The launch of Aroya Cruises, the first domestic Saudi Arabian cruise line and the Arab world’s first homegrown cruise brand, will be transformative for the regional cruise industry.
As cruise travel continues to gain popularity, one destination that’s steadily attracting international cruise lines is Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Jeddah, historically known as the “Bride of the Red Sea”, presents a […]
Disney Treasure will offer a range of signature Disney Cruise Line experiences, as well as new-to-the-line restaurants and bars, and reimagined attractions and experiences that debuted aboard her sister ship, Disney Wish. […]
Launched in June 2023 as the second of MSC’s LNG-powered ships, MSC Euribia has already made history as the first cruise ship to sail a zero emissions cruise, and she’s homeporting in […]
Home to a beautiful lagoon, washed pale pink by a colony of resident flamingos, Walvis Bay is a colourful African port call, where you can meet some of the continent’s most flamboyant […]
Rogue waves are massive, unpredictable, and often mythologized as ship-swallowing monsters. But can these legendary waves truly sink or capsize a modern cruise ship?
Aqaba has much going for it in its own right, but there’s no getting away from the fact that its primarily a gateway port to Petra, the lost Rose-Red City of the […]
The scorched desert that surrounds Luderitz gives its German art nouveau architecture an incongruