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UK: Saga announces new Head of Trade Sales

Saga Holidays have announced the appointment of Iain Powell as Head of Trade Sales for both Saga Holidays and Saga Cruises. Iain joins Saga on the 15th January 2018 from Carnival UK where he was a Business Manager within the National Travel Partnerships team, managing the regional sales team.




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Watch sailing boats in Dartmouth’s Royal Regatta cross the line alongside Saga Pearl II

Saga Pearl II sails into Dartmouth for the annual Royal Regatta in August 2018 so guests can watch dozens of sailing boats cross the finishing line alongside the ship. An overnight mooring on the River Dart also offers time for guests to immerse themselves in the regatta celebrations which include the opening ceremony at the bandstand for the Beating Retreat performance.




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UK wildlife team spot critically endangered whale from Saga cruise ship

A distant view of the North Atlantic right whale’s distinctive ‘v’ shaped blow

A team of volunteers from a Portsmouth-based marine conservation charity has caught a glimpse of one of the rarest animals on the planet, the North Atlantic right whale, during a survey in Canada on cruise ship Saga Sapphire.




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Gold, glaciers and grizzly bears: Saga’s Yukon and Alaska tour combines railroad journeys into wilderness with a week’s scenic cruising

Gold, glaciers and grizzly bears: Saga's Yukon and Alaska tour combines railroad journeys into wilderness with a week’s scenic cruisingPan for gold, watch for grizzly bears and cruise into Glacier Bay on Saga’s new Yukon Gold and Wild Alaska holiday. It was a perilous route North for 19th century Gold Rush stampeders but Saga guests can follow their journey in comfort on railroad rides through incredible Canadian landscapes.




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Gems of the Russian Capitals: Saga to Offer 4-star river cruise from St Petersburg to Moscow

Hermitage Museum at the Winter Palace in St PetersburgCan there be a more relaxing way to discover colourful Russian history than on a river cruise, sailing on four-star MS Rossia from St Petersburg to Moscow? The new 11-night Gems of the Russian Capitals river cruise includes all excursions, starting with a tour of St Petersburg, which was built alongside the River Neva by Peter the Great.




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Book now to sail on Saga’s new cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery

Spirit of Adventure & Spirit of Discovery  (Courtesy Saga) (Click to enlarge)Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, Spirit of Discovery has this week gone on general sale to the public. After a period of “Advance Registration”, all passengers that registered an interest with Saga and paid a £90 refundable deposit have all been contacted and eagerly booked the cruises they’d waited so long to be available.




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Swim, snorkel, sail: Join sleek 25-cabin sailing cruiser MS Galileo to explore the idyllic Cyclades islands

Do you dream of taking a morning swim in crystal clear waters, exploring uninhabited Greek islands and sunbathing on the deck of a sleek 48-metre sailing cruiser? If so, Saga’s new seven-night Jewels of the Cyclades offers eight departures from April to September 2018.




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Sir Ranulph Fiennes to sail on Saga Pearl II

The Saga Pearl II (Dec. 2013, photo Ivan T. at Wikipedia)The world’s greatest living land explorer, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, is hoping for a smooth sailing when he joins Saga Pearl II’s Jewels of the Canary Islands cruise in November.




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Saga’s Secret Cruise: All ports of call are hush-hush. But there’s no disguising the added value of all-inclusive meals, drinks, entertainment and excursions

The Saga Sapphire  (Photo Jim the Geordie at Jim's Tyneside photo blog)Saga passengers throw caution to the wind when they join Saga Sapphire’s sparkling new three-week Secret Cruise because they have no idea where they will be sailing! Passengers are kept in suspense, with no clues to the itinerary, and it is only when Saga Sapphire moors in each port that the destination is announced.




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Join André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra for their New Year’s Concert on Saga’s themed river cruise

The 154-passenger Regina Rheni IISaga has released a brand new river cruise ‘A New Year’s Concert – With André Rieu’ offering guests the opportunity to take Category 2 seats in the Ziggo Dome Amsterdam to watch the popular André Rieu and the Johann Strauss orchestra New Year concert.




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