MIAMI, August 12, 2013 – Today, Royal Caribbean International recognizes an important milestone in its 45-year company history as it welcomes its 50 millionth guest onboard its fleet of 21 ships. The momentous occasion kicks off a year-long celebration honoring the cruise line’s guests, business partners, employees and crew.
“For more than 45 years, Royal Caribbean’s… [Continue Reading]

Holland America Line Offers ‘Historic’ Savings to Celebrate its Upcoming 140th Anniversary

Seattle, Wash., March 13, 2013 – To celebrate its upcoming 140th anniversary on April 18, 2013, Holland America Line is offering “historic” savings on a wide selection of 2013 cruises and CruiseTours and 2014 winter/spring Exotic Voyages. The savings include a $140 per stateroom credit on select sailings and extended Collectors’ Voyages, savings up to… [Continue Reading]

Sell-out Autumn world cruise proves popularity of grey gap year

A study of over 65s found that many envy the lifestyles of the young, with the majority (57%) saying they wished they had travelled more and 45% wishing they had quit their jobs and changed professions.*
The latest research reveals a 300% increase in “grey gap-years” since 2005** with the number of pre-retirement gap years now… [Continue Reading]

MSC Crociere Passes Landmark Of 1,000,000 Passengers Per Year

Sunday, the 25th of October, a 13-year-old boy from Vercelli in Northern Italy boarded the acclaimed MSC Fantasia in Genoa, becoming the millionth guest to enjoy a luxury cruise on the MSC fleet this year.
This important landmark for the innovative, family-owned cruise company highlights its impressive year-on-year growth. MSC Crociere estimates that 1,085,000 passengers will… [Continue Reading]

Almost 80% say it’s spend, spend, spend on this year’s holiday

In a survey produced by Yougov, on behalf of Carnival UK for its annual Cruise Report, it was found that even during the ‘credit crunch’ 78%* of British holidaymakers were still planning on spending the same amount on a holiday as they did in 2008; in fact nearly a third are planning to spend more.
When… [Continue Reading]