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CLIA Awards celebrate cruising renaissance in Australia and New Zealand. Steve Odell joins CLIA Hall of Fame

CLIA Awards celebrate cruising renaissance in Australia and New Zealand  (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - March 2023)The brightest stars of the Australasian cruise community have been honoured at the 20th Cruise Industry Awards in Sydney, where close to 500 people gathered to celebrate the role of the travel trade in the region’s ongoing cruising renaissance. (more…)







Dan Russell named Cruise Champion 2021-22. CLIA Australasia has honoured Clean Cruising General Manager & Director Dan Russell with a special Cruise Champion Award

Dan Russell named Cruise Champion 2021-22. CLIA Australasia has honoured Clean Cruising General Manager & Director Dan Russell with a special Cruise Champion Award (Image at LateCruiseNews.com - August 2022)The Australasian cruise industry has honoured Clean Cruising General Manager & Director Dan Russell with a special Cruise Champion Award announced by Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) at its Cruise360 Australasia conference in Sydney. (more…)



Maiden Arrival Of P&O Cruises Australia’s Beautiful Pacific Encounter. Latest addition to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour

Pacific Encounter  entering SydneyPacific Encounter, the latest addition to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet to continue the revival of Australia’s $5 billion a year cruise industry, yesterday sailed into Sydney Harbour offering a salute to ‘hero tugs’ and other maritime champions that help keep our waters safe. (more…)

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New cruise lines join packed Cruise360 Trade Show. A proud fleet of new cruise line exhibitors has joined this year’s Cruise360 Australasia Trade Show

CLIA AustralasiaA proud fleet of new cruise line exhibitors has joined this year’s Cruise360 Australasia Trade Show, joining well-known brands and destinations from around the world at the cruise industry’s biggest event of 2022. (more…)



Anchors Aweigh For Supplier Opportunity As P&O Cruises Australia Flagship Pacific Explorer Begins Homeward Voyage For Mid-April Sydney Arrival

The Pacific Explorer in Sydney (Photo courtesy P&O Cruises Australia)Australia’s home-grown cruise line, P&O Cruises Australia, is poised after more than two years of suspended operations, to place its first orders for large quantities of local fresh produce as it announced today that flagship Pacific Explorer has begun its homecoming voyage to Australia. (more…)

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Majestic Princess Returns To Sydney Launching Record Australian Cruise Season

The Majestic PrincessAustralia’s summer cruise season has officially begun following the return of international megaliner Majestic Princess to Sydney this morning. The largest and newest ship in the Princess Cruises fleet, Majestic Princess’ return to Sydney also marks the beginning of Princess’ biggest ever Australian season which is set to inject upwards of $70 million into the New South Wales economy. (more…)

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Cruise360 Australasia Joins a Revolution on Shore. Robert Morgenstern confirmed to join international speakers

The cruise industry’s key annual forum Cruise360 Australasia will embrace the worldwide revolution underway in shore excursions, with Holland America Group operations chief Robert Morgenstern confirmed to join international speakers at the August event. (more…)

Infrastructure woes sharply slowed down Australian market growth last year

AIDAcara at Sydney on December 19, 2017  (Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises)Problems with land based infrastructure particularly in Sydney contributed to a sharp slowdown in the growth of the Australian cruise market last year, CLIA Australasia figures show.In 2018, a total of 1.35 million Australians took a cruise, which was just 0.9% more than in the previous year. In 2017, the year on growth had been robust 4.4%. (cruisebusiness.com)