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Cruise Ship Pricing Strategies: P&O Case Study

Cruise Ship Pricing Strategies: P&O Case Study

Case Study: cruise X521 from Southampton, leaving on the 20th October 2015. Booking via Iglu cruises the cruise broker, rather than P&O directly, seems to mean the chance to get more freebies. Iglu often, for example, include free car parking (using their own...
Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Wayfinding

Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas Wayfinding

You might not at first think of cruise ships when thinking about wayfinding, because of the confined nature of cruise travel. Isn’t everything controlled, with little need for wayfinding, some people ask me. On the contrary, cruise ships make for a fascinating...
Cruise Ship Navigation Question and Answers

Cruise Ship Navigation Question and Answers

The subjects of cruise holidays and wayfinding might not seem immediately connected, with many people seeing cruise trips as a form of travel which involves high levels of control and little room for individual decision making. As you might have read in the cruise...
Navigating the Cruise Port of Cozumel Mexico

Navigating the Cruise Port of Cozumel Mexico

Written by Lois of mycruisestories.com Many ships from a number of cruise lines make port stops in Cozumel, Mexico, an island 15 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, close to Playa del Carmen on the mainland.  This is a relatively safe area of Mexico and one...
St Peter Port Guernsey Cruise Port Excursions

St Peter Port Guernsey Cruise Port Excursions

Perhaps not the first choice of port call (sorry Channel Islanders) 🙂 when compared against ports such as Barcelona, those in the Canary Islands and the Greek Islands, St Peter Port is nonetheless a popular port of call for cruise lines departing from Southampton,...
Navigating Lisbon from the Cruise Port Terminal

Navigating Lisbon from the Cruise Port Terminal

Lisbon makes for a perfect cruise port excursion, with the main parts of the centre quite compact and relatively easy to walk around. You can also in fact walk straight from your cruise boat to the city centre, although the distance, as with many ports, depends on...
Cruise Boat Tenders and Getting Onshore

Cruise Boat Tenders and Getting Onshore

Getting ashore cannot always be done with a simple walk off the board via the walkway and onto land. Many cruise ships now are too large to be able to cruise into the shallow waters in some ports. The solution to being able to still use ports such as Guernsey Channel...