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Cruises in North America

Raising the bar: Celebrity Century.

Cruising

The Cruise Director: US river cruises

Sally Macmillan While river cruising is going gangbusters in Europe it's also becoming increasingly popular in America.

Cruising

Shore excursion: Alaska

Humpback whales

Diane Grady is impressed by the ingenuity of whales on a wildlife cruise though Alaska.

Cruising

The Cruise Director

Sally Macmillan Taking a cruise with the whole family - mum, dad, kids, grandparents - is becoming increasingly popular.

Cruising

Fun for your crew

SHD TRAVEL September 8 Family Friendly Cruises Carnival Spirit Supplied CL_Deck_BsktBl_DadKids

Sally Macmillan Our Cruise Director Sally Macmillan suggests some popular holidays that are filled with thrills for the kids, while also enjoyable for mum and dad.

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Photo galleries

The world's largest, most expensive cruise ship

Oasis of the Seas

The largest cruise ship ever built, the Oasis of the Seas, arrives at its new home port.

On board the Queen Mary 2

Queen-Mary-2-Sydney

Step inside a world of elegance and grandeur on board the 23-storey ocean liner Queen Mary 2.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Alaska cruising minus the crowds

Tripologist We are planning an Alaskan Inside Passage cruise. Could you suggest reputable operators and any must-see destinations?

Tips

Buy high, spend low: overseas trips cheaper than ever

Statue of Liberty

The strong Aussie dollar and falling fares make heading overseas cheaper than ever, writes Jane E. Fraser.

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Travel News

Helsinki airport introduces world's first passenger tracking system

Passengers are seen near a flight information board in the departures hall at Helsink-Vantaa airport in Helsinki, Finland.

1:38pm | Helsinki's airport will be the world's first to track passengers in real-time from parking lot to takeoff, but the plan has been criticised by civil liberty groups.

Two new hotels at Brisbane Airport

CAMERON ATFIELD 4:10pm | Pullman and Ibis hotels to be built by November at cost of $150m.

Boozy with bad diets but foreigners love the British, study says

12:32pm | Despite a passion for binge-drinking and lousy food, Britain was named the second most attractive country along with Australia, according to a survey.

Paris tourist spot overrun by 'dirty' rats

10:13am | Hundreds of tourists are enjoying a picnic in the city's Tuileries garden at Louvre, but there is just one drawback - 'dirty' rats.

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