What a Discovery! Life onboard a Tui cruise ship
Blue skies and calm seas at the launch of Tui’s Discovery in the Mediterranean

THIS view is one of the many reasons why record numbers of people are taking to the seas. In 2018, almost 2million Brits were passengers onboard liners, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. 

These incredible pictures are from the launch of Tui Discovery as it docked in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in the Mediterranean. 

The celebrations included food, cocktails, fire works, dancers and a surprise performance from UK singer Jess Glynne, who flew in especially.

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Author Natalie Chalk

Natalie Chalk is a journalist and travel writer who has worked on the news desks of the MailOnline and the Daily Express. She has recently written about learning to burlesque in Czechia, surf in Norway and wander the medieval streets of Malta for which she was nominated for the Malta Tourism Award 2014. She’s written for all the UK’s national newspapers with travel features appearing in the Guardian, TNT Magazine and Express Newspapers. She has lived in Peru, Nigeria and Portugal and earlier this year she returned to London after travelling the world for 14 months, visiting 39 cities. In 2017, Chalkmarks.co.uk was named Top 10 UK Travel Bloggers.

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