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There are things happening all of the time for CruiseBritain members, whether it’s new port developments, special events, inaugural visits or service enhancements for passengers. We’ll keep you posted here on our news page as well is in our regular E-blasts so be sure to sign up here

Read on for the latest news from CruiseBritain…

March 13

Lining up for another great year in Liverpool

Hoist the colours and roll out the gangway because Liverpool Cruise Terminal is on course for another fantastic record breaking year. It’s exactly one month until Liverpool’s Cruise Season begins when the Costa Mediterranea makes...

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March 10

Disney sailing into Britain’s Ocean City

Disney will be sprinkling its magic across Britain’s Ocean City in September 2020, with the inaugural visit of the Disney Magic cruise liner. The Disney Magic is over 300m long and can accommodate more than...

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March 1

Southampton Hosts First Cruise Business Seminar

The event showcasing best practise in industry took place in Southampton Harbour Hotel on Thursday 28th February 2019 ‘Leisure Excursions for Cruise & Conference’ led by Southampton City Council has hosted its first Cruise Business...

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February 15

Portland Port’s Awards Success

Portland Port has been receiving cruise ships for more than 20 years; using a combination of the experience gained and increasing ship numbers, the services and facilities that the port provides to the visiting cruise...

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February 1

Portsmouth to pump in £18.7m to overhaul city port and attract more cruise ships

An investment of more than £18m could see Portsmouth International Port become a leading destination for cruise ships. The council is set to approve spending £18.7m to boost the port's appeal in the global market,...

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January 31

Cruise expert joins Portsmouth International Port

Experienced cruise specialist Ian Diaper joins Portsmouth International Port as head of operations, a new role created to manage shore side activity. Ian has spent over 40 years in the shipping industry, most recently as...

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January 30

Cruise Hull Yorkshire issues invitation for expressions of interest to tender

Cruise Hull Yorkshire has issued an invitation for expressions of interest to tender to be the commercial partner for the new Hull Cruise Facility in partnership with Hull City Council. Interested providers should complete the...

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January 29

VisitGuernsey shortlisted for two Travel Marketing awards

VisitGuernsey has been shortlisted for two prestigious National Travel Marketing Awards 2019 for its marketing campaigns to promote tourism to the island, created to capitalise on the cinema release of ‘The Guernsey Literary & Potato...

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January 14

Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season to smash all previous records

Portland Port’s 2019 cruise season is going to be another record breaker with the greatest number of cruise calls and passengers to date.  This has been the general pattern for the last 10 years, with...

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January 3

Cruise passengers rate Kirkwall top destination in Northern Europe

Passengers from one of Europe's most prestigious cruise lines have rated Kirkwall as their top Northern Europe and Scandinavian European cruise destination. Every year, Viking Ocean Cruises, like many other cruise lines, analyse their guest...

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