Last week, Carnival Corporation announced the closure of P&O Cruises Australia, retiring the well-loved brand in March of 2025.

In recent years, many cruise lines have struggled to generate a profit in the changing Australian market.

So what does the future hold for the tourism cruise ship industry?

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Produced By: Toni Pankaluic

Featured In Story: Dr Freya Higgins-Desbiolles – Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Tourism at the University of South Australia

First aired on The Wire, Monday 10 June 2024