After a long time in the making, MSC Meraviglia launched this month, christened by Sophia Loren in a ceremony in Le Havre, France.
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The sheer amount of cruise news released each month is mind-boggling. Indeed, not all of it is new, and not all of it is particularly interesting.
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May 2017 has been a relatively quiet month for cruise news, but there have at least been a small handful of interesting snippets.
Evidently, little gets the press and travel agents more excited than the brand of tea that features in cruise cabins. The most noticeable aspect of the coverage of Thomson’s TUI Discovery launch was the sachets of Yorkshire Tea in the cabin.