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Australian Cruise Magazine features cruise reviews by cruising experts throughout its web site. This is vital for regular readers because it allows you to get the very best advice on particular cruise ships.
Cruise writers are a special breed as distinct from travel writers. A cruise writer has travelled on dozens, in some cases hundreds of ships. This invaluable experience allows the writer to make an objective assessment of a particular ship and compare with similar products on the market.
Just as an expert travel writer can walk through a resort and instantly sum up what is right and wrong about its service and facilities, so a cruise writer can quickly gauge a cruise ship.
From the moment he drops his bags at check-in and hands over his ticket, the cruise writer is evaluating the product on offer. He will check everything available aboard the ship, from the cabins, to the various restaurants, day spa, gym, stage show and entertainment, kids club, casino kitchen and bars.
It may seem like a great job, and it is, but it also takes a trained eye to understand the value for money on offer and evaluate the cruise ship experience of the passengers. A top cruise writer will talk to lots of people on board to gain a feeling of how the ship is being received by the public. His story will contain both his own views on the ship and those of his fellow passengers.
Right now our expert cruise writers are likely to be somewhere in the world trying out the latest ships and itineraries. You can read about these experiences instantly as opposed to waiting weeks or even months for a story to appear in traditional media.
Apart from cruise writers, Australian Cruise Magazine will also feature stories by leading experts in the world of cruising. The best way to keep up with trends, the latest ships being built and new services being developed is to read a report by the people at the engine room of the cruise industry.
If you would like a particular cruise ship or itinerary reviewed, let us know. If we receive enough inquiries about your request we can then approach the cruise company about organising a media familiarisation tour.
Australian Cruise Magazine also welcomes your views on particular cruise reviews. If you want to comment on a story, by all means let us know. The web site is all about you, our readers and club members, so we’d love to hear from you and our writers would enjoy getting the feedback on their work.