Editorial Team

Find out more or get in contact with our editorial team at Cruise 1st.

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Nadia has worked as an editor in the travel industry for the past eight years, most recently at Expedia. From budget backpacking to high-end holidays, she has a wealth of experience to share. As editor of the Cruise 1st blog, Nadia oversees all aspects of editorial content, from the latest cruise news, to features and destination guides.

You can email Nadia at: editors@cruise1stblog.co.uk

You can call Nadia on: 0161 869 0426


Kirsty McIntosh

Kirsty has worked in the cruise industry for over a decade. She’s held positions at Carnival UK and Seabourne, before joining Cruise 1st as Product and Marketing Manager.

You can email Kirsty at: kirsty.mcintosh@cruise1st.co.uk


Claire Wilde

Claire has worked in the travel industry since leaving college in 1994. One of this blog's most regular contributors, Claire covers cruise news and industry trends.783 Articles


Belinda Goodman

Cruise 1st veteran Belinda has a passion for travel, especially cruising. She has worked in the travel industry for over 20 years, including a 3-year stint working on cruise ships as a croupier. Belinda regularly writes for the Cruise 1st blog, with a focus on company news and advice for first-time cruise travellers.318 Articles


Kelly Brennan

Since her first job at First Choice Holidays, Kelly has clocked up 12 years' experience in the travel industry. She specialises in cruise line news and transatlantic cruises.103 Articles


Martin Bowe

Martin has worked in the travel industry for the past 12 years, starting as a tour operator selling luxury 5* holidays and becoming a cruise specialist for Cruise 1st in 2008.101 Articles


Sandra Conreen

Sandra has worked in the travel industry for over 20 years and has gained an extensive knowledge of the cruise industry. Sandra regularly writes for the Cruise 1st blog on a wide range of topics from destination guides to cruise line news.99 Articles


Danielle Fear

Danielle Fear is a cruise specialist and blogs over at Cruise Miss. She regularly contributes to World of Cruising Magazine, and has appeared on Travel Bulletin, The Sun Online, Direct Travel, Travel Daily News, TravelMole, Breaking Travel News, Travolution, Captain Greybeard Blog and Cruise Industry News.54 Articles


Adam Bennet

Adam Bennet is a travel writer from the UK, who writes for a range of specialist travel sites such as Rough Guides.10 Articles


Nadia has worked as an editor in the travel industry for the past eight years, most recently at Expedia. From budget backpacking to high-end holidays, she has a wealth of experience to share. As editor of the Cruise 1st blog, Nadia oversees all aspects of editorial content, from the latest cruise news, to features and destination guides.7 Articles


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