Cruise Select

Blog

artist rendering of hurtigruten new hybrid ships.jpg
Going Green: Cruising and the Rise of Sustainability
With concerns about our environmental impact and sustainable travel on the rise, discover how cruising has reacted to these important issues as our Amy explains how cruising is going green...
Regent Seven Seas Explorer docked.jpg
Cruising Myths: Sorting Cruise Fact from Cruise Fiction
There are many cruise myths abound that often put people off thinking about trying a cruise. Luckily, our CLIA Cruise Master, Amy, is happy to dispel these myths and explain why cruising is an ideal holiday…
emerald radiance docked in porto.jpg
Radiance of the Douro
Read about Amy's experiences on the Douro river with Emerald Waterways, enjoying Port, Fado, and channelling her Inner Jane McDonald onboard Emerald Radiance
azamara in the heart of destination immersion.jpg
​Why Azamara are Leading the Pack on Destination Immersion
Discover more about Azamara's incredible new pre- and post-voyage Land Programmes, and why they're leading the waves on Destination Immersion
exterior shot of amadeus queen in amsterdam.jpg
Amadeus, Queen of the Rivers!
​​Cruise Select's Amy and Julie recently enjoyed two nights onboard Amadeus Queen from Amsterdam. Read Amy's blog about their experiences
NCL Free at Sea.jpg
Norwegian Cruise Line Free at Sea
Norwegian Cruise Line launch ‘Free at Sea’ . . . . Your Holiday, Your Way. Personalise your cruise holiday and choose two offers from just £99.
celebrity edge with magic carpet.jpg
The Future of Cruising: Trends of the 2020s
Cruise Select's Amy Wright takes a look at the future of cruising, with some new cruise lines launching, innovative new ships that are being introduced, and increased focus on sustainability, experiences, and wellness
amy onboard the B.jpg
A River Cruise Revolution for Millennials
What happens when river cruising is aimed at the #Yolo generation of Millennials for the first time? Cruise Select's in-house travel writer, Amy, cruised the Seine onboard U by Uniworld's river ship, the B, to find out. Read her blog review to find out more
River Cruise Blog.jpg
Top Reasons to River Cruise
If you've never cruised before, perhaps you're wondering what's so special about river cruising
balmoral docked in st petersburg, russia.jpg
Balmoral Revamped: Review
Read Amy's impressions of the new-look Balmoral following her recent cruise back onboard Fred. Olsen's flagship
Amadeus Queen.jpg
Introducing Amadeus Queen
Introducing the brand new 162 passenger, Amadeus Queen. Each new ship to the Amadeus fleet is christened with a family member as its Godmother, and this was no exception, with the youngest of three daughters, Corina, being given the honours.
AmaWaterways amsterdam, amakristina.jpg
An AmaSterdam Experience with AmaWaterways
Discover what Sarah thought of her recent experience with luxury river cruise line AmaWaterways