Taking pictures in Europe

Our Next Big Project – Bringing Destinations To Life

Find out how we gave three lucky film and media students from NPTC Group of Colleges the work experience of a lifetime!


Some of you may already know that we’re currently working on our very own in-house TV Studio, with which we hope to bring you live streams of our special offers, interviews with travel gurus and footage of destinations and cruise ships that we’ve captured whilst exploring ourselves.

Using our TV Studio as a platform, we aim to inspire our customers and help them to make more informed decisions about where they travel to and which cruise line they travel with.

To start our journey of …

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MSC MasterChef at Sea

Cruisers Can Compete to Become ‘MasterChef’ Onboard MSC Cruises

MSC has announced the launch of MSC MasterChef at Sea as part of a new collaboration with the popular TV show.


MSC MasterChef at Sea mirrors the globally-recognised TV show; guests will have the opportunity to put their culinary prowess to the test as they take part in a competition competing against one another to claim the title. The competition is designed as part of a move to create more enriching and immersive onboard activities for MSC cruisers. MSC has linked up with Endemol Shine Group who hold the licensing for the MasterChef brand.

Gianni Onorato, CEO of MSC Cruises commented: “One of the key distinguishing features of an …

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View from the river to McKinley Chalet Resort

This is Why Holland America is the Best Cruise Line for Visiting Alaska

With 70 years of exploration under their belt, we’re here to explain why Holland America should be your cruise line of choice for visiting Alaska.


When it comes to visiting Alaska and experiencing the culture and landscape, Holland America are unbeatable in the service they provide to cruisers. Below we’re going to explore the ways in which Holland America make this trip so special for their guests…

The Denali Land and Sea Journeys by Holland America enable you to get so much more from your visit to Alaska. Along with your cruise visiting ports like Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Glacier Bay, you’ll also get the chance to spend time exploring the breathtaking …

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Cruise Nation Nominated at British Travel Awards 2017

Find out how you can support Cruise Nation by voting in the British Travel Awards 2017.

Cruise Nation has been nominated for the Best Online/Call Centre Travel Agency and Best Cruise Holiday Retailer categories in the prestigious 2017 British Travel Awards (BTAs).  The winners will be determined by the public, who have until 30 September to cast their vote, with the successful companies announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner, being held in London on 29 November 2017.

Our Founder and Managing Director, Phil Evans, said: “We are delighted to be nominated for such a prestigious award alongside some key players in the travel industry, It is amazing …

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Crown Princess Medallion Class Ship

More Medallion Class Ships Are on The Way!

Princess cruise line have revealed that three of their existing ships will join the Ocean Medallion Class fleet by 2019.


The Crown Princess

Crown Princess, Ruby Princess and Golden Princess are set to join the Ocean Medallion Class fleet, joining four other Princess ships already scheduled to enter the class.

The name of the class comes from the technology that will be integrated on the ships which is the Ocean Medallion – a wearable device which is the same size as a 10p piece. The Medallion is thoughtfully designed so that it doesn’t show any visible technology such as an on/off switch or charging port. The Medallion is designed …

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Sea Sickness

Fake holiday sickness claims threaten to increase the cost of holidays by 15%.


‘Fake Sickness’ claims have been an issue in the travel industry for some time, but the number of these types of claims has spiraled in recent years bringing big repercussions to not only the industry but also to UK passengers. It has been reported that the Spanish Hotel industry alone, has suffered losses of over £50 million pounds a year due to these types of claims! And whilst a claimant may be rewarded between £500-£2000, the actual legal costs can actually total up to £50,000!!!

It is believed that the rise in these bogus claims is down to rogue firms touting for business outside of resorts and hotels in popular tourist areas. …

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