Saga has announced a significant expansion of its river cruise business, with four new ships to be added on four new rivers, capitalising on the growing popularity of river cruising.
Two brand-new river ships from Saga, Spirit of the Danube and its sister Spirit of the Rhine, are set to welcome captain George Dudunica and captain Marinus Pols as their respective masters.
Working alongside Kim Tanner, Darin Bowland and Jason Ikiadis, Colm Ryan will become the latest master to operate the cruise line’s ocean ships, Spirit of Adventure and Spirit of Discovery.
Saga will combine its two tour operating businesses - Saga Holidays and Titan Travel - as the impact of Covid-19 continues to be felt on the tourism sector.
Saga has confirmed the appointment of Fran Collins as the newest member of Saga’s cruise board. The company hopes to benefit from Collins’ more than twenty years of experience.
Saga is launching a new brand campaign focused on changing the way people think about age and showing the more positive side of getting older.
Later this year, Saga Cruises will return to international destinations following the news that restrictions are lifting. The line has confirmed two European tours for October.
The hospitality sector has given warm support to a loosening of travel restrictions in England announced by the government. The cruise sector is also set to rebound as international trips restart.
Spirit of Adventure has made her arrival into Portsmouth ahead of a naming ceremony. Spectators caught a glimpse of Saga Cruises’ newest 236-metre boutique ship as she sailed into the city.
Saga Cruises’ Spirit of Discovery has returned to the ocean from Tilbury Docks on its first round Britain tour since the UK was locked down in March last year.
Saga Cruises is welcoming two new captains to operate sister ships Spirit of Discovery and Spirit of Adventure as they return to the waves this summer.
With just three weeks this Sunday until Saga Cruises returns to the ocean on Spirit of Discovery, the ship is a hive of activity as it prepares to relaunch.