Increase in Short Breaks by Ferry-Goers


DFDS Seaways has reported a record number of passengers using its Newcastle to Amsterdam route in summer 2013. Over 65,000 passengers sailed from North Shiels to the Dutch Port during August, up 4,000 from last year. Max Foster, passenger director for DFDS Seaways, said: “Every ferry sailing on our Newcastle to Amsterdam route in August […]

World’s Largest Cruise Ship Visits Port of Tyne


The 2013 Cruise Season has arrived and what better way to start the new season that welcome the World’s Largest Cruise Ship, The MSC Magnifica. The MSC Magnifica arrived in the Port of Tyne yesterday with 3,500 passengers. Port of Tyne is only one stop for The MSC Magnifica on its cruise around Britain. Port […]

Tyneside Family Stars in TV Adverts


Julie and Trevor Briscoe and their two kids Cole and Anna are the stars of DFDS Seaways‘ advertising campaign for January and Febraury 2013. The family of four from Whitley Bay, Tyneside will feature in DFDS Seaways’ TV adverts and promotional marketing. The adverts will feature real footage shot by the Briscoe family while on […]

DFDS Seaways Voted World’s Best Ferry Operator


DFDS Seaways has been voted the World’s Leading Ferry Operator at the World Travel Awards. DFDS Seaways picked up the prestigous award for the second time at a gala ceremony held in New Delhi India. DFDS Seaways operates ferry routes including the very popular Newcastle to Amsterdam Ferry, Harwich to Esbjerg, Dover to Dunlirk and […]

New EasyJet Newcastle to Amsterdam Route


Easyjet has announced that it will replace its soon to be scrapped Newcastle to Paris service with a new Newcastle to Amsterdam Route. The new service from Newcastle to Schiphol Airport will start on December 2012 and will strengthen the already strong links between the two cities. The new route adds to KLM’s five flights […]