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Exclusive Survey: best cruise sales of 2022 where you can save a whopping $16,930

Cruise is back up and running – 347 ships were sailing at the start of May. But while bookings for late in the year are selling well, the early months hold some really strong cruise […]

WORDS BY Tallis Boerne Marcus . Apr 29 2022
Destinations

7 of the best winter cruise destinations

Cruising in the northern hemisphere is one of the best and most affordable ways to follow the sun and see some amazing destinations. But there are also some warmly inviting options closer to home. Bernadette […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 28 2018
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MSC Cruises adds another Michelin-Star chef to its lineup

MSC Cruises has announced a new partnership with award-winning Spanish chef Ramon Freixa. Two dishes that will be featured on MSC’s ships include Duck Royal and Glazed Pluma of Iberian pork as well as a […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 22 2018
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One month to go – inside Symphony of the Seas

The arrival of the world’s largest ship, Symphony of the Seas, is just around the horizon with the Royal Caribbean ship passing the first of its sea trials. These sea trials are undertaken in the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 22 2018
Opinion

The 2018 cruise trends

This year will be one of the biggest for cruise holidays with some new advancements, ships and more people taking to the sea. So what are the cool new cruise trends for 2018? We talk […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Jan 24 2018
Destinations

Six of the hottest cruise destinations for 2018

Planning your cruises for 2018?  We spoke to the experts to uncover the hot new destinations for the year.  Here’s what they recommend… The Kimberley is always hot, attracting cashed-up baby boomers and bucket listers, says […]

WORDS BY Teresa Ooi . Nov 2 2017
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Watch professional diver leap 55ft off platform on Harmony of the Seas

For those who have a fear of heights…be warned. Cesilie Carlton, one of the professional divers onboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas launched herself off the 17m platform into a diving pool at the […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Feb 9 2017
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Freak wave hits Rhapsody of the Seas in the Mediterranean

Several passengers onboard Royal Caribbean’s Rhapsody of the Seas were injured after a ‘freak wave’ hit the ship on a cruise in the Mediterranean on Monday. According to a tweet from Kerry Boyd, a passenger […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 27 2016
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MSC Cruises number one in Europe

MSC Cruises is on track to host a whopping 1.1 million passengers onboard its ships across Europe this year. The 2015-2016 Cruise Industry News Annual Report – considered to be one of the most reputable […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 21 2015
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MSC Opera takes centre stage

MSC Opera rejoined her sisters on the high seas on July 4 after a significant renovation under MSC Cruises’ Renaissance Program – the third of four ships to have done so. As part of the […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jul 7 2015
News

Branson’s secret weapon to attract young cruisers

If the reaction to Richard Branson’s announcement of an order for his first three Virgin Cruises ships is anything to go by, rival cruise lines had better watch out. Now the media maestro – who […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 26 2015