Whakaari

Cruise

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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Cruise

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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Cruise

Travel companies among 13 parties charged over White Island tragedy

by Ali Coulton

The eruption resulted in 22 deaths, with many still recovering from the traumatic event that occurred during a cruise ship excursion on the New Zealand island last year.

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Cruise

Families to sue Royal Caribbean over White Island volcano tragedy

The cruise giant will face a class action from the families of tourists killed in the White Island volcano eruption for alleged negligence.

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Tourism

7 big travel stories you may have missed during the Christmas break

Out of touch with the news cycle after the Christmas hols? Here’s a recap of the biggest stories to get you up to speed.

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Destinations

White Island/Whakaari tragedy: Missing victims may never be found

by Christian Fleetwood

New Zealand police have conceded the chances of finding the two missing victims of the White Island eruption are slim.

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