Travel at a leisurely pace from luxurious small liners through to elegant yachts, First Class gives an insight into cruises so you can choose your style.

Travel at a leisurely pace from luxurious small liners through to elegant yachts, First Class gives an insight into cruises so you can choose your style.


Heart shaped reef on the Great Barrier Reef
Introducing The Sundays on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island Enterprises, the team behind the luxurious resort qualia, is thrilled to announce “The Sundays,” a new boutique hotel on Hamilton Island, nestled within Australia’s World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.

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Gourmand discoveries with European waterways in France

This August 2024, the promise of an ‘exclusive’ culinary adventure twinkles on the horizon like a Michelin-star in the dim twilight.

Aerial view of the Hunter River, Kimberley, Australia.
Coral Expeditions Unveils Kimberley Cruise Guide

In a move as bold and spirited as the Australian outback itself, Coral Expeditions, the trailblazers of the Aussie cruise scene, have unveiled their latest magnum opus: the 2024-2025 Kimberley Cruise Guide.

Kids can explore the lagoon's wildlife with a naturalist in the onboard family program.
Paul Gauguin Cruises launches 2025 Tahiti & Cook Islands Moana Explorer Program

Paul Gauguin Cruises has unfurled the enchanting tapestry of its 2025 Moana Explorer Program. Aboard the distinguished m/s Paul Gauguin, this curated symphony of 11 dedicated summer and holiday sailings beckons the younger connoisseurs of wanderlust.

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Virgin Voyages launch in Sydney

Virgin Voyages, the acclaimed cruise line under the wing of Sir Richard Branson, orchestrated a stellar Scarlet Night soiree in Sydney to herald the arrival of Resilient Lady to the Australian shores.

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PONANT Launches Ultimate Kimberley Expedition Guide

Making discovering the extraordinary even more accessible to travellers, PONANT has launched their 52-page Ultimate Kimberley Expedition Guide, further enhancing the company’s position as the leader of breathtaking luxury expeditions along Western Australia’s remote and untouched Kimberley coast.

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Hamilton Island Race Week with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer covers Hamilton Island race week. The sailing ‘week’ is when maxi, major and minor (there’s actually nothing minor about the sailing world) yachts venture up north in the hope of taking home line honours.

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Cruising in Europe with Melissa Hoyer

Melissa Hoyer was invited to cruise on the 1900-people ship, Oosterdam from the Holland America Line, which took us from Athens to Istanbul, Mykonos, Crete, Olympia, and finishing in Trieste, a couple of hours out of Venice.

Coral Expeditions Spice Islands
Coral Expeditions Expands Season in the Spice Islands

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has today announced the launch of four new 18-night extended voyages to Raja Ampat and Spice Islands of West Papua in early 2025. The release coincides with the current expeditions in March and April on Coral Adventurer which are both sold out due to popular demand. These voyages are the first back to the region since 2020.

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Tasmanian luxury via seaplane

On Board will now ferry guests on their new seaplane to Tasmania’s latest luxury wilderness cruise experience.

The Ritz Carlton Yacht Exterior
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection debuts

The Ritz-Carlton have announced the debut of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, marking a significant moment for the iconic hospitality brand as it makes its foray into the luxury yachting space.

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Paul Gauguin Cruises launches 2024 sailings in the Pacific

Paul Gauguin Cruises launches sales for its 2024 small-ship cruises with 33 sailings to seven destinations, including two new itineraries.