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MS Caledonian Sky

Caledonian Sky gets new lease of live on the Med with Travelmarvel

She started life with Noble Caledonian 33 years ago. She's sailed the waters of Europe, the Hebridean Islands and even Malaysia.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 5 2024
cruise ships in adelaide

Been there, done that! Are we bored with Australia’s destinations?

Australian cruisers are calling for new cruise itineraries as fatigue in the market is forcing travellers to sail overseas.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 4 2024
Carnival Paradise sailing in the ocean.

Watch: The wild brawl that got these cruisers banned for life

A video recently went viral of a wild brawl aboard Carnival Paradise, with several passengers throwing punches, pulling hair, wrestling and more.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 4 2024
Cruise overtourism in Santorini with three ships

Why European cities love to blame cruise ships for overtourism

Worldwide we are seeing more and more cities put caps on cruise, limiting the numbers of ships or passengers per day or season.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 3 2024
Cruise Line Loyalty Programs

Class war as cruise line loyalty programs become battle ground

Cruise line loyalty programs are evolving with some cruise lines now matching their competitors to drive new business.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 2 2024
Penguins in Antarctica

Albatros warns guests not to sneak food or drink on first-ever Halal Antarctic cruise

Albatros Expeditions will launch a fully Halal-certified cruise and serve Halal meals for intrepid, Muslim guests.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jul 2 2024
Oceania Allura floats out

Oceania floats out their newest ship Allura

Oceania Cruises has floated out its newest ship, the Allura which is scheduled to start sailing on July 18, 2025.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 2 2024
two people talking in a stand up bar

World’s Best Airlines Revealed

Winners of the World's Best Airlines awards for 2024.

WORDS BY Daisy Melwani . Jul 1 2024
A landscape in Indonesia.

Silversea announces 2027 world cruise: 50 UNESCO sites and 35 countries

Silversea has announced its ultra-luxury 2027 world cruise, entitled "The Three Oceans". The cruise will go for 149-days across 80 destinations, 35 countries and 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jul 1 2024
Greece MSC

MSC says the Med is ahead – and here’s Australia’s favourite route

Australia's love affair with the Mediterranean continues unabated, with MSC - a line with 14 ships based in the region - reporting a massive 60 per cent rise in bookings.

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 28 2024
A cruise ship in port at Amsterdam cruise cuts.

Amsterdam cruise cuts: Passenger caps and port set to move

The city of Amsterdam has imposed a number limits on cruise ship passengers, as well as pledged to move the city dock out of the city centre.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 28 2024
Princess cruises price matching

Princess offers price matching in a first for Australia cruisers

In an Australian first, Princess Cruises is offering a price matching offer.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 28 2024