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Cunard brings a world of glamour and fashion on board the iconic ocean liner Queen Mary 2 featuring Dame Zandra Rhodes CBE, Colin McDowell MBE, Fern Mallis, Gail Sackloff OBE, Royal College of Art and Storm Models With just over a week to go preparation is underway for seven days of runway shows, inspiring talks,
You’re allowed to spoil yourself on holiday – and the latest onboard spas are just the place to do it, as Jo Foley reports If you’re heading for a shore excursion from P&O’s Britannia, you’ll pass the spa reception en route to the gangway. That’s no accident – though cruise lines hardly need to sell
My body is in safe hands as I submit to treatment on a Canyon Ranch spa at sea. World of Spas Editor Jo Foley reports from Celebrity Equinox. Dr Om has a very steady hand…which is exactly what you hope for when somebody is popping tiny acupuncture needles into your feet, hands, back, and crown
If you can’t spoil yourself on holiday, when can you? From gold-plated facials to treats for the feet, World of Cruising Spas Editor Jo Foley picks her top ten onboard therapies 1 AQUA SPA Celebrity Reflections WHAT: 24-Carat Gold Leaf Masque. As facials go, they don’t get any posher than this. WHY: After an initial
Strange things happen at sea, but few are stranger than finding yourself in the middle of a snowball fight wearing just a swimsuit. I suppose when your cruise brand is called Viking, a word synonymous with action and vigour, any on-board spa must also adhere to these concepts while still incorporating the pampering and comfort
Keeping fit while at sea gets easier with all the elements offered to help – from state-of-the-art gyms to classes from A-erobics to Z-umba. It’s one of the oldest clichés in the book – go on a cruise and say goodbye to health and fitness. Lie on your lounger and pile on the pounds. Well,
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the two latest luxury brands to occupy retail space aboard its latest cruise ship, Norwegian Escape. The two boutiques – LACOSTE and Carolina Herrera – will be the first at sea for each brand as well as the first boutiques to be designed specifically for a Norwegian Cruise Line ship.
Fashion lovers and trend-setters will be in their element on the fashion2sea themed cruises announced for the 2015 season on-board EUROPA 2. As part of the programme guests on selected voyages can discover the latest looks and accessories from the world of fashion, style and beauty. The well-known German fashion entrepreneur and designer Thomas Rath
Read the World of Cruising magazine interview with Richard Harry, Hotel General Manager of Ruby Princess. What are the requirements for a career in hotel management on a cruise ship? The most common general requirements to apply would be a Hotel Management degree, with a certain level of prior experience in luxury resorts or hotels.
Mike Doyle – Comedian (and why he thinks Simon Cowell is wrong about cruise ship entertainers) Have you always been a professional entertainer? How did you get your first break as a comedian? I started off in the working men’s clubs of South Wales and holiday camps as we used to call them, but this
If you’ve been on a cruise before, you’ll know all about the different dress codes required for different times of the day. But for those new to cruising (and sometimes even those who have cruised before) knowing the difference between casual and informal can be quite confusing. And that’s before you even consider what you
Diversity; momentum; energy; New York is a perpetual-motion machine. Nothing ever stands still. Manhattan is an island of surprise and enterprise; a place that keeps its visitors forever charged with energy that exudes from the streets themselves. From towering department stores to recherch