Posts Tagged ‘ National Cruise Week ’

Saturday snippets: 19th September 2015

Sep 19th, 2015 | By
Sydney Harbour Bridge

This week my column comes from Sydney in Australia as I shall be here for the next few weeks preparing some stories and visiting relations. Expect then, a biased towards Australian stories for a while! Let’s start with culture because the tourist authority for NSW, Destination NSW, says cultural tourism is on the rise with the state attracting almost 6.5 million overnight cultural visitors in the year ending March 2015, a significant 5.6% increase on the previous year. During the year ending March 2015, NSW
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Celebrate National Cruise Week with MSC’s £1 all inclusive drinks package

Sep 21st, 2011 | By

To celebrate National Cruise week (which runs until September 25), MSC Cruises is offering customers who book a 2012 Mediterranean summer cruise, an All Inclusive Drinks Package for only £1 per person.



Cruise Holidays

Sep 20th, 2010 | By

This week is National Cruise Week. More travel agents than ever have been on training courses to help them explain the benefits of a cruise holiday to you. So if you drop by your local agent this week you might see more emphasis than usual on this type of holiday.
4.8 million Europeans will take a cruise holiday this year just in Europe and that’s not counting those who fly to the Caribbean and start their holidays there. Add to those who fly to Alaska or Canada for cruises or the huge business in Pacific Ocean cruising and you can see it has become big business.



National Cruise Week

Sep 28th, 2009 | By

In case you were unaware, we are in the middle of National Cruise Week. Around my way you would have been hard pressed to notice. The travel industry doesn’t even have a big consumer show celebrating cruising. That is held in March (next year 27-28 March at Olympia in London. This year it was at Excel in London last March ). In the local travel agents (supposedly 2000 are involved) I saw no great displays either just the usual Caribbean or Mediterranean cruise cards posted in windows. Yet 1.5 million of us go on cruising; many more than go skiing for example.