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Whether you're not sure what to pack, what excursions to sign up for or simply where to go on your next cruise, our experts have all the answers Q If I wanted a mix of city culture and outdoor activity on my cruise holiday, which destination should I choose? A. Europe is the obvious destination for culture, with classic West and East Mediterranean cruises calling at Barcelona, Venice, Dubrovnik, Athens and Istanbul. Sail north to the Baltic and … [Read more...]

Welcome to the new and exclusive Iglu Cruise brochure: Yours to download

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Welcome to the new and exclusive Iglu Cruise brochure, providing you with their top pick of exciting itineraries for this year, plus brand new ones for 2015/16. Discover brand new ports of call with tantalising hotel stays and excursions bundled together. Iglu have pulled out all the stops to provide you with a brochure packed full of inspiration. Iglu cover every corner of the globe, but with so much choice we know it can be hard to choose between … [Read more...]

Cruising the Panama Canal

One of the seven wonders of the modern world, the Panama Canal is celebrating its centenary this year. Sarah Gilbert joins a Central American cruise on Variety Voyager to get a closer look. It’s 5 pm and the deck is still bathed in sunshine when we brave the tropical heat to line the rails as our diminutive vessel sails past a string of leviathan ships and ferries; all waiting to enter the world’s most famous shortcut, the Panama Canal. We … [Read more...]

Anthem of the Seas infographic

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Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas has been given the infographic treatment by Cruise1st Anthem of the Seas is Royal Caribbean's second ship in its Quantum class and boasts many impressive details which Cruise 1st has showcased in the infographic below. The Anthem of the Seas from Royal Caribbean will join the Quantum of the Seas in the new class of ships. There is another sister ship planned for launch in 2016. The Anthem of the Seas … [Read more...]

Greatest Rivers of the World

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From the Amazon to the Mississippi, a river cruise will carry you to extraordinary destinations, fascinating sights and architectural wonders. Here we explore the world’s most intriguing rivers … [Read more...]

Princess Cruises to show all 64 World Cup matches

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Princess Cruises has announced it will show all 64 matches of the forthcoming football World Cup in Brazil on nine of its ships. The matches will air on the ships' top deck Movies Under the Stars cinema screens, which have space for hundreds of guests to enjoy the action. The Movies Under the Stars LED screens are more than 300 square feet in size and include a 69,000-watt sound system. The ships involved and the destinations they will serve … [Read more...]

How to upgrade your cruise

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We all love getting a great deal, an upgrade or a little VIP treatment. Here are some invaluable insider tips for making your holiday even more special Book early “MSC Cruises is keen to reward clients who book early,” says Giles Hawke, Executive Director, MSC. “For 2015 sailings we have rejigged our pricing structure into four distinct sales periods. Bookings made before the end of June this year attract the very best deals – an ‘experience’ … [Read more...]

P&O Cruises’ top five maiden ports for 2015

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P&O Cruises recently launched their brand new itineraries for the 2015/2016 cruising calendar and have introduced no less than 28 enticing maiden ports of call for passengers to enjoy. Cruising is a way of seeing the world, taking in a new destination each day and exploring exciting sights, cultures, cuisine, and much more. Brand new ports of call are always interesting, it’s fascinating to see where cruise lines can take you next and P&O … [Read more...]

Vote in the Cruise Awards 2014

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Voting is now open for the Cruise Awards 2014. We received over 2,300 entries in the nominations stage which were used to compile the shortlist for voters. The final shortlist is now open for you to cast your votes and each entrant will have the opportunity to be entered into our fantastic competition to Puerto Rico. Find out more about the competition here. Voting will remain open until 20 August. SEE THE SHORTLIST AND VOTE HERE Download … [Read more...]

Join the Cruise International team

We are looking for a charismatic, results driven and talented Advertising Sales Executive to join the Cruise International team. The successful applicant will contribute to the continued growth and success of Cruise International magazine and website – the UK’s leading cruise travel magazine. The Chelsea Magazine Company is a progressive, dynamic and quality publisher and this role offers the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to take … [Read more...]