Thursday, 19 April 2012

Royal Caribbean in Australia 2013-2014

Cruise News: Royal Caribbean Cruises Down Under 2013-2014

This is exciting news from Royal Caribbean - 3 ships down under with plenty of opportunity to explore Australia, New Zealand and the Far East & Pacific.

The Cruise Village™ team will have some fantastic cruise holidays with varied options for our customers.

For winter 2013/2014 you can choose from over 50 sailings that call at 56 South Pacific ports on 53 itineraries aboard the popular Voyager of the Seas and the recently revitalized Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas. These sailing start from Sept. 2013 through April 2014. 

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Norwegian Getaway to Home Port Miami 2014

Cruise News Norwegian Getaway to Home Port in Miami

Norwegian Cruise Line’s new 4,000-passenger ship Norwegian Getaway is to be based in Miami. She will then be the largest cruise ship to home port year-round in Miami when she embarks on weekly cruises in 2014.

The dates & itineraries are expected to be released to The Cruise Village™ later this year, but she is going to be very popular.

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

Cruise ships showing Euro 2012 finals

Which cruise lines are showing the Euro 2012 finals

Footy fans can take in the sun on deck and watch the European Championship Finals this summer.

Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises have secured rights to screen the European Football Championships on board their ships this summer. Here's the info...

Cruises from South Africa with a Safari

Cruises from South Africa

Looking for something different this winter - then how about a holiday in South Africa combined with a luxury cruise.

With so many options open to you - The Cruise Village team can design you the holiday of a lifetime or an exciting cruise & stay holiday with a Safari maybe?

A South Africa cruise with MSC is the perfect way to discover the ‘Rainbow Nation’ in style. 

Friday, 13 April 2012

MSC Cruises pulls out of Abu Dhabi

Gulf Cruise Ports Appear To Be Losing Appeal

As a big supporter of cruising round the gulf as opposed to taking a weeks winter break in a hotel in Tenerife - I feel there is a good argument to be made here.

Yes you have almost guaranteed weather, the food on-board the ships is amazing, service is great, there is a full entertainment programme and you do get to visit several ports of call.

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Silversea Announce New Silver Cloud Cruise 5 Oct

Silver Cloud 5th October 2012 New Cruise Added

Silversea cruises has released a new cruise holiday (not in the brochure) for the Silver Cloud sailing from Barcelona to Rome's port of Civitvecchia.

The Cruise Village has an exclusive pre cruise stay offer at a Barcelona hotel including flights from local UK airports.

Themed Cruises - Do They Really Work?

It always makes me smile when I see cruise lines advertise themed cruises. I often wonder how customers perceive such sailings. Has there ever been any market research to suggest that regular cruisers are put off cruises because of a specific theme?

Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Voyages of Discovery River Cruises New for 2012

Voyages of Discovery is launching its first-ever river cruising programme.

Called European River Cruises, it features popular rivers such as the Rhine, Danube and the Russian Waterways of the River Volga.

Carnival Breeze 2012 Mediterranean Cruise Offers EXTENDED!

Carnival has announced it is extending the $200 per stateroom free on board credit & half price deposits deal on selected Carnival Breeze Mediterranean cruises in 2012.