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British cruise ship denied entry to Gibraltar due to norovirus outbreak

Spirit of Discovery  (Credit Zoe Ayton - Portland Harbour Authority Portland Harbour Authority)A British cruise ship was refused entry at the Port of Gibraltar and sent back to dock at Southampton, England, after norovirus broke out on board. Saga’s Spirit of Discovery was returning from a trip around Italy and Spain Saturday when it was turned away at Gibraltar, a British overseas territory on Spain’s southern coast. (usatoday.com)





British cruise ship arrives in Norfolk on Boxing Day

Spirit of Discovery (Courtesy Meyer Werf)Touted as “Britain’s newest cruise ship,” the United Kingdom-based Spirit of Discovery docked in Norfolk for the first time for a port visit. The ship brought 1,000 passengers stateside, who spent the traditional English holiday touring local attractions and destinations, including the British-themed Dickens’ Christmas Towne located inside the cruise terminal. (wtkr.com)

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Become a Saga Star and benefit from a £1,000 towards your holiday, an invite to an exclusive event on Spirit of Adventure and much more

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Saga has announced an exciting new programme which will see a lucky group of travel agents become ‘Saga Stars’, benefitting from a raft of rewards and prizes. The over-50s holiday and cruise specialist is looking to assemble a small group of star travel agents who demonstrate ongoing support for the brand, providing both sales and promotional activity. (more…)

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Saga announces new build boutique river cruise ship ‘Spirit of the Rhine’

Spirit of The Rhine (Rendering, courtesy Saga)Saga holidays has today announced exciting plans to launch a new build boutique river cruise ship to sail on European rivers in Spring 2021. Following the launch of Saga’s new luxury boutique ocean cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery in July 2019, and the launch of her sister ship in Summer 2020, the new rivers ship will bring the boutique luxury of ocean cruising to river cruising for the first time. (more…)



Saga travel firm blames partner for ‘exclusively for Brits’ cruise brochure

Spirit of Discovery  (Credit Zoe Ayton - Portland Harbour Authority Portland Harbour Authority)Over-50s travel company Saga (SAGA.L) on Thursday blamed its partner Cruise.co.uk for a brochure that advertised one of its cruises as “exclusively for Brits.” In tweets responding to outraged customers, the company said that it was “not a Saga brochure.” “Our partners at Cruise.co.uk are extremely sorry for any offence the inaccuracy in their leaflet may have caused.” (finance.yahoo.com)

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