Carnival Corporation has announced that masks will be mandatory on all its Australian cruises going forward following COVID outbreaks aboard several Princess Cruises ships.
Australian officials say no cause for alarm as cruise ship docks with COVID onboard
Majestic Princess departed Sydney on Saturday, November 12th, as scheduled, despite a COVID-19 outbreak affecting 800 people during its last cruise.
Carnival Cruise Line ships to stay in Dubai a little longer after Australia delay
Carnival Splendor and Carnival Spirit, both currently in warm lay-up in Dubai in the UAE, will remain in the city a while longer, according to Carnival Cruise Line.
Middle East cruise sector looks to tempt Australian fly-cruise passengers
Cruise lines in the Middle East see future growth for the Middle East cruise sector from Australian fly-cruise passengers, who may choose Dubai over Asian homeports.
Cunard releases 2021 Med itineraries aboard Queen Elizabeth with calls to Arabia
Cunard Line’s art deco luxury cruise liner Queen Elizabeth will cruise to the Middle East in 2021 on her way to Singapore.
Princess Cruises reveals 2021/22 Australia season with 89 destinations in 19 countries
Princess Cruises has revealed a destination-rich set of itineraries for it’s upcoming Australia and New Zealand 2021-2022 season, which includes the popular South Pacific tropical destinations of Fiji, Papa New Guinea, New […]
Six cruise destinations that may not open until 2021
With lockdowns being eased, and at least a few cruise destinations talking about welcoming cruise ships back in the next few months, the industry looks set to get back on its feet […]
Sapphire Princess redeployed to Australia to avoid Coronavirus
Princess Cruises has announced that Sapphire Princess will cruise Australian waters instead of in Asia due to the risk of infection and port cancellations posed by the Coronavirus epidemic.
Princess Cruises offers roundtrip cruise to South Africa from Adelaide for first time
Princess Cruises has included South Africa as one of the three international roundtrip cruise itineraries it will be offering from Adelaide for the first time during the 2019 cruise season.
Voyager of the Seas to get $97m refurbishment ahead of her return to Australia
Royal Caribbean International has announced plans to fully refurbishment the 20-year-old Voyager of the Seas, the lead ship in the Voyager-class and the first to sent to Australia following a Royal Amplified […]
Royal Caribbean to open five ‘Perfect Day’ islands in Caribbean, Asia and Australia
Royal Caribbean International will open five ‘Perfect Day at CocoCay’ private islands around the world over the next five years, primarily in the fast-growing source markets of Asia and Australia.
Regal Princess to cruise from Dubai in 2020 as Princess Cruises expands Australian season
Princess Cruises has announced its largest Australian cruise season ever for 2020, headlined by Regal Princess, which means that she will be cruising via Dubai on her way down under.
Norwegian Jewel gets major refurbishment ahead of Asian and Alaskan cruise season
Norwegian Jewel is the latest cruise ship to get Norwegian Cruise Line’s “Norwegian Edge” refurbishment.
Queen Mary 2 to cruise from Dubai to Hong Kong in 2020 with option to continue to Australia
The flagship of the Cunard Line fleet, Queen Mary 2, will return to Dubai in 2020, to sail a 19-night cruise from the UAE to Britain’s former colony, Hong Kong.
10 of the best cruise destinations, according to cruise ship captains
There is perhaps no-one better placed to offer unbiased advice on which cruise destinations to visit than cruise ships captains, who often sail to the same ports several times in a year […]
Norwegian Cruise Line redeploys fleet for 2019/2020 in highly sought after destinations
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced enhancements to its 2019 and 2020 itineraries to leverage strong global demand in key highly sought-after destinations.