Cruise secrets: Experts advise arriving late to ship boarding  | Cruise | Travel

Cruise holidays are rising in popularity and are becoming the dream holiday of choice for travelling wanting to explore far-flung corners of the globe.  According to an annual report compiled by the UK and Ireland cruise industry, British holidaymakers took almost two million cruises in 2017. The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) declared this was a new record for the cruising industry. A cruise ship offers passengers a vast range of activities on board from luxurious dining facilities to leisure centres and spas.  Frequent cruise-goers have learnt how to work…

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Ageing population: New homes MUST be ‘age-friendly’, say experts | Property | Life & Style

GETTY The over-60s are set to outnumber those aged under 20 by 2045 With over-60s set to outnumber those aged under 20 by 2045, the redevelopment of towns and cities needs to cater for the older generation. And a series of incentives should be introduced by the Government, local authorities and developers in a bid to make new homes more adaptable. Proposed changes include cutting the stamp duty paid by “last-time buyers” to encourage older home-owners to downsize and relieve the demand for family homes. Developers and councils could also…

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