Thomson Cruises To Sail From The UK – Italy To Lose Cruise Business – Hapag Lloyd Names Hanseatic Class Ships

The Cruise Examiner for 13th March 2017

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Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ newbuilding sister ships Hanseatic nature and Hanseatic inspiration

Following this year’s sailings of the Thomson Celebration from Newcastle, Thomson Cruises will be bringing its newest ship, the TUI Discovery, to the UK in 2018, with sailings from both Newcastle and Southampton. Meanwhile, Italian ports are forecast to lose cruise traffic this year because of the smaller number of cruise offerings in the Mediterranean. And Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has announced the names Hanseatic nature and Hanseatic inspiration for its two new 230-berth expedition cruise ships.

FOR THIS WEEK’S STORY                                                                                                    (See previous columns)

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