APT to debut new ship on the popular Douro River

Douro River is the new hot destination which has experienced a surge of interest from many river cruise lines heading to Portugal.

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Feb 20 2024

Exploring breathtaking Canada and Alaska with APT

For more than 30 years, APT has shared the wonders of North America on journeys that reveal the region’s irresistible allure from every unforgettable angle.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 3 2023

AmaWaterways and APT split river cruise partnership

Leading river cruise company AmaWaterways is set to start selling cruises in Australia. Previously APT Travel Group has sold AmaWaterways in Australia and this shift represents a break in the partnership.

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Aug 18 2023

The Kimberley clouds give cruisers a silver lining with savings of over $4,000 pp

Reports of rain in The Kimberley have prompted passengers to hold off booking holidays to see when the weather would improve. The result: the 2023 cruise season, with more ships sailing than ever, is offering […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Jun 9 2023

Lindblad and APT still to get permits to sail in Kimberley with the season only weeks away

With the Kimberley season just weeks away, two major vessels have still to receive the necessary permits to sail the itineraries they have been selling, according to sources in the pristine wilderness destination. Hundreds of […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Mar 31 2023

Discover the Mediterranean with APT’s luxury expedition cruising from just $9,000 all inclusive

The jewels of the Mediterranean await you on an APT small ship journey, where expedition meets luxury. You might think expedition is just for the adventurous in Antarctica, however APT has brought luxury expedition to […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 26 2022

Tasmania waves goodbye to small luxury cruises claiming passengers are “high risk”

APT’s MS Caledonian Sky has been forced to cancel all sailings to Tasmania this year and in 2022 after the local health authorities enforced a new ruling that they obtain “pre-approval from the Deputy State […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Oct 15 2021

APT and Travelmarvel opens bookings for its 2023 European season

APT and its sister brand Travelmarvel have launched its 2023 European program. Its new season offers cruisers 29 cruises through Europe and Russia and includes best-selling itineraries such as European Gems, Balkan Gems, Douro Discovery […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Sep 24 2021

How APT’s new intrastate itineraries are paving the way for an Australia cruise restart

When APT’s Caledonian Sky made her way over the horizon towards Darwin in June 2021, she represented a beacon of hope for the cruise industry. She was the first foreign flagged ship to arrive in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 19 2021

Tourism minister Dan Tehan promises review as cruise ship ban expires in 13 days

Australia’s Tourism Minister Dan Tehan has promised a mid-June review of the ban on foreign flagged ships, raising hopes that the 2021 cruise season may see a sailings restart. And in even more promising news, […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 1 2021