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.


Cruise and Maritime Voyages’ (CMV) five new cruises for the 2019 programme onboard the Magellan and Columbus include trips to the British Isles, the Norwegian Fjords, the Baltic, Southern Norway, Canary Islands and Madeira.

New voyages for 2019

The new cruises will be available in April and November next year.

Magellan will sail on three new cruises from London Tilbury. Sailing on 3rd April is a ten-night trip around the British Isles and a journey along the River Seine to Rouen with a visit to Amsterdam and Honfleur. 

On the 13th April, Magellan sets sail for the Norwegian Fjords and includes calls into Geiranger, Flåm and Eidfjord on a seven-night itinerary. 

Completing the departures on 20th April, Magellan sails on an ‘Easter Hidden Baltic’ cruise visiting Scandinavia, Germany and more unusual ports in Lithuania and Poland.

Columbus has two new departures sailing from London Tilbury. On 3rd November Columbus will sail on a six-night voyage to Southern Norway that includes visits to Oslo and Stavanger. 

On 10th November, Columbus will head south to the warmer climates of the Canary Islands and Madeira, with calls in Casablanca and Cadiz, on a 19-night itinerary.

Announcing the extra cruises, Mike Hall, head of marketing said: “This is good news for the large number of our passengers who like to travel during the early or late season and are yet to book.

“Demand for 2019 has been remarkable with a waitlist in place for many popular itineraries. These new cruises have come at the right time to meet the demand for our most popular destinations.”

Group information

Group benefits are available when booking with Cruise & Maritime Voyages, including discounted fare, onboard welcomes and special dining and excursion arrangements.

GTOs can call the groups department on 0844 414 6199 for more details.

Cruise & Maritime Voyages won the award for Best Cruise Line at the 2018 Group Leisure & Travel Awards.

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