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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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Carnival posts $2.6 billion first-quarter loss

The cruise giant has laid bare its quarterly financials, and it appears head office will have to wait patiently for a new Nespresso machine.

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Norwegian extends global cruise suspension across all brands

Were your clients hoping to catch The Choir of Man on an NCL cruise in the next couple of months? Well, unfortunately they’ll have to wait a little longer.

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Carnival Cruise Line and P&O cancel Aussie sailings, as Costa Cruises readies for restart

by Huntley Mitchell

This story is a bit like a pair of mismatched socks, in that it contains both good news and bad news.

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Tourism Minister outlines international travel expectations, says Aussies “should be confident” to book cruises

by Huntley Mitchell

Dan Tehan tackled a number of burning questions about travel during his latest round of media appearances. He even revealed his cruising plans … well, sort of.

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New Zealand turns away Ponant ship ahead of planned ‘bubble expeditions’

The cruise line’s long-awaited New Zealand cruise season is facing an uncertain future after the NZ government denied visas to a majority of the ship’s crew.

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Qatar Airways teams up with Ponant to dabble in expedition cruising

The airline’s destination management arm is offering up a pretty spiffy adventure cruise, proving it is possible to be master of the sky and the sea.

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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.

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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.

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Royal Caribbean posts $2.3 billion quarterly loss, but 2021 bookings “trending well”

by Huntley Mitchell

With its global cruise operations having been suspended since March, Royal Caribbean’s quarterly results come as no surprise.

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CLIA voices support for new European cruise safety guidelines

The new guidelines aim to set a benchmark for maritime operations in the EU, bringing European summer cruises one step closer. Woo-hoo!

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Scenic Group to launch Emerald Waterways as standalone brand Down Under

Proof that the cruise industry is still alive and kicking comes this positive news from our good friends at Scenic.

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