No longer the sole preserve of the rich, cruise holidays are now an affordable and popular option with holidaymakers everywhere. Nonetheless, once you have booked your first cruise, your mind will inevitably turn to things like seasickness, luggage to pack and how to keep your children entertained etc. Follow the advice below and your first cruise will be an enjoyable experience. If you can, it is best to limit your travelling time before you set off for your first cruise. Ideally, you should book a cruise which leaves from your native country and (if possible) near to where you live. You will have enough things to think about when you are embarking on your maiden cruise, without the hassle of having to catch a flight.
Vegas is not Vegas without blackjack, which is without a doubt the most popular table game around. In 1985, the UNLV Centre for Gaming Research claimed that it covered 77% of gambling activities on casino floors. However, by 2018, this figure declined to 49%, and so did blackjack’s revenues from 50% to 28%.
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Jet2.com has launched its summer programme for 2023 from six UK bases. With summer sun in demand, the tour operator has put its programme on sale earlier than ever before.
An experienced finance executive, Isidoro Geretto has a proven track record in, and accountability for structuring and leading financial operations on corporate, operational and property levels.
Award-winning Jamaican businesswoman Nicola Madden-Greig was elevated to the position of president during the annual general meeting.
Tugay Tuncer, ambassador of Turkey to the United Arab Emirates, toured the Turkey pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai earlier, highlighting the trade and investment opportunities the event will offer.
The magic of Orlando and the bright lights of Las Vegas are now one step closer, as Virgin Atlantic has confirmed both services will resume operations on the November 8th.
World Travel Awards – the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in travel and tourism – has revealed its Europe 2021 winners.
Cruise Lines International Association has announced the appointment of Marie-Caroline Laurent as director general for CLIA in Europe. She will assume the role on November 15th.
Whether you’re in search of some outdoor adventure, striking natural scenery, or a vibrant cultural scene, Denver has something to offer you. Nestled on the eastern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, Denver is the capital and the most populous city of Colorado.
Holland America Line celebrated the occasion with fanfare, cheering crew and a ribbon cutting to welcome guests on board the transatlantic cruise.
Customers flying to Nairobi will be able to connect onto 20 destinations across east and central Africa, including Douala, Zanzibar, Lusaka, Mombasa, Addis Ababa and Entebbe.
Technology-based innovation has impacted a variety of sectors for the better, but perhaps none more so than the travel industry. It has made life easier and more convenient for customers, airlines, employees, and everyone else in-between. In the past, certain tasks used to take days to be finalised, but now they can be completed within minutes.
Delta Air Lines has appointed Nicolas Ferri to the role of vice president, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. He will take up the role on November 1st.
Three months after the airline relaunched its direct flights from Manchester to Singapore, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confirmed the return of its non-stop Manchester-Houston service.
Several music stars from the country took part, with Panama becoming the first Latin American country to celebrate its national day at the first World Expo in the Arab world.
World Travel Awards – the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in travel and tourism – has unveiled its Africa and Indian Ocean 2021 winners.