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Cruise sector buoyant

Cruise sector buoyant

7 October 2009 Cruise News

The number of Brits taking cruises this year increased by 5% despite the downturn in the economy, according to the latest figures from the Passenger Shipping Association. More than 1.5m Brits took a cruise this year compared to last – and this trend is expected to continue next year with a projected 6.5% increase to more than 1.6m passengers.

Brits Sail away from Soggy Summer

Brits Sail away from Soggy Summer

6 August 2009 Press Release Cruise News

Cross-channel ferry services to France are carrying more passengers than last year as Britons head south in search of the al fresco summer lifestyle being denied to them by UK downpours.

P&O Cruises and Cunard Cruises Management Shuffle

P&O Cruises and Cunard Cruises Management Shuffle

22 July 2009 Press Release Cruise News

Carol Marlow, the current Line President at Cunard, is set to replace Nigel Esdale as managing director at P&O Cruises. This is also good news for Esdale who is to be moving into a senior commercial role with their parent company Carnival UK as part of a wide range of management reshuffling.

Swine flu stokes fears of summer travel chaos

20 July 2009 Tourism News

The prospect of a summer of travel chaos has been raised a notch after several airlines, led by British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, have started refusing to check-in holidaymakers suspected of suffering from swine-flu like symptoms, unless they can provide a “fit to fly” note from their doctor.

Whale of a time for 99 GBP

Whale of a time for 99 GBP

15 July 2009 Press Release Cruise News

Whale watching trips led by conservation experts have been scheduled on four special mini cruises with P&O Ferries this summer.

Free Disney magic with P&O Ferries

Free Disney magic with P&O Ferries

15 July 2009 Press Release Cruise News

Motorists choosing P&O Ferries to cross the channel will receive a free entry pass to Disneyland Paris if they book their Dover-Calais ticket by 30th September.