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.
“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.
Tehan says Aussies aren’t spending enough on domestic tourism, hints cruising could resume mid-June
by Ali Coulton
The Tourism Minister is encouraging Aussies to “buy that extra beer”, so Travel Weekly’s editor has gone and purchased a case.
Petition to restart cruising in Australia gains traction
A petition directed at the House of Reps is calling for the government to follow in the footsteps of Singapore and Taiwan by lifting Australia’s cruise ban.
NT cruise ban set to push ships to Western Australia
Western Australia is set to welcome a bit more cruise business off the back of the NT’s new cruise ban. Tourism WA staff are understood to be microwaving party pies in celebration.
CLIA calls for cruise ban to be replaced by newly proposed measures
The association has been busy making sure the government sticks to its plan of lifting the cruise ban by 17 December by suggesting a range of safety measures.
Carnival cancels additional US sailings as it works to meet CDC requirements
Carnival Cruise Line has further paused its US operations as it scrambles to meet the CDC’s requirements, as well as the additional environmental requirements placed on the brand’s parent company.
Here’s when CLIA’s Adam Goldstein reckons cruising will return to Australia
by Ali Coulton
If you’ve been counting down the days until 17 December so you can get your clients back on ships, you might want to read this.
Three major cruise companies extend their pause in operations
A bunch of cruise giants have once again extended their return to sailing date until at least next year. However, that’s not to say their ships will be returning slightly elongated.
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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