Titan Travel UK has unveiled the brand new 2018 editions of its separate Ocean Cruise and River Cruise brochures.

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Titan Travel UK has unveiled the brand new 2018 editions of its separate Ocean Cruise and River Cruise brochures. Showcasing a comprehensive menu of the planet’s most exciting journeys on water
The River Cruise brochure features 7 brand new itineraries!
Titan consider the start and end journey to be part of the overall romance and pleasure of any holiday, and are committed to offering travellers as much flexibility and as many unforgettable experiences as possible.
This is why they offer flight upgrades at competitive prices, good value airport lounge access, and complimentary VIP door-to-door travel service which allows customers to be collected from their own front door and driven to their departure point.

SAVINGS OF UP TO £1,250 PER COUPLE ON EMERALD WATERWAYS’ THE CLASSIC RHINE RIVER CRUISE

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Emerald Waterways (0808 115 6269 www.emeraldwaterways.co.uk) is offering savings of up to £1,250 per couple on its NEW for 2018 eight-day The Classic Rhine river cruise. Book by 31st August 2017 and enjoy unlimited drinks on-board with a Premium Drinks Package. From just £1,570 per person. Departing July to September 2018. 

Relax as you enjoy the natural beauty and spectacular highlights of one of Europe’s most picturesque waterways. Take in the numerous historic castles that stand proud along the Rhine’s peaceful riverbank countryside. Enjoy landmarks filled with legends, cities home to stunning Europe’s rich architecture that span countless centuries, and enchanting storybook-like forests just waiting to be explored.

Celebrity Cruises Appoints First Ever Female Captain in the Galapagos

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For the first time in cruise industry history a female seafarer will navigate the rich archipelago of the Galapagos as captain. A native of Ecuador, Nathaly Albán will command the ultra-exclusive Celebrity Xploration; as captain of the recently revitalised catamaran.

With a total of 12 years’ experience sailing throughout the Galapagos, Captain Albán has worked on several ships in the region, first joining the Celebrity Cruises family in 2006 as third officer onboard the 100-guest Celebrity Xpedition.

Continuing the brand’s dedication to advancing the role of women in leadership, Albán’s appointment follows that of Celebrity Summit’s own Captain Kate McCue in 2015.

Discerning travellers now have even more options in the region, with the recent addition of two distinct new ships, Celebrity Xploration and Celebrity Xperience, which began sailing in March 2017, following a multi-million dollar refresh per vessel for signature modern luxury enhancements. Guests can continue to sail onboard Celebrity Cruises’ state-of-the-art Celebrity Xpedition as well. Together, the three ships offer six unique itineraries to 15 islands with more than 30 ports of call, and multiple packages to choose from.

To learn more about travel to the wildlife-rich region with Celebrity Cruises, visit www.celebritycruises.co.uk/galapagos or talk to your travel agent.

Saga launches new four-night itinerary to tempt new-to-cruise passengers including a pub crawl in Amsterdam!

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Anyone thinking about booking their first cruise can enjoy a four-night taster cruise on Saga Holidays Sapphire which features a pub crawl in Amsterdam and the opportunity to sample beer and chocolate in Bruges!
Guests on the late autumn Flavours of Amsterdam sailing can let their spirits soar as the city looks beautiful at this time of the year – and the streets are not so crowded.
Saga Sapphire moors overnight in Amsterdam, offering plenty of time to also discover the beautiful canals, museums and galleries or try local specialities such as warming poffertjes fluffy pancakes served with sugar and butter.

The mini-cruise also includes a call to Belgium and the beautiful city of Bruges, where beer lovers can wander along the cobbled streets to find bars selling a host of tasty Belgian beers, while chocoholics can seek out the finest chocolate shops and perhaps treat themselves to a warming hot chocolate.

Elegant Saga Sapphire is a fun and friendly 720-guest ship offering first-class service and fine dining. There are two bars, Aviators and Cooper’s, which serve a wide choice of quality wines, spirits and draft beers.

Table wines are served at lunch and dinner and dining venues include The Verandah and Grill, Pole to Pole and the speciality restaurant East to West for Asian fusion cuisine. A traditional afternoon tea is served every afternoon at no additional charge.

For details visit saga.co.uk/cruises or call 0800 50 50 30

CMV setting trends with new cruise brochure

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Cruise and Maritime Voyages (CMV) www.cruiseandmaritime.com 0844 998 3877 has a new cruise brochure ‘World Cruise Collection 2018’ Second Edition out this week that sets new trends in cruising. The brochure covers the  period from December this year through until December 2018.

