Cruise ships

Cruise ship season nets $30 million for city

Cruise ship season nets $30 million for city

Dunedin hosted about 131,000 cruise ship passengers and 58,000 crew in a season the Dunedin City Council says earned the city close to $30 million.

'Solstice' visitors enjoy perfect Dunedin day

'Solstice' visitors enjoy perfect Dunedin day

''Wonderful'' weather and the attractions of Dunedin combined to produce a perfect start to the cruise ship season.

Cruise ship 'double-up' big boost for business

Thousands of cruise ship passengers flocked into central Dunedin yesterday during the busiest day of the city's latest cruise season.

Better welcome urged for cruise passengers

Better welcome urged for cruise passengers

Dunedin needs to do more to welcome cruise ship passengers to secure an industry now worth $38 million a year to Otago, a new action plan suggests.

Weather cuts back cruise ship revenue

Weather cuts back cruise ship revenue

There are mixed feelings among Dunedin retailers about this year's cruise ship season.

Cruise ship complaint assessed

Cruise ship complaint assessed

A complaint about new cruise-ship protocols at Port Otago is being assessed by the Commerce Commission.

Cruise ship tour licence suggested

Cruise ship tour licence suggested

Dunedin should implement a model for cruise ship tour operators established in Christchurch, an Akaroa operator says.

Cruise ships due

The cruise ship Seven Seas Voyager is scheduled to arrive at Port Chalmers this morning, and Diamond Princess is expected there tomorrow morning.

Tour bribery, bias claims denied

Tour bribery, bias claims denied

Further unrest among Dunedin tour operators about new cruise ship protocols, including claims of bribery and bias, will be addressed at a season-end debriefing.

Stepping back in time on 'Orion'

Stepping back in time on 'Orion'

It is the high life on the high seas.

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