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ACCC approves agreement between Carnival Australia and Port Brisbane

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has authorised an agreement between the Port of Brisbane and Carnival Australia to develop a $158 million cruise terminal.

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 18 2018
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Stowaway galah takes Princess Cruises’ holiday around New Zealand

A stowaway galah will be reunited with its family after it decided to take a cruise around New Zealand and Carnival Corporation are planning a party to reunite the bird with her family. Harri the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 2 2018
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NSW Government looking at building a new cruise port at Coffs Harbour

Transport and Infrastructure Minister Andrew Constance announced earlier this week that the NSW Government is investigating the option of a new cruise terminal at Coffs Harbour or Yamba. Mr Constance announced a feasibility study saying […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Oct 26 2017
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The countries where you’ll save if you cruise

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 17 2017
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P&O partners with Archie Rose Distillery to create new bar on Pacific Explorer

Gin and whisky lovers will be in for a treat when P&O’s new Pacific Explorer launches this June – award winning Archie Rose Distilling Co has partnered with the cruise line to create a new […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 16 2017
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P&O introduces new seafood restaurant on Pacific Dawn

Guests onboard the Pacific Dawn will be able to try the new seafood restaurant called Shell & Bones. If you’re a lover of seafood, you’ll be able to try Singaporean-style crab from Queensland and steamed […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 13 2017
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P&O pioneers adventure and targets families with Pacific Explorer

The battle for the Aussie family cruise passenger will be joined in earnest next year, when P&O’s new ship Pacific Explorer enters the fleet. Arriving in June 2017, Pacific Explorer will throw down the gauntlet […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Nov 18 2016
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Carnival hopes to put a third ship Down Under

Carnival Australia last week revealed that it would be keeping the Carnival Spirit, one of Australia’s favourite ships will be remaining in Australia. The line, earlier this year, was scheduled to spend the Australian in […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 4 2016
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Pacific Dawn’s revamp for Brisbane cruisers

P&O has announced the Pacific Dawn will be undergoing a multi-million dollar refit for Queensland cruisers. The Pacific Dawn, which will be homeported in Brisbane will be kitted out with a new-state-of the art waterpark […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jul 18 2016
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Aussie cruise ship music festival cancelled citing potential risks

  Australia’s first ever electronic cruise ship festival ‘Sea N Beats’ has been cancelled disappointing many enthusiastic cruisers. The organisers recently made the announcement on the festival’s official website and Facebook page. “Australia’s first cruise […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Nov 6 2015
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Your guide to Australia’s biggest ever wave season

First came the biggest growth rate in the world and more than a million cruisers. Now Australia is gearing up for its biggest wave season ever. All our favourite lines are planning more homeported ships […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Aug 7 2015