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AFTA and CLIA bring back NTIA and the port & destination showcase

Polish your dancing shoes because it’s industry events galore as the two peak bodies reveal the return of two much sought-after happenings.

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“The new ministry is well informed and ready to support tourism’s future”: Peak industry bodies welcome Australia’s new PM

Travel Weekly’s editor spent her Sunday morning shushing the cheering crowd at Marrickville Library as Albo posed out the front for this photo op. He’s lucky he has a cute dog or she may have had to get the librarians involved.

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Destinations

Industry welcomes New Zealand’s big cruise comeback

As you can imagine, the response to this announcement has almost been stronger than our commitment to three coffees before midday (that’s pretty damn strong!).

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P&O marks big return as cruise ban finally lifts

Travel Weekly also marked cruising’s big return by lighting off a bunch of fireworks in the office, which, coincidentally, set off the fire alarm and gave us an early mark.

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Customers invoke ‘passenger bill of rights’ after cruise ship runs aground in the Caribbean

At Travel Weekly we’re invoking our ‘journalist bill of rights,’ but that just means asking companies for more spring rolls at events.

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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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CLIA urge government to provide economic support as ships begin to turn away from Aussie shores

The cruise industry is again urging the Australian government to provide support, though, at this stage in the game we suggest they simply join the rest of us by screaming into the void instead.

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CLIA predicts ocean-going lines will be 100 per cent back at capacity by August

If you’re looking for a fresh perspective on the future of the cruise industry, CLIA has got you sorted with their latest report.

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The CDC just made COVID regulations optional in US waters

Cruising in US waters is about to become as rough and tumble as the wild west with health authorities essentially allowing cruise lines to make their own rules (kind of).

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Carnival changes international sailings to domestic due to ongoing restrictions

Travellers who’ve been dreaming of an international cruise may have to trade coconuts in the Caribbean for Great Northerns on the Gold Coast.

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P&O criticises cruise ban as it extends pause, marking two years of suspended operations

Summer cruises are on hold yet again so those looking for a chance to get drunk on a boat will have to hire out a tinny for the holiday season.

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“A devastating blow”: cruise industry reacts to Australia’s extended ban

The Health Minister has gone back on his promise to bring cruising back to Australian shores by Christmas and, as you can imagine, CLIA has some thoughts.

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