Portsmouth holiday company starts antiques quest cruise

HOLIDAY company Focus Travel has put a twist on its latest cruises '“ and is combining hobbies with holidays.

Wednesday, 15th June 2016, 5:55 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:36 pm

The company, based in Portsmouth, has set up a week-long Antiques Quest cruise.

TV star Tim Wonnacott, famous for the programme Bargain Hunt and a former director of Sothebys, will be on board as host.

The luxurious Oceania Marina sails from Rome on October 15.

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The trip includes return flights, plus three land excursions to antique shops, fayres and flea markets, in Florence, Sicily and Barcelona.

Mr Wonnacott said: ‘I did this cruise last year and thoroughly enjoyed it.

‘It’s great to meet people who really love the show and feel they have what it takes to find a real gem amongst the vast array of items available at the three destinations on the cruise.’

Tony Childs, director at Focus Travel, said: ‘By listening to our customers’ wants and needs we can deliver their wish list in one perfect package.

‘Tim is a great character and certainly does a grand job on board.’

For more, call Focus Travel on 0333 358 3103 or go online at focustravel.co.uk