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About Ben
Ben Barton Gibson is a Senior Writer with 21 years'​ experience in the travel, arts, food and luxury sectors... a specialist in the cruise and marine industries. As a copywriter and journalist I work fast to exceed briefs, both above and below the line, on and offline.

My portfolio includes work as diverse as cruise ship launches and once-in-a-lifetime holidays to finance products and insurance, private jets, even motor oil! This is across thousands of brochures, books, magazines, online travel articles, television campaigns, and much more.

I have learnt to work fast, producing high-quality creatives that exceed briefs, work across all media channels, and really deliver. I'm an eagle-eyed proofreader and sub-editor.

I've also explored the world as a travel writer, around Europe and the USA, to the Far East, Central Asia, and the Middle East.
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Cheese smorgasbords aboard Saga Cruises

05 Jun 2023  |  travel.saga.co.uk
Travel writer Ben Gibson shares his experience of the extensive cheese selection on a Saga cruise in celebration of National Cheese Day. He expresses his love for various types of cheese and highlights the cruise's offering of 100 different varieties, including both classic and rare artisan cheeses. Gibson also discusses the cheese and wine pairing advice provided by sommeliers on board and notes that the cheese list varies depending on the Executive Chef in charge. Despite the indulgence, he mentions the fitness options available on the cruise to work off the calories. Gibson concludes with a commitment to return for another Saga cruise to enjoy the cheese selection once more.

Scriptwriter for the Moteurs Baudouin '100 Year Anniversary' video.


The best ski resorts for a short break – and why this is the winter to book one

02 Nov 2020  |  The Telegraph
The article discusses the advantages of booking a short ski break during the current winter season. It highlights the benefits of such vacations, including the convenience of shorter trips that can fit into busy schedules and the opportunity to enjoy winter sports and the beauty of ski resorts without committing to a long holiday. The piece likely provides insights into various ski destinations that are suitable for short breaks, possibly offering recommendations based on factors such as location, facilities, and the overall experience. The article aims to encourage readers to consider taking a short ski trip this winter.

2024 Singles Cruises for Over 50s

02 Nov 2020  |  travel.saga.co.uk
The article discusses the experience of cruising solo, highlighting the friendly atmosphere on board. It assures solo travelers that they have the freedom to participate in various activities as per their preference. The cruise offers a 'singles mingle' party and lunch to encourage solo guests to connect with each other. Additionally, the article mentions the possibility for solo guests to team up with others for excursions and exploring destinations ashore.

Travel article for Saga Cruises


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