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The Australian cruise deal and travel guide with lots of cruise ship information.
Harmony of the Seas under construction
Construction is nearing completion on Harmony of the Seas, the latest mega cruise ship to join the Royal Caribbean International fleet in April 2016. This Oasis class vessel is the biggest yet, hosting 5,479 passengers, almost 100 more than...
Why Cruises Are So Popular in Australia
Residents of our harbour cities have noticed cruise ship activity dramatically increasing during the past decade.  Australian cruising is no longer a boutique market served by smaller and mid-sized vessels, and nowadays major cruise lines including Carnival, Royal Caribbean...
Norwegian Star at sea
Fresh out of dry-dock in March 2015, Norwegian Star, launched in 2001, is more exciting than ever. Passengers familiar with Norwegian Cruise Line will be familiar with the Freestyle Cruising style that provides flexibility for dining and entertainment options...
Queen Victoria cruise ship at sea
Launched in 2007, Queen Victoria has provided options for Cunard passengers. It is not as well known as Queen Mary 2, and with a guest capacity of 2,014 Queen Victoria is significantly smaller than her sister, but the high-end...
Couple at WaterWorks
In 2009, a revolution in cruising began when Carnival Cruise Line introduced Waterworks, an aqua fun-park at sea. Waterworks is now the stand-out feature on many Carnival ships, featuring the Twister, a huge corkscrew ride, and the enclosed DrainPipe...
ms Amsterdam cruise ship panoramic
The Holland America cruise line has a history dating back 140 years, and the present ms Amsterdam is the third ship to bear the name. Holland America has found a cruising market for passengers wanting to experience the blending...
Cruise Line Image Library screen
There is a very good collection of cruise line image banks at cruising.org, but the page is often not available and some of the links are broken, so I created a new list of cruise line image libraries with...
ms Volendam cruise ship
Launched in 1999, ms Volendam has since undergone several upgrades in 2006, the vessel introduced us to Explorations Cafe, a comfortable onboard escape that includes computers with internet access, a library with areas for playing board games, and quality...
Norwegian Star
In a boon for the Australian cruise industry, Norwegian Cruise Line has announced a return to Australian waters for the first time in 15 years. The upcoming visit by Norwegian Star as part of its 2016/17 itinerary is already...