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16. MARELLA CRUISES (formerly Thomson Cruises) – the ships and key routes

Doris Visits are pleased that TUI MARELLA Cruises asked us to add them to our resource centre for British Cruisers and become affiliates. We are even more pleased that the first Marella Cruisers have booked their cruises through us direct with Marella using the links on our site and deal ‘one page’. We will try and keep you abreast of all their offers and codes. Take a look at their changing fleet and join the chat and community sites for your favourites ships.Find your ship’s chat site + share your pictures + experiences to help others   

MARELLA CRUISES - Passenger Area Ship Tours. Cabin Tours. Chat Sites. And our deal pages to get you to the page you want on the Marella Web site to check and book.

 

 Marella Explorer over 13 decks, with 962 cabins and 10 restaurants, and a health spa designed by  Champneys, you are in for a treat.

The Broadway Show Lounge seats 1,000 people. See the bloggs we have and join the Doris Visits Explorer chat site, which is a very active no moaning chat site with many great pictures from a family of cruisers who love the ship. Click here for Explorer chat.

Marella Explorer quick tour – we mean quick

At last, we have a video of the renewed Century Class ship; Marella Explorer!

90’s spectacular

If your important years were the nineties, and you love to relive them, then this cruise is for you. 

Marella Cruises home port is Newcastle

MARELLA CRUISES (TUI) use Newcastle as a home port

Where are you going New Years Eve?

Renowned for being one of the top New Years’ Eve destinations,

AGADIR TOURS & EXCURSIONS

Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Agadir, but don’t forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research.

FUERTEVENTURA TOURS & EXCURSIONS

Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Fuerteventura, but don’t forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research.

Is Birmingham is London’s best Airport – Fly-cruise is the future.

When you finish your transit flight, your bags

MS Europa 2 – the highest rated cruise ship in the world !!

MS Europa 2 is operated by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, a German-based arm or TUI

 Marella Explorer 2 over 13 decks, with 907 cabins and suites is an ADULT ONLY ship based part year in Naples. The Broadway Show Lounge seats 1,000 people. 

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

Marella Explorer 2 – with Cabin Video

The Marella Explorer 2 is an adult only cruise ship, with a larger

Gran Canaria, Maspalomas Beach by public bus from cruise terminal

Jean’s film for Doris Visits takes you from the cruise terminal to Maspalomas by public bus; a legendary beach in Gran Canaria

Lanzarote, Doris Visits Puerto del Carmen

Lanzarote is another volcanic island with

Ponta Delgada is in the Azores mid Atlantic. It has a Doris Bar.

Atlantic crossings can stop in the Azores – Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel is not in the Caribbean, but in the Azores mid-Atlantic. Because of its position the island is visited on many Caribbean cruises to and from the UK. Many cruising fans will book this crossing just for the ship and the journey. If you stop […]

PONTA DELGADA TOURS & EXCURSIONS

Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Ponta Delgada in the Azores, but don’t forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research.

HORTA TOURS & EXCURSIONS

Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Horta in the Azores.

Casablanca, Morocco’s Cultural centre has a Rick’s Bar.

Casablanca, Morocco’s largest city on the Atlantic Coast

 Marella Discovery is a Vision Class ship, previously known as the Royal Caribbean Plendour of the Seas. She houses  2017 passengers over 11 decks with 7 fantastic restaurants.

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

MARELLA DISCOVERY ship tour and view of cabin while in Barbados

This film covers all the areas of the ship so you get a very good overview of what it looks like.

Arabian Cruise Destinations YouTube Channel – from shopping in Dubai to…..

  Arabia has opened up to cruising, and it is a great way to go shopping in Dubai.

Doris Visits BALTIC CRUISE YouTube Channel

Unravel the mystery of the amazing Baltics. 

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

Hellesylt – an over night in the Fjords under a mountain some fear might collapse

Want to know what it feels like to be in a disaster movie? We don’t want to scare you but

Epicurean – Fine Dining restaurant option at P&O

The Epicurean can be found on the three largest P&O ships

Lady gets £50,000 bill for airlift because of in-effective insurance. And renew your EHIcard if out of date.

