Thomson Cruises

Thomson Cruises is to reintroduce ex-UK cruising from summer 2017.

Groups will be able to start their cruises from Newcastle from summer 2017.

Ten new itineraries leaving from this port will take travellers to key ports in the Norwegian Fjords, Scandinavia and the Baltics on board the Thomson Celebration.

The reintroduction of ex-UK cruising by the company is part of its pledge to provide cruisers with a ‘wider-than-ever range of choice’ and offer increased flexibility to its guests.

Groups have the choice of four to 14 night cruises travelling to places including Copenhagen, Stockholm, St Petersburg and Reykjavik.

Thomson Discovery

Thomson Cruises has also revealed new dining and entertainment choice for guests on board the Thomson Discovery, which will join the company’s fleet this summer.

Four breakfast venues, seven lunch venues and seven dinner venues will provide groups with the choice between casual and formal dining, gourmet and street food, healthy and indulgent.

Of the sixteen eateries, two restaurant require an additional charge, whilst the rest are included in the price of the holiday.

Thomson Discovery’s new entertainment programme will include virtual bands, interactive quizzes, and music from the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, as well 11 new West End-style shows, with choreography from Tara Wilkinson, who has worked on shows such as Motown and The Full Monty.

Family friendly facilities will also be available, including a climbing wall, mini golf, The Hideout, which is a room dedicated to teenagers that comes complete with a karaoke booth, as well as the children’s show, Splash Live!

On top of that Thomson Cruises will provide a spa, casino and The Veranda, an adult-only sunbathing area.

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