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Venice Bans Large Cruise Ships

From the MD's Desk A large cruise ship crashing into a Venice quayside and passenger boat in June injured 5 people and prompted officials to take a serious look at which ships are allowed into docks and canals in the city’s historic centre. Re-

Ryanair Strikes: Everything You Need To Know

Ryanair’s UK union member pilots will be striking on 22-23 August and 2-4 September, and Spanish crew are threatening to strike on 1, 2, 6, 8, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 28 September. Portuguese crew are also planning a strike from 21 August. Irish pil

Travel Alerts 19/8/2019

Wherever you go, up-to-date information is a priority! Here’s the latest summary of notifications issued by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) – including health and safety, natural catastrophes, entry requirements, advice again

Experiential Cruises: Find Your Niche

We’ve all heard about foodie cruises with celebrity chefs leading workshops and demonstrations, and of course fine food and wine are a focus on so many cruises – even if you don’t want to immerse yourself in the process. Chef encoun

From the MD's Desk: When Strikes Affect Your Travel Plans

A British Airways pilots’ strike could disrupt thousands of summer holidays in August and September. Ryanair cabin crew are planning to go on strike for 5 days (21-25 August) but hopefully an agreement will have been reached before that happens

Travel Alerts: 5 August 2019

Every day, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issues notifications regarding health and safety, natural catastrophes, advice against travel, warnings about political activity or demonstrations, strikes, and many other global events and upda