2024 Ocean Debut Virtual Showcase

CLIA Australasia is excited to announce the return of its OCEAN DEBUT VIRTUAL SHOWCASE – featuring 2024’s most anticipated new ships – running from Monday 5th February to Thursday 8th February 2024.

Learn all you need to know about the most exciting new ships making their debut this year!

This showcase will provide travel agents with valuable information about new ocean cruise ships scheduled to debut in 2024 - including ship facts; dining, entertainment and accommodation options; public spaces; new innovative features and designs; and what type of experience guests can expect when they step on board.

CLIA Members can register for each of the sessions via the CLIA Members Hub. Earn CLIA points and be in the running to win one of five great prize-packs simply by tuning in live, collecting the codeword and completing the quiz.

If you are not a CLIA member and would like to join the showcase, please contact us at info-aus@cruising.org for information about CLIA Membership.



Monday 5 February 2024 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Embark upon the Disney Treasure — the newest ship from Disney Cruise Line, sailing from December 2024. The spirit of adventure awaits your Clients around every turn as they discover the bold, far-reaching realms of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, classic Disney Parks attractions, and more upon the high seas.

2024 is the year for Royal Caribbean with the launch of two amazing new ships; Utopia of the Seas® and the all-new, first of its kind, Icon of the SeasSM. Utopia of the Seas® is the ultimate weekend gamechanger with short 3- and 4- night itineraries, and Icon of the SeasSM is everything you've ever loved about every holiday, all rolled into one – the ultimate family holiday! The countdown is on!

Tuesday 6 February 2024 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

Explora II, the second ship of the Explora Journeys fleet, sets sail in Q3 2024, offering guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in exciting, inspiring destinations on their journey to the Ocean State of Mind. The Explora Journeys fleet represents a new era of luxury ocean travel with each ship exquisitely designed with a promise of elegance, joy, exploration and discovery.

Talk about exciting and new! Princess Cruises is delighted to soon be welcoming the Sun Princess in early 2024. Designed with guests in mind, she will retain all the Princess favourites as well as some unique new features to make sure guests will love every minute of their cruise with Princess - to the sun and back.

Wednesday 7 February 2024 11:30am - 12:30pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:30pm NZDT

With a combined history of more than 85 years of expertise in the Kimberley region and remote maritime operations, PONANT and PASPALEY proudly introduce Paspaley Pearl by PONANT – a new era of luxury boutique expeditions within the Asia Pacific region, with a maximum capacity of just 30 guests. 


Rocking a name that balances the duality of the iridescent glow of the seven seas with the fierce intelligence of women across the world, Brilliant Lady, our fourth ship in the fleet, is splashing onto the scene with bright and vivid intention – ready to take you across the world.

Thursday 8 February 2024 11:30am - 12:00pm AEDT / 1:30pm - 2:00pm NZDT

Silver Ray, Silversea’s second Nova Class ship will debut in the Mediterranean for European summer 2024. Silver Ray mirrors every aspect of her sister ship, Silver Nova; featuring an innovative, asymmetrical design for uninterrupted vistas from every venue and an immersive S.A.L.T culinary programme, Silver Ray offers you a deeper sense of connection with your destination and an unprecedented sense of space.  

Queen Anne will make up a remarkable quartet alongside Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth, making her the 249th Ship to sail under the Cunard Flag. Queen Anne will be showcasing some exciting new venues and well-loved favourites – and will be sailing Australian & New Zealand waters in early 2025.

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