Cruise 118 Launches Gerry Andersons Iberian Entertainment Cruise

Monday, 13 October 2008

The UK’s fastest growing cruise retailer, Cruise118, has launched a unique entertainment cruise hosted by Gerry Anderson and featuring stars including Jimmy Buckley and Susan McCann.

The Black Prince cruise liner will set sail on the 18th July 2009 on an eight night tour of the Spanish and Portuguese coast, stopping at locations including Oporto, Lisbon and the historical city of Gijón.

Each night will see a star studded line up take to the stage including popular country star Jimmy Buckley, singers Susan McCann and Kevin Kearney and comedians Big O and May McFettridge.

Well known personalities Gerry Anderson and Sean Coyle will compere the cruise entertainment.

The cruise, organised by Cruise118, embarks from Liverpool and Dublin with free return coach travel available from selected pick up points for those booking before 31st December 2008.

Mal Barritt, director at Cruise118, said: “It’s fantastic that Gerry and Sean are able to join us for the cruise and we consider it a real coup to have secured some of the best acts in the country to entertain our guests.

”We have created a unique itinerary for our guests, bringing together the very best in comedic and musical entertainment as well as a selection of beautiful Iberian destinations to explore.”

Other names from the world of music and comedy coming onboard The Black Prince include Jimmy Young tribute, William Caulfield, and Rock and Roll band The Chevys.

Mal continues: “This is a great opportunity for those who are new to cruise holidays to take advantage of this exclusive entertainment line-up and enjoy all the luxuries The Black Prince has to offer.”

Prices start from £939 for the eight nights and car parking or coach transfers are free with bookings made before the end of 2008.

For more information on Gerry Anderson’s Iberian Entertainment Cruise, visit or call 0808 1234 118, 0289 002 0094 (NI) or 00 353 1553 0100 (ROI).


Notes to editors:

Cruise 118 is a new independent cruise retailer offering the full range of cruise holidays
The company employs 20 staff in Lancashire and a further 15 in Northern Ireland
Cruise 118’s team of cruise concierges provide each customer with an individually tailored service
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