CMV announces new sailings from Poole & Portsmouth in 2018
Contributors are not employed, compensated or governed by TD, opinions and statements are from the contributor directly
UK based Cruise Line CMV is to add a further seven UK sailings on board their 550 passenger Astoria from the South coast Port of Poole & Portsmouth International Port for a late summer and autumn 2018 programme featuring ten cruising holiday options.
Chris Coates, commercial director at CMV said “our strategic focus is to continue broadening the range of regional programmes and sailings from around the British Isles and we are delighted to add the south coast ports of Poole and Portsmouth to our portfolio.
“Local departures, convenience and bringing cruising closer to home is proving a big hit with our customer base and we now offer the most comprehensive choice of 16 different departure port options across the British Isles.
Market demand from the southern counties has steadily increased in recent years and this new initiative is also responding to positive regional growth”.
CMV has scheduled three departures from the Port of Poole plus two open jaw cruise combination options with return coach transfer options back from Portsmouth to Poole. The programme includes:-
31 August 2018 for a three nights weekend cruise to Rouen in France with an exciting navigation of the River Seine and the chance to watch the Bournemouth International Air Show.
From the famous maritime city of Portsmouth, Astoria will operate four different cruises. 16 September for 9 nights to the Norwegian fjords, 25 September for 13 nights to the Baltic cities & St Petersburg, 8 October for a 9 night European rivers & canals cruise, 17 October for 14 nights Astoria goes in search of the Northern Lights in northern Norway .
For even greater convenience, CMV has introduced a new Pullman Express Coach Service to Poole and Portsmouth offering 30 different regional pick ups across Dorset, Hampshire & Sussex from Lyme Regis in the west right along the coast to Hastings in the east. Also included is a service from London Victoria.
CMV’s new 3,500 passenger capacity south coast programme goes on sale on Wednesday 12th April 2017 with ‘Buy one get one Free” Early Booking Fares valid until Friday 30th June 2017.