If you've noticed TV, press and online adverts for cruise holidays are appearing more and more - and think 'those ships look fantastic, but isn't cruising for old people?' Well you probably couldn't be more wrong.
In 2011 over 19m people of all ages took a cruise holiday, on ships that are now generally at least twice the size of the Titanic and house Rock climbing walls, 400 seat theatres, Ice rinks and dozens of bars and restaurants along with relaxation Spa's and state-of-the-art fitness centres.
The mindset that cruising is for older people is fast disappearing. Ships are being gauged towards families and a younger market. Features that have been put into place into today's cruising make most cruise ships innovative and exciting with each catering for all kinds of age groups. Meaning whatever age bracket you come under you can enjoy any activity that suits you, from formal evenings with dancing to clubs and games rooms for children and teenagers .
So when you see these fantastic adverts and wonder if it's for you, then it probably is.