Which Cruise Lines go to Scotland 2019?

The 2019 Scotland cruise season is firmly launched, with stunning ships arriving at our beautiful ports every day throughout summer. If you’re not already booked, here’s a quick rundown of some recommended cruise lines visiting Scottish shores this year. Click on the link to go direct to the cruise line’s own site for booking …Continue reading “Which Cruise Lines go to Scotland 2019?”

Holland America Line: Nieuw Statendam

UPDATE: For a full review of Nieuw Statendam, please click here. With my tour of Nieuw Statendam coming shortly, here is a brief introduction to Holland America Line’s newest cruise ship.  The Atrium Launched in December 2018, this sister to the Koningsdam is also a Pinnacle-class ship accommodating 2666 guests. Following a similar layout, the NieuwContinue reading “Holland America Line: Nieuw Statendam”

Radar: Proposed New Port for Lothian Area

Scotland is becoming a global hotspot in the cruise industry, being widely recognised as one of the fastest growing destinations in the world. Figures from trade body Cruise Scotland show a 16.75 per cent year-on-year rise in passenger numbers to 794,577, with an 8.4% increase in ships to 825. To service this demand the formerContinue reading “Radar: Proposed New Port for Lothian Area”

Radar: Scotland cruise figures hit the high spots

According to recent figures, Scottish ports are on course to welcome a million cruise passengers annually years ahead of original expectations. 2018 has been a record season with 825 cruise ships bringing 794,577 passengers to destinations around the country. Cruise Scotland Chair, Rob Mason, said: “It’s been another remarkable cruise season, with the trend inContinue reading “Radar: Scotland cruise figures hit the high spots”