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Monday 17 June 2024

Utopia of the Seas officially joins Royal Caribbean

It’s time to gear up for weekend energy any day of the week. Royal Caribbean International officially welcomed the next big thing in vacations to the family: Utopia of the Seas. A celebration fit for the ultimate short getaway was had in Saint-Nazaire, France, as the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard handed Royal Caribbean the keys to Utopia just five weekends before its July debut in Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida.

Thursday 23 May 2024

Carnival Cruise Line rescues group left stranded in Vanuatu

Carnival Cruise Line has come to the aid of a group left stranded in Vanuatu, following the collapse of Air Vanuatu. The group, consisting of eight Australians and one New Zealander, were visiting the island of Santo when Air Vanuatu cancelled all flights, leaving them without a way home.

Monday 20 May 2024

MSC introduces ‘Stay & Cruise’ offer for northern summer 2024

Guests can extend their cruise with a new add-on package with an additional two or three-night accommodation before or after their cruise, coupled with a half-day city excursion

10 ships are now offering the new programme this summer 2024 across four destinations; Athens, Venice, Rome and Miami

MSC Cruises has announced its Northern Hemisphere summer 2024 'Stay & Cruise' programme, offering guests the chance to further elevate their seven-night cruise into an extraordinary nine or ten-night holiday.

Bowls NSW partners with P&O Cruises Australia

Bowls NSW is thrilled to announce P&O Cruises Australia, the nation's favourite home-grown cruise line, as the Official Cruise Partner of Bowls NSW.

Thursday 11 April 2024

Viking expands in China

A First for Viking, New Five-Night “Spirit of Mongolia” Extension Offers Fully Guided, Immersive Experiences Before or After China Itineraries


Viking® ( today announced that for the first time, it is offering guests destination-focused experiences in Mongolia with the new Spirit of Mongolia extension program. The five-night, fully guided pre or post-extension will allow guests to further immerse themselves in the rich traditions of the region, from the ancient city of Ulaanbaatar to the Gobi Desert. The Spirit of Mongolia and a variety of other Pre and Post extensions, including Hong Kong and Beijing, are available for Viking’s new, first-of-their-kind China itineraries: Best of ChinaChina DiscoveryClassic China & the Coast and Wonders of China.

Sunday 10 March 2024

MSC Cruises’ Fleet Boosted With Starlink Connectivity

Two thirds of MSC Cruises' ships are now equipped with SpaceX's Starlink onboard connectivity and the fleet roll out programme will be completed by May 2024.

The low earth orbit solution is currently providing faster internet speeds, improved wi-fi in cabins and public spaces, reduced latency levels and lower operational costs for 15 of the line's fleet of 22 ships following bandwidth and data traffic trials in 2022.

P&O Cruises Anchors in Adelaide in Major Economic Boost for South Australia


Australia's favourite cruise line, P&O Cruises Australia, is injecting more than $33 million into the South Australian economy as it offers locals a chance to holiday, without taking flight.

While based in Adelaide, P&O's Pacific Explorer is expected to welcome over 26,000 guests across multiple cruises in February and March, and again in December.