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Crystal Cruises collapse leave travellers, agents out of pocket by millions

Following the collapse of its parent company and a series of pirate-like scandals, Crystal Cruises has left both passengers and agents in the lurch.

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National Cabinet promises to work with cruise industry despite ban extension

Australia’s cruise ban has been extended for another two months, and CLIA is feeling *checks notes* hopeful this time around.

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Travel agents’ national day of action highlights cruise industry struggle

Travel agents took to the streets earlier this week, just like they did in the ’60s but with far less groovy outfits, little to no Jimi Hendrix music, and not a ‘jazz cigarette’ in sight.

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Royal Caribbean axes Ovation of the Seas’ Aussie sailings until end of March 2022

With no clear pathway toward a resumption of cruising in sight for Australia, the cruise giant has canned its domestic sailings once again.

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CLIA to host Virtual Cruise Forum, ACA announces new conference dates

Are you a front-row regular at the CLIA and ACA events? Well, you best jot down these new dates in your diary.

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“Fortune favours the bold”: NCL boss urges agents to double down

by Huntley Mitchell

Harry Sommer has encouraged agents to be bold and “make a name for themselves”. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean streaking at a footy match or changing your hairstyle to a mowhawk.

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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.

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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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P&O Cruises Australia extends operational pause

Much like Travel Weekly’s monthly wine budget, P&O’s pause in operations has been extended once again due to the global pandemic.

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CLIA takes Cruise Masters Program online

Has your cruise knowledge evaporated during the pandemic? Well, CLIA’s offering you the chance to rehydrate from the comfort of your own home.

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CLIA LIVE returns to take on post-pandemic era

The association has brought back its live education series to clue members in on what guests can expect as the cruise industry sets course for the post-pandemic era.

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Ponant appoints BDM for New South Wales and the ACT

The luxe cruise line has hired a new local BDM … as in a business development manager, not a basketball dunking master or a bad decision-maker.

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