Island Cruises Gets Comical

May 05, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Island Cruises has teamed up exclusively with Jongleurs, the UK's number one comedy brand and the world's largest chain of comedy clubs, to bring laughs on board for 2008.

Andy Furlong, Marketing Director, 'We are delighted to be launching the first Jongleurs Comedy Club at Sea. Jongleurs represent the absolute best in British comedy and Island Cruises is excited to be bringing their comedians on board the Island Star. Island Cruises brand is all about fun, casual cruising and nothing says that better than comedy and nobody does comedy better than Jongleurs.'

'Having signed an exclusive 2-year deal with Island Cruises, our comedians will be on board the Island Star between 3rd May and 27th September 2008 ( I am sure they will enjoy their time providing comedy in Jongleurs first ever floating comedy club' adds Maria Kempinska, Managing Director, Jongleurs.

Twice a week Jongleurs will be taking up residency in the Bounty Club on board the Island Star. Each week three comedians drawn from the best comedy talent in the business will treat our guests to the finest humour around. In addition to this, Jongleurs will also take over the Ocean Theatre for an evening headlining a comedy performance to remember.

Jongleurs will also be running comedy master-classes every week. Guests can learn how to write and perform stand up comedy - with the most promising being invited to share centre stage with one of the comedians before the end of the cruise.

Enjoy a comedy-filled cruise holiday ( with Island Cruises on board the Island Star from just £649 for a 7-night Mediterranean cruise, on the Mediterranean Isles itinerary. This price is from London Gatwick on 3rd May 2008 and includes return flights, transfers, entertainment and tipping.

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Notes to editors:

- Jongleurs; Jongleurs have 16 clubs nationwide. Over the last 23 years Jongleurs has brought laughs to more than 3.5 million Brits and given many of the best-loved comedians in the UK their first break.

- Island Cruises are the pioneers of relaxed, friendly and informal cruising. On an Island Cruises holiday it's the sense of freedom that really stands out, not having to fit into someone else's idea of a good time. There are no set timings for dinner, no standing on ceremony and no dress code. From our Captain's down, all of the friendly crew are on hand to make sure everyone feels at home the instant they step aboard.

Experience a world of choice on an Island Cruises holiday, with seven different Mediterranean itineraries visiting a total of 28 great ports of call and regional flying from 24 regional airports across UK and Ireland.