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Blue Water Blog

Read the latest small ship, luxury and river news and features from the experts.

February 2017

The Polar Night in Spitsbergen

Our Product and Marketing Coordinator, Kathryn recently enjoyed a trip exploring Spitsbergen with Hurtigruten in the winter. Read her exclusive review.

January 2017

The World's Most Beautiful Voyage with Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten has been sailing Norway’s breathtaking coast every day for 123 years and they are as much a part of the stunning landscapes as the ancient fjords themselves. The journey along the Norwegian coastline has been labelled by Lonely Planet as 'The World's Most Beautiful Voyage'.

December 2016

Saga Ocean Cruises join the Blue Water team

We are delighted to introduce you to Saga Ocean Cruises - new to the Blue Water Holidays cruise collection. Saga have been creating holidays for the over 50s for many years and 99% of Saga travellers rate their holiday 'excellent' or 'good'.

November 2016

Burma - A Golden land

Our Managing Director, Juliet, recently enjoyed a premium cruise tour through the heart of untouched Burma. Read her exclusive review!

October 2016

Yorkshire Cruise Show

Would you like to know more about cruising? Then the Yorkshire Cruise Show will provide all the information and inspiration you need!

Blue Water Holidays Launches Autumn 2016 Brochure

Blue Water Holidays has released the Autumn 2016 edition of its River, Small Ship and Luxury Cruise Brochure, which features a superb selection of itineraries all with fantastic offers.

September 2016

Vietnam and Cambodia Cruise and Tour - A Personal Perspective

Our Cruise Specialist Sam recently enjoyed a Travelmarvel by APT tour through Vietnam and Cambodia. Read her exclusive review.

August 2016

Blue Water Holidays Launches Sailaway Magazine

We have just launched the first issue of our brand new and exclusive magazine, Sailaway. The 28-page magazine features cruise news, exclusive reviews and fascinating destination pieces, plus there is the chance to win a camera worth £279 in our photo competition.

July 2016

Cruising the Mediterranean on Aegean Odyssey - Exclusive Review

Our Sales Team Leader, Joanne, spent a few days on board the stylish Aegean Odyssey, cruising from the beautiful city of Barcelona to historic Malaga.

June 2016

Blue Water Holidays releases exclusive Ponant brochure

Blue Water Holidays has released its brochure showcasing the unique cruises and superb ships of Ponant, exclusively packaged with flights and transfers. Sailing with Ponant is a chance to experience an intimate and refined cruise with discreet yet attentive service in a distinctively French atmosphere.

May 2016

Hurtigruten launches new expeditions

In 2002, Hurtigruten launched its first expeditions to Antarctica, shortly followed by Greenland. In 2017, Hurtigruten is expanding its voyage collection further by exploring new, exciting destinations on its fleet of purpose-built expediton ships.

Star Clippers set to explore Indonesia

Star Clippers have just launched their fantastic range of Summer 2017 cruises on authentic tall ships Star Clipper, Star Flyer and Royal Clipper. As well as the popular cruises around the Greek Islands and Turkish Coast, there are some exciting new additions.

April 2016

Cruise and Maritime unveils new flagship and itineraries

2017 will be another exciting year for Cruise & Maritime Voyages with the addition of the impressive Columbus to the expanding fleet of five traditional cruise liners. Columbus will become the proud new flagship of the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet and will debut in June 2017, lining up alongside Magellan, Marco Polo, Astoria and Astor.