Cruise Consumers

Cruise Consumers

Five-star hotel yachts vs luxury cruising: Who will come out on top?

The luxury cruise space is about to get more crowded with the addition of high-end hotel brands launching sleek new yachts.

WORDS BY Sue Bryant . Apr 9 2024
Cruise Consumers

Royal Caribbean posts suggests arrival of Anthem and Voyager to Australia

Is Royal Caribbean this facebook post confirmation of the arrival of Anthem of the Seas to Australia.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Apr 8 2024
Cruise Consumers

Revealed: The two new Royal Caribbean ships coming to Australia

Youtube cruising couple Deb & Matt Chat are currently onboard Quantum of the Seas and believe they've just been told some huge news for the future of cruise in Australia., Royal Carribean is set to start sailing year-round out of Brisbane from 2025/2026.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 5 2024
Cruise Consumers

One month to go till Queen Anne launches

Dining venues and the Captain’s final uniform fitting have been revealed as Cunard’s Queen Anne gets ready to set sail. 

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Apr 4 2024
Cruise Consumers

Is Coral Princess Australia’s favourite ship?

There has been an outpouring of love and affection for the highly-rated Coral Princess as its second season sailing out of Brisbane comes to a close.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Apr 4 2024
Cruise Consumers

Delayed Brilliance of the Seas heads to Hobart not Pacific 

Recently repaired Brilliance of the Seas has amended its Sydney to the Pacific islands sailing and will now head to Hobart instead.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Apr 4 2024
Cruise Consumers

Aussies in cross-country trek to be reunited with Norwegian Dawn

Australians Violetta and Doug Sanders travelled through seven countries in 48 hours to be reunited with Norwegian Dawn in Senegal after being stranded on an island off the coast of Gambia.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Apr 4 2024
Cruise Consumers

Seabourn unveils unique luxury shore excursions

Seabourn launches “The Collection”, a series of exclusive sailings featuring one-of-a-kind shoreside experiences to complement the luxury line’s itineraries.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 3 2024
Cruise Consumers

“The worst experience of our lives”: Hear from the Australian couple abandoned by their African cruise

Violetta and Doug Sanders have been identified as the two Australians that failed to return on time to the Norwegian Dawn.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 3 2024
Cruise Consumers

The Great Compensation Debate: How much is enough?

Cruisers like Paula Ellis were dismayed to find out their 2025 P&O New Zealand cruise had been changed to a Vanuatu itinerary. Ellis already had her cruise booked for 12 months and is now left unsure how to proceed.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 28 2024
Cruise Consumers

Which is more affordable for a family: A cruise or a resort?

Cruisers are expressing concerns around the increase in cruise prices. What is more cost effective - a resort or cruise?

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 22 2024