Posts Tagged ‘London’

Fascinating moment huge luxury cruise ship Silversea is towed under London’s Tower Bridge

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Silversea’s Silver Wind, which carries just 296 passengers, was spotted pulling into the capital’s port earlier today (June 30). (thesun.co.uk)

National Maritime Museum Highlights Sheer Majesty of the Canadian Arctic with New Exhibition Unveiling finds from Fateful Franklin Expedition

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Since the discovery in 2014 of Sir John Franklin’s ship, HMS Erebus in the Canadian Arctic, interest in the region and his mysterious disappearance has continued to grow, according to specialist adventure cruise operator, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE). (more…)

One Ocean Expeditions to Join celebrations in London’s Trafalgar Square to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

On Saturday 1st July thousands of people will be taking part in hundreds of events around the globe to mark the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Confederation. Leading Canadian expedition cruise operator, One Ocean Expeditions (OOE), will be among those joining in the birthday celebrations in London’s Trafalgar Square to commemorate the historic occasion. (more…)

Fred. Olsen was voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ in the ‘2017 Silver Travel Awards’ and ‘Best Cruise Line Operator for Groups’ in the ‘2017 Group Travel Awards’

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be voted ‘Best Ocean Cruise Line’ – for the second year in a row – in the prestigious ‘2017 Silver Travel Awards’, held at world-famous Madame Tussauds, London on the evening of 8th June 2017. (more…)

Newsreader and Presenter Angela Rippon Officially Names Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ Newest Ship, Columbus

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Newscaster Angela Rippon has officially named Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ latest ship, Columbus at a ceremony held at the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury Thursday. (cruisecritic.com)

Inaugural Meeting of the Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum (5-6 June 2017)

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Today, 6 June 2017, at Lloyd’s Register’s office in London, the inaugural meeting of the Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum concluded. (more…)

Adventurous jobseekers given unique opportunity to meet with hiring cruise companies at The Cruise Job Fair

Friday, April 7th, 2017

For many ambitious and adventurous jobseekers, working on a cruise liner is a dream position. With the chance to travel the world, meet people from across the globe and earn a living, it’s easy to see why it’s such an attractive prospect. (more…)

Exclusive Deals and Contests at the Daily Mail Cruise Show in London — Check Out Who’s There!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The Daily Mail London CRUISE Show (Kensington Olympia, 18 – 19 February, 2017) is almost here! At the show you’ll find a fantastic line-up of exhibitors — including Cruise Critic, Celebrity Cruises, Thomson Cruises, and more! (cruisecritic.com)

The Telegraph Cruise Show is Almost Here!

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Opening on January 13th 2017 at London’s ExCel Exhibition Centre, you can discover the perfect cruise, learn about amazing destinations – and meet a raft of cruise experts, and house-hold names. (cruisecritic.com)

Deals, Ideas and Inspiration at the Daily Mail Cruise Show!

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Whether you’re considering a cruise for the first time or you’re an experienced cruiser looking for new inspiration, the upcoming CRUISE Show, taking place in London, could be the perfect port of call. (cruisecritic.com)

UK: Cruise into 2017 with The Telegraph Cruise Show!

Friday, November 18th, 2016

The New Year kicks off with The Telegraph Cruise Show, taking place from January 13 to 15 at London’s ExCel Exhibition Centre, and offers visitors the chance to discover the perfect cruise, and more! (cruisecritic.com)

CLIA Holds 2016 Technical & Regulatory Forum

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

More than 100 delegates gathered in London to discuss a range of key regulatory and technical cruise industry topics, including public health, the environment, technology innovation and safety.

Viking Ocean Cruises Christens Second Ship, the Viking Sea, in London

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Less than one year ago, Viking Ocean Cruises launched its first ship, Viking Star, and marked the arrival of the travel industry’s first entirely new cruise line in a decade. (more…)

Will you be at the London CRUISE Show this weekend?

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Veteran newscaster Michael Buerk will open this year’s London Cruise Show, which takes place this weekend (Feb 20 & 21). (cruisecritic.com)

CLIA to Host 2016 Port & Destination Forum in London

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Cruise Lines International Association’s (CLIA), the global association grouping the world’s cruise lines, has announced that it will hold its annual Port & Destination Forum in London on 23 February, being the first event organised for CLIA’s Port & Destination Community this year.

