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Small-ship luxury expedition cruising set for “strong comeback”: Ponant APAC boss

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly caught up with Ponant’s Monique Ponfoort (while maintaining a 1.5m gap, of course) to find out how the cruise line is coping amid all this corona-craziness and how she expects the sector to bounce back.

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Cruise Wrap: PONANT’s new training module, Evergreen’s red-hot offers + MORE

If this week’s Cruise Wrap is anything to go by, the sector is pushing for its return in a big way, rewarding agents in the process.

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Australian Border Force extends cruise ban by three months

Those of you who had clients ready and raring to sail out by mid-June may want to prepare a stiff drink before reading this.

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The ultimate agent guide to expedition cruising

Travel agents need to be ready and raring to go once cruising resumes, so consider this one-stop resource the perfect training.

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Celebrity’s sales team release heartfelt video for National Travel Agent Day

In case you forgot or were unaware, it’s National Travel Agent Day today! So, get ready to feel all warm and fuzzy from watching this video by the team at Celebrity.

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Mental health of cruise workers in spotlight after multiple deaths

The mental health of thousands of crew members still stranded at sea has been brought to public attention after several deaths and a hunger strike in the space of two weeks.

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Gavin Smith re-appointed chairman of CLIA Australasia

A familiar face has returned to CLIA Australasia’s boardroom, and we’re not talking about the office cleaner.

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Cruise Wrap: Silversea to welcome new ship, Scenic expands suspension, CLIA’s new training offer + MORE

Since working from home, we’ve been using our daily wraps to work out what day it is. We’re not sure what this day used to be called, but it’s now officially Cruise Wrap Day.

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Authorities warn Aussies against booking a cruise yet

The Tourism Minister is urging Australians not to book holidays that are currently banned, despite a surge in cruise bookings.

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Carnival announces layoffs, furloughs and salary reductions to keep afloat during cruise pause

The cruise giant has been forced to make some “extremely difficult” changes to its workforce, which it says are necessary for keeping the company alive during this time.

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The stats pointing to a big cruise rebound

We thought these positive signs deserved a suitable accompanying image, and what better one than this celebratory number from ‘The Love Boat’.

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Seabourn and Holland America Line presidents to exit

by Huntley Mitchell

It’s not one, but two high-profile exits announced by Carnival’s brands this week, as the cruise giant continues to navigate its way through the coronavirus storm.

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