Thomson Cruise Ships

Before we discuss Thomson cruise ships, continue reading to find out about Thomson Holidays Travel Company.

About Thomson Holidays

Thomson Holidays has been in service for more than 40 years. Thomson is a division of TUI UK Ltd., and part of TUI AG. TUI AG is the largest tourism and services group in the world, employing more than 80,000 people in 500 companies around the globe. TUI AG also owns some of Europe’s most popular holiday brands and employs 17,500 individuals in Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, and the UK.

Thomson currently has roughly one third of the UK market, operating in a wide range of resorts and offering a variety of holiday types. Thomson Holiday has a sister company,, which is the UK’s third largest airline. offers low-fare flights from 20 UK airports to over 80 destinations around the globe. Thomsonfly, formerly Britannia, formed in 1962 and it is based at London Luton Airport.

TUI AG retail distribution businesses and channels include:

Thomson: The UK’s leading leisure travel retailer with over 650 retail stores, Thomson Direct call center, and where you can book and pay for holidays online. Thomson sells around 5m holidays and flights a year.

Simply Travel
Headwater Holidays
Crystal Holidays
Thomson Ski and Snowboarding
Thomson Lakes and Mountains

Thomson Cruise Ships

Thomson Holidays offers guaranteed savings on every cruise holiday on the menu. Thomson cruises travel to the eastern and western Caribbean, the western and eastern Mediterranean, the Red Sea, the Canary Islands & Morocco, and Scandinavia and the Baltic. Thomson cruise ships include: Thomson Celebration, Thomson Destiny, Thomson Spirit, The Calypso, and Island Escape. The 33,930-ton Thomson Celebration features 625 cabins, three restaurants, five bars, two lounges, two pools, a two-story health and beauty spa, seven lifts, and a crew consisting of 520 employees.

At 57,584 tons, Thomson Destiny is the largest ship in the fleet. It accommodates 1,450 passengers and it has 725 cabins, two lounges, five bars, 11 decks and 540 crewmembers. Thomson Spirit is 33,930 tons and it accommodates 1,254 passengers in 627 cabins. This vessel has three restaurants, five bars, nine decks, and two lounges. It also has a health club, sports deck, and sauna. The ship has 520 crewmembers. The Calypso is the smallest ship in the fleet and it is the fleets’ only “Adult Only” ship. This laid-back ship accommodates 486 passengers and 220 crewmembers. It has two restaurants, two bars, two lounges, and eight decks.

Although The Calypso is considered laid back, Island Escape is the most laid-back ship in the fleet. This ship features spa treatments and swimming during the day and salsa dancing and stand-up comedy at night. Island Escape accommodates 1,542 passengers and 540 crewmembers and staff. It has one pool, three restaurants. Six bars, three lounges, and 772 cabins. Island Escape is around 40, 132 tons.

Booking a Thomson Cruise

To book a Thomson Cruise, visit the Thomson Holiday official website at or call 0871 231 4691.

Thomson Holidays is a Member of the Association of British Travel Agents with a registered office at:

RH10 9QL

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