River Cruise holidays: Amadeus launches new ship for 2019 | Cruise | Travel

The new ship, Amadeus Star, will include 70 spacious deluxe cabins and twelve suites to sail some of Europe’s most iconic rivers including the Danube, Rhine, Main and Dutch and Belgian waterways. This exciting announcement follows the launch of the 162-passenger Amadeus Queen in spring 2018, which will run similar routes. The company also launched the Amadeus Province in 2017 which offers cruises around two of France’s most beautiful rivers – the Rhône and Saône. The two conjoining rivers run through the French provinces of Burgundy and Provence, with the…

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Cruise Captain Tuvo reveals secrets onboard a ship during cruises at sea | Cruise | Travel

Cruise secrets that have been revealed over the years have opened up the world of the cruise holiday. From cruise crew parties to dirty cabins, many of the secrets may have been better to stay hidden. Yet with the cruise industry continuing to grow as more Britons take to the seas for their holiday, there is still much that remains a mystery. Express.co.uk spoke to Captain Tuvo from the ITV documentary “The Cruise” about some of the things he has learnt by being a captain onboard the Star Princess. Captain…

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Cruise ship P&O to increase tipping charges onboard | Cruise | Travel

Cruise holidays are a great way to see the world without the hassle of booking flights and hotels. They can also be a pricey trip with many costing thousands of pounds. Many may not realise what the tipping etiquette is when it comes to being on a cruise ship. Do you tip on a cruise holiday or not? Tips on a cruise ship are often added onto the price, meaning passengers should offer a tip to the people working on the ship and their room steward. Cruise ship P&O Cruises…

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Cruise ship deals: This is the best time to book your next holiday | Cruise | Travel

When is the best time to book your next cruise holiday?  Matthew Phillips, director of travel for AARP, believes he’s got the answer to this age-old question.  For Phillips, January to March is the best time to book your next cruise holiday.  He said: “This is when most cruise lines promote and feature their best offers of the year with discounted rates, onboard upgrades and airfare credits.”   Phillips might be onto something, as there are plenty of cruise deals floating around at the moment.  For example, cruising giant Royal…

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