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Celestyal Cruises’ Majesty Will Sail Iconic Aegean Cruises During March and April 2018

Celestyal Cruises announced the Majesty will conclude its successful charter with Thomson and will contribute to the extension of the 2018 Celestyal Cruises season: the Majesty will sail approximately one month of 3- and 4-day Iconic Aegean cruises, from 30 March 2018 until 27 April 2018, when she embarks on her final Iconic Aegean cruise of the season.




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Thomson reveals TUI rebrand cost ‘tens of millions’

Coinciding with Thomson's transition to TUI later this month, Thomson Cruises will take on a new name of its own, Marella Cruises (Click to enlarge)Thomson admitted that its rebrand to TUI has cost the company ‘tens of millions’ of pounds, which will be spread over three years. However, the company has retained the First Choice and Crystal Ski brands after market research revealed that it would have lost the majority of their customers if they had adopted the TUI brand. (travelmole.com)




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Thomson Cruises, UK’s third largest cruise line rebranding to Marella Cruises later this month in line with Thomson changing to TUI

The TUI Discovery 2 to became Marella Discovery 2 (Courtesy Thomson Cruises)Thomson Cruises has today (9 October 2017) announced that later this month, the UK’s third largest cruise line will be embarking on the biggest and most exciting evolution in the company’s history as it is rebranded as Marella Cruises.




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Thomson Cruises Launches Electric Sunsets, The Ultimate Cruise Weekender

The TUI Discovery  (Courtesy Thomson Cruises)Thomson Cruises has today revealed its newest and most epic itinerary onboard TUI Discovery, “Electric Sunsets”. The three night adults only music fuelled cruise will depart from Newcastle on 1st September 2018 and will sail party goers across the North Sea and back to the 80s with DJ sets and guest appearances that are sure to spread disco fever.




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Thomson Spirit to Remain in Fleet for 2018

Thomson SpiritThomson Cruises is upping its passenger capacity for 2018 and said that the Thomson Spirit will remain in the fleet for the 2018 summer season. This boosts the company’s market capacity as previous plans had the British brand moving on from the Spirit after the 2017 cruise season. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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Trimline transforms TUI Discovery 2

During a six-week refurbishment in Cadiz, marine refurbishment specialist Trimline transformed the interior of Royal Caribbean’s Legend of the Seas into Thomson Cruises newest ship TUI Discovery 2, sister ship to TUI Discovery, which Trimline transformed last year.




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Thomson Cruises Reveals Name of New Ship, TUI Explorer

The TUI Explorer  (Courtesy Thomson Cruises)Thomson Cruises has revealed the latest — and largest — addition to its fleet will be named TUI Explorer. The former Mein Schiff 1, which is currently operated by German line TUI Cruises, will launch for Thomson in May 2018 and be based in Palma, Mallorca. (cruisecritic.com)




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Thomson: Three Ships in Caribbean for 2017-2018

Thomson Celebration  - Photo Manuel Moreno at MerchantShips.infoThomson Cruises has announced it will deploy three ships to the Caribbean for the 2017-2018 cruise season. “The Caribbean has long been a popular spot for cruise customers as demand for cruise holidays continues to increase year on year,” the company said in a prepared statement. (cruiseindustrynews.com)




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No Brexit slowdown in TUI’s UK cruise sales

The TUI Discovery  (Courtesy Thomson Cruises)TUI AG the Anglo-German tour operator, says cruise bookings at its UK based Thomson Cruises unit, have not slowed down after the 23 June referendum at which Britain opted to leave the European Union. (cruisebusiness.com)




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