The latest edition to the Cruise & Maritime Voyages fleet, meet Columbus…

2017 will be another exciting year for Cruise & Maritime Voyages with the addition of the impressive Columbus to the expanding fleet of five traditional cruise ships. Columbus will debut in June 2017 lining up with Magellan, Marco Polo, Astoria and Astor. 

Columbus will become the proud new flagship of Cruise and Maritime Voyages, completely dedicated to the British cruise lover. Her maiden season commences on 9 June 2017 and measuring at nearly 250 metres this stunning ship is sure to make an impression. A total of 775 passenger cabins are available, all rich in maritime heritage. There are five dining options to choose from, two speciality coffee shops, a choice of seven lounge bars and six entertainment venues! 

Columbus will also be targeted mainly to the adult only market (16 years of age or older) although in summer 2017 will be operating two selected August sailings for that are suitable for all age groups.

Fast Fact: The ship was originally launched in 1989 and christened by Hollywood actress Audrey Hepburn on 23 March. 

Cruise & Maritime Voyages offer a more traditional and leisurely cruise experience sailing from 11 convenient UK ports! Including Liverpool, Newcastle, Hull, Bristol, London Tilbury, Cardiff, Newport, Leith, Dundee, Greenock, Dublin and Belfast.

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Exciting New Itineraries

In addition to the ever popular Norwegian fjords, Baltic Cities and British Isles cruises, the Cruise & Maritime Voyages itinerary planners have been busy crafting some truly spectacular new cruises for you to savour. Why not sample Spain, France, Portugal and Gibraltar, a grand 46 night voyage to Cuba, Central America and the Caribbean or a two night Arctic exploration to Iceland and Greenland… the choice is yours. 


Exclusive Offers! 

Early booking offer – Buy One Get One Free – book by Thursday 30 June 2016.

Solo Traveller? Make the most of just a 25% supplement on-board Magellan and Columbus plus 150 twin cabins set aside for single occupancy.


To find out more about the fantastic cruises available with Cruise & Maritime Voyages please contact your Travel Counsellor today. 

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