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Melanie Hutcho and her husband hidden insurance clause

The 52-word insurance clause that cost Melanie $20,000

Melanie Hutcho and her husband were on their dream holiday. But when tragedy struck, an insurance clause meant they couldn't get their money back.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 14 2024
cruise ship scam

10 cruise scams you might not know are out there

Last week many headlines were stolen by the cruiser who scammed out of thousands of dollars due to accidentally posting their booking details on social media.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 14 2024
Silversea and Princess ships leaving Sydney Harbour cruise industry campaign

Cruise industry launches campaign for change as ships sail away

The body representing cruise ship owners is preparing to mount a major lobbying campaign to persuade governments in the region to bring down costs and relax regulations.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 14 2024
Cruise passengers and holiday makers to be hit with a hike in tourism tax

Sky high port charges are driving cruise ships away from Australia

High port charges are driving cruise ship operators away from Australia a Cruise Passenger investigation has revealed

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 14 2024
Silver Ray christened as Silversea celebrates 30 years

Silversea celebrates 30 years with most energy efficient ship and a new presence in Australia

Silversea marks two milestones as the line officially named Silver Ray in Lisbon and celebrates its 30th anniversary as a leader in luxury cruise travel.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 13 2024
Ponant Le Commandant Charcoat Deb Corbett

Change of guard at Ponant with Deb Corbett taking over as CEO Asia Pacific

Luxury expedition line Ponant has appointed Deb Corbett as CEO Asia Pacific after seven years with the line and 30 years in the industry.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 12 2024

P&O Australia democratised cruising and will leave a big hole

P&O Australia democratised cruising for ordinary Australian families and its demise is sad for cruise passengers

WORDS BY David Jones . Jun 12 2024
cap on cruise, Alaska cruise port with two ships.

We want Saturdays off, says Alaskan town where every other person is a cruise ship passenger

The possibility of a cap on cruise ship passengers to Alaska has been a hot topic for a while now, and tourism officials have now agreed on a cap on passengers.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 12 2024
Sun Princess on her sea trials starting to sail

The search is on for an Aussie cruise celebrity like Pitbull

We are searching for an Aussie Pitbull Prosecco as Princess Cruises serves up drinks names after stars

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jun 7 2024
Pacific Adventure arrives in Sydney Harbour

We’ve lost 30% of our cruise ship capacity – did greed and regulation kill off our favourite holiday?

An investigation by Cruise Passenger into the effects of the shock announcement of P&O Australia’s merger with Carnival Cruises shows the country’s cruise ship capacity will be slashed by as much as 30% by 2026.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 7 2024
Japan cruises for 2024 are offered with 40% savings.

Japan cruises rule the waves with 40% savings as Asia becomes hot

This year seems to be the best year to explore the rich culture and awe-inspiring landscapes of Japan as major cruise lines offer best-value deals and well-crafted itineraries for this bucket-listed island nation.

WORDS BY Nuelan Magbanua . Jun 7 2024