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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…

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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December 21

Queens Pier Improvement Project given the green light at Portland Port

The nature of shipping at Portland Port is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use...

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December 14

It’s a hat trick! Guernsey wins Best UK & British Isles Port of Call in Cruise Critic UK Editors’ Picks Awards for third time.

Guernsey is delighted to announce that it is the winner of the ‘Best UK / British Isles Port of Call’ category in the 2018 Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks Awards, winning the title for the third...

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December 10

Brexit Britain will be the ‘new Montenegro’ says Dingle

Addressing Cruise Britain’s first formal business event during a trip along London’s River Thames, Carnival UK chairman David Dingle spoke of Britain as a 'leading cruise nation with a very healthy and fast-developing cruise economy.'...

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November 30

All aboard for the departure of Liverpool’s 2018 cruise season

This year the Liverpool Cruise Terminal has welcomed more than 100,000 international passengers and crew and approximately 50,000 spectators to the waterfront during cruise ship visits, generating an economic impact of around £7 million. During...

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October 29

Portland Port 2019 cruise season to bring economic boost to region

At the end of every cruise season Portland Port reviews it’s entire operation with the aim of continually improving the service it provides. As part of the port's improvement strategy, research has been undertaken over...

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October 19

Liverpool reveals detailed designs for new cruise terminal

Liverpool City Council has revealed the most detailed designs yet for the city’s new cruise terminal within Peel Land & Property’s £5bn ‘Liverpool Waters’ scheme. A 90 second fly-through video has been released online on...

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October 11

Record Breaking Orkney Cruise Season Draws to a Close

The departure of the Marco Polo (Thursday 11 October) marks the end of a stunning and record breaking cruise season for Orkney. The UK’s day call cruise capital, Kirkwall, had 144 ships and 146,000 passengers...

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