The boutique premium cruise line Windstar Cruises has appointed Dubai-based Cruise Master Middle East as the General Sales Agent (GSA) to source business from the Middle East markets.
Windstar Cruises reveals F1 Grand Prix shore excursions for Abu Dhabi
Windstar Cruises is introducing a new Formula One experience for its guests during the final race of the 2023 season of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November.
Windstar will cruise roundtrip from Dubai during 2023/24 season
Windstar Cruises will spend a full season in the Middle East for the 2023/24 cruise season, sailing roundtrip from Dubai 11 times between November and March.
Windstar expands in French Polynesia while stretched Star Pride delivered
Windstar has taken delivery of its stretched Star Pride cruise ship following a major refurbishment, the same week it announced it now has two ships deployed in French Polynesia.
Windstar takes delivery of Star Legend, second stretched cruise ship
Windstar Cruises has taken delivery of Star Legend after the luxury former Seaborun cruise ship completed a comprehensive refit and refurbishment that saw her cut in half and lengthened.
Newly-stretched and refurbished Star Breeze delivered to Windstar
Windstar Cruises has taken delivery of its transformed cruise ship Star Breeze, which has been refurbished from bow to stern, and lengthened by 26-metres.
Windstar Cruises reveals all-new spa concept for trio of refurbished cruise ships
Windstar Cruises has revamped its spa offering aboard its three all-suite Star-class ships, Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride as part of their US $250-million overhaul that included being cut in […]
New mid-section inserted for Star Breeze after Windstar president makes final cut
The new 25.6-metre mid-section for Star Breeze has been inserted and work is now underway to weld the ship back together at the Fincantieri Palermo shipyard after Windstar President John Delaney made […]
Windstar Cruises cuts steel for new mid-section of ‘stretched’ Star Legend
Windstar Cruises has cut the first steel for the new mid-section of Star Legend, which will soon be cut in half and ‘stretched’ to offer more staterooms and public areas.
Windstar Cruises to debut The Star Grill by Steven Raichlen on stretched ships
Windstar Cruises is partnering with grilling authority Steven Raichlen (credited with reinventing modern barbecue cuisine) to introduce a new casual outdoor restaurant on Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride during their […]
Windstar reveals details and renderings of Star Plus fleet refurb and stretching
Windstar Cruises has revealed more details about its US $250-million Star Plus Initiative, a major project that will see its three powered cruise ships lengthened and fully refurbished.
Windstar Cruises to stretch Star-class cruise ships during refurbishments
Premium small-ship cruise line Windstar has announced it’s trio of powered cruise ships that it purchased from Seabourn will undergo a major US $250-million refurbishment called the Star Plus initiative.
Cruise line focus: Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises is a luxury cruise line with a fleet of sailing cruise ships and conventional powered cruise ships, cruising to the world’s more exotic ports.
Star Pride’s second Dubai cruise departure for 2015 cancelled by Windstar Cruises
Windstar Cruises, which recently purchased the luxury boutique cruise ship Star Pride and two others from Seabourn Cruise Line, has cancelled the cruise ship’s second Dubai cruise departure scheduled for later this […]
Costa Cruises returning Costa Smeralda to Dubai for 2023/24 Arabian Gulf season
Costa Cruises has revealed its 2023/24 winter cruise itineraries, with Costa Smeralda returning to the Middle East, sailing roundtrip cruises from Dubai in the Arabian Gulf.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings latest to upgrade internet at sea with Starlink
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is partnering with SpaceX to join the Starlink internet service, providing high-speed internet across the fleet.
Bahrain begins 2022/23 cruise season with a trio of ships carrying 11,000 passengers
Bahrain has commenced the 2022/23 cruise season with a bang, welcoming a trio of cruise ships in just a few days this week carrying 11,000 cruise tourists.
Two maiden cruise calls for RAKPORT cruise terminal in Ras Al Khaimah this winter
Ras Al Khaimah, the UAE’s newest cruise port in the Arabian Gulf, is preparing for its inaugural winter cruise season with two maiden ship calls as it looks to enhance its position […]
Carnival Corporation and others latest to drop Ukraine and Russia cruises
Several Carnival Corporation brands and the boutique cruise line Windstar are among the latest to drop cruise calls in Ukraine and Russia due to the ongoing war between the two countries.
Norwegian Cruise Line makes history as first major line to homeport in Panama
Norwegian Cruise Line has become the first mainstream cruise line to homeport in Panama, with Norwegian Jewel set to sail Central American itineraries from March, 2022.