CLIA view: December 2017

Joel Katz, managing director, CLIA Australasia Another Bumper Year of Cruising As we approach the end of another year, we are once again witnessing a procession of cruise ships of every size and description visiting our coastal towns and cities

ICYMI: Cruise December 2017

RCL digital push Royal Caribbean Cruises has announced it will be pushing forward with a raft of new technological innovations designed to enhance every aspect of its business. A major part of the digital strategy will be aimed at improving gue

Carnival looks back on five years in Aus

Jasmine O'Donoghue talks to Carnival Cruise Line's vice president and general manager Australia Jennifer Vandekreeke on the line marking five years of sailing down under this year. Jennifer Vandekreeke has stood proudly at the helm of Carnival Cru

Cruise Hot Spots

The booming cruise sector is opening up new destinations all over the world, some remote and others simply overlooked until now. Here are some to watch: Cuba This most contentious of Caribbean countries has been on the next-big-thing list for a

CLIA view: Nov 2017

Joel Katz, managing director, CLIA Australasia The Value of Oz's Cruise Industry With so many travel agents generating an increased percentage of their revenue from cruise, it's imperative that the growth of the industry is not inhibited. Many

ICYMI: Cruise in Oct 2017

Azamara acquires third ship Azamara Club Cruises will increase its fleet by 50% following the purchase of P&O Cruises UK's Adonia, which will join the line in March 2018. Larry Pimentel, Azamara's CEO and president, said the acquisition wil