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Self-drive cruising along the Caledonian Canal

11/11/2020 by .

Deprived by the Covid crisis of an annual trip to his ancestral home in Ireland, James Ruddy heads for Scotland’s Caledonian Canal in search of Celtic craic and stunning natural beauty.

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COSTA CRUISES recruits ROBOTs

Many travellers have stories about trying to deal with people in the leisure industry who act like robots, well now they can talk to real robots as Costa Cruises recruits robots to serve on two of their ships.

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New York on the Queen Mary 2

When was the last time you danced in a conga line round Heathrow’s Terminal 3 just because you were headed to the USA? Well, on the Queen Mary 2 you might well go all celebratory despite yourself. It’s that sort of a ship.

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Tauck Danube River Cruise

The cruise was for many an opportunity to discover their roots, others to reminisce harder memories, and for all of us to discover fascinating parts of eastern Europe you might never think of visiting. It is in many ways much more satisfying than sea cruising for me, you get a better perspective of the land and a better understanding of the people behind the borders.

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Celebrity Cruises announces first ever female captain

Following on from it’s appointment of Lisa Lutoff-Perlo as President and CEO it seems women are firmly in the driving seat as Celebrity Cruises announces first ever female captain – San Francisco native Kate McCue.

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Celebrity Cruises New Suite Class Restaurant Luminae

Celebrity Cruises has revealed the first look into its new Suite Class restaurant Luminae and details about what premium brand Suite Class guests can expect from the exclusive dining experience. Luminae, Celebrity Cruises first suite restaurant, will be introduced on board Celebrity Cruises’ modern luxury ships beginning in April.

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Whisky cruise sets sail in Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland is offering what could be the perfect cruise for whisky fans this “whisky month” of May,  as a whisky cruise sets sail in Scotland as part of Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink. 

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