It is a testament to the nation's ability to contain the coronavirus and resume operations at a time when many other countries are still struggling.
Italy may be in a strict coronavirus lockdown, but a few kilometres offshore cruise ship guests are shimmying to Latin music and sipping cocktails by the pool.
Emerald Azzurra, new for Emerald Cruises in January 2022, has recorded strong bookings for its inaugural season.
An epic world cruise set to depart Sydney in January 2023 has sold out in just one day.
Hopes are high the six-star Scenic Eclipse will soon be sailing in Australian waters.
Singapore is testing the waters for the return of cruising.
After a year of isolation and lockdowns, four months on a ship is looking pretty good to cruise super fans.
Cruise passengers are keen to dip their toes into the water.
Farmers are feeling the pinch of docked ships, with the massive volumes of meat normally purchased by cruise lines no longer required.
One of the world's largest cruise lines is considering whether to make vaccination against Covid-19 a requirement for boarding.
The Royal Caribbean cruise was one of the company's first sailings since it halted global operations in March due to the pandemic, but it abruptly ended when a passenger tested positive.
The enforced pause has provided time for an embattled cruise industry to rethink and regroup.