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NSW slammed for handling of cruise ship arrivals

by Ali Coulton

The NSW government has faced heavy criticism over its handling of cruise ship arrivals, after four passengers from Ruby Princess tested positive for COVID-19.

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Norwegian debunks “forgotten” cruise ship reports

The cruise line has released an update on where and when its remaining ships at sea will disembark passengers.

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Melbourne couple recreate cancelled cruise in their living room

As millions of travellers around the world lament the spate of cancellations and restrictions taking place in this time of uncertainty, one couple has found the silver lining.

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More cruise line suspensions as government bans international port arrivals

As the government implements further restrictions and more lines suspend sailings, find out what will happen to your clients’ cruise bookings in amongst the COVID-19 chaos.

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CLIA to launch “next-level” education platform

The cruise industry body claims its new platform is “next level”. However, that’s not to say agents will be required to climb stairs or use an elevator to access it.

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Coronavirus: Diamond Princess passengers die, as two evacuated Aussies test positive

The coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, prompting the federal government to extend its travel ban for another week.

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Holland America cruise passenger diagnosed with coronavirus, as Diamond Princess cases jump to 355

by Ali Coulton

Japanese authorities have confirmed a further 70 cases of coronavirus on Diamond Princess, while a passenger who disembarked from Westerdam has tested positive for the disease.

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Coronavirus: Stranded cruise ship granted permission to dock in Cambodia

The Westerdam has been rejected by numerous countries, leaving it stranded in the South China Sea for almost two weeks amid coronavirus fears.

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Technology

AGENTS BEWARE: Australia’s first-ever cruise metasearch engine launches

Are you an agent who’s been busy keeping one eye on Google and another on Amazon? Well, you might want to start looking into cloning yourself after reading this news.

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Aussie flights affected by Iran missile attacks, cruise lines on high alert

by Ali Coulton

Iranian missile attacks on US airbases in Iraq may cause longer flight times for Aussies travelling to Europe, as well as amended cruise itineraries.

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“Fiasco da Gama”: engine alarm triggers cruise ship blackout

Passengers onboard the Vasco da Gama were left without power and water, with some saying they are thankful the ship didn’t sink.

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SeaDream tears up contract for new ship

Set to arrive in 2021, SeaDream Innovation was touted to be world’s most advanced hybrid ship. Now there will be no ship at all.

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