August has been an exciting month in the cruise industry with some big announcements from the likes of P&O Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line. From big renovations to glamorous awards, take a look at the latest news and prepare for what’s to come!

P&O Cruises unveil expanded spa on board the Britannia  

 The Retreat

P&O Cruises have just announced the launch of the largest wellness facilities in its history. Britannia is currently undergoing construction for a bigger and better spa  that will be included as part of your cruise holiday. The new complex will feature The Oasis Villa, a private area within the Oasis Spa for couples and groups to relax and unwind with their own whirlpool. They will also introduce their very first spa shop that will give guests the opportunity to purchase their favourite skin and hair products.

Also making its debut when the ship launches in March 2015, is P&O Cruises’ new salon menu. The salon will offer blow dries, hair styling and makeovers. And, as if that wasn’t enough, Britannia will join its fleet mates in featuring a VIP open-air deck venue named The Retreat. Whilst you kick back and relax in a private cabana, the crew will pamper you with cold flannels, chilled drinks and alfresco spa treatments.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises offers unlimited free internet in all-inclusive package

Man on iPad

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, renowned for their luxury all-inclusive cruises, have now raised the bar by adding unlimited internet access on board. All guests booked into the line’s top suites will receive unlimited internet access, at absolutely no extra cost, from the 1st of January 2015. The internet access is available for the full duration of your trip via the ship-wide Wi-Fi system.

A multi-million dollar internet infrastructure has been installed in each of the Regent Seven Cruises ships. The upgrade includes double bandwidth which has increased speed, reliability and has expanded access to provide connectivity across all decks, suites and public spaces on board. Worry no more about keeping up to date with emails, social media and life back home when on a cruise. With these new innovations, staying connected on your Regent Seven Seas Cruises holiday is easier than ever before.

Norwegian Cruise Line is awarded title as “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the seventh year running

The World Travel Awards, held on the 2nd of August in Athens, named Norwegian Cruise Line “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” once again. It is the seventh year in a row that the company have been presented the award, receiving it for the first time in 2008.

Having been voted for by travel agents and consumers worldwide, the CEO Kevin Sheehan said “This award shows that both industry professionals and guests appreciate our world-class cruise vacation.” The company offer an array of sailings ranging from four to fourteen night cruises across Europe. From seven day cruises in the Greek Isles to Grand Mediterranean voyages that sail between Barcelona and Venice, the European cruise line is known for its sensational on-board experiences and exciting excursions.

If you want a taste of this award winning cruise line, you can find our latest Norwegian Cruise Line deals on the website or give our cruise experts a call on 0800 107 1603.

Have you booked a place on the P&O Cruises Britannia? What are you most looking forward to on-board the largest cruise ship built exclusively for Britain? Let us know in the comments box below.

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