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Cruise Consumers

Resilient Lady’s popularity means Virgin Voyages returns next year

Virgin Voyages’ Resilient Lady will return for a second Australian season after the huge bookings success of its inaugural voyages Down Under.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Sep 8 2023
News

How the Caledonian Sky’s new life was hit by stormy waters

The Caledonian Sky was arrested amid claims of entitlements for the crew as she changed operators and is in the process of moving to Fiji

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Sep 8 2023
News

Australian ports gear up for a bumper ‘wave season’

Australia gears up for bumper ‘wave season’

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Aug 30 2023
News

Exclusive: New jobs and amenities to win Sydney cruise terminal

The new head of Port Authority of NSW has moved to try and win over the people of Yarra Bay, outlining the benefits and attempting to ease their concerns about a new cruise terminal at […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 5 2019
Ports

Destination: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital of the United Arab Emirates and is the biggest and richest of the seven emirates nations.Abu Dhabi is renowned for its arts museums and cultural attractions. The recently completed Louvre […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 10 2016
Destinations

Ports: Laos

  LUANG PRABANG Who goes there: Avalon Waterways, APT, Azamara Club Cruises, Mekong River Cruises, Pandaw, Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection. Cruisers like: Formerly the royal capital of Laos, the old town centre is now […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 3 2016
Destinations

Ports: Vietnam

  DA NANG Who goes there: Crystal Cruises, Holland America Line, Ponant, Princess Cruises, Seabourn, Silversea, Windstar Cruises. Cruisers like: During the American-Vietnam War, Da Nang had a major US air force base. Many US […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 3 2016
Destinations

Ports: Thailand

  PHUKET Who goes there: Crystal Cruises, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean. Cruisers like: Phuket Town with its shop-houses, cafes and temples is interesting, but many guests head across the island to take a kayak or speedboat […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 3 2016
Destinations

Ports: South Korea

  BUSAN Who goes there: Celebrity Cruises, Crystal Cruises, Cunard, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, P&O Cruises, Phoenix Reisen, Princess Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea. Cruisers like: Busan is South Korea’s second-largest city and the country’s largest seaport. […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 3 2016
Destinations

Ports: Philippines

  MANILA Who goes there: Azamara Club Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, Cunard, Oceania Cruises, P&O Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn, Silversea. Cruisers like: The densely populated capital has been a fortified trading centre […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 2 2016
Destinations

Ports: Myanmar

  BAGAN Who goes there: AmaWaterways, Avalon Waterways, Azamara Club Cruises, Belmond, Pandaw, Sanctuary Ananda, Scenic (from late 2016), Travelmarvel. Cruisers like: Over three centuries, more than 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 2 2016