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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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Tauck brochure for UK market priced in sterling

Tauck is the leading name in premium quality guided tours, river cruises and small ship ocean cruises in the USA and Canada, with over 90 years of experience in the travel business.  After announcing its European river cruising plans for this year the new Tauck brochure for UK market priced in Sterling showcases Tauck destinations in […]

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Regent Seven Seas Explorer. The most luxurious cruise ship ever built

Launching in summer 2016, the new Regent Seven Seas Explorer will be the most luxurious ship ever built according to Jason Montague, president and chief operating officer of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

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Quantum of the Seas is poised to offer passengers never seen before technology on board including super fast internet connectivity, new boarding process technology to allow 10 minute checking in, robotic bartenders and digital shows on Roboscreens.

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Celebrity Cruises launches teenage family shore excursions

With the Family Tour Challenge,Celebrity Cruises launches teenage family shore excursions. Each tour has been developed to enable teenagers to discover the world together through entertaining, competitive and enriching experiences. Each tour is shorter than standard excursions in duration, yet still packed with adventure and fun in order to make them more enjoyable for 12 – […]

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Norwegian Cruise Line acquires Prestige Cruises

In a deal worth around $3 billion the world’s third largest cruise operator, Norwegian Cruise Line is close to buying Prestige Cruises which owns the high luxury Oceania and Regent Seven Seas brands. In all, Prestige owns 6 ships providing 6,500 beds and this new acquisition will see Norwegian Cruise Line expanding its high end offering significantly.

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Celebrity Cruises wins Wine Awards

Celebrity Cruises wins wine awards once again sweeping up no less than ten victories in the Wine Spectator 2014 Restaurant Wine List Awards. Ten of 12 prestigious honours in the cruise category were awarded to Celebrity Cruises for its impressive wine lists that are featured on-board each of its 11 ships.

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