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Here at Cruise Direction we pride ourselves on our professional but friendly approach. Our passion for what we do, coupled with our award winning teamwork is a recipe for continual success to give our customers the best service we possibly can - and we are proud of that! Get in touch and let us exceed your expectations by helping you plan your next travel adventure.

Paul Frost

Paul Frost

Managing Director

Favourite place visited: Los Angeles, Nashville & Singapore
Would most like to visit: Machu Picchu, Peru
Favourite band: Pink Floyd
Favourite colour: Orange
Cruise lines experienced: Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruises, Norwegian Cruises, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania Cruises, Cunard, P&O Cruises, Star Clippers, MSC Cruises
Hobbies: Working on my MG, gardening & travelling
Favourite food: Lasagna

Matt Fediw

Head of Sales & Customer Service

Favourite place visited: Rome
Would most like to visit: Las Vegas
Favourite band: Queen
Favourite colour: Red
Cruise lines experienced: Celebrity, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Oceania, P&O, Princess, Azamara, Holland America, 
Star Clippers, MSC, Norwegian Cruise Line, Silversea, Cunard, Avalon Waterways
Hobbies: Socialising, Eating out, Golf, Squash, Brewing
Favourite food: Steak

Matt Fediw
Siv Matchendran

Siv Matchendran

Head of IT Development

Favourite place visited: Portugal
Would most like to visit: Las Vegas
Favourite band: Ilayaraja
Favourite colour: White, Red, Green, Yellow, Blue, and Black based on days of the week
Cruise lines experienced: NCL, Holland America, MSC, Costa and Royal Caribbean
Hobbies: Spending time with the family
Favourite food: South Indian cuisine

Lauren Hickey

Marketing Manager

Favourite place visited: Rome
Would most like to visit: New York
Favourite band: Lifehouse
Favourite colour: Blue
Cruise lines experienced: Holland America & Royal Caribbean
Hobbies: Cake decorating and seeing live shows
Favourite food: Chocolate

Lauren Hickney
Alex Burn

Alex Burn

Head of Design

Favourite place visited: Zion National Park, Utah, USA
Would most like to visit: Banff National Park, Canada
Favourite band: I have three - The Cure, Iron Maiden & Ben Folds
Favourite colour: Pantone PMS 3005 C
Cruise lines experienced: Star Clippers
Hobbies: Fencing, reading, gaming, listening to an eclectic selection of music & creating caricatures
Favourite food: Homemade meatballs

Alex Tserepis

Junior Developer

Favourite place visited: Trikala, Greece
Would most like to visit: Miami
Favourite band: CJ Jeff
Favourite colour: Black
Cruise lines experienced: Cunard
Hobbies: Football, reading and spending time with family & friends
Favourite food: Souvlaki with tzatziki

Alex Tserepi
Lindsay Forder

Lindsay Forder

Product Executive  

Favourite place visited: Gorilla Trekking, Rwanda
Would most like to visit: Galapagos Islands
Favourite band: Kings of Leon
Favourite colour: Purple
Cruise lines experienced: Holland America & Silversea
Hobbies: Baking, reading & health fitness
Favourite food: Avocados

James White

Customer Care Executive

Favourite place visited: Canada
Would most like to visit: Alaska
Favourite band: Snow Patrol
Favourite colour: Blue
Cruise lines experienced: Cunard, MSC Cruises, Royal Caribbean, P&O, Princess, and Celebrity
Hobbies: Football, walking my dog, and reading
Favourite food: Meat

James White
Jodie Ramsey

Jodie Ramsey

Administration Manager

Favourite place visited: Amsterdam
Would most like to visit: New York
Favourite band: Bon Jovi
Favourite colour: Red
Cruise lines experienced: Holland America, would like to experience Royal Caribbean
Hobbies: Reading, baking, and going to live music
Favourite food: Mexican

Andrew Carlisle

Accounts

Favourite place visited: Grand Cayman
Would most like to visit: Falkland Islands
Favourite band: U2
Favourite colour: Red
Cruise lines experienced: Princess Cruises
Hobbies: I have just built a HALF-SIZE Sherman Tank for my 7 year old son out of wood
Favourite food: Steak and kidney pie with chips

Andrew Carlisle
Our Travel Consultants
Charlene Astridge

Charlene Astridge

Favourite place visited: 
Izmir, Turkey
Would most like to visit: 
Kyoto, Japan
Favourite band: 
All sorts from The Libertines to 
Lady Gaga
Favourite colour:
Pink
Cruise lines experienced: 
Royal Caribbean & Princess Cruises
Hobbies: 
Doodling, shopping, languages, and Travel
Favourite food: 
Meat

Zoe Chernewski

Zoe Chernewski

Favourite place visited: 
Isla Contoy in Mexico, Disney World in Florida
Would most like to visit: 
Maldives, Alaska, Canadian Rockies and New York!
Favourite band: 
Mariah Carey
Favourite colour:
Pink
Cruise lines experienced: 
Royal Caribbean, Independence of the Seas & Anthem of the Seas!
Hobbies: 
Going on holiday (of course), taking care of my animals and shopping
Favourite food: 
Chips, and Pomegranate

Sophie Mills

Sophie Mills

Favourite place visited: 
New York
Would most like to visit: 
Sri Lanka, and Maldives
Favourite band: 
The Script, and Ed Sheeran
Favourite colour: 
Blue
Cruise lines experienced: 
Royal Caribbean, and NCL
Hobbies: 
Socialising with my family & friends, shopping, cycling, art and reading
Favourite food: 
I do love a variety of cheeses and crackers!

Maria Crowe

Maria Crowe

Favourite place visited: 
I love Las Vegas, I also loved the wildlife and cultures of Sri Lanka, and have been most impressed by the port of Dubrovnik
Would most like to visit: 
Top 3 cruise itineraries - Galapagos Islands, Hawaii, & Alaska
Favourite band: 
Metallica
Favourite colour: 
Red
Cruise lines experienced: 
Seabourn, Cunard, Holland America, Princess, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, MSC, Cruise and Maritime
Hobbies: 
I love to travel especially cruising, I am part of an art group which I enjoy but am not particularly good, I love the theatre and I love cats
Favourite food: 
Chocolate