Monday . 30 March . 2020

Travel » Reviews

On these pages you will find a selection of reviews from our travel pages. These cover hotels, restaurants, airlines, even cruises and cities. They have all been written by our own editorial team, and we hope you will find them helpful and informative. Click the link provided to download the original pages in Acrobat format (pdf) and to read the reports in full. This section is being updated with new articles & reviews constantly, so be sure to check back from time to time.

Cruises and cruise ships

Celebrity Cruises - luxury, service and outstanding restaurants

If you live in Portugal, when you want to get away, you are frequently looking for something different from what we have on our own doorstep. We discovered cruises some years ago, and were hooked from the beginning. It took a couple of cruises and some guidance from Melair, the main agents for Portugal for the best cruises, to find the cruise-line that suited us. They guided us towards Celebrity Cruises, and we have never looked back. Have a look at the other reviews on this page, and you will find a lot of the reasons why. What still surprises us is that people have little idea of the extraordinary value for money Celebrity offers, while matching that with ultimate luxury and service. In this article we look at the many on board restaurants and what they offer for every taste, and what a choice! Better still, there is no price on the menu as meals are included, (though there is a nominal charge to dine in one of the 'speciality restaurants' )

Celebrity Reflection - saving the best 'till last

12th October 2012, and selected members of the travel trade, TV Stations, Journalists and VIP’s from around Europe gathered by the quayside at Eemshaven in Holland for the inaugural sailing of Celebrity Reflection. This ship, the last of the five Solstice Class ships, was built in the shipyards of
Meyer Werft in Germany and then towed backwards up the river to Eemshaven for the final fitting out and sea trials. It was there, last week that we got the first glimpse of Celebrity Reflection and boarded for her first two-night sailing to Amsterdam. Late in the afternoon we set sail and it was a real privilege for us all to be the first passengers who would sail on this beautiful ship.

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