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Cruise of the Week – 9 May 2013

10 May 2013

Our Cruise of the Week is the P&O Cruises Ventura sailing for 5 nights on 3 June 2013.  We always rave about our Cruise of the Week prices but this week it is almost beyond belief it’s so good!! This cruise break sails 5 nights to Amsterdam and Guernsey with fares starting from just £199pp!!  That’s right £199pp! That means this fantastic cruise aboard Ventura is less than £40 per person, per night! Considering the brilliant facilities on board, the spectacular dining options and great entertainment, this is more than a bargain, it’s amazing! Our Destination of the Week has a lot to live up to thanks to the Cruise of the Week being so good but we’ll give it a go.  This week it’s all about the Norwegian Fjords with a wonderful range of cruises available and fares starting...
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The Rockettes host Norwegian Breakaway christening

10 May 2013

In a fantastic ceremony in New York City the famous icons of the city, The Rockettes christened the brand new Norwegian Breakaway.  The Rockettes are often best known for their dancing performances at the ever popular Radio City Christmas celebrations but they were on hand for this spectacular ceremony with their signature kicks in place to introduce NCL’s brand new ship to its home port.  The dancers were recently named godmother to the new ship and were the main feature of the day as they welcomed the new vessel on the Hudson River.  Not content with just home porting from New York, the brand new NCL Breakaway is themed on the beautiful city with many eccentric features to pay homage to New York.  A colourful mural was created by famous artist Peter Max to ensure the ship would never go...
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Celebrity Cruises announce innovative alliance with ultimate entertainment brand Xbox

09 May 2013

Celebrity Cruises have announced the news that they have joined forces with Microsoft’s Xbox and will now introduce a brand new innovative array of gaming entertainment to their modern luxury ships.  This will become the cruise industry’s largest Xbox experience at sea and Celebrity Cruises are proud to boast this alliance that will give passengers the chance to try out and Xbox themed space across the fleet.  The experience will offer families interactive Xbox games for children, teens and of course the inner child within every adult.  The enhancements to the fleet will begin this summer and guests on board can expect to enjoy enhancements to existing venues as well as on board programming.  The youth programme’s Fun Factory and X-Club will both receive Xbox themed activities to create even greater facilities for younger passengers on board.  The brand new...
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P&O Cruises reveal brand new Ventura refurbishment details

09 May 2013

P&O Cruises Ventura has completed her re-fit and now boasts a brand new range of features for passengers to enjoy.  The multi million pound refurbishment has been carried out to give the ship a refreshing look as well as incorporate certain features that have proved very popular with passengers on sister ship Azura.  The Glasshouse has been introduced to replace Las Ramblas bar on Deck 7.  Introduced on the Azura, the Glasshouse was an instant hit and as such the concept has been added to the Ventura.  At this venue passengers will be able to buy premium wines by the glass selected by TV wine expert Olly Smith.  An enomatic wine system has been put in place here to provide the opportunity for passengers to sample such wines without the need to purchase a bottle.  Alongside the enomatic wine system,...
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Announcing brand new Go Green facility

08 May 2013

Bolsover Cruise Club is committed to helping the environment and reducing the use of paper.  It is with great pleasure that we announce the news of our Go Green program put in place not only to help the environment but also to provide a better service for our customers.  The brand new option for clients when booking with ourselves will mean all documents from us will be sent to you via email rather than through the post.  The benefits of the brand new scheme are the reduced use of paper; ability to forward copies to families, friends and travelling companions; immediate delivery with no postal delays and embedded links will take you directly to the right places on operator websites.  The biggest benefit however is that the new Go Green scheme will come in a super booklet format with everything...
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Windstar Cruises announce name of first new power yacht to be Star Pride

03 May 2013

Windstar Cruises have announced that following their recent acquisition of three Seabourn yachts, the first to arrive to their fleet will be re-named Star Pride, formerly Seabourn Pride.  The new ship will be the first of the three new additions to the fleet boasting all-suite accommodation.  Star Pride will launch in May 2014 and will spend her first Windstar season sailing in Europe offering passengers exciting voyages which will go live on sale on 14 May 2013.  The two other additional ships to follow have yet to be named and we are expecting further announcements over the coming weeks.  “Star Pride and the additional two yachts will fit perfectly into Windstar’s intimate, yacht-style cruising by offering a small-ship luxury cruise with 300 passengers or less in a casually elegant style going to places bigger ships cannot go,” said Hans Birkholz,...
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Cruise of the Week – 2 May 2013

02 May 2013

Our Cruise of the Week is the fantastic P&O Cruises Ventura sailing 18 May 2013 for 7 night to the Norwegian Fjords with fares starting from just £349pp!!  Clients currently receiving our weekly e-shots will have noticed we hand-picked this cruise as our main highlight this week due to the value for money being so good.  This week’s focus is all about late lates so if you are looking for a last minute holiday, this could be the perfect choice at £50 per person, per night!   This theme also continues in the Manager’s Special selection this week.  This cruise is the P&O Arcadia sailing 22 May 2013 for 13 nights to Northern Europe and the North Cape.  This cruise is at incredible value with fares starting from just £549pp!  Just £69 per person, per night!   Our Destination of...
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Norwegian Breakaway arrives in Southampton

29 April 2013

Norwegian Breakaway has arrived in Southampton this morning ready to welcome guests for a special trade preview.  Bolsover Cruise Club staff will be there for the inaugural events and to celebrate the arrival of Norwegian Cruise Line’s brand new vessel.  Upon her arrival, Norwegian Breakaway became one of the biggest ships the port of Southampton has ever played host to and she certainly made a big impression as she sailed in.  Senior executives will showcase the 4,028 passenger ship today to trade partners.  We certainly cannot wait for this amazing ship to begin her passenger sailings.  The facilities on board are incredible with so much to see and do. 

Katherine Jenkins to perform on two brand new P&O Oriana Cruises

26 April 2013

P&O Cruises have announced the fantastic news this morning that Welsh Operatic star Katherine Jenkins will be performing on two brand new short break cruises.  The new cruises will be aboard the ever popular Oriana and will go live on sale 1 May 2013 but don’t wait; you can pre-register with us right now! Pre-registering gives you the chance to beat the queues and make sure you get your place on these spectacular cruises. For more information on pre-registering for these cruises click here. The two cruises will both be 4 nights in duration and will sail on 31 October 2013 and 27 November 2013.  The itineraries will sail roundtrip from Southampton calling at Zeebrugge as well as Amsterdam where you will spend a full evening in port.  Cruise details are:P&O Cruises Oriana X323 Thursday 31 Oct – Monday 4 Nov...
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Cruise of the Week – 24 April 2013

24 April 2013

Our Cruise of the Week offer is the fantastic Celebrity Infinity sailing 5 July 2013 to the beautiful Norwegian Fjords.  This 10 night sailing starts from just £591pp and with a great itinerary including such treasures as Bergen, Flam and an overnight stay in Alesund, this cruise is not to be missed.  Celebrity Infinity sails roundtrip from Harwich offering you the hassle free opportunity to sail direct from the UK straight to the pleasurable sightseeing splendours of Norway’s finest destinations. The Destination of the Week is the gorgeous Caribbean.  We have some truly stunning itineraries to choose from with fares starting at just £399pp!! Incredible value! Finally our Manager’s Special this week is the sensational Independence of the Seas sailing a 14 night Mediterranean itinerary on 1 June 2013.  This superb cruise takes in some of the finest ports the...
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