All articles by Neil Douglas

From booming to beleaguered – the Oceania cruise market

Covid-19 and the associated national lockdowns have hit the cruise industry hard. Operations were suspended from mid-March with ships laid up, crew gradually repatriated, and tickets refunded. Cruise executives now have the time to contemplate their future investment and business strategies whilst Covid-19 ‘lockdowns’ continue across the world.

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Australian light rail systems and lessons for New Zealand

Construction costs for light rail transit (LRT) projects in Australia have soared, and the disruption to traffic, residents and businesses from the Sydney CBD and South East Light Rail project (Sydney CBD-SE) has regularly hit the headlines. So what can NZ learn from this as we consider our own LRT?

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