Best green cruise lines

Make a greener choice when cruising by checking out our top picks.

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jul 4 2015

Join the club

Wouldn’t it be lovely if you could be rewarded for doing something you love? Thankfully, that notion isn’t so far-fetched. Cruise lines are introducing new loyalty programs and improving old ones as a way of […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 29 2015

The kids decide – Voyager of the Seas vs Carnival Legend

It was only a six-word headline. But in the world of kids cruising, they don’t come much bigger than this: “Disney takes Star Wars to sea”. The extraordinary growth of family cruising has created a […]

WORDS BY Bernadette Chua . May 1 2015
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City life at sea on Voyager of the Seas

When Voyager of the Seas was launched 15 years ago, she was the largest ship on the ocean. Now, with an $70 million makeover and over 3,000 cabins to fill, she is part of the […]

WORDS BY Peter Lynch . Dec 12 2014

Carnival Spirit VS Carnival Legend. How do you choose?

Some might say Australia’s two Carnival ships – Carnival Legend and Carnival Spirit – are identical. They’re both 12 decks high, they have the same deck plans, both have the Green Thunder and they serve […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Oct 10 2014

Guide to the best ships in cruising

They’ve been inspected, tested and ranked and now cruisers can find out which ships are the best in the 30th anniversary issue of the Berlitz cruise guide. The 704-page 2015 edition will be available to […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Sep 26 2014

The ten largest cruise ships in the world

It isn’t hard to remember that Royal Caribbean International is the owner of some of the world’s largest ships in the cruise industry, but have you ever wondered what comes after Allure and Oasis? We […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jun 13 2014

5 great new features on Europe’s river ships

It’s often said that river cruising is one of the fastest growing cruising sectors. In fact, the sector is growing so fast it almost feels as though there’s a new river vessel launching every other […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Apr 4 2014

9 cruise ships the kids will love

Trying to convince the kids to leave behind their Xbox console for a family holiday on board a cruise ship can be pretty tough. It can often result in tears, tantrums and worst-case scenario the […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Mar 14 2014

6 of the most recycled ships

What do you do with a designer outfit when you can no longer squeeze into it? Throw it out or sell it on eBay. Well that’s the question cruise lines need to answer when one […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 16 2014

5 ships Australians want to see down under

As the number of Australian cruisers increases, so too does the desire to see more ships visit our shores. We already have over 41-plus ships visiting the region in 2014, including three new ships – […]

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Jan 15 2014

A regal MSC event with Sophia Loren

Some of the largest and most splendid vessels afloat, MSC Cruises’ Italian-styled ships have plenty to entertain...

WORDS BY Cruise Passenger . Aug 15 2011