Venice to ban large cruise ships after UNESCO threatens to “blacklist” city
by Ali Coulton
The Italian government made the urgent decree after the United Nations threatened to put one of its biggest tourist hotspots in the naughty corner.
Aussie cruise community calls for government to follow Canada’s resumption plan
Does Canada just happen to be your fave overseas destination? Let the heart grown even fonder with this news.
Federal MP urges government to set timeline for cruise resumption
Warren Entsch, pictured here schmoozing with ScoMo, has been busy gaining support for the cruise industry from his fellow MPs.
CLIA to present its most coveted award at Cruise360
The association is shaking things up this year by presenting its Cruise Champion gong a little differently.
CATO calls for domestic ‘vaccine passport’ and transparency around PM’s pathway out of COVID-19
The Council of Australian Tour Operators has joined the mob of industry bodies who reckon the PM’s roadmap is a bit light on the details.
Industry bodies urge government to provide more support and clarity for its roadmap rollout
The industry’s lobbying groups have been sharpening their pitchforks again in pursuit of more clarity, government support and a change in vaccine prioritisation.
NCLH aims for carbon neutrality with new long-term strategy
Meanwhile, Travel Weekly’s editor is attempting to reduce his emissions by avoiding foods that cause him to break wind.
Cunard and Seabourn cancel Aussie cruise seasons once again
The two Carnival Corporation lines have been forced to nix their Aussie sailings again amongst a swathe of other itinerary changes.
CLIA’s campaign for cruise restart sees 40,000 emails sent to Aussie politicians
The cruise industry’s peak body appears to have successfully carried out its coordinated email bombing exercise.
“Not asking for special treatment”: CLIA slams government’s cruise ban extension
Staff at CLIA’s Aussie office have been told to give Joel Katz a wide berth today following the Health Minister’s latest announcement.
APT postpones Kimberley season over hospitality and tourism worker shortage
by Ali Coulton
New staffing requirements introduced by Border Force have postponed the long-awaited return to sailing for APT’s Caledonian Sky.
CLIA creates new avenue for agents to lobby politicians on Australia’s cruise restart
Have your numerous attempts to highlight the plight of cruising to your local MP fallen on deaf ears? Help has arrived.
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