Royal Caribbean International Reveals 2013/2014 Australian Deployment

Royal Caribbean International today announced its winter 2013/2014 deployment in Australia that sees the line send 3 of its vessels to the southern hemisphere. From September 2013 to May 2014, Voyager of the Seas, Radiance of the Seas and Rhapsody of the Seas will return to offer a combined 55 sailings on 53 itineraries, calling at 56 ports … Continue reading

Transformed Rhapsody Of The Seas Returns To Service

Royal Caribbean International’s Rhapsody of the Seas has returned to service following a month-long drydock refurbishment in Singapore that the line describes as a complete transformation. Built in St. Nazaire, the 14-year old vessel is one of the line’s oldest ships and receives venues that have been introduced on newer Royal Caribbean ships.   Cabins and Dining … Continue reading

Silkair To Head Down Under In 2012

Silkair, the regional subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, has announced that it will launch nonstop flights to Darwin, heralding its entry into the Australian aviation market. Part of a joint plan with alliance partner Virgin Australia to boost air services to northern Australia, the airline will fly 4 times a week from 26 March 2012.   Operated … Continue reading

Holland America Deploys ms Volendam To Asia For 2012/2013

Holland America Line has announced that the 60,890-GRT ms Volendam will return to cruise Asian waters in 2013, in response to growing interest in the Far East. The vessel, which is poised to visit the region in early 2012, will sail a series of itineraries visiting Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand. … Continue reading

Great Southern Rail Completes Refurbishment Of The Ghan

Adelaide-based Great Southern Rail has completed the refurbishment of its classic Australian train, The Ghan. Travelling 2,979 kilometers across the continent between Darwin and Adelaide through Alice Springs, the award-winning luxury train now includes refitted Red Daynighter seating and new dining outlets in the Matilda Cafe and the Red Gum Lounge.   More Comfortable Red Daynighter Seats … Continue reading