Posts Tagged ‘ Costa Concordia ’

What’s new to cruising: part two

Oct 6th, 2012 | By

More and more of us are taking to the water for our holiday. With this in mind, we asked travel guide publisher Berlitz to tell us what’s new for 2013 in the world of cruising



What’s new to cruising

Oct 5th, 2012 | By

More and more of us are taking to the water for our holiday. With this in mind, we asked travel guide publisher, Berlitz, to tell us what’s new for 2013 in the world of cruising



What’s hot: September 2012

Sep 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Birmingham has been given a boost but British cuisine hasn’t fared so well



What’s hot: May 2012

May 2nd, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Bhutan and the Black Sea resort of Batuni get the thumbs up, but readers are advised to avoid the Big Apple’s JFK airport



100 years after Titanic, Allianz report highlights new risks in taking to sea

Apr 18th, 2012 | By

Despite greatly improved safety records in the century since Titanic, the maritime industry faces new challenges driven by the continued growth of worldwide shipping



Disney and the godmother

Mar 8th, 2012 | By

Years ago, the chairman’s wife, royalty or another dignitary used to launch ships. But with so many cruise ships afloat, launches don’t get noticed by the media. Now the rage is to christen them and have an entertainment ‘A’ lister do it instead.



What’s hot: March 2012

Mar 1st, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Croydon and coach tours of the M25 are proving (inexplicably) popular



Measures to boost cruise tourism in the Med

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

In the aftermath of the Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy on January 13, the announcements by government ministers from Turkey and Greece that they are introducing measures to give cruising in the Mediterranean a boost couldn’t have come at a better time.



Has the Costa Concordia disaster deterred you from booking a cruise?

Jan 19th, 2012 | By

In the wake of last Friday’s Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy off the Italian coast, you’d be forgiven for being put off booking a cruise this year.

It’s understandable that the unforgettable image of a ship lying on its side will see many consumers shy away from cruises, but the CD-Traveller team won’t be among them.