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“Down Under” Rises To The Top In Cruise Industry Growth

After a number of years of increasing growth, the Australian cruise market has now overtaken the North American cruise industry in terms of market growth and penetration over the last year. In 2013, the number of...

Two Holland America Line Ships To Join P&O Australia Fleet

Holland America Line’s two oldest ships, ms Ryndam and ms Statendam, are scheduled to be transferred to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet in November 2015, according to an announcement made by P&O Australia. The surprise announcement came...

Royal Caribbean Expands Presence In Australia With Sailings From Brisbane

Over the past few months, Royal Caribbean has taken significant steps to increase its presence in the Asia/Pacific cruise market with the deployment of new and larger ships to ports throughout China, Singapore, and...

MSC Cruises To Send Ship To Australia In 2015

MSC Cruises has announced the MSC Orchestra will become the first ship in their fleet to go “down under.” The MSC Orchestra will make the line’s inaugural call in Australia during a special 33...

Carnival Legend To Sail Special Sailings Before Australian Deployment

Prior to the Carnival Legend’s deployment to Australia, the ship will sail two unique itineraries through the Panama Canal and across the Pacific Ocean. The 13 day Panama Canal sailing will embark in Tampa,...

Royal Caribbean Announces 2014/15 Australian Deployment

In the 2014-15 cruise season, Royal Caribbean will deploy 3 ships to sail the waters of Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. The Voyager of the Seas, Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas...

Carnival Sending Second Ship To Australia In 2014

Earlier last year, Carnival Cruise Lines sent the Carnival Spirit to Australia to sail year round South Pacific cruises. The arrival of the Carnival Spirit marked the first time a Carnival ship had ever...

Holland America Line Deploys 2 Ships To Australasia

Holland America Line’s ms Oosterdam and ms Volendam will return to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific islands for the 2013-14 season with a series of sailings that will visit more than 50 ports of call. During...

Royal Caribbean Named “Best Cruise Line Overall” for 10th Year

For the 10th consecutive year, Royal Caribbean International was named the Best Cruise Line Overall in the 2012 Travel Weekly Readers Choice Awards. The cruise line also was named the Best in Sales & Service...

Carnival Spirit Arrives in Sydney, Australia

Yesterday morning in Sydney Harbor (which would be our last night) the 85,900 ton Carnival Spirit arrived to kick off her year round cruises from Sydney to the South Pacific, Australia, and New Zealand. This...

Power Outages On Board Queen Mary 2

It is now being reported by passengers who are currently sailing on board the Queen Mary 2 from Australia to Japan, that the ship is experiencing power failures. Passengers claim that the power has gone out twice in the past...

Dream Cruise Destination: Australia & New Zealand

I have always wanted to cruise to the outback. To see the beautiful, almost orange landscape. To see the surf crash on the beaches of New Zealand. To visit the Sydney Opera House or take...