White Island update: death toll rises, Ovation of the seas leaves port
More people have now been confirmed dead and eight are missing in the aftermath of a devastating volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island.
“No survivors”: Royal Caribbean passengers feared dead after New Zealand volcanic eruption
by Ali Coulton
Multiple Australian travellers are feared dead after one of the world’s most active volcanos erupted in New Zealand during a cruise ship shore excursion.
Cruise Wrap: Royal’s $165m ship revamp, CLIA’s new airline partnership + MORE
One thing Travel Weekly can guarantee with this Cruise Wrap is you won’t feel seasick while reading it – unless you’re on a ship, of course.
Flavour of the Week: RCL’s big restructure, Celebrity Cruises’ historic all-female team + MORE!
There are three things that matter most on a Friday: Flavour of the Week, industry gossip and a few bottles of rosé. Two of those come standard, but we suggest drinking the other while reading this.
Cruise Wrap: George Takei to join Cunard Christmas voyage, Odessey of the Seas features unveiled, Seabourn returns to Aus + MORE!
Batten down the hatches, because this Cruise Wrap is bigger than the Pacific Ocean! Or maybe the Arctic. It would fill your kitchen sink, at least.
Cruise Wrap: Silversea’s 197 new itineraries, Scenic Eclipse gets graffitied, Ruby Princess makes Sydney debut + MORE
Happy hump day, folks! Sail through the rest of the week by spending your entire afternoon catching up on the latest cruise news.
Passengers receive lifetime ban from cruise line after taking “reckless” selfie
by Ali Coulton
Similarly, Travel Weekly journalists have copped a life ban from the cafe downstairs after being caught spiking our own coffees while on the premises.
Royal Caribbean announces world’s first carbon-neutral cruise destination
A South Pacific nation will become the home of Royal Caribbean’s newest private island destination, which is set to be pretty eco-friendly too.
Cruise Wrap: CLIA kicks off cruise month, RCL’s sustainable tours, RSSC and Celestyal release new trips + MORE!
To celebrate the beginning of cruise month, we’re bringing you a bumper Cruise Wrap which is practically overflowing with deals.
Cruise Wrap: Silver Explorer crosses Northeast Passage, NCL extends landmark sale + MORE!
Are you itching to book your clients’ next voyage on the seven seas or hanging out for a deal or two? Feast your eyes on one glorious Cruise Wrap.
Royal Caribbean’s biggest challenge “has been the same thing for 50 years”, says vice chairman
by Huntley Mitchell
Travel Weekly recently joined Royal Caribbean’s Adam Goldstein for lunch and conversation. Here’s what we managed to regurgitate… from the chat, that is. Not the ham sandwiches.
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