TUI Cruises is offering a 15-night Dubai to Greece cruise aboard Mein Schiff 5 in May, 2024, at the tail-end of the 2023/24 cruise season.
Istanbul to benefit from Greece opening to cruises from Turkey
Cruise itineraries between Greece and Turkey have been re-established, in a major boon for Istanbul and its new Galataport cruise terminal.
Holland America Line to resume cruises for first time with Eurodam out of Greece
Holland America Line is resuming cruises for the first time, with Eurodam due to homeport in Athens from August, 2021.
Seabourn Mediterranean summer cruises from Greece announced for July
Seabourn, the luxury cruise line of Carnival Corporation, has announced it will be resuming services in the Mediterranean after agreeing a plan for roundtrip cruises with the Greek government.
Germany’s TUI and Phoenix Reisen offer 2020 cruises from Dubai to Greece and Italy
TUI Cruises new cruise ship Mein Schiff 6 will cruise from Dubai for the second time in 2020, bound for Europe, while fellow German cruise line Phoenix Reisen are sending their vintage […]
Viking Ocean Cruises to return to Turkey in 2021 on winter itineraries that include Greece
Viking Ocean Cruises will return to Turkey in 2021 with two new 10-night roundtrip cruises from Athens that will include port calls in Kusadi, the gateway to Turkey’s archeological marvel of Ephesus, […]
Newly-refurbished Silver Spirit will cruise from Dubai to Greece in 2020
Silver Spirit was cut in half, lengthened, and completely overhauled to bring her up-to-date with Silversea’s new cruise ships Silver Muse and Silver Moon, and now she’s going to be cruising from […]
Viking Mars makes maiden port call in fast-growing cruise destination Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia continues to break new ground following its entry into the cruise industry for the first time in 2021, with a spate of inaugural port calls by cruise lines eager for […]
Silver Cloud calls in Saudi Arabia for first time during Kingdom’s third season
The cruise ship Silver Cloud made its inaugural visit to Saudi Arabia this month, calling at Jeddah Islamic Port for five days as part of a grand voyage from the Arabian Gulf […]
Princess Cruises to name second Sphere class ship Star Princess
Princess Cruises has announced that its new Sphere class cruise ship, the second in the class and a sister ship to Sun Princess, will be called Star Princess.
Istanbul and Saudi among ‘AzAmazing Events’ on Azamara 2024 World Cruise
Azamara has announced 14 ‘AzAmazing’ celebrations and events that will take place during Azamara Onward’s 2024 World Cruise, with two events featuring Istanbul in Turkey and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
Silversea reveals Bon Voyage promotion on 2024 Dubai to Athens voyage
Silversea is offering complimentary cabin upgrades, reduced deposit, and airfare credit on select voyages in 2023 and 2024, including its 18-day Dubai to Athens cruise through the Red Sea next year.
Regent Seven Seas to sail to Arabia and Africa twice on 2025 Grand Voyages
The ultra-luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises, a brand of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, has announced five new Grand Voyages as part of the line’s 2025/26 cruise collection, with two voyages […]
Silversea to cruise from Port Elizabeth in South Africa for first time in 2024
The luxury cruise line Silversea will cruise from Port Elizabeth for the first-time next year aboard Silver Cloud on a grand voyage through the Indian Ocean.
Celestyal Cruises releases itineraries featuring Egypt for new ship Celestyal Journey
Celestyal Cruises will be sailing to Egypt aboard its new ship Celestyal Journey, taking over the itineraries of Celestyal Crystal when it debuts in September this year.
Explora Journeys to cruise roundtrip from Saudi Arabia in 2024 and 2025
Explora Journeys second cruise ship Explora II will cruise from Jeddah to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on 9-night roundtrip in the Red Sea, before sailing an 11-night itinerary to Dubai in 2024.
Celestyal Cruises targets post-pandemic growth with acquisition of former Ryndam
Celestyal Cruises is looking to cash in on the post-pandemic boom in cruise bookings with the acquisition of Holland America Line’s former cruise ship Ryndam.
Costa announces new itineraries in the Mediterranean aboard Costa Fortuna
Costa has released three new two-week itineraries in the Mediterranean aboard Costa Fortuna for 2023, taking in both the eastern and western Mediterranean, as well as Atlantic destinations such as the Canary […]
Oceania offering Dubai cruises aboard both Insignia and Riviera in 2024
Oceania Cruises will sail a pair of novel cruises from Dubai in 2024, with two of its ships scheduled to depart the city on consecutive days, both bound for Barcelona, but sailing […]
Cunard offering 2024 Queen Mary 2 Dubai cruise to Southampton or New York
Cunard Line is bringing its flagship Queen Mary 2 back to the UAE in 2024, with a 21-night cruise from Dubai to Southampton, with the option of extending it into a 28-night […]