Adventure cruisers spoilt for choice with this year's impressive collection of new expedition ships.
Luxury afloat? Only a handful of lines qualify for the true, five-star luxury experience according to Berlitz.
The new ship will be the cargo cruise line's first foray into passenger-only cruises.
Princess Cruises' Sun Princess became the first cruise ship to sail back to Kangaroo Island on Sunday, bringing 2000 passengers with it.
The new Seabourn expedition ship will be sailing nine voyages of 11 or 12 days in Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands.
Cruise lines with close ties to hard-hit towns around coastal NSW, South Australia and Victoria have pledged their support.
The shipping news Sat Jan 18
If you're a small-ship cruiser perhaps 2020 is the year to go even smaller and discover Adriatic ports inaccessible to big-ship crowds.
A new ban on clothing that might be considered "offensive" has frequent Carnival Cruise Lines travellers wondering who gets to decide what the word means.
It's now less than a year before Celebrity Eclipse sails into Melbourne as the newest Celebrity Cruises ship ever to homeport in Victoria.
Celebrity Apex is headed for Spain and Portugal on an eight-night round-trip from Southampton in April.
While that might be welcome news for travellers who just want to relax on holiday, it's a sad turn for many.