Posts Tagged ‘ cruises ’

Misleading or an error?

Aug 2nd, 2021 | By

Ambassador is probably hoping that once they’ve got you this far, some people will book either the voyage

International cruises re-start from the UK

Jul 30th, 2021 | By

Expect cruise companies to add a few ports in Europe to try and see how interested we would be in voyaging further afield

A cruising re-start date?

Jan 12th, 2021 | By

With the no-overseas travel rules in the UK and countries blocking British visitors because of the new strain, cruising seems on a backburner for another few months.

Cruise companies need some luck

Aug 9th, 2020 | By

What cruise companies really need now is a couple of months of cruises with absolutely not one case of coronavirus on-board. Only then will some people begin to get confidence in this type of holiday.

If there is a silver lining…

Mar 7th, 2020 | By

With ships almost idle, some cruise companies have built up goodwill by offering free cruises to volunteer firefighters in Australia to thank them for their recent efforts.

The changing landscape of family travel

Feb 13th, 2020 | By

Travel has never been so child-friendly. Long gone are the days when in-flight entertainment was limited to one communal screen, museums hid all their fascinating wares behind glass, and dining out at fancy restaurants was an adults-only affair. Now you can fly wherever you want to (and often for reasonable fares), there’s a huge range of accommodation options for travelling families, and many more sights and attractions are geared towards entertaining small people. And that’s without even mentioning the benefits of technology. Digital maps, translation
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Cruising to Cuba

Jun 6th, 2019 | By
cruise ship Adonia docking in Cuba

A number of Britons will be amongst the 800,000 people that have booked cruises out USA ports which were scheduled to dock in Cuba.

What’s hot: December 2018

Dec 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now

What’s hot: June 2018

Jun 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world

Do cruise passengers benefit destinations?

Oct 4th, 2016 | By
venice at night

Where do cruise passengers spend their money? Does it benefit the destination, the port or just a group of tour guides and attractions on their tour itineraries?

Win tickets to one of The CRUISE Shows

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By

Discover a whole world of voyages at one of The CRUISE Shows this autumn…

Win tickets to The London Cruise show at Olympia

Dec 20th, 2015 | By

We are giving five lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to The London Cruise show!

Win tickets to The CRUISE Show – Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow

Jun 1st, 2015 | By

Discover a whole world of voyages at one of The CRUISE Shows this autumn…

Cruising for solo travellers

Sep 29th, 2014 | By

Cruise prices are geared toward couples. Yet about one in four cruise passengers travels alone or as a single parent. How do they fare?

What kind of holiday should you be booking this summer?

Jun 25th, 2014 | By

Travel journalist, broadcaster and author, Sarah Tucker, shares a few tips on ridding yourself of emotional baggage with Just About Travel readers

Conning cruise passengers

May 14th, 2013 | By

One of the attractions of going on a cruise has been the fact that it often looks like a cheap holiday. This needn’t be true because cruise companies have developed their own ways or rifling your pockets for that odd £100 or so.

Win tickets to The Telegraph Cruise Show!

Feb 4th, 2013 | By

The Telegraph CRUISE Show – the UK’s biggest event for discovering a world of voyages – will be taking place at Oympia, London from 23-24 March 2013

What’s hot: January 2013

Dec 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Peckham and Virginia are making waves, but there’s criticism for cruise ships and the Chancellor’s increase of APD

Flavia Cacace tops Strictly Cruise leader board as dream dance partner

Dec 12th, 2012 | By

With the Strictly Come Dancing season set to continue on the high seas in 2013 with a series of dance cruises, 27 per cent of men have admitted that Flavia Cacace would be their dream onboard dance partner

Win Tickets to The Telegraph CRUISE Shows!

Aug 19th, 2012 | By

The UK’s biggest cruise showcase is perfect both for those new to cruising and needing help to plan their first voyage, as well as seasoned cruisers looking for inspiration for their next holiday at sea

Cruising no longer only for the newly weds, the over fed and the nearly dead…

Jul 13th, 2012 | By

The Telegraph CRUISE Show blows the top cruise myths out of the water for CD-Traveller readers

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

Choosing your Caribbean cruise

Mar 3rd, 2012 | By

Which islands to visit? What kind of ship to choose? Douglas Ward, author of the Insight Guide to Caribbean Cruises, rounds up who goes where and what’s on offer to help you decide what suits you best

Complimentary tickets to The Cruise Show up for grabs!

Feb 19th, 2012 | By

Looking to get as far away from wintry Britain as possible? A cruise could be the way to go.

Whether you’re new to cruising and need help planning your first voyage or are seasoned cruiser searching for inspiration for your next holiday at sea, don’t miss The Cruise Show at London’s Olympia from March 24-25.

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.

Choosing the right ship: part two

Oct 14th, 2011 | By

Thinking of taking the plunge and booking a cruise in 2012? We’ve teamed up with travel guide publisher, Berlitz, to tell you everything you need to know on how to choose the right cruise ship

Cruising to remain buoyant in 2012

Oct 4th, 2011 | By

Just last week it was revealed that 2012 holidays are to cost more, prompting fears that many families will have to make do with a staycation next summer. However cruising seems to be bucking the trend.

Carry on cruising

Sep 25th, 2011 | By

More and more of us are taking to the water for our holiday: the number of UK passengers cruising this year is expected to rise by another eight per cent to a record, 1.77 million. But cruises aren’t all about the Caribbean, cheesy cabaret, crystal chandeliers and casinos. If you’re after an adventure, why not consider an Arctic cruise?