Itineraries and Destinations


Sir Richard Branson welcomes Resilient Lady to Australia

It's a triumphant week in cruise with Sir Richard Branson welcoming Resilient Lady into Australian waters for the first time.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Dec 4 2023

Celebrity Cruises unveils 800 sailings in 2025/2026 season

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled 800 sailings to over 290 bucket-list destinations across 72 countries in 2025-26 season with its newest ship, Celebrity Xcel visiting new European ports and year-round voyages to the Caribbean.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Nov 17 2023

VIDEO: Sir Richard Branson gives 150 Virgin Australia passengers free cruises

Around 150 passengers on a Virgin Australia flight from Melbourne to Hobart got an early morning call from Sir Richard Branson.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 16 2023

Princess adds new pricing policy and predicts record sales of 114-night cruise from Australia

Princess Cruises has unveiled details around its 2025/26 season in Australia with the arrival of a new ship – the Discovery Princess.  

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 15 2023

Cunard pulls the pin on Queen Elizabeth’s return to Australia

Cunard has announced it will stop homeporting the Queen Elizabeth in Australia from 2026 onwards. The ship will only visit the southern hemisphere on world cruise segments.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 3 2023

Norwegian Cruise Line halts 2024 Israel port stops – others also make changes

Norwegian Cruise Line has cancelled all stops to Israel in 2024 as the war with militant group Hamas continues to escalate.

WORDS BY Grant Jones . Nov 2 2023

Resilient Lady starts her journey to Australia

Virgin Voyages’ Resilient Lady has started her 44-day repositioning journey from Athens in Greece, to her new home port of Melbourne.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 24 2023

Life at Sea Cruises all at sea with no ship and more delays

Life at Sea Cruises inaugural three-year cruise has been pushed back, less than three weeks before its scheduled departure. The cruise has been delayed as Life at Sea cruises still hasn't acquired MV Lara, the ship its planned to sail the three-year cruise with.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Oct 16 2023

Scenic Eclipse II to offer submarine experiences for the Great Barrier Reef

Scenic Eclipse II and its state-of-the-art submersible Scenic Neptune II, will be offering underwater explorations in the Great Barrier Reef.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Oct 11 2023