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What happened to the cruise industry in 2014?

clock 16th December 2014 | comment0 Comments
As the end of 2014 approaches and we frantically panic prepare for next week, let's take a moment to reminisce on all of the things that made this year one of the most memorable for cruise. With the cruise industry rapidly growing, it is now one of the fastest growing sectors in the travel industry. 21.3 million people cruised in 2013 and this number is expected to significantly increase for the end of 2014. It wasn’t only the growth that made this year so phenomenal, 2014 saw us enjoy new ships, new destinations, incredible refurbishments and a host of breaking cruise news. So, was 2014 the year for cruise? Let’s take a look… January 'Kicking off the year in style' As eve... [More]


Famous Faces Join Cunard

clock 12th December 2014 | comment0 Comments
The attraction of having a guest speaker onboard a cruise is becoming increasingly popular and Cunard Line have always stood out in providing the finest speaker programme in the industry. The recently announced line-up looks the most exciting to date. Nicholas Owen, BBC News Presenter Nicholas Owen has become a renowned news presenter and loved for his passion and enthusiasm. Working for ITN for over two decades he became famous for his work on Channel Four News and News At Ten. It was in his time as ITV’s Royal Correspondent that saw a pinnacle in his career and he was commended for playing a major role in the reporting of the death and funeral of Diana, Princess Of Wales. Nicholas wi... [More]


Top 5 Cities To Visit In December

clock 27th November 2014 | comment0 Comments
Has anyone else looked at the date this week and said "I can’t believe how quick this year has gone?". I am sure we all say it every year, but I really cannot believe how quickly December has crept up on me this year. As the shops put up their festive displays, Christmas songs blast into our car and we frantically search for the perfect Christmas party outfit…at the blink of an eye it is 'that' time of year again. Travelling during the festive period is the perfect way to get you in the Christmas mood. With magical decorations, jubilant locals and festive markets, make this year your time to experience Christmas like they do in the movies. Here are my top 5 cities to visit durin... [More]


10 Ways To Spend Onboard Credit

clock 21st November 2014 | comment0 Comments
There is so much included in the price of a cruise, so why is the promotion of onboard credit always so appealing to everyone? For those of you who do not know what onboard credit is, it's a set amount of money credited to your onboard account. You will not need to activate it, everything will be set up before you board so it is ready to spend as you wish. The best thing about onboard credit is that you can spend it exactly how you want and it enables you to truly treat yourself. Drinks Whether you are a frequent drinker or not, a cruise is the perfect opportunity to quench your thirst with a liquid treat. Cocktail, champagne, beer, wine or even a virgin drink, everyone loves to excite thei... [More]


P&O Reveal Exclusive Wine and High Street Brands For Britannia

clock 14th November 2014 | comment0 Comments
As we get closer to the arrival of Britannia, we were anticipating when the next reveal would be and sure enough it came... The Wiston Estate We were invited to The Wiston Estate in Sussex for an exclusive presentation from P&O Cruises about their new drinks programme onboard Britannia. The beautiful building, surrounded by stunning gardens was the perfect location to celebrate what is to be a refined and quintessentially British ship. The Wiston Winery is owned and managed by the Goring family who have grown vineyards here since 2006. The estate and grounds are truly exquisite and produce unique wines that have become a British phenomenon. Olly Talks Drink After a presentation from P&am... [More]


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Just a little thank you for making our cruise experience once again such plain sailing. It really helps every time we go away relying on the confidence that it will all be organised so professionally by your team at Iglu. You personally never fail to go that extra mile in making sure we have what is needed. We look forward to speaking to you again soon when we book our next time away at sea. Many thanks for all your valuable help.
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