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Miss any shipshape updates this week? Get up to speed with the latest intel, thanks to our weekly wrap of all the news making waves in cruising right now.

Miss any shipshape updates this week? Get up to speed with the latest intel, thanks to our weekly wrap of all the news making waves in cruising right now.

Finally! There’s so much going on in the world of cruising again (Hurrah!).

So to make your life easier in navigating it all, we’ve fathomed it all out by curating a wrap of the latest news you need to know this week.

Welcome aboard. The sail-away party starts right here.

Cruisy Encounter: P&O’s newest ship sails into Sydney

The latest shipshape addition to the P&O Cruises Australia fleet, Pacific Encounter, cruised into Sydney Harbour on Tuesday 2 August with a salute to ‘hero tugs’ and other maritime safety champions to herald the ongoing revival of Australia’s annual $5 billion cruise market.

Read on for more here.

Advisors! Get clued into Cruise Month with CLIA webinars

P&O Cruises

Ahead of the Cruise360 Australasia Trade Show in August and Cruise Month this September, CLIA will host two webinars to help advisor members capitalise on this year’s campaign #LoveCruise, which highlights the industry’s ongoing global recovery.

Read on for more here.

Prima! Travel insiders enjoy an Icelandic soiree for NCL’s newest ship

A select group of travel industry insiders experienced an Icelandic lunch at Meu Jardim in Sydney’s CBD, a venue inspired by European glaciers, to celebrate in style and have a sneak peek of the innovative attributes of the new Norwegian Prima, which was blessed and named in Iceland by godmother, pop princess Katy Perry.

Read on for more here.

Avalon Waterways named Best River Cruise Line in USA Today 10Best awards

The Avalon Envision

USA Today 10Best readers selected Avalon Waterways as the top river cruise line and Avalon Envision as the best cruise ship in the river cruise category in the Readers’ Choice 2022 travel awards, which is determined by popular vote.

Read on for more here.

Aurora Expeditions lines up inspiring experts for onboard enrichment

Australian adventure travel company Aurora Expeditions has announced six experts will join a variety of 2022/23 voyages to offer educational and personal insights into the awe-inspiring and remote destinations on the itineraries.

Read on for more here.

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