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Hurtigruten marks return of expedition cruising with new hybrid ship

The expedition cruise line is celebrating its comeback by introducing a third battery-hybrid powered ship. Travel Weekly understands that the batteries are included.

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Health Minister hints at Australian cruise comeback by year’s end

by Ali Coulton

Greg Hunt has shed some light on when the Australian cruise industry might restart in response to a travel agent petition.

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NCL returns to cruising after 500-day pause

Harry Sommer and Ben Angell have given each other a big virtual high five, after the cruise line commemorated its return to the water by making a little bit of history in the process.

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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.

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Norwegian Cruise Line introduces first ship as part of new Prima Class

NCL has kicked off its first new class of ships in nearly 10 years with an absolute ripper of a vessel. Get a load of it right here.

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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.

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Carnival to ditch 19 ships, as company posts $2.8 billion quarterly loss

Carnival Corporation has added another ship to the pile of vessels that it will offload in order to stay afloat beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Australia’s international travel and cruise ship bans to remain until mid-March

COVID deniers and eternal optimists aside, this announcement by the federal Health Minister will come as no surprise to Aussies.

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Pacific Adventure and Pacific Encounter to join P&O’s Aussie fleet in first half of 2021

Sture Myrmell has been spotted doing the happy dance in celebration of this encouraging cruise announcement.

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CLIA sustainability report shows $2 billion increase in ships with cleaner fuels

It looks like the cruise industry has managed to juggle its COVID-19 struggles with its sustainability goals. Next, it’ll be pulling rabbits out of hats and scarves from its pockets.

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Small is the new big, says cruise company MD

This cruise company boss reckons post-COVID travellers will be more attracted to what a cruise doesn’t have than what it does.

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Fred Olsen and Celestyal revealed as buyers of Carnival cruise ships

by Huntley Mitchell

With Carnival recently announcing it would look to offload 13 ships, the curtain has been pulled back to reveal where some of those vessels are headed.

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