Ann Sherry


Cruise Passenger’s 21st Birthday Awards 2017

Ann Sherry wins award as person who has contributed most to the Australian cruise industry, and Princess is Australia’s top cruise line. Princess Cruises is Australia’s favourite cruise line and Carnival Australia’s chair Ann Sherry […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 22 2017

More claim Sydney is missing out on millions because the harbour is full

Australia’s burgeoning cruise industry is pressing its case to persuade the New South Wales Government to take action over Sydney’s Harbour’s chronic capacity problems. Carnival Cruise Lines, Australia’s biggest fleet operator, has revealed the Queen […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 7 2017

Carnival says Sydney’s double-stacking plan is an “awful way to start a cruise…”

Carnival Australia, one of our biggest cruise line operators with a growing fleet and a huge following, has added its voice to a growing chorus of concern about Sydney Harbour’s ability to handle the industry’s […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 4 2017

Aussie cruisers to set new world record

Australia is heading for a new cruise record, with between 1.2 and 1.3 million Aussie passengers taking to the oceans and rivers for their holidays. The latest figures from Cruise Lines International Association Australasia (CLIA) […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 3 2017

Royal Caribbean head says the Port of Sydney is choked and needs fixing now

The head of Royal Caribbean has expressed frustration at the lack of progress over Sydney Harbour’s ability to handle cruise ship growth. In unusually forthright comments on the political inertia over the harbour’s capacity, President […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Mar 1 2017

Carnival Chief is Australia’s most influential woman

  From social worker to being a cruise line boss, Ann Sherry’s journey has been remarkable. Carnival Australia CEO has been honoured by Westpac and Australian Financial Review as the 2015 overall winner of the 100 […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 16 2015

New cable car plan to transport cruise passengers from White Bay to the city

A new plan to build a cable car to transport people from White Bay to Barangaroo is being backed by businesses like Carnival Australia and The Star casino owner, Echo Entertainment. The route would include […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 9 2015

Aussies love for cruising makes us world leader

  Australia’s love for cruising has pushed it to number one worldwide, as passenger numbers reached new records in 2013. Latest figures from industry body, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) revealed 833,398 Australians took a […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 12 2014

P&O to base more cruise ships outside of Sydney

There’s a new trend in Australian cruising, and it’s one that will give Australians the opportunity to board more ships direct from their doorsteps. It’s called home porting. It’s where cruise lines base ships out […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . May 21 2014

Australia aims to hit 1 million passengers in 202

Australia is set to reach its 2020 target of one million passengers, four years earlier than expected. Speaking at the Cruise Shipping Asia Pacific Conference in Singapore last week, P&O’s parent company, Carnival Australia chief […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 14 2013

CLIA hails National Cruise Week 2013 a success

In only its second year, National Cruise Week has increased cruising awareness and bookings across the country, according to industry leaders. Royal Caribbean reported a 15 percent increase in bookings during the sale week compared […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 12 2013