Joyce Kettle, 74, a great grandmother

Is Birmingham is London’s best Airport – Fly-cruise is the future.

When you finish your transit flight, your bags

First Cruise? New cruiser? What ship? Where to go? Dress Code?

This also explains fly-cruise into Barbados? 

MARELLA DISCOVERY 2 ship tour made for Doris Visits

What a great ship! A what a great video tour made for us by two members of our chat group.

The Monte Palace Tropical Gardens in Madeira

At the top of the cable car, don’t walk straight past the gardens to get to the toboggan ride.

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

MARELLA DRESS CODE when to get suited and booted

CRUISING can be all about dressing up

Marella Cruises home port is Newcastle

MARELLA CRUISES (TUI) use Newcastle as a home port

Madeira Guide, complete guide inc Funchal and beach Santa Cruz

Madeira is on the way to so many adventures, you may get

Marella Dream Ship Tour

The TUI Marella Dream was built in 1986

Marella Dream Cabin Tour

Paul and Carole have no idea why they have champagne and strawberries

Cruise Chat, Cruise Chat sites are a knowledge base -here is where to find them

Doris Visits has about 50 chat sites, Scroll down to find your favourite ship or cruise line

Canary Islands, Madeira and West Africa Cruise YouTube Channel

The Iberia Cruise YouTube Playlist. Leave it running

90’s spectacular

If your important years were the nineties, and you love to relive them, then this cruise is for you. 

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

HORTA TOURS & EXCURSIONS

Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Horta in the Azores.

Wheelchairs, access and mobility at sea; is it all changing? Will you be looked after by Robots?

Robots are now working on two cruise lines, and may soon be caring for those who need help.

FUERTEVENTURA TOURS & EXCURSIONS

Take a look at what is on offer if you are visiting Fuerteventura, but don’t forget to see our filmed guides as well as this research.

Ponta Delgada, Azores. São Brás Fort Military Fort and Museum

Forts are a stable diet in the Caribbean, as islands were won in blood shed and protected from the same. The São Brás Fort and military museum here only costs a few euros and it has guns and armoury from different conflicts through different generations. If you have an interest in military and armoury then I think […]

Halloween

Just wanted to say Happy Halloween.

Marella Celebration – the ship

Built for Holland and America in 1984 it is the sister ship of

Marella Celebration – 2 very different cabin tours

There are many options on most ships, here we show two

Marella Celebration Sun Decks and Tendering ashore.

We now have a menu for each of the TUI Marella cruise ships so we hope to expand the information, but we do it with your films.

Marella Celebration sailing from Port of Tyne, Newcastle

A beautiful film of the ship leaving Newcastle, as it sails past David Taylor’s camera. It is a great chance to see the exterior in detail. This time Elizabeth is missing from shot not wishing to swim out into picture! The Celebration is operated under long term charter by TUI Cruises who have had the ship […]

The Monte Palace Tropical Gardens in Madeira

At the top of the cable car, don’t walk straight past the gardens to get to the toboggan ride.

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

MARELLA DRESS CODE when to get suited and booted

CRUISING can be all about dressing up

Marella Cruises home port is Newcastle

MARELLA CRUISES (TUI) use Newcastle as a home port

Madeira Guide, complete guide inc Funchal and beach Santa Cruz

Madeira is on the way to so many adventures, you may get

MARELLA INSURANCE DEAL

CRUISING insurance with TUI Marella.

CRUISING while Pregnant

Is dependent on three things 

MARELLA DRESS CODE when to get suited and booted

CRUISING can be all about dressing up

Marella Cruises home port is Newcastle

MARELLA CRUISES (TUI) use Newcastle as a home port

Dress Code & Cruising – live and let live (within the CONTRACTUAL rules)

Cruising is about dressing up for most people, but you can dress down

Cruise Ship Kitchen – What is inside – Filmed Galley Tour

Have you ever wondered how the food is planned and where it is made on a cruise ship. Jean went behind those huge silver revolving doors for Doris Visits,

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