Hannah Fisher has joined Saga Travel as its new marketing director. Fisher brings with her a wealth of experience gathered over more than 20 years in the marketing industry.
Enquiries for 2021 have focused on UK and European stays, while short-haul destinations such as Egypt and Madeira are proving popular for travel in 2022, as are European river cruises.
Saga Cruises has launched its summer 2021 UK cruise programme with four all-inclusive itineraries to choose from, including the debut trip from Spirit of Adventure.
Saga has extended the current suspension of operations following publication of a new roadmap out of lockdown. Holiday and cruise operations will now begin on May 17th and June 27th, respectively.
With a design inspired by the culture and nature found along the Danube, guests will have access to a range of first-class facilities onboard including a lounge, library, bar and two restaurants.
Saga will require travellers to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the company has confirmed. Potential customers must have received both shots of a vaccine at least 14 days before departure.
Holiday company Saga has experienced a notable increase in interest for holidays in recent weeks, with older travellers looking for longer trips, further from home departing in 2022.
New holidays include a 12-night tour following the path of the Great Migration through Tanzania and Kenya and an 11-night tour, tracking gorillas through the jungles of Uganda.
Saga has become the first cruise operator to be awarded new Covid-19 health assurance accreditation by Lloyd’s Register, the maritime safety experts.
Saga has appointed Nick Stace as chief executive of its travel business. He currently holds the role of chief strategy officer with the company, and will take up his new role with immediate effect.
Each holiday will allow guests to explore special interests including walking, birdwatching, wildlife appreciation and archaeology alongside likeminded travellers.
She joins her sister, Spirit of Discovery, in Tilbury, where she will lay up for the winter before welcoming her first guests for her inaugural cruise on a February 5th sailing to the Canary Islands.