TUI Discovery is Thomson's largest ship yet offering a wide array of facilities for couples and families alike, including a great range of dining venues, outdoor cinema screen and over 350 balcony cabins. Based in Palma, Majorca for her first summer she'll be ticking off the Western Mediterranean masterpieces, including Barcelona, Rome and Ibiza Town, over the summer.
In summer 2017, TUI Discovery 2 will join the Thomson Cruises fleet. TUI Discovery 2 is the sister ship to TUI Discovery – and this is why their names are so similar. Having two ships means you’ll be able to pair a wider choice of itineraries with the exciting features offered by this larger, more contemporary style of vessel. These include an outdoor cinema, a rock climbing wall, a minigolf course, an indoor pool and a glossy atrium. Not to mention the range of bars, excellent dining scene and night-time shows enhanced by up-to-the-minute technology. Just like TUI Discovery, TUI Discovery 2 will be All Inclusive as standard. So, drinks, including prosecco and cider, meals in a selection of restaurants and most onboard activities are included in the cruise price. Flights and tips are both part of the package, too.
Catering specifically to British passengers, Thomson Celebration offers an intimate cruising experience. Since undergoing a major renovation in 2008, the ship now includes many modern features. With a passenger-to-crew ratio close to 2-to-1, Thomson Celebration offers extremely personal service to each and every guest onboard. At 33,930 tons and 214 feet, Thomson Celebration carries 1,254 passengers on year-round cruises to the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
Thomson Celebration Recreation
Despite its small size, your Thomson cruise onboard the Celebration features many of the entertainment and recreation you find on today's mega-ships. Two theatres hold nightly performances for West End-style revues, live music, games, karaoke, and dancing. Live music is also featured in the ship's five bars and two lounges. An onboard cinema presents recently released films as well as popcorn. Onboard gambling is available in Hemingway's Casino. For more active passengers, the Oceans Health Club offers a state-of-the-art gym with fitness classes and exercise equipment as well as a full-service salon and spa. Badminton, basketball, and table tennis courts and equipment are found on the Sports Deck, and the ship features two swimming pools for sunning and swimming. A full library, reading room, and Internet lounge provide passengers with plenty of places to relax. The Kidzone caters specifically to younger passengers with kid-friendly activities throughout the day.
Thomson Celebration Food
Thomson cruises provide passengers with a variety of restaurant and dining options. Full waiter service is available in the Meridian restaurant and Mistral's Restaurant. At the Meridian, breakfast, lunch, and six-course dinners are served with open seating. Mistral's Restaurant features an a la carte menu with a small cover charge. Once a week, the Captain's Cocktail Party and Gala dinner is available with set dining times. Enjoy outdoor dining with delicious pasta, pizza, and salads at lunchtime at the Terrace Grill. More flexible dining options are available for busier guests, including the Lido Restaurant self-service buffet, a pizza and snack station, afternoon tea, late-night buffet and 24-hour room service. For a truly special dining experience, try celebrity chef Aldo Zilli's Italian-style restaurant.
Thomson Celebration Staterooms
Luxurious accommodations are standard on Thomson cruises. Thomson Celebration offers inside, standard outside, and deluxe ocean view cabins. All cabins feature private shower with bathroom, a hair dryer, and a mini-bar. Standard outside cabins include a porthole while deluxe ocean view rooms feature large picture windows. For extra perks and amenities, suites are available. Suite holders enjoy express check-in, complementary pressing services, in-cabin breakfast, and concierge services. In-room amenities in suites include lounge areas, sofa beds, and king-sized beds.
At nearly 55,000 tons and 800 feet, Thomson Dream is the largest Thomson cruise ship and 30 percent more spacious than other ship's in its class. Onboard Thomson Dream, everything is a little bigger - from entertainment to dining options to staterooms. The ship's capacity is 1,506 passengers, and it cruises year-round to the Mediterranean.
Thomson Dream Recreation
Thomson Dream offers more options for entertainment and recreation than any other ship in the Thomson cruise fleet. Five bars, three lounges, a disco, and a casino provide plenty of opportunities for drinking, dancing, and late-night fun, live music, and performances. For fun in the sun, passengers can choose between two swimming pools - one with a retractable roof in case of inclement weather. For relaxation, there's a full-service spa, beauty salon, sauna, health club, and two whirlpools. A full sports deck includes basketball, tennis, volleyball, and football. Shopping is available at the ship's onboard boutiques. The dedicated kids' facility, Kidzone, ensures that young guests always have something fun to keep them occupied. In the evening, the spectacular two-storey theatre features glitzy performances. Internet access is available throughout the ship.
Thomson Dream Food
Passengers onboard Thomson Dream have plenty of options for dining that range from casual buffet to formal, white-glove service. The main dining room, Orion Restaurant, serves breakfast, lunch, and a gourmet six-course dinner with personalized tableside service and open seating. Delicious steaks and seafood are served a la carte with impeccable white-glove service at the ship-s specialty restaurant, The Grill. Once a week, passengers put on their most glamorous attire for the Captain's Cocktail Party and Gala Dinner. Casual dining is available at the Andromeda Restaurant, which offers a 24-hour buffet and fun themed nights twice a week. Sirens Restaurant serves an international buffet in a casual setting for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At lunchtime, the Terrace Grill serves up delicious barbecue, pizza, and salads under the sun.
