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News & Media Centre

Welcome to the APT Media Centre. Here you can keep up with our recent news articles and media releases to find out what makes us Australia's leading, award-winning luxury and cruise operator. 

Members of the media can contact our PR Manager, Katharyn Polan:
Email: or call: +61 3 8526 1300

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Queen Eleganza

New Ship Sets Sail in Croatia

With only 18 passenger cabins, the Queen Eleganza was purpose-built for the Adriatic coasts tight coves and isolated islands, allowing exploration of hidden gems that other larger ships cannot access.

Read our latest article here.

Double Win at NTIA

APT received two of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards at the 2016. APT was named the Best Tour Operator, Domestic and Best River Cruise Operator.

Kings Canyon Lodge

The APT Group has today announced the planned closure of its Kings Canyon Wilderness Lodge in the Northern Territory.

Wine Series Cruises

Luxury travel operator has announced it will continue with its successful Wine Series European River Cruise journeys.

Europe Riverships

APT & partner AmaWaterways had reason to celebrate this week, hosting christenings for two new river cruise ships.

AmaStella Godmother

APT announced Carole Smethurst, owner of Bicton Travel in Perth, as Godmother of the new MS AmaStella.

Christmas in July

Travel agents can ensure their clients experience an unforgettable Christmas in Europe thanks to APT.

Ride the Riverbanks

Fancy riding along the banks of the Rhine or exploring Bordeaux by bicycle? Then APT’s new Cycling Series is for you.

Kimberley Symphony

APT is hosting Symphony in the Kimberley an exclusive performance by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra (SSO).

Top Ten Spots

APT and partner AmaWaterways, has today announced that its ships have taken the top ten spots in the Berlitz Guide.

Tourism Legend

Geoff McGeary OAM has received the coveted Australian Tourism Legend award at the 2015 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.

Unforgettable Awards

APT hosted a glittering awards event at Namedy Castle to celebrate its top performing VIP Diamond travel agencies.