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My 24 hours aboard AmaPrima by Rebecca

I must confess I was a little bit of the attitude ‘once you have seen one river cruise ship you have seen them all’ but AmaPrima proved me wrong I have to say (and it is not often I admit to things like that!!) Obviously I was only onboard a mere 24 hours (give or […]

My adventure aboard the MS Royal Crown by Rebecca.

Until I started at Ponders I hadn’t really heard much about Hebridean but when I began my career with them I started to hear more and more about them both from our Managing Director, Clare Dudley and indeed regular clients of ours who sailed with them frequently. When I heard Hebridean Princess described as a […]

Millie’s adventures in Thailand.

Sawasdee Ka, everyone! On the 12th March of this year I took the most mind opening trip to Thailand with the fantastic Cosmos Tours for a week. In just the short period of time that I was there I saw so, so much and even though we only saw a snippet of what the full […]

Zoltan’s French Barge Experience.

A Travel agent’s role usually comes with the privilege that there are opportunities to experience new destinations, discover new offerings within the travel market. This is a great way to “live it, believe it” and get excited and confident to share it with our clients from the heart. However alongside that comes the issue of […]

Lorraine’s holiday to Malaysia.

I have recently returned from an amazing holiday to Malaysia, staying in Kuala Lumpur and then onto the beach resorts in Borneo. Incredible wildlife, amazing powder white beaches, untouched natural beauty and unique adventures make Malaysia something of a holiday gem. Diverse in character, vast in beauty and rich in culture, this stunning destination makes […]

MSC Meraviglia naming ceremony.

Mille and I were thrilled to have been invited and indeed to have attended the naming ceremony of MSC Meraviglia in Le Harve, attended by godmother and screen icon Sophia Loren. We had the most wonderful time as we celebrated with representatives from 192 countries whom all sell MSC Cruises. This brand new exciting ship, […]

Exploring Columbus.

I was lucky enough to be invited on board Cruise & Maritime Voyages Columbus naming ceremony on the 8th of June. My invitation not only included an overnight stay but a plus one too. I was able therefore to bring my cruising novice husband along for his thoughts. We arrived at Tilbury Docks to an […]

A quick stop on the Queen Mary 2.

Yvonne our Sales Director here at Ponders recently had the pleasure of attending a Cruise Conference that came with a visit to the Queen Mary 2 – Here are her thoughts… Having recently attended the CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) conference in Southampton I had the great pleasure of visiting the Queen Mary 2 for […]

Tales from our Highly Commended Cruise Consultant of the Year 2017 Zoltan Biczo

Go traditional….in Porto Clare and I had a rare opportunity to take part of the christening ceremony of Ms Miguel Torga the newest premium CroisiEurope ship on the Duoro in late March. We were so lucky to share the excitement with the Schmitter Family the owner of the river cruise company.Their nautical heritage is second […]

River cruising with Titan Travel aboard MS Serenade 1

I was very pleased when Titan Travel invited me to join a three-night VIP inaugural cruise from Cologne to Amsterdam, hosting national journalists, trade press, travel agents, their own MD and directors on board to celebrate. The ever popular 4 star MS Serenade 1 is being exclusively chartered by Titan Travel, for much of 2017, following [...]
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