Thomson Dream Staterooms
The cabins onboard Thomson Dream are the largest of all the Thomson cruise ships. Elegantly designed and meticulously decorated, Thomson Dream's staterooms feature attractive neutral colors and pleasing decor. All cabins provide air-conditioning, generous storage space, an en suite bathroom with shower and WC, television, minibar, hairdryer and safe. Deluxe cabins also feature a bathtub and picture window. Suites have an additional lounge area with plush furniture, an extra television, additional bed, and in some cases a private furnished balcony.
The latest addition to the Thomson Cruises fleet, Thomson Majesty is every bit as impressive as our other ships. Cabins are modern and well-dressed, and every outside cabin comes with a picture window. Thomson Majesty also plays host to five restaurants and the full range of bars and entertainment venues – think stylish piano bars and lounges that bring you the best in entertainment. Another of the ship’s standout features is its spa. With two saunas and seven themed treatment rooms – including a couples’ massage room – it’s the ultimate relaxation zone.
Thomson cruises cater specifically to British clientele, and Thomson Spirit offers one of the cruise line's most luxurious experiences. At nearly 34,000 tons and 700 feet, the mid-sized ship accommodates over 1,250 passengers. Its elegant design is inspired by the magnificent ocean liners of the 1950s and 1960s and offers a vintage appeal to its passengers. Thomson Spirit cruises to the Eastern Mediterranean, the Black Sea, and the Red Sea.
Thomson Spirit Recreation
Thomson Spirit offers the intimacy of a mid-sized ship with all of the fun and amenities of ship twice her size. Thomson cruises provide a wide range of activities and recreational options to keep you busy at sea. For evening entertainment, the ship features a two-deck Broadway Show lounge for large-scale productions and guest performers and the alternative lounge, High Spirits, for comedy, trivia, and a late-night disco. Five bars, a nightclub, and casino are the perfect venues for after hours fun. The ship's two separate pool decks provide spectacular top-ship views and unbeatable sunbathing. There's also a whirlpool and a wading pool. A full-sized health club, spa and salon, and a sports deck with basketball, football and table tennis will keep you active even on sea days. A cinema playing recently released films, library, casino, and dedicated children's facility are also available onboard as well as self-service laundry facilities and Internet access.
Thomson Spirit Food
Passengers enjoy several dining options on Thomson cruise ships. At the ship's main dining room, the Compass Rose Restaurant, meals are an elegant affair. Open seating is available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and passengers will enjoy first-rate waiter service. Sirocco's is the ship's alternative dining option. Delicious gourmet food is served a la carte, reservations are required, and a cover charge applies. Every week, a traditional formal dinner is served at the Captain's Cocktail Party and Gala Dinner. For buffet service with an international twist, the Lido Restaurant is open 24 hours. The Terrace Grill serves snacks and lunch items poolside. For a fee, passengers can have food delivered directly to their staterooms 24 hours a day.
Thomson Spirit Staterooms
Standard cabin sizes are available onboard all Thomson cruises, including outside cabins, inside cabins, deluxe cabins, and suites. All cabins include two twin beds or a queen bed, ample storage spaces, private bathroom with shower, television, air conditioning, hairdryer, and a safe (available for a fee). Outside cabins feature spectacular ocean views through a porthole. Deluxe cabins offer additional space, accommodations for up to three people, and picture windows. Additional amenities in suites include king size bed and furnished lounge area with convertible sofa to accommodate a third guest. The plush Presidential Suite is the size of two deluxe cabins and includes two bathrooms, picture windows, and other perks.
Help yourself to something from the buffet or head to the restaurant and let our waiters take your order. On all Thomson ships, there's a dining scene to suit you.
Eating out – it's one of the best things about a holiday. And on a cruise there are so many choices. You can stick with home favourites like roast beef or fish and chips, or try a dish from the destination you're in, like Greek moussaka or a Moroccan tagine. And you're not confined to set meal times either – you can grab a pre-lunch slice of pizza out on deck or take afternoon tea in the lounge.
All our ships have a choice of buffet and waiter-service restaurants. Each one comes with an à la carte, too, offering contemporary cuisine in an intimate setting.
West End-style shows, laugh-a-minute comedy and live music - entertainment tops the bill on our ships.
There's never a dull moment on Thomson ships. Things start as they mean to go on with the Sail Away deck party. From there it snowballs into the most fun you'll have afloat. By day you've got everything from sports and competitions to plays and lectures.
Come sundown it's all West End-style shows, cabaret and comedy from UK guest acts. Quieter nights involve picking a cosy spot in the bar, listening to the sounds of a classical duo or throwing down a chip or two in the casino. And if you just can't resist the call of the glitterball, take to the floor in the disco.
Look out for our special transatlantic theme cruises.
With Kidzone and Palmy children's club, your kids will be entertained all day long.
When you take you children on holiday, the last thing you want to hear is ‘I'm bored'. Luckily keeping your kids on the go isn't a problem on Thomson ships. Thomson's action-packed clubs are two of the best. Thomson's Kidzone offers junior cruisers aged 3 to 12 a place to make new friends, while Island Cruises' Palmy provides plenty of fun for 3 to 11-year-olds. They're both brimming with creative play, there's everything from storytelling to team challenges and mini discos on the activity menu.