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CRUISES

Carnival Cruises revamps the Carnival Spirit cruise ship with burgers, whisky, tacos, cinema, and more


A frequent site in Circular Quay: Carnival Spirit arriving in Sydney

Carnival Cruises has long been one of the most recognisable and loved cruise lines in Australia, with their vessels Carnival Legend and Carnival Spirit remaining in constant demand. The brand has recently revealed a massive re-work in their approach to design, entertainment, and hospitality on board and it has started with the very impressive, very modern makeover on Carnival Spirit.

P&O Cruises prepare big Five Ship Spectacular for Sydney Harbour; reveal The Conspicuous Awakening of Owen Wilson

Don't be surprised if you see five big P&O Cruise Ships rocking Sydney Harbour on the day of November 25th; the juggernaut cruise line are set to throw a massive party to mark the arrival of their two latest ships, the Pacific Aria and Pacific Eden, bringing their landmark celebration to Sydney for a day of live music across each of the ships for an unprecedented spectacle. And all this is happening while Owen Wilson has been brought on board to help promote the company.

Cruising with the AU: Five things you should know about the Scenic Jasper

According to the latest Cruise Lines International Association stats, released last month, over one million Aussies took a cruise holiday in 2014. And with a population that’s projected to reach 24 million shortly (according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics)… well that’s just a huge proportion of cruise lovers. Although ocean cruises lead the way, river cruising numbers have surged by more than 60 percent! Enter Scenic, the only Australian-owned and Australian-operated river cruising company in Europe. In 2008 Scenic launched the trademark super plush Scenic Space-Ships and this year saw the two newest Space-Ship vessels join the ranks – Scenic Jasper and Scenic Opal.

AU Abroad Interview: Mick Manov talks about 'Choose Your Cruise' and his festival of the seas, 'Rock The Boat 6'

For Mick Manov, his cruising love was initially all about that stereotypical cruising aim of seeing the sites and enjoying a drink or two. But it developed into much more than that with the birth of his company Choose Your Cruise in 2009. Since its beginning, Choose Your Cruise has chartered many new forms of Music Themed Charter Cruises over the years including Thalassa, Cruise 'N' Groove and most recently BRAVO Cruise of the Performing Art... the AU review's Philippe Perez spoke with Mick about his company and his festival of the seas Rock the Boat 6.

MSC Cruises offers Valentine's Day Special

What's more romantic than getting away with your partner one a luxury cruise? Not much. Not much at all. That's why people should be getting across this Valentine's Day offer that MSC Cruises are offering romantics everywhere. As part of their 'Suiteheart' deal the luxury cruise company will be offering a free upgrade from an Aurea Suite to an MSC Yacht Club (YC1) on MSC Divina departures cruising the Caribbean from November 2015 until April 2016.

Cruisin Country, Australia’s only country music festival at sea, set to return in 2016

Cruisin Country, Australia’s only country music festival at sea, will return for a sixth year in 2016, with cruise ship Legend of the Seas (which is complete with six entertainment venues) to set sail on November 13 for an eight night voyage, returning on November 21.

Travel News: MSC Cruises Australia begins offering MSC Grand Tours across Northern Europe and the Mediterranean

MSC Cruises, a concept born in the Mediterranean, has been crafting unique experiences for holidaymakers worldwide, making full use of it's 12 modern ships to really nail the luxury cruise experience. Now they are offering a new package, calling it the "MSC Grand Tour", a deal which combines either two, three, of four itineraries and brings things together in one epic voyage aboard up to four different MSC cruise ships. This will allow for more in-depth and memorable experiences, exploring the Mediterranean or Northern Europe.

Cruising with the AU: Hauraki Blue Cruises - Auckland, New Zealand

With today marking the release of the final film in The Hobbit trilogy (you can read my review HERE), we're taking you over to New Zealand for some unique travel experiences on AU Abroad. We kick off this series with a unique experience offered by Hauraki Blue Cruises, based out of Auckland - an overnight cruise that takes you through the islands just outside of Auckland Harbour.