Want to grab a cruise on a mega ship right now? Here’s how you can do it

Royal Caribbean’s Spectrum of the Seas is ready to welcome Australian cruisers for its Singapore homeporting season. Aussies looking to cruise overseas can head to Singapore to enjoy Asia’s largest and most technologically advanced cruise […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Apr 7 2022

Passengers sail on from Singapore with takeaways as ships ride out COVID’s new wave

Asia is suffering a third wave – yet, amazingly, Dream Cruises and Royal Caribbean continue cruising out of Singapore under new cruising restrictions. The tough restrictions, imposed until June 13,  are in line with local […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . May 20 2021

Aussies welcome to sail with Royal Caribbean once Singapore’s bubble is open, says boss

Royal Caribbean’s Managing Director Asia Pacific, Angie Stephen, has told Cruise Passenger she will be working with the Singapore government to welcome Aussie sailors once a bubble is agreed between the countries. In an exclusive interview […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Mar 25 2021

Royal Caribbean and Dream try Singapore ‘seacations’ with new CruiseSafe policy

The Singapore Tourism Board has announced the resumption of cruises in November. Pilot itineraries will be offered by two lines that are homeported in the country − Genting Cruise Lines and Royal Caribbean. To ensure […]

WORDS BY Rebecca Wong . Oct 9 2020

Singapore shore excursion: The best Peranakan food experiences

Finding that authentic experience in a bustling city like Singapore can be difficult. But here’s something different – a private Peranakan lunch at Baba Pui Dapur. What is Peranakan food? The descendants of early Chinese […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 28 2019

Royal Caribbean’s massive 2019/20 Aussie deployment

Royal Caribbean has announced big details around the 2019/20 Aussie season. There will be a total of 30 South Pacific sailings – 25% more than last season, Ovation of the Seas will be returning, Voyager […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Apr 4 2018

Seabourn Ovation is one step closer to her April launch

The new Seabourn Ovation is a step closer to launching with the cruise line confirming their latest vessel has just completed her first round of sea trials. She’ll debut in April 2018 and will have […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Mar 22 2018

Sea Princess emerges from drydock with a new fit out

Princess Cruises’ Sea Princess has just emerged from a two-week dry dock in Singapore where she is looking glamorous ahead of her homeporting season in Australia. Her refresh includes a new look on her bow, […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Nov 7 2017

Asian luxury cruise line to launch its new ship in November

Dream Cruises, Asia’s first luxury cruise line will be launching its second ship, the World Dream in November with a host of new features. The ship will have dual homeports in Hong Kong and Guangzhou […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Aug 30 2017

Majestic Princess makes magnificent entrance to Singapore

Majestic Princess made her maiden call in Singapore marking the end of her 28-day voyage from Rome last month. As 3000 passengers disembarked at the Marina Bay Cruise Centre, another 3000 will embark the ship […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Jun 19 2017

Carnival Cruise Line, Azamara and Celebrity head for Asia

Carnival Cruise Line is joining the growing fleet offering Asia  cruises.  On the calendar for May 2018, Carnival Spirit’s cruise from Sydney to Singapore calls to Darwin and Bali and will be making her first […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . Jun 8 2017