City Cruises has announced the newest addition to its fleet is preparing to set sail for London. The boat has been designed and built in Croatia, and is part of a £4 million fleet upgrade programme which signals the company’s commitment to the long-term growth of its passenger business on the River Thames.
City Cruises is to play a prominent part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee pageant on June 3rd with its full fleet of 15 boats taking part in the river procession. In one of the largest flotillas ever assembled on the river Thames, City Cruises will be carrying approximately 2,000 passengers on boats that will both be moored and taking part in the historic sail down the Thames.
Experienced tourism professional Kyle Haughton has joined leading riverboat and restaurant operator City Cruises as its new Managing Director. Haughton brings with him 25 years experience in the travel and tourism industry, having been Managing Director of First Choice Holidays and most recently Funway Holidays, as well as a Director at BAA Heathrow Express.