4: Cruise 118 eyes expansion and key website launch after investment by US travel giant

Huxley, Lucy
June 2010
Travel Weekly (UK);6/25/2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2024, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports that Cruise 118 is set on an expansion plan after World Travel Holidays has acquired an undisclosed stake in the firm. This investment will allow the online travel agency, set up by James Cole and Mal Barritt in 2008, to operate the brands sixstarcruises.co.uk and cruisefromuk.co.uk, which is expected to increase its profitability. Apart from this, it will also launch the cruises.com domain name into the British market and recruit 25 sales consultants.


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