Hays Travel is launching a bookable cruise website next month after seeing sales in the sector rise by 60% year on year.

A website will launch next month for customers to book with all of its major cruise partners.

Hays Travel product and e-commerce director Neil Hardy said: “We have beefed up our cruise sales skills and increased training in this area. This has already made a substantial impact on our figures, with cruise sales up nearly 60% year on year.”

Hardy also confirmed Hays Travel was setting up a specialist cruise team within the homeworking division.