In the latest deal, introduced this week, passengers can save up to 30% plus buy One Get One Half Price. As an example, the brochure full fare for a seven nights Majestic Fjordland cruise on board Columbus departing 19 April is £1039pp, now the first person gets a 30% discount which is £729 and the second sharing person pays 50% of the discounted fare £369.

The popular Buy one get one free (BOGOF) is still available for a selected number of  cruises including Magellan’s winter voyage over to the Amazon & West Indies and Columbus’ Grand Round the world Cruise. The 121 night World Cruise on this deal is currently from £7,499pp (£14,999 Full Fare). All details of these and other cruise deals are on the CMV webite.

The fare quoted is based on two people sharing a twin inner cabin and includes delicious full board cuisine, afternoon teas and late night snacks, Captain’s Cocktail Party, complimentary tea & coffee 6am to midnight, big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes, daytime activities and leisure facilities, guest speaker and arts & crafts, porterage of luggage, port to cabin and port taxes. For greater convenience CMV operate an automatic tipping system on board, so instead of worrying how much and when to tip, an amount of £5pp per night, £4 on longer cruises, will be debited to the passenger’s on board account.

MSC Cruises celebrate summer as kids cruise for just £99

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It’s never too early to get excited about your next holiday, and to ensure you and your family are getting the best deal for summer 2018, MSC Cruises are launching their ‘Get the Best campaign’. The offer includes an upgrade to a balcony cabin for the price of an inside cabin and a fantastic price on kids’ fares, as children aged 2-17 cruise for £99 whatever the length of the cruise.

This family friendly offer is available on 23 sailings from March to October 2018 on board MSC Magnifica, and with all cruises departing direct from Southampton, you avoid all the usual hassle of flying as a family. With cruises ranging from 5 – 14 nights, you can explore the beautiful sights of the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Fjords without setting foot on a plane.

With prices for kids the same for 5 nights or 14, and a free upgrade from an inside to a balcony cabin for all, booking early is essential to get the best cabin for you and your family. With unique itineraries, great prices and an amazing sea view for everyone, a cruise onboard MSC Magnifica promises to be stress free, pocket friendly and bags of fun.

To secure your place on board MSC Magnifica, departing from Southampton for as little as £579 per person in a balcony cabin go to www.msccruises.co.uk. Offer applies to all MSC Magnifica Summer 2018 cruises booked before 31st October 2017.

Silversea includes roundtrip business class flights on select Northern Europe voyages

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Ultra-luxury cruise line Silversea is offering included roundtrip business class flights on a selection of fascinating 2018 Northern Europe voyages on bookings made by 30th September 2017.

Sailing between 22nd May and 29th September 2018, these voyages visit some of the most exciting destinations the region has to offer. Travellers can stroll the cobbled streets of Gdańsk’s main town, view the ice-capped mountain ridges of Tromsø, marvel at the golden spires and gilded domes of St Petersburg and much more as they discover Northern Europe with Silversea.

The offer is available on 23 voyages operated by Silver Spirit and Silver Wind. The 540-guest Silver Spirit combines the award-winning hallmarks of the Silversea luxury cruise experience with exciting venues for dining and entertainment. The 296-guest Silver Wind strikes the perfect balance of yacht-like intimacy with the space and amenities typically found on larger vessels.

Silversea’s onboard experience includes spacious suites, butler service, multiple dining options, beverages in-suite and throughout the ship, onboard entertainment and enrichment lectures, complimentary transportation into town in most ports, WiFi* and onboard gratuities.

Voyages included in the airfare promotion include:

  • Voyage 5815 – Copenhagen roundtrip, 15 Days, 15th June – 30th June 2018 onboard Silver Spirit from £8,800 per person based on double occupancy.
  • Voyage 5820 – Stockholm roundtrip, 7 Days, 3rd June – 10th August 2018 onboard Silver Spirit from £3,700 per person based on double occupancy.
  • Voyage 2827 – Stockholm to Copenhagen, 10 Days, 29th August – 8th September 2018 onboard Silver Wind from £4,400 per person based on double occupancy.

The included roundtrip business class flights promotion is subject to availability. For complete details and fares, visit: http://www.silversea.com/exclusive-offers/northern-europe-free-air-uk/

For more information about Silversea please visit: www.silversea.com

*One hour free WiFi per day for all guests. Unlimited free WiFi for guests sailing in select suite categories.