The new Aqaba Cruise Terminal has been inaugurated in Jordan by AD Ports Group, the operator of the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal in Port Zayed in the UAE, with more than 50 […]
Qatar Tourism has reported significant ongoing growth in its cruise tourism sector, with a full recovery from the pandemic expected during the current 2022/23 cruise season.
The war in Ukraine has led to a boom in tourism to eastern European sea ports as cruise ships find alternative destinations rather than visiting Russian ports, with $120 million lost from […]
Dubai cruise tourists will have easier access to the UAE’s mountain enclave of Hatta from January with the launch of a new direct, express bus service between the two cities.
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.
After many months of sitting idle due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mombasa’s new cruise terminal has finally recieved its first cruise ships with the arrival of World Odyssey and Oceania’s Nautica.
Abu Dhabi International Airport’s city check-in service, which operates the airline check-in desk at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, has reduced the cost of the service for the 2022/23 cruise season.
Makers Landing, a V&A Waterfront “food community” within Cape Town Cruise Terminal, is looking to the current cruise season to provide a much-needed boost amid the ongoing recovery from COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia has revealed it plans to make NEOM city the Montenegro or Fort Lauderdale of the Middle East when it comes to the cruise sector.
Dubai and the wider UAE have huge potential for future growth of the cruise sector, according to Abdulla Binhabtoor, Chief Portfolio Management Officer, Shamal Holding, the owner and curator of Dubai Harbour.
Costa Cruises has added the “Cruise & Golf” package to its Dubai cruise itineraries, combining a unique golf experience with the relaxation and fun of a Costa cruise.
MSC World Europa is currently docked at the Grand Cruise Terminal in Doha, Qatar, operating as a vast floating hotel for the duration of the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
Dubai Harbour has announced a range of events to coincide with the 2022/23 cruise season, with ships operating for the first time from both Dubai Harbour and Port Rashid.
Princess Cruises will be bringing its new cruise ship Sun Princess to the Middle East, with port calls in Turkey featuring on the inaugural cruise itineraries.
The Jordanian port of Aqaba on the Red Sea, the gateway to the iconic ancient city of Petra, will see cruise calls from more than 20% of the global cruise fleet by […]
South Africa’s cruise sector will see a threefold increase in cruise calls during the current 2022/23 cruise season compared to last year.
Cruise passengers visiting Abu Dhabi will no longer need to show their COVID pass when entering tourist attractions and visiting landmarks around the city.
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 […]
For many westerners, Saudi Arabia is a deeply misunderstood country, and as it opens up to the global tourism market, particularly with its nascent cruise industry, it’s important to keep a few […]
United Airlines and Delta have announced they will begin flying direct from Washington and Atlanta in the United States to Cape Town, South Africa, providing the local cruise sector with key airlift […]