THOMSON CRUISES LAUNCHES ELECTRIC SUNSETS, THE ULTIMATE CRUISE WEEKENDER
- Sara Cox, Trevor Nelson and Ministry of Sound rock the seas with 80’s themed DJ sets
6 September 2017 – Thomson Cruises has today revealed its newest and most epic itinerary onboard TUI Discovery, “Electric Sunsets”. The three night adults only music fuelled cruise will depart from Newcastle on 1st September 2018 and will sail party goers across the North Sea and back to the 80s with DJ sets and guest appearances that are sure to spread disco fever.
The electric line-up will see radio DJ and 80s lover Sara Cox rock the seas with her headline ‘Just Can’t Get Enough 80s’ set and special guest appearances from Carol Decker of T’Pau on Sunday, with Trevor Nelson headlining on Monday. Ministry of Sound will make splash with its ultimate sunset sessions pool parties with Adamski on Sunday and DJ Brandon Block’s high frequency 80s house favourites on Monday. The jam-packed itinerary will also see two exclusive events on both Sunday and Monday – the Guilty Pleasures Party – where music lovers can truly unwind, let their hand down and dance into the night. Additional entertainment across the weekend will continue the journey through the 80s with classic movies, 80s karaoke and a silent disco.
The cruise weekender will see TUI Discovery sail from Newcastle on 1st September 2018, calling at the Netherlands capital, Amsterdam, and the seaside resort of Zeebrugge (for Bruges) before heading to Southampton. Holidaymakers will be able to book onto the Electric Sunsets itinerary from September 6th with prices starting from £449 per person.
Managing Director of Thomson Cruises Richard Sofer said: “I am so excited about our new Electric Sunsets itinerary; the 80s were such an iconic era, by combining classic music hits and movies onboard for a real fun vibe on one of our newest ships, TUI Discovery, weekend party goers will be able to go back in time on the perfect 80s voyage.
“The new itinerary demonstrates further our commitment to offering more choice to customers. Our wide selection of dining venues, bars, lounges and fantastic themed entertainment will ensure there is something for every music and 80s lover onboard.”
Speaking about her show on Electric Sunsets, Sara said: “I am really excited to play my ‘Just Can’t Get Enough 80s’ show on board the TUI Discovery next year. DJ’ing anywhere is amazing and onboard a huge ship will be epic. The energy will be electric and the destinations are party scenes in themselves so it promises to be a fantastic few days.”
This modern ship is identical to its sister ship TUI Discovery 2, It has a capacity of 1,832 (double occupancy) across 915 cabins, with nearly 40 per cent boasting balconies. All-inclusive drinks also come as standard on TUI Discovery with customers able to enjoy the wide range of restaurants and bars onboard alongside a selection of premium drinks, all included in the price of their holiday. From gourmet cuisine to laid-back street food, families and couples alike are all able to get the most from their holiday whilst enjoying activities and entertainment including an outdoor poolside movie screen, a rock-climbing wall, a mini-golf course and an indoor swimming pool and spa.