New Cruise Ships for 2013 and Beyond

                     New Cruise Ships for 2013 and Beyond

  PR Newswire

  LONDON, December 5, 2012

LONDON, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

• Cruise holidays expected to remain popular throughout 2013 and beyond

• Popular cruise lines such as P&O Cruises planning new ships for upcoming

• Thomas Cook Cruise ships offer luxurious accommodation and high quality
services all year round

With another New Year on the horizon, Brits are already beginning to plan
their 2013 holidays. As an increasingly popular option, cruise holidays are
expected to experience high traveller numbers in coming years with new cruise
ships for 2013 and beyond already being prepared.

Cruise experts at Thomas Cook offer luxurious accommodation and high quality
services across all of their cruise lines throughout the year. To give
prospective passengers a glimpse of what is on offer, here is a selection of
some of their most popular ships:

P&O Cruises

A recognised and respected brand, P&O Cruises are an immediate choice for
anyone looking to set sail on a luxurious break. This exclusive line of cruise
ships contains famous names such as the Ventura and Aurora and provides
unrivalled luxury and varied entertainment for everyone on board.

Destinations are varied with the P&O Aurora servicing South Pacific, Baltic
and Caribbean routes, whilst the P&O Ventura covers Caribbean, Mediterranean
and European hotspots.

Celebrity Cruises

Another great option for those looking for fantastic cruise deals with
unrivalled levels of service, the Celebrity Cruises range offers a fantastic
guest to staff ration of 2:1 - giving you the chance to be waited on hand and

Popular ships in this range include the Celebrity Xpedition and the recently
added Silhouette. This took its maiden voyage last summer and is capable of
accommodating 2,886 passengers aboard its impressive 13 deck layout.

One of the ships best features is its on-board spa - so why not take a luxury
cruise with a difference in 2013 and make the most of this fantastic feature?

Royal Caribbean

Last, but by no means least, the Royal Caribbean fleet is certainly the jewel
in Thomas Cook crown.

The Adventure of the Seas is among the popular ships set to remain top of the
list come 2013. This magnificent ship boasts 3,114 double occupancy rooms
combined with top features such as varied swimming facilities that include 6
whirlpools and 4 standard pools with an adults-only pool known as the

New ships

With cruise holidays already a popular option for travellers, more new ships
are expected to join the existing cruise lines fleets in the future. This
means those looking for cruise holidays in 2013 and beyond will be spoilt for

Contact: Thomas Cook Press Office, Nick Sandham, Senior PR Manager Thomas Cook
UK & Ireland, Tel: +44(0)1733-416748, Email:
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