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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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Two-way trans-Tasman bubble gives NCL chief hope of Aussie cruise restart

by Huntley Mitchell

Travel Weekly’s editor enjoyed an extra-special breakfast yesterday morning, having been treated to a virtual update from Norwegian Cruise Line’s boss while eating his eggs on toast.

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Scenic announces exclusive Aussie cruise season for 2021, but there’s a catch

While this new and exclusive cruise season is all very exciting for Scenic, it’s worth noting the fine print.

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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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Tourism

International travel ban for Aussies extended by another three months

With all the COVID-19 variants floating about overseas at the moment, this decision by the federal government really shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Tourism

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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CLIA focuses on global health measures with new training module

Get the drop on the latest measures cruise lines are taking to keep your clients safe with this latest course from CLIA.

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Wholesalers

APT Travel Group extends international trip suspension

Just in case you need further proof that international travel isn’t coming back anytime soon, APT Travel Group has kept its finger on the pause button.

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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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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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Cruise pause will strip the Aussie economy of $2 billion by year’s end: CLIA

The association has dug up some data that suggests a multi-billion-dollar loss for the Australian economy if the cruise ban isn’t lifted on 17 December.

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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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