Will you be at the London Cruise Show?

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Meet us at this year’s London CRUISE Show and enter our contest for a chance to win a £500 cruise voucher courtesy of Iglu Cruise. The London CRUISE Show is being held at the Olympia from February 20th to 21st. (cruisecritic.com)

Boris Johnson is planning a cruise ship terminal for London – but what about his promise for cleaner air?

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Luxury liners will spew out tonnes of nitrogen dioxide into a capital already so polluted that it kills 5,000 Londoners a year. (independent.co.uk)

London. Cruise liner terminal given green light

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Greenwich Cruise TerminalGreenwich has been given the go-ahead for a passenger cruise liner terminal which is expected to boost tourism in the borough. (localgov.co.uk)

Celebrity Cruises Launches Private Charter Fly-Cruises from Stansted

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Celebrity Cruises will launch an air charter service from the private jet terminal at London’s Stansted Airport, beginning next summer. (cruisecritic.com)

Polar Code Ready – IAATO/Lloyds Register workshop for vessel operators concludes in London

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

A dynamic, interactive and constructive workshop on how to tackle implementing the forthcoming International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Polar Code has just concluded. (more…)

Celebrity Cruises returns to Taste of London festival

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

London’s top food festival will set sail again this year as Celebrity Cruises returns to bring a taste of its modern luxury restaurants and bars to the event, the copany said in a statement. (cruisebusiness.com)

UK. Celebrity Cruises sails in as official cruise partner of The O2

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Celebrity Cruises announced it is the official cruise partner for the world’s most popular entertainment venue, The O2, in south-east London. (seaviewcruises.co.uk)

Find your perfect voyage at the London Cruise Show

Monday, March 17th, 2014

How do you find the perfect cruise for you? The answer lies at the 2014 London Cruise Show next weekend. (dailymail.co.uk)

Daily Mail Cruise Show in London 22-23 March

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

The Daily Mail Cruise show will take place 22 and 23 March at the Olympis exhibition centre in London. (cruisebusiness.com)

Telegraph Cruise Show in London 10 to 12 January

Friday, December 13th, 2013

The annual Telegraph Cruise show will take place in the ExCel Centre in London from 10 to 12 January 2014. (cruisebusiness.com)

Will Anthem of the Seas’ UK deployment be unveiled on 21 November?

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Royal Caribbean International has called a media event to be held in London on 21 November. At this point, the company did not disclose further details. (cruisebusiness.com)

Kate O’Hara, Chair of Cruise Britain, to Deliver New Cruise Terminal in London

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

The appointment signals a further significant step in the provision of a purpose built cruise terminal in the heart of London following the grant of planning permission last year. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Tourism Society Debate “Cruising: is it beneficial to all destinations?” 13th September, Tourism Society Offices, London

Monday, July 29th, 2013

This year’s National Cruise week theme is ‘Greatest Journeys’ highlighting great cruise itineraries focusing on Worldwide destinations. (more…)

UK cruise companies could be breaking competition law

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Neil Baylis a partner at international law firm K&L Gates, told an ABTA law seminar in London recently that attempts by cruise lines to stop agent discounting could justify a complaint to the Office of Fair Trading. (etravelblackboard.com)

White Star Line Chairman Descendant Joins Titanic II Project

Friday, October 19th, 2012

A descendant of White Star Line’s Chairman and Titanic survivor, Joseph Bruce Ismay, will be one of Professor Clive Palmer’s honorary guests at the Titanic gala dinner at the Natural History Museum in London in December. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Cruising, is it beneficial to all destinations? 13th September, Holborn London, 6-8pm

Saturday, August 11th, 2012

With the expert panel including Graham McKenzie, TravelMole, Keith Blundell MTS, Head of Tourism, Liverpool and Mark Watson, Executive Director, Tourism Concern, the debate is set to get heated, discussing the pros, the cons, the trends and the importance of the cruising sector at a destination level both a domestically and internationally.

New Chairman of Cruise Europe

Monday, April 30th, 2012

At the Cruise Europe Conference 2012 Captain Michael McCarthy of the Port of Cork, Ireland was unanimously elected Chairman succeeding Dirk Moldenhauer who has served as Chairman for the last four years.