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Infrastructure woes sharply slowed down Australian market growth last year



AIDAcara at Sydney on December 19, 2017  (Photo courtesy AIDA Cruises)Problems with land based infrastructure particularly in Sydney contributed to a sharp slowdown in the growth of the Australian cruise market last year, CLIA Australasia figures show.In 2018, a total of 1.35 million Australians took a cruise, which was just 0.9% more than in the previous year. In 2017, the year on growth had been robust 4.4%. (cruisebusiness.com)

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Maiden Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide produced for Australia and New Zealand




Australia and New Zealand’s three leading cruise organisations – Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), Australian Cruise Association (ACA) and New Zealand Cruise Association (NZCA) – have released the first Cruise Industry Sustainability Guide in this region to showcase the work being done by the industry to preserve the world’s pristine waterways.

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Results of the AGM for the Australian Cruise Association




A new Management Committee was voted in last Friday, September 14 at the AGM held at the Australian Cruise Association (ACA) in Broome. Two positions were replaced, with Julie O’Brien stepping down at the end her term to focus on an increasingly important and growing role in the cruise sector at Tourism Events Queensland. (etbtravelnews.global)

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Australian Cruise Association annual conference opens in Broome



The 22nd annual Australian Cruise Association conference and AGM commenced in Broome last night and will run through September 14, 2018. Around 120 delegates are attending the event at the Cable Beach Club Resort, which is themed “Forging Stronger Relationships” recognising the importance of all sectors of the industry working collaboratively for a greater gain. (etbtravelnews.global)

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Brisbane Cruise Terminal Hit by Competition Ruling




A new $158 million cruise ship terminal in Brisbane, Australia, has been determined to limit or prevent competition by the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC). Large cruise ships, over 270 meters (886 feet), currently have to berth at a grain terminal with limited facilities for cruise ships, and the state government approved the new terminal at Luggage Point on the north side of the Brisbane River in October last year. (maritime-executive.com)

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