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This is a great catch... Jools. SAGA has pulled of a real coup signing Jools Holland OBE, Crown Appointed Deputy Lieutenant and Squeeze star. The big phrase is 'young at heart', and bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter Jools Holland is still very young at heart and over 50, the SAGA target market. The over 50's spent roughly £2.1 billion on cruise...
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Saga Cruises’ first new boutique small ship, has been named in Dover. The £346 million ship Spirit of Discovery also has over 1,000 pieces of art, 400 are originals. The ship is the same size as the new hugely successful Viking Ocean ships but designed for SAGA to have a hotel feel. DID YOU KNOW? That although you have to...
Small ships get into special ports and SAGA have two new splendid state-of-the-art small ships. We have just started a chat site for each. SAGA has also joined with Jools Holland for a special dining nightclub. SAGA is for adults with a suggested plimsol line on the age of 50 years old. We hope that is now the lower middle...
Is dependent on three things doctors advice, your insurance company's terms and conditions and restrictions and thirdly the cruise line's policy. Some want a letter of 'fit to travel' at any stage or pregnancy length but all have the same cut off point; 24 weeks. They all seem to suggest that the day you become 24 weeks pregnant, you must leave...
These 999 passenger ships have proved so popular orders are with dockyards to build more. On 5 July 2019 at the historic Port of Dover, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will name Saga’s new cruise ship and their are rumours of a third. The naming ceremony will take place in Dover, Kent, on 5 July 2019. She will be...
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Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits, but first there is normally an introduction from the head chef and he will introduce key staff. Because he is unlikely to use a microphone, sit towards the front... The...
Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship or cruise line'Click' the box or picture you want to join. We add more ships as the the suggestions are made by you. Why join a chat site? To share your information base with others. AIDA  AIDA CRUISES - UK Chat here AZAMARA CLUB CRUISE  AZAMARA...
There are now quite few ships for sale, I counted five this morning as I was doing some work on the Fred Olsen page. It made me wonder, as Fred Olsen always has a 'cruise sale' of some kind, whether or not they will be 'buying' next year or selling. Obviously they will be selling cruises, but maybe buying a...
As new ships are planned, so are the retirements. SAGA seem to have followed a lead given by VIKING OCEAN cruising with their identical smaller cruise ships. The idea is to keep the smaller special style of cruising, but add some of the essential features the larger more family style ships have brought to the industry. That does not...
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This is still our favourite cruise route and we will be back on it with the Britannia in 2018 B818 in June. The Baltic was a main trading route from the day man built ships and it still is to this day. Many of these medieval towns were built as part of the Hanseatic League and have left us...
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