Celebrity Apex successfully completes Sea Trial

In early February, the all new Celebrity Apex cruise ship began its first sea trial, sailing successfully from the construction shipyard in Chantiers de l’Atlantique and making its way around the Bay of Biscay before starting the trek back to port. As is becoming commonplace for Celebrity vessels, the Apex made the first trial and […]

Regent Seven Seas Explorer is coming to Sydney

If luxury is what you’re after, then you’re in luck, because the Regent Seven Seas cruise ship, the Seven Seas Explorer is coming to Australia. Set to hit our shores in December 2020, you don’t have long to wait so it is time to get excited. Prior to launching the ship in 2016, Regent Seven […]

Antigua chosen as location for first Royal Caribbean Beach Club

In February of 2020, Royal Caribbean International announced plans and a formal agreement with Antigua’s consulate allowing the cruise line to move forward with a new luxurious Royal Beach Club for cruise-goers. As per the company’s expected deadline, later in 2020, Royal Caribbean is anticipated to break ground on the project for an opening ceremony […]

Going Green – MSC expands fleet

Climate change and environmental sustainability are two of the hottest topics on people’s minds right now, and in the world of cruise ships MSC Cruises is making a name for themselves as they take the lead here. MSC has long been an advocate for environmental sustainability, and they are putting their money where their mouth […]

Elvis Presley Tribute Cruise 2020

If you’re a diehard rock n roll fan then P&O Cruises’ announcement that The King is back in 2020 will be music to your ears. Due to popular demand, Elvis is re-entering the building for two tribute shows on P&O Cruises departing from Sydney and Brisbane. Making their announcement on the 42nd anniversary of the King’s 1977 […]

Australian Cruise Industry Statistics

With more and more people choosing to take a cruise, the industry is enjoying a new golden era. The Australian Cruise industry is no different from the rest of the world. It is the purpose of this article to examine the industry as a whole as well as investigate some granular data to understand what […]

7 Ways to Save on a Cruise Holiday

Cruise holidays have been growing in popularity over the last few years. 2018 saw more than 28 million people take a cruise, which is more people setting sail than ever before. Cruises make an attractive travel option for their laidback itineraries and the all-inclusive nature of cruising. Accommodation, meals, entertainment and the on-board facilities are […]

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The 6 Must-Haves for a Caribbean Cruise

The Caribbean. It’s one of the worlds most popular cruise ship destinations. The weather is perfect almost constantly and the cruise lines send countless ships there every year. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll find yourself there sooner or later, so if you’re one of the lucky ones going sooner, we have a list for you! Here are our seven must-haves for your Caribbean getaway.

5 Tips for Staying Safe on Your Cruise

One of the safest ways to travel the world is on a cruise ship. Almost all travellers go about their day on cruises and return home with no incidents at all, one of the reasons that cruise ships are so favoured for relaxing getaways. As with any form of travel though, you should make sure that you take as many precautions as possible to keep yourself safe at all times. Once you step aboard the ship it’s easy to just put everything to the back of your mind and focus on having fun, but you have to remember that you’re on that ship with thousands of other people. All it takes is just one altercation to ruin a trip.

Cruise Food, Drinks and Cabin Secrets You Didn’t Know

For a lot of people going on a cruise is a once in a lifetime opportunity and because of this, there is a lot of mystery and a few secrets that most people don’t know about cruise ships. A lot of the time your food, drink and service choices aren’t totally clear and you mightn’t be aware of a number things you can actually do!