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A SeaViewCruises round-up of cruise news this week features items of interest from Crystal Cruises, P&O Cruises Hapag -Lloyd and Cunard.

image Crystal Cruises cancels Turkey calls over security fears
Crystal Cruises has cancelled calls at Turkish ports amid security fears. It is replacing stops in Istanbul and Kusadasi with Greek destinations. The changes affect itineraries for Crystal Symphony’s 24 April and 1 May sailings. Turkish ports of call scheduled for April and November aboard the new yacht Crystal Esprit will also be changed.

P&O Cruises creates a ‘buzz’ in BrandIndex
P&O Cruises is the only cruise company recognised in the 2015 top five YouGov BrandIndex Buzz ranking for travel agents, hotels and guides.
BrandIndex measures the public’s perception of brands on a daily basis across a range of methods, and annual rankings are compiled from scores across the year. P&O Cruises is ranked fourth in the travel category and second in the top five most improved brands within this sector.

German designer Steffen Schraut on Europa 2 fashion cruise
In June 2016, Duesseldorf-based designer Steffen Schraut will present his latest creation to guests on board the EUROPA 2 in June as part of a “fashion2sea” cruise. In collaboration with the celebrity and lifestyle magazine GALA, the Mediterranean cruise from Civitavecchia (Rome) to Monte Carlo will feature various fashion related highlights. Call 0800 0513 829 for details.

Dee Dee Bridgewater jazzes it up on QM2 in October
American jazz icon Dee Dee Bridgewater will be co-headlining Queen Mary 2’s third Blue Note jazz-themed transatlantic crossing from New York to Southampton on 25 October 25. Bridgewater is , a TONY® Winner, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, producer, record label head, and much more. Widely celebrated for her depth of artistry across mediums, Bridgewater - a Triple Grammy Award Winner - will perform three intimate shows in The Royal Court Theatre as well as a Q&A session.

Posted on 22nd January 2016 at 12:24 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Crystal Cruises | Cunard Line | Hapag-Lloyd Cruises | P&O Cruises |

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