P&O Cruises has announced the appointment of Gabby Oliver as a dedicated Business Development Manager for New Zealand coinciding with the line’s record 2018 season of sailings from Auckland.
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A luxury French cruise ship should improve its voyage planning and information systems following a collision with rocks while on a 16-night South Island cruise.
New Zealand’s cruise market has been growing at 13% per annum since 2010 with passenger port days expected to increase almost 40% by 2019, says Tourism New Zealand.
A 50% jump in cruise ship numbers helped lift Ports of Auckland’s interim revenue to $120.6m for the six months to December 2017, up 9.1% on the same period a year earlier.
Bon Voyage Cruises & Travel, Denise Fowler from The Travel Brokers, and Mark Smith from Lets Cruise were among the winners at the CLIA Australasia’s 17th Annual Cruise Industry Awards.
Ports of Auckland has released the results of its study into the feasibility of using shore power for cruise ships berthed in Auckland.
The estimated value of cruise spend in New Zealand during the 2016-17 season was slashed by $318m in yesterday’s Tourism Satellite Account, prompting questions over the accuracy of previous industry assessments.
Napier Port has released its annual results for the 2017 financial year, reporting record cargo volumes and a strong financial result.
Cruise Lines International Association Australasia has announced that it has signed Memoranda of Understandings with the Australian Cruise Association and the New Zealand Cruise Association.
Ports of Auckland will impose new passenger levies to pay for the city council’s $10m plan to accommodate larger cruise ships.
Ports of Auckland wants to build a new hotel, a rooftop public park and upgrade its cruise berths on its waterfront site, according to a draft 30-year master plan released today.
Stats NZ has released its first cruise ship traveller statistics providing insight into the number of passengers and crew arriving and departing New Zealand
Wellington’s CentrePort made a $2.3m loss for the year to June despite its vehicles and cruise businesses up 32% and 12% respectively on the previous period.
This summer, visitors to the Great Lake Taupo region can look forward to a new Maori cultural offering with Chris Jolly Outdoors’ Taurikura Maori Cultural Scenic Cruise.
The recommendations of the Port Future Study Consensus Working Group, completed in July 2016, were presented to Auckland Council’s Planning Committee.
IDNZ Destination Management has hired two key account managers as it prepares for the busiest summer yet for New Zealand’s booming cruise sector.
The arrival today of Radiance of the Seas in Wellington marks the start of the summer cruise season in the capital which is expected to inject around $65m into the regional economy.
The annual Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause to Milford and Doubtful Sounds has raised a total of $43,700 for Forest & Bird and the Cancer Society (Otago and Southland Division).
The cruise season has officially kicked off for 2017/18 with record numbers of passengers set to sail into Auckland over the next eight months.
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Senior cruise line executives have given the Labour Party’s plans to implement a $25 tourist tax short shrift.
New Zealand’s cruise industry body has a new board, a new brand and a new name following its AGM in Auckland this week
Tourism NZ would consider a targeted, cruise specific campaign when the numbers justified it and the timing was right.
Our full editorial write-up of the event, including panel discussions and presentations, appears tomorrow, Friday 1st September.
Destination Marlborough is delighted to announce that the New Zealand Cruise Association Conference will be held in Marlborough in 2018.
The New Zealand cruise sector is continuing to boom, with the contribution it makes to the nation’s economy projected to increase 43% in the next two years to $640m in the 2018/19 season.
Akaroa has lept above Sydney and Auckland to be named the top cruise destination in Australasia by the annual Cruise Critic’s Cruisers Choice Awards.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia is experiencing unprecedented demand from New Zealand travel agents to attend the Cruise360 conference being held in Sydney next month.
Regions keen to capture a bigger share of the fast-growing cruise market will have an opportunity to highlight what they are doing to improve port facilities at this year’s Cruise New Zealand Conference in Auckland, 29 August.
A trial accreditation programme for international cruise ships has boosted biosecurity and will be extended for future sailing seasons.
A record 90,184 New Zealanders sailed the world’s oceans on a cruise holiday in 2016 with a 36 per cent leap in passenger numbers helping to make the country one of the world’s top performing markets.
The Real Journeys Cruise-for-a-Cause this year will assist Forest & Bird with predator control and help train the greater number of volunteers needed by the Cancer Society.
P&O Cruises will base its Pacific Jewel ship in Auckland next winter and provide an extra five itineraries in a record programme for New Zealand. The cruise operator has announced MORE »
The new $56m cruise berth planned for Lyttelton will bring a welcome boost to the Christchurch economy and help relieve pressure on the small town of Akaroa.
Another record cruise season is expected in 2017/18 with the benefit to the New Zealand economy estimated to be worth more than $500m.
The decision on the best option for berthing large cruise ships went before the Planning Committee today, with councillors providing, in principle, support to an inner dolphin.
P&O races towards a record 2018 with first ever Melbourne Cup cruise from New Zealand.
Kat Van Dijk entered tourism relatively recently when she joined JUCY just over four years ago. She is GM Southern Lakes at what was originally a car rental company but has expanded into campervans, cruise and hotels.
The Ports of Auckland handled 31 cruise ship visits for the month of February, welcoming 89,516 visiting passengers and crew.
Southern Discoveries will enter Queenstown’s competitive coach sector after committing close to $2m to launch a fleet of coaches.
More than 1700 Nines supporters have sailed into Auckland this morning on P&O’s Pacific Pearl, marking the start of a four-month season of cruises from New Zealand which will contribute close to $20 million to the nation’s economy.
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