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Cruise

Crystal to shut down Australian office

The cruise line joins Ensemble Travel Group in closing down its local office due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cruise

Crystal Cruises’ Karen Christensen on the changing face of cruise passengers

Millennials are shaking up the cruise industry in a big way. That’s not to say they are literally shaking the ships themselves, that would be highly dangerous.

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Tourism

Crystal Cruises SVP talks Australian Travel Awards

The Australian Travel Awards are fast approaching, people! Okay, technically they aren’t until November, but at the rate this year’s going, that’ll be any day now.

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Travel Agents

Why agents shouldn’t be afraid to talk price upfront

by Hannah Edensor

We always discuss prices upfront, although the shop assistants at our local Myer are getting a bit sick of us asking for discounts.

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Travel Agents

Agents are more like “lifestyle planners”: Seabourn global marketer

by Hannah Edensor

We spoke exclusively to Seabourn’s global marketing boss, and by exclusive we mean crammed into a conference room with 90 others.

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Cruise

Crystal showcases point of difference

by Tara Harrison

Crystal took us on a seaplane adventure yesterday to show what luxury means to them. And it would’ve been perfect if we didn’t get motion sickness.

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Cruise

Crystal clear on Aus intention, opens dedicated Sydney Office

by Daisy Melwani

Crystal Cruises unveils the team heading up its new Australian office.

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Cruise

Silversea expands reach with Silver Muse

by Anne Majumdar

Silversea sets its sights on a wider demographic as it adapts its new vessel to meet market demands.

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News

Silversea plots expedition expansion

Silversea Expedition cruises is playing an increasingly major role for the cruise line’s overall revenue with the company already plotting […]

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Midweek Interview

Midweek Interview with Karen Christensen, GM & Director Sales/Marketing Australasia, Silversea

The challenge for the industry is… Cruising is growing very rapidly. More people are cruising than ever before and customers […]

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News

Silversea confident ahead of Discoverer's Australian launch

Luxury cruise line Silversea has reported strong sales of its voyages aboard new expedition ship Silver Discoverer despite the tight […]

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