You are now spoiled for choice if you want to cruise in or around every one of our planet's seven amazingly diverse continents.
Traveller's resident Cruise Director, Sally Macmillan is a relatively recent cruise convert and long-time journalist who has a serious sailing habit. Sally has edited Cruise Passenger magazine for four years, and writes a weekly cruise column and cruise-related features for Traveller.
The first ceremony will take place on board P&O UK's Azura in January.
It's a fact of cruising life that big ships in peak holiday periods are booked to capacity, but if that's the only time you can go it doesn't mean your cruise will be ruined by being over-crowded.
Crystal Cruises launches new river ship and announces multimillion-dollar makeovers for Crystal Symphony.
When you cruise on a luxury ocean line drinks are usually included in the fare – which is one reason why they are more expensive.
In just under two weeks the first overseas cruise ship will arrive in Sydney for the 2017-18 season.
Part of any ship's life involves constant maintenance and upgrades.
Riviera has just launched a website and brochure dedicated to the local market, with pricing in Australian dollars and bookings available through travel agents linked with major wholesalers Cruiseco and Cruise Traveller.
From one-off experiences to thrillseeking adventures, here are the most popular shore excursions on offer.
Cruise passengers are increasingly seeking voyages that give them the chance to enjoy interests they are passionate about.
Several lines have recently announced new world cruise itineraries that spend extended periods in various parts of the world.
Just as river cruising in the European winter has become popular in recent years, a few cruise lines are now operating ocean cruises in the Mediterranean almost year-round.
Sally Macmillan joins a Mediterranean voyage soon after its launch to find out.
A range of specialty shore tours will whet the appetites of cruising foodies.
Like the fleet's current biggest ship, Royal Clipper, the fascination around these beautiful vessels is more than justified.