SPOTLIGHT ON: Viking Ocean and River Cruises

Today we are going to explore Viking Ocean and River cruises. Viking is an all-inclusive luxury small ship cruise line, originally with river ships

Founded in 1997 with the purchase four river ships, this is where Viking cruises began, now Viking cruises is a fleet of more than 60 vessels, state of the art ships that have received numerous awards and accolades since their launch. Viking was voted #1 River Cruise line by Conde Nast Traveler in their 2017 Reader’s Choice Awards and for the second year in a row, has been rated the #1 Ocean Cruise Line (ship size category 600 – 2199 guests) by Travel + Leisure readers in the World’s Best Awards 2017

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Catch Up on Cruising: Latest News in bite size!

Ahoy Travellers, I hope you have had a great week. I hope you are keeping warm with the days seemingly getting colder, but with the Winter Solstice now past we are on the downhill slope to Summer, Yay!! Lots happening in the world of cruise this week and so many specials, if you are thinking you need to get away from the cold there are so many great cruise options, from the South Pacific, Hawaii, Europe or if you want to head north but like the cold why not Alaska?

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Catch Up on Cruising: Latest News in bite size!

Ahoy Fellow Cruisers

Welcome to this weeks Catch up on Cruising. With so many new cruise ships heading our way I thought it would be a good time to remind you what new ships are heading down under to Australia and New Zealand

 

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REVIEW: P & O Australia’s Pacific Aria

Our manager Alison recently got to experience the Pacific Aria and she has written a review:

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Catch Up on Cruising: Latest News in bite size!

Ahoy Fellow Cruisers

With April coming to an end and winter now well on it’s way, we begin to think about fantastic holidays away to somewhere warmer – Well I know I do!!

There are some fantastic new ships in the Northern Hemisphere, with some fantastic itineraries

 

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Asian Adventures with Zuleika from the Cruise Factor Team

This week one of the team is off on an adventure of a life time. Zuleika is heading off to complete the Great Wall of China Marathon and while she is away she is having a few extra days to experience the sights and sounds of Asia.

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A short cruise is a good cruise!!

Short Cruises are fantastic for people who have never done a cruise before and don’t know what to expect but they are also great for people that love to cruise and are short on time.

Today we will explore a couple of different cruise lines that offer short cruises.

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SPOTLIGHT ON: Symphony of the Seas

Cruise Factor looks at the newest Royal Caribbean ship Symphony of the Seas. With cruise ships getting bigger, more advanced and creative innovations, a cruise ship has become a destination in itself. Today we will explore Symphony of the Seas, this is not simply a cruise ship, this is a game changer in the world of cruising!!

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What’s with cruise cabins?

There are so many choices of cruise and cruise ship out there.

Once you have found your perfect cruise you need to decide what type of cabin is going to be best for your family and there are so many to choose from. Let’s start with the basics:

 

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