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)
Saga’s new cruise ship Spirit of Discovery boasts a library of more than 3,500 books and guests on the boutique vessel will feel as if they have entered the pages of a true classic during the Riddle of the Sands cruise.
Four-times Michelin-star chef Daniel Galmiche will celebrate the best of French cuisine with guests on new ship Spirit of Adventure’s 12-night all-inclusive A Taste of France and Spain cruise in September 2020.
Saga Travel welcomed Natasha Jones in to the role of Business Development Manager this week, as their Trade Team continues to expand. Natasha Jones re-joins the Saga Trade Team after 2 years away, in which she spent 8 months travelling, followed by a spell with STA Travel in their Retail network.
Camilla reveals Spirit of Discovery during naming ceremony in Dover (Daily Mail)
On a glorious day last Friday (4 July), Camilla Duchess of Cornwall named the first of two Saga plc cruise ships, Spirit of Discovery, at its spiritual home at Dover Port. Both will have London painted on the stern and fly the Red Ensign. (btnews.co.uk)
SAGA’s new Spirit of Discovery cruise ship has sailed into Dover, with the naming ceremony to be conducted by the Duchess of Cornwall. The royal will perform the ceremony on July 5 – the first naming event to be done in Dover in over a decade. (thesun.co.uk)
Today, Jun 24,2019, Meyer Werft handed over Spirit of Discovery to the British cruise line Saga Cruises. The vessel with a rating of 58,250 GT is already the second new build completed by MEYER WERFT in 2019 after Spectrum of the Seas was delivered to Royal Caribbean International in April.
Saga is delighted to announce HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as the Godmother of its newly built boutique cruise ship, Spirit of Discovery. The naming ceremony will take place in Dover, Kent, on 5 July 2019.
Saga, and the world-leading ship building team at Meyer Werft, Germany, have today (Monday 27th May) completed the conveyance of Spirit of Discovery, from the Papenburg shipyard along the River Ems to the open sea.
Jools Holland will sail on a trio of cruises aboard new ship Spirit of Discovery next year, playing a mix of Boogie-Woogie, R&B, Jazz and Soul during two performances, accompanied by his band of musicians.
Classic FM broadcaster John Suchet joins Saga guests on a Rhine cruise celebrating the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, including an on-board concert and another at the world-famous Amsterdam Concertgebouw.
A new set of artist’s impressions reveal leisure spaces on Saga Cruises’ second new ship Spirit of Adventure, which launches in summer 2020, add a ‘sense of occasion’ to the boutique luxury ship’s bold styling.