Ian, a former management consultant, is a lifelong adventurer and traveller. Having sailed and cruised extensively, served in the Navy, he is passionate about anything maritime.
He has travelled, explored, climbed and sailed the world his entire life, visiting 65 countries on 6 continents. He has visited (mostly with Jacqui) 85 ships of which 26 were voyages. After 40 years in business as an IT specialist and management consultant, he and Jacqui have operated their cruise specialist travel agency for 6 years, whilst continuing to travel extensively.
Jacqui, a former chief executive PA for a top-ranking international investment company, has a wealth of business experience, including top-level executive organisational and networking ability. She shares the travel bug with Ian.
We specialise in luxury and expedition cruising, and groups. As a team we complement each other to provide outstanding service for our clients.
Royal Clipper - for the authentic traditional sailing experience in comfort and luxury.
Greg Mortimer - the perfect small expedition ship, with X-Bow for easier seakeeping and hybrid power propulsion to keep our planet pristine.
Antarctica for Ian - got to get back to the most inspiring and stupendous natural vista. The last true wilderness on planet Earth.
Galapagos for Jacqui - to witness first hand one of the world's foremost destinations for wildlife-viewing, and the inspiration for Darwin's contribution to the science of evolution.
Independent cruise specialists, helping clients find and book their ideal ocean or river cruise, and other associated or connecting travel, including flights, hotels, rail, coach, etc.
Provide unbiased advice through a personalised service with first-hand knowledge and expertise.
Specialise in luxury, expeditions and groups.
ABTA and ATOL bonded. Backed by one of UK's premier cruise & travel agencies.
Enthusiastic members of Cruise Lines Industry Association with Masters accreditation. Maintain knowledge through numerous conferences, ship visits, training courses, and of course, cruising.
Book with Confidence. Bonded by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and by the Civil Aviation Authority's Air Travel Organisers Licensing (ATOL) scheme, you can look forward to your next adventure with the peace of mind that your money is financially protected in the event of unforeseen circumstances. Check our ABTA membership
For your financial protection and to reassure you of our operating standard we are full members of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association), ABTA (The Association of British Travel Agents) and act as agents for ATOL holders. Please be aware that GoCruise & Travel are acting solely as your booking agent, subject to which all bookings are accepted.
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