers to find out about the options available to them. This consisted mainly of glossy brochures put out by the cruise lines or travel magazines. Thanks to social media and sites like twitter, today’s experts and consumers can connect easily for mutual benefit.
In this post we have listed 10 of our favourite twitter accounts to follow. These in our opinion offer some of the best unbiased cruising tips around.
Cruise Critic is one of the world’s largest online cruise resources with over 67,000 followers. Their Twitter feed is a great place to find information on every cruise line with reviews of all ships and ports of calls.
Cruise Line Focus speaks on the business side of cruising and is a popular choice with over 37,500 followers. Click on their links for various intriguing articles about the future of cruising. Some of the retweets from other established Twitter accounts offer a wealth of information.
As the official Twitter account of Cruise blogger Gene Sloan, over 29,000 Cruiselog followers get regular offers and reviews of various cruise lines in a more personal way. Here you will learn things about cruising in a really easy to read format.
This is the official Twitter account of CruiseRadio, a website with many podcasts about various news and curiosities in the cruise world. The account reposts material from their site such as top 10 lists and reviews of new cruises. Follow them and join over 15,000 followers who receive regular updates.
Dedicated to the UK’s own World of Cruising magazine, it’s nice to see highlights offered from the magazine in an instant on Twitter. World of Cruising magazine has been around since 1998 and the articles from the website are created by prominent writers who will keep you informed and entertained.
CaptGreyBeard is the account of John Honeywell, a well-known travel writer who specialises in the cruise sector. Considered to be a very respected writer, his posts mostly consist of his opinions, which over 7,500 followers find interesting and sometimes amusing! Other cruise related articles and reposts of any relevant cruising news can also be found here.
Keep on top of the cruise news with Cruise Currents twitter account. They tweet not only the latest news but offer tips on how to improve your cruising experience as a whole. The account with over 7,200 followers is a good introduction for novices who are new to cruising.
Considered one of the best cruise travel bloggers in Twitterland, CruiseMiss offers her unique perspective on various cruise related subjects. Pictures are worth a thousand words and when it comes to her blog, visual reigns with vibrant images and videos. Her 5,500 plus followers will surely be enticed to jump aboard ASAP!
For those that want a fun outlook on cruising and a good chuckle to go with it should follow CruiseCrazies. With over 4,300 followers this twitter page offer links to news, articles, reviews and pictures presented in a humorous manner. Anyone who wants to avoid making a faux pas as a passenger should check out this account.
Cruise Legend is a pretty well known twitter account. Many of the posts click through to their highly visual Instagram account filled with high definition photographs of ships & ports from around the world. This simple format is popular with over 2,200 followers.
Besides the top ten, did you know that @About2Cruise are on Twitter too? We have links to our blog posts and articles as well as cruise news and other important information for the avid and new to cruise holidaymaker. Come on in and join us and these top ten twitter accounts.
Written by Veronica Shine
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