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Perspectives: Cruise ships return, but do they deserve a lavish welcome?
23 Aug 2022   /

Perspectives: Cruise ships return, but do they deserve a lavish welcome?

With questions around cruise ships’ environmental and health impacts and their relatively small contribution to the economy, lavish welcomes may not be justifiable, writes Timothy Welch.


Summers exits NZCA chair, heralds ‘new beginnings’ for cruise
19 Aug 2022   /

Summers exits NZCA chair, heralds ‘new beginnings’ for cruise

It’s been a long three years but the future of cruise looks strong, she tells the industry’s annual conference.


The value of cruise to NZ tourism? Relationships, experiences, sustainability
19 Aug 2022   /

The value of cruise to NZ tourism? Relationships, experiences, sustainability

“The value of passengers who come through the distribution channel should not be underestimated,” says GTNZ’s Anna Black.


NZ must be smart with cruise rules – PONANT’s Sarina Bratton
18 Aug 2022   /

NZ must be smart with cruise rules – PONANT’s Sarina Bratton

The French operator’s APAC chair urges the govt to take a practical approach and criticises proposals to cap visits to Fiordland.


Cruise conference set to ‘Make Ship Happen’
17 Aug 2022   /

Cruise conference set to ‘Make Ship Happen’

Around 220 industry professionals are converging on Auckland for the first NZ Cruise conference since 2019.


“It’s a very emotionally charged day” – NZCA’s Debbie Summers
12 Aug 2022   /

“It’s a very emotionally charged day” – NZCA’s Debbie Summers

P&O Cruises’ Pacific Explorer berths in Auckland, marking the restart of cruise in NZ.


Gallery: A day for cruise to remember
12 Aug 2022  

Gallery: A day for cruise to remember

The arrival of P&O Cruises’ Pacific Explorer in Auckland marks the restart of cruise in New Zealand.


Cruise is back – what passengers, agents need to know
1 Aug 2022   /

Cruise is back – what passengers, agents need to know

Passengers on cruise ships and recreational vessels are required to be vaccinated against Covid-19, and must comply with all domestic health measures including isolation.


Carnival president joins Cruise360 Australasia
29 Jul 2022   /

Carnival president joins Cruise360 Australasia

Fitzgerald will join cruise industry leaders at the Cruise360 Australasia 2022’s State of the Industry panel.


Cruise counts down to first ship visit in August
27 Jul 2022   /

Cruise counts down to first ship visit in August

P&O Australia’s Pacific Explorer will be the first cruise ship with international passengers to visit NZ.


Napier Port opens Te Whiti wharf to enable larger vessels
25 Jul 2022   /

Napier Port opens Te Whiti wharf to enable larger vessels

Napier Port has opened its 350-metre Te Whiti wharf, which is long and deep enough to accommodate large vessels.


PONANT’s Bratton to deliver keynote at NZCA conference
22 Jul 2022   /

PONANT’s Bratton to deliver keynote at NZCA conference

Business leader and cruise company founder Sarina Bratton has been announced as the keynote speaker for the New Zealand Cruise Association Conference 2022.


Cruise lines up 900+ NZ port bookings, prompting even operator nerves
12 Jul 2022   /

Cruise lines up 900+ NZ port bookings, prompting even operator nerves

The first four cruise ships arriving from October could bring more than 13k passengers to the regions.


CLIA Destination Showcase returns online
27 Jun 2022   /

CLIA Destination Showcase returns online

Travel agents will have an opportunity to virtually explore top cruise destinations around the world in a week-long webinar programme from Cruise Lines International Association Australasia.


Border re-opening great for Rotorua – Chadwick
13 May 2022   /

Border re-opening great for Rotorua – Chadwick

Rotorua Mayor Steve Chadwick says New Zealand’s full border reopening on 31 July is great news for the city’s tourism and hospitality operators.


Cruise probably tourism’s “most trashed brand” in Covid is coming back better – Nash
12 May 2022   /

Cruise probably tourism’s “most trashed brand” in Covid is coming back better – Nash

How cruise managed the pandemic will be studied for years, says the tourism minister.


Relief for cruise with a maritime border re-opening date – finally
11 May 2022   /

Relief for cruise with a maritime border re-opening date – finally

After two years of hardship, hundreds of Kiwi ship suppliers and tourism operators can start rebuilding their businesses, says NZCA.


