Tag: cruises

How to spot a scam Facebook competition

This man shared a Facebook post offering a free cruise to the South Pacific, you won’t believe what happened next. Actually you will, because you’ve probably seen it happen time and again. Not a day goes by without someone sharing yet another...

Legend of the Seas arriving in Brisbane. Source: Royal Caribbean International

A Legend arrives in Brisbane

Australia is one of the fastest growing cruise markets in the world, and you only need to look to Royal Caribbean to see that growth in action. A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to climb aboard for a tour of Legend of the Seas – the...

One year until Ovation of the Seas arrives

This image may be photoshop, but it won’t be long til it happens for real. It’s t-minus one year and counting until Royal Caribbean International’s Ovation of the Seas, the largest ship ever to be based in Australia, pulls into Fremantle for...

Inside the P&O Pacific Aria

When sitting down to review P&O’s new cruise ship, Pacific Aria, it’s hard to know where to start. Do you focus on the size first and then work your way through the features later, or mention the number of passengers the cruise...

P&O makes history on Sydney Harbour

It’s not every day you get five ships arriving into Sydney Harbour on the same day, let alone from the same cruise line, but that’s exactly what happened this morning as P&O Cruises staged a five ship spectacular to welcome their two...

First look at the new Seabourn Encore

Though the launch of the Seabourn Encore is still over 12 months away, that hasn’t stopped the cruise line launching a microsite promoting what travellers can expect from the ultra-luxury cruise ship. The 40,350-tonne ship will be configured...

Behind the scenes of Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest ever cruise ship, is now 80 per cent complete. To get us excited about the ship’s debut, and let us see what a cruise ship really looks like without it’s makeup, Royal Caribbean International have...

Celebrity Solstice returns to Sydney Harbour

Australia’s highest rated cruise ship, Celebrity Solstice has returned to Sydney Harbour with the glamour of a Hollywood star as she gets ready to kick off her fourth cruising season down under.  The modern ship brings a number of “firsts” to...

Dawn Princess cruises over to P&O

Capitalising on Australia’s never ending lust for cruising, Carnival Australia has announced a Down Under reshuffle with Dawn Princess set to cruise over to join the P&O fleet in May 2017. Under the changes, Princess Cruises’ Australian...

Byte Size Travel News: 8th Oct 15

Everyone's favourite secret agent leads the charge in this installment of Byte Size Travel News, with a new hotel for Hobart and a big change coming to Australia's increasingly crowded waters in 2017.