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Family of White Island volcano victim knocked back by travel insurer because he was “touring”

The mother of a man who was killed by the volcanic eruption said the loss of life claim her family made on her son’s insurance was knocked back on a technicality.

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Royal Caribbean replaces 2021 Aussie overseas trips with new domestic sailings

While the uncertainty still lingers over the timeline towards international travel, Royal Caribbean reckons domestic cruising might be closer than we think. 

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CLIA to host Virtual Cruise Forum, ACA announces new conference dates

Are you a front-row regular at the CLIA and ACA events? Well, you best jot down these new dates in your diary.

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Royal Caribbean cancels Aussie cruises until at least October

The cruise line has pushed back its return to Australia once again, but we at Travel Weekly are still holding out for a Christmas cruise season.

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Royal Caribbean avoids charges over White Island tragedy

The cruise line, which carried 24 Australians to the island on the day of the tragic eruption, is not among the 13 parties facing charges from New Zealand’s work safety watchdog.

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New Zealand’s emergency authority pleads not guilty to charges over White Island tragedy

The agency is just one of 13 parties and individuals facing charges over the deaths of 22 people during the volcanic disaster on White Island.

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Midweek Interview

Life in the time of COVID-19 with Royal Caribbean’s Nicola Bolton

This week, Travel Weekly’s editor challenged cruise ship entertainer Nicola Bolton to a dance-off. Not only did he lose, but he also managed to roll an ankle.

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Royal Caribbean names new sales boss for Australia and NZ

After pulling a Michael Jordan and coming out of retirement, the much-loved and well-respected Peter McCormack is once again hanging up his boots at Royal Caribbean.

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“Boaty McBoatface again?” Azamara asks Twitter to name its new ship

Personally, we think there are much more suitable names for the ship such as Cruisy McCruiseface or simply Azza, to give it a more Australian feel.

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Royal Caribbean crew send spectacular Valentine’s Day message

Thought you’d managed to avoid Valentine’s Day in all its cheesiness this year? Well, think again!

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Royal Caribbean to sell Azamara brand for more than $260m

While many cruise companies are offloading some of their ships to stay afloat during the pandemic, Royal Caribbean is selling an entire brand.

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Royal Caribbean is taking legal action against victims of the White Island tragedy

The cruise giant has applied to the Australian Federal Court in an attempt to prohibit two families affected by the disaster from pursuing legal proceedings.

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