Border to fully re-open 31 July, pre-departure tests to go
11 May 2022   /

Border to fully re-open 31 July, pre-departure tests to go

Pre-departure testing is also expected to be scrapped before the end of July.


Akaroa expects just 19 cruise ships for 2022-23 season
9 May 2022  

Akaroa expects just 19 cruise ships for 2022-23 season

The number of cruise ships scheduled to stop at the Akaroa port near Christchurch for the 2022/23 season is down to just 19 ships, a 79% drop compared to the 90 ships that visited during 2019/20.


NZ Cruise: $150m, 250 port calls lost due to ongoing maritime border uncertainty
21 Apr 2022   /

NZ Cruise: $150m, 250 port calls lost due to ongoing maritime border uncertainty

The government is yet to announce a date for cruise visits to start again despite the air border to Australia re-opening last week.


NZ Cruise urges “fast clarity” from govt after P&O cancels Auckland
24 Feb 2022   /

NZ Cruise urges “fast clarity” from govt after P&O cancels Auckland

The New Zealand Cruise Association is calling on the government to say when the industry can restart after P&O Cruises Australia cancelled its 2022 Auckland season.


Domestic cruise plots course through Covid’s choppy waters
26 Jan 2022  

Domestic cruise plots course through Covid’s choppy waters

Cruising in NZ waters has been well supported over summer but there are clouds on the horizon, say operators.


NZCA’s Debbie Summers: Cruise now one of the safest holidays
25 Jan 2022   /

NZCA’s Debbie Summers: Cruise now one of the safest holidays

The association’s chair on the efforts to get cruise going again in NZ and why Q4 2022 remains the target, despite Omicron.


Cruise demand for NZ “strong”, bookings steady for 2022-23
20 Jan 2022   /

Cruise demand for NZ “strong”, bookings steady for 2022-23

Demand for cruises continues to be strong globally, including for passengers planning to cruise in New Zealand waters, according to the New Zealand Cruise Association.


NZ Cruise sets 2022 conference venue, date
16 Dec 2021   /

NZ Cruise sets 2022 conference venue, date

The New Zealand Cruise Association will hold next year’s Cruise Conference at Auckland’s Aotea Centre.


NZ Cruise welcomes Ruby Princess finding
9 Dec 2021   /

NZ Cruise welcomes Ruby Princess finding

The New Zealand Cruise Association says a New Zealand Customs’ investigation has confirmed that the Ruby Princess and its local port agents made appropriate health declarations when the ship visited New Zealand in March 2020.


Explore launches Hauraki Gulf multi-day expeditions
17 Nov 2021   /

Explore launches Hauraki Gulf multi-day expeditions

The new experience aims to capitalise on the domestic-only market this summer but also become a ‘must-do’ attraction longer term.


NZ, Australia still at anchor as 3 million enjoy cruise – CLIA
8 Nov 2021   /

NZ, Australia still at anchor as 3 million enjoy cruise – CLIA

Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says the number of passengers who have sailed worldwide since ocean cruise operations resumed last year has now passed three million.


NZCA: Cruise industry not back until Q4 2022
21 Oct 2021  

NZCA: Cruise industry not back until Q4 2022

The New Zealand Cruise Association says the industry may not restart again for another year.


CentrePort profits, revenue drop on lack of cruise
18 Oct 2021   /

CentrePort profits, revenue drop on lack of cruise

CentrePort posted an underlying net profit after tax of $7.2m for the year to June 2021, down 51% compared to the $14.7m recorded in FY20.


Princess Cruises cancels summer for NZ
24 Sep 2021  

Princess Cruises cancels summer for NZ

Princess Cruises is cancelling the summer seasons for three vessels initially scheduled to sail routes in Australia and New Zealand due to uncertainty around the return of cruising in the region.


Cruise must be included in border reopening talks – NZCA’s Summers
27 Aug 2021  

Cruise must be included in border reopening talks – NZCA’s Summers

The newly-elected chair of New Zealand Cruise Association says the future of the industry remains strong.


Difficult risk control blocking trans-Tasman cruise – Nash
12 Aug 2021   /

Difficult risk control blocking trans-Tasman cruise – Nash

The resumption of cruises from Australia in summer appears remote even if border restrictions are eased in early 2022.


P&O Cruises announce inaugural NZ music festival ‘at sea’
15 Jul 2021  

P&O Cruises announce inaugural NZ music festival ‘at sea’

Line-up of country stars as well as country-themed dance and activities on offer for three day cruise.


NZCA strategy targets trans-Tasman bubble cruises in 2022
12 Jul 2021   /

NZCA strategy targets trans-Tasman bubble cruises in 2022

The New Zealand Cruise Association wants rapid testing in place and safe bubble cruising for larger ships with reduced guest numbers in 2022.


Maritime NZ seeks feedback on marine rules
8 Jul 2021   /

Maritime NZ seeks feedback on marine rules

Maritime New Zealand is calling for feedback on draft Marine Protection Rules as part of plans for New Zealand to join an international convention to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution from ships.


CLIA to recognise Australasian cruise agent with award
7 Jul 2021   /

CLIA to recognise Australasian cruise agent with award

Australian and New Zealand cruise agents are to be honoured with a presentation from Cruise Lines International Association recognising the difficult circumstances they have been operating in.


Environment Southland signs cruise agreement with CLIA
30 Apr 2021  

Environment Southland signs cruise agreement with CLIA

Environment Southland has signed an updated Cruise Ship Deed of Agreement with Cruise Lines International Association to boost revenue from visiting cruise ships in the future.


What about cruise? NZCA, CLIA call for Australasian action
7 Apr 2021   /

What about cruise? NZCA, CLIA call for Australasian action

Cruise industry touts strong new health protocols, watches with envy as businesses ready for air corridor with Australia.


CLIA relaunches cruise education series for agents
23 Mar 2021   /

CLIA relaunches cruise education series for agents

Cruise Lines International Association will bring back its CLIA LIVE education series for 2021.


Cruise excursion firm pivots, plans for growth
3 Mar 2021   /

Cruise excursion firm pivots, plans for growth

With the industry yet to revive, one BOP excursion company aims to expand as far as the South Island with a new product.


Cruise absence sees ship visits fall at Port of Tauranga
2 Mar 2021  

Cruise absence sees ship visits fall at Port of Tauranga

Port of Tauranga saw ship visits decline by 15.3% to 661 for the six months to December 2020.


NZ Cruise conference cancelled again – aims for mid-2022
11 Feb 2021   /

NZ Cruise conference cancelled again – aims for mid-2022

NZCA chair Debbie Summers said the decision was made because of the ongoing impacts of Covid-19 on the industry.


National Party blasts cruise ship border bungle
9 Feb 2021   /

National Party blasts cruise ship border bungle

The Government has “kneecapped” the tourism sector by causing the Le Lapérouse cruise ship to cancel its season, says the National Party.


Le Lapérouse debacle will have lasting impacts – agent
4 Feb 2021  

Le Lapérouse debacle will have lasting impacts – agent

Cruise lines are reconsidering future deployments to “unreliable” NZ, says Wild Earth Travel’s Aaron Russ.


NZ Cruise “devastated” at Ponant cancellation
4 Feb 2021   /

NZ Cruise “devastated” at Ponant cancellation

The cruise industry says it has been abandoned by the Government.


NZ Cruise “shocked, bewildered” at Le Lapérouse treatment
1 Feb 2021   /

NZ Cruise “shocked, bewildered” at Le Lapérouse treatment

The denial of visas to 61 crew tarnishes NZ’s cruise friendly reputation, says NZCA.


NZ cruise stuck in “no man’s land”, missing $601m  – NZCA’s Summers
8 Dec 2020   /

NZ cruise stuck in “no man’s land”, missing $601m – NZCA’s Summers

The New Zealand cruise industry is at a standstill and the country is $601m out of pocket because of it, says NZ Cruise Association chair and ID Tours executive director Debbie Summers.


$67m Lyttelton cruise berth opens for business
27 Nov 2020   /

$67m Lyttelton cruise berth opens for business

It is New Zealand’s first purpose-built cruise ship facility.


Global cruise industry to lose US$20bn due to Covid
26 Nov 2020  

Global cruise industry to lose US$20bn due to Covid

The global cruise industry is expected to lose US$19.6bn in revenue amid the coronavirus outbreak, a 71% plunge year-over-year, according to StockApps.com.