High level talks have been going on at City Hall today over controversial plans for a cruise-liner terminal on the Thames close to the Isle of Dogs which is feared would cause severe air pollution both sides of the river. (eastlondonadvertiser.co.uk)
Leading UK cruise specialists, Bolsover Cruise Club, sailed home victorious for the second year running, winning the coveted Passenger Favourite prize at last night’s Wave Awards (March 1st). The public have been voting since July, with the Derbyshire-based cruise specialists coming out on top in a glittering awards ceremony in London.
A new exhibition (“Ocean Liners: Speed and Style” is on display at the Victoria and Albert museum until June 17th) explores the impact passenger ships had on design. Their influence can particularly be felt in the modernist’s functional, streamlined buildings. (economist.com)
Cruise ships could boycott Brexit Britain if tough new immigration rules are slapped on passengers, an industry chief warned today (7 Sep.). A delegation of shipping bosses will press Theresa May to ease fears of “strait- jacket” restrictions on migration as the UK quits the EU. (mirror.co.uk)
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).
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.
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.
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.
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)