Self-confessed cruise addict and TV presenter Julie Peasgood was one of the celebrity speakers at this year’s Group Leisure & Travel Show in Milton Keynes in October. Here are some of the snippets from her seminar session.
With more than 35 ocean and river ships launching in 2020, keeping up with what’s what for your members is no mean feat. To help your planning, Jane Archer has picked 10 of the best new vessels for groups to look out for next year.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been voted Best Cruise Line by the readers of Group Leisure & Travel magazine in the 2019 Group Leisure & Travel Awards, held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Milton Keynes.
The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has released the latest destination news from its cruise lines including voyages along the world’s top rivers and across the oceans. Here’s a look at where to have on your radar.
With September being Cruise Month, expert Jane Archer explores why one of this year’s themes, sustainability, is so important to the cruise industry.
Themed cruises are perfect for groups with common interests who want to enjoy time on board, and ashore. There are so many to choose from – here are just a few for next year.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines (FOCL) is in the process of installing free water stations across its fleet and is encouraging guests to bring their own bottles to help reduce single-use plastics.
River cruise operator CroisiEurope has launched its new 2020 worldwide programme featuring 170 different itineraries including Italian regions, Oberammergau and Adriatic coastal cruises.
Cruise line CroisiEurope, has revealed its new 2020 worldwide programme which will feature 170 itineraries onboard its 56 ships.
Authentic experiences, cruises coinciding with major events and more scenic cruising are key elements in the new Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ sailings for 2020-21.
With variables to decide such as type of ship, who to target and when to book, organising a group holiday at sea can be daunting. Jane Archer has advice for GTOs planning their first group cruise.
Voyages to Antiquity has created seven new SailAway itineraries for its 2019 summer season.
The cruise line has announced that it will be adding five new itineraries to its portfolio in 2019, including ventures to the Norwegian Fjords, the Canary Islands and the British Isles.
Here’s a round-up of some of the wellness and fitness-themed cruises you can enjoy with your group.
We’ve rounded up some of the best cruise deals on offer for your next group bookings - not just this week but for future cruises.
CroisiEurope’s unique Spanish itinerary ticks all the boxes for a land and water-based trip for your group, says Jeannine Williamson.
A number of cruise lines have released some of their best offers for 2019.
People who go on cruises value the quality of the food and drink above anything else, according to ABTA’s Holiday Habits report.
Group Leisure & Travel magazine now offers regular dedicated email newsletters for people interested in organising group trips to the theatre, and for those looking for cruise holiday ideas and offers.
Cruise line Voyages to Antiquity is celebrating record booking numbers for 2019.
New research reveals an increase in cruises booked to Alaska, the Galapagos Islands and the Antarctica.
We look at some of the best experiences for groups looking for something extra…
Here’s just a taster of some of the latest deals and offers for groups interested in cruise holidays.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be visiting no fewer than 219 destinations in 75 countries on its small cruise ships.
Jane Archer looks at some highlights on the horizon for the cruise industry in 2018.
October has been designated Plan a Cruise Month but where do you start? Jane Archer offers some advice for organisers planning their first group cruise.
Julie Peasgood shares her advice on planning, and enjoying a cruise holiday.