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River or ocean, big or small, cruises come in all shapes and sizes to satisfy every imaginable taste and interest. You can travel far and wide, or stay close to home. You can indulge in sight-seeing, or stay immersed in the onboard action. You're in control.
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The port that now caters to one-third of global cruise travellers

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Cruise industry holding hopes for return of NZ voyages in 2021

Adventure holidays

Need a big break? Here are the world's longest holidays

When the pandemic is over, you may find you want a longer holiday than usual.

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Despite the pandemic, monster cruise ships are being launched this year

In the clearest sign yet that the cruise drought is ending, a fresh fleet of ships is set to sail out in 2021.

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Cruise giant says bookings are surging even with fleet sidelined

Carnival says booking volumes in the first quarter of 2021 were about 90 per cent higher than in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Cruise giant is taking to the seas once again

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Avoiding Italy's harsh lockdown, cruisers party at sea

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Kiwis quick to snap up $1 Milford Sound cruises

After overwhelming demand which saw its website crash, Real Journeys has now sold out its $1 cruises.

1/4/2021
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Epic 139-day world cruise that includes NZ sells out immediately

The luxury cruise does not come cheap, with fares starting at NZ$106,000 and going up to NZ$400,000 per guest.

31/3/2021
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Venice bans cruise liners from passing iconic St Mark's Square

The debate over allowing cruise liners so close to the Italian lagoon city has raged for more than a decade.

29/3/2021
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Cruises are going to sail despite US ban

Instead of departing from the United States and heading to the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Caribbean islands, ships are starting their trips in those destinations.

26/3/2021
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UK 'cruises to nowhere', but only for vaccinated passengers

The sailings from Southampton, England won’t stop at any ports, instead, the route will be decided "where the sun shines brightest”.

18/3/2021
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Welcome to 'dry cruises': Unable to sail ships, these cruise lines pivot to land tours

Another summer without tourism would be catastrophic for Alaska's local communities.

17/3/2021
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Cruise line announces first 'fully vaccinated' sailing

Royal Caribbean says its newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas, will start sailing from Haifa in May with Israeli passengers.

2/3/2021
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Why are people scrambling to buy round-the-world cruises?

Many factors are driving this trend, from cabin fever to favourable deals and the promise of vaccinations for cruising's famously older core demographic.

2/3/2021