Ruby Princess

Cruise

Two key players shielded from Ruby Princess inquiry

The special inquiry into Ruby Princess will have to report without being able to question two key federal officers who helped clear the cruise ship.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Border Force slams claims it misread COVID-19 tests on Ruby Princess

by Ali Coulton

The ABF has quashed claims that one of its officers misread Ruby Princess’ COVID-19 results, leading to the ship’s infamous outbreak.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

“It broke me”: Ruby Princess passengers and families launch class action

by Ali Coulton

The class action alleges the cruise line knew the risks its passengers faced before the ship left, placing them in breach of consumer law.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Ruby Princess passenger says she caught COVID-19 when a waitress sneezed on her

The passenger told an inquiry into the cruise that she contracted the virus from a sneeze, even though sneezing is not a symptom of COVID-19.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Ruby Princess inquiry: Passengers disembarked before COVID-19 test results to catch flights

A NSW Health physician has told a special inquiry the department decided not to wait for COVID-19 swab results before allowing Ruby Princess passengers to disembark.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Ruby Princess passengers cop another health warning after crew member diagnosed with TB

We’re not sure what Princess Cruises did to anger the gods of the seas to this extent, but we hope the cruise line breaks the curse soon.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

NSW Health official gives tearful apology for role in Ruby Princess debacle

by Ali Coulton

Are you sick of reading about the Ruby Princess saga? Well, it’s probably best you put on a blindfold for this story.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Cruise Wrap: Sydney’s third cruise terminal delayed, Quark colouring competition, Carnival’s new appointment + MORE

Yes, you read that correctly. Get your coloured pencils ready, or put your kids to work, because there are vouchers up for grabs!

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Ruby Princess expected to leave Australia tomorrow

The news comes as Carnival confirms all passengers on board the cruise will get a full refund, so we’re working on forging our tickets.

Share

CommentComments

Tourism

Australia could experience domestic tourism surge once state borders open, says analyst

With many of the country’s favourite international haunts indefinitely off limits to Australians into the near future, this analyst says domestic tourism could see a surge in demand.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

“An opportunity for all to learn”: Princess Cruises boss responds to NSW government inquiry

The cruise line’s president says what happened on Ruby Princess was a reflection of what was happening around the world at the time.

Share

CommentComments

Cruise

Police believe crew member likely to have caused Ruby Princess’ COVID-19 outbreak

Meanwhile, the number of passengers who have died after contracting the virus on board the ship has risen to 18.

Share

CommentComments