Bolsover Cruise Club wins award

Local cruise specialist, Bolsover Cruise Club, has won the prestigious title of Top UK Independent Agent for P&O Cruises and Princess Cruises for a 25th consecutive year.

The awards were presented to managing director, Michael Wilson, on board Queen Mary 2 berthed in Southampton, which saw over 100 of the UK’s top cruise travel agents join together to celebrate the best of the luxury cruising sector.

Receiving the awards, Michael commented: “We are delighted to have picked up these key awards for our work. It is a great achievement for the company and reaffirms our credentials as a first class cruise specialist.

“These awards are tribute to all the hard working staff at Bolsover Cruise Club, and we are extremely proud of their effort in driving this company forward.”

Also recognised at the awards ceremony was Derek Wilson who, along with his wife Audrey, son Michael and daughter Julie, founded the original company in the 1960s.

Derek was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the Cruise Travel Industry in a career spanning nearly 40 years.

Celebrating his 76th birthday in a couple of days, Derek still works part-time as a consultant, sharing his years of experience within the cruise industry with new members of staff.