It's an industry first and being referred to as a "Triple Crown" event.
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 cruise line is to launch two more ultra-luxury cruise ships bringing its fleet to six.
And shipyards' order books are looking very healthy for the next few years, too.
River cruising is one of the best ways to explore many aspects of India's colourful culture.
Bargain hunters should check out these world cruises of 100-plus days.
With Oprah Winfrey as its "godmother" how could Holland America Line's new ship be anything but stellar?
Bringing state-of-the-art design, new menus and exclusive new experiences.
Princess Cruises marks three milestones and crochet cruises could get you hooked.
There are some great event-based cruises coming up this year, starting with the Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix.
White wilderness, wildlife, Inuit culture and North America's only viking settlements are among the highlights of a cruise from Greenland to the Canadian Arctic.
Local, small-group, customised and exclusive are seen as the way forward.
Most of this year's new river ships will cruise Europe's well-known waterways but there are also some interesting newcomers in America and Asia.
When Ponant's Le Laperouse arrives in Cairns later this month, it will be the youngest of this summer's bumper crop of smaller, luxury and expedition-style ships to cruise in local waters. S
The 4500-passenger Bellissima is MSC's second Meraviglia-class ship.
Cruisers are in for another big one, with 30 million travellers globally expected to take an ocean voyage and 25 ocean-going cruise ships set to launch in 2019,