Thursday, 10 September 2020 07:30

Praise for Azamara’s round NZ

A leading cruise practitioner has welcomed what he describes as Azamara’s commitment to New Zealand in ‘grand style’ for summer 2021/22.

The comments from Jeff Leckey, general manager cruise at House of Travel, follow the news that a full circumnavigation of New Zealand is planned on Azamara Journey for 20 January 2022.

Published in Cruising Updates

Embarkation on cruise ships is likely to be much quicker as cruise lines adopt more self check in technology and paperless documeyation post the Covid crisis, says one leading cruise practitioner in New Zealand.

Jeff Leckey, general manager cruise with House of Travel Group, says the tendency of many people to turn up early for their cruise check in has meant long waits at the cruise terminal and winding queues to get to check in desks.

Published in Cruising Updates
Friday, 29 May 2020 00:40

Will we miss cruise buffets?

Jeff Leckey, general manager cruise at House of Travel Group, is unlikely to mourn the probable passing (at least for a while) of cruise buffets.

‘When local cruise line P&O did away with the buffet a few years ago and replaced it with The Pantry, there was a sudden intake of breath from traditionalists,’ Leckey says in a Hoot Cruises Blog. ‘Could they seriously

Published in Cruising Updates
Monday, 20 January 2020 23:15

NZ cruise future bright

A stalwart of New Zealand’s cruise industry says a lack of home porting in New Zealand presents a challenge to the industry here in coming years.

Published in Cruising Updates

House of Travel says it is committed to getting more Kiwis ‘on-board’ with cruising, especially those who have not cruised before.

 

Published in Cruising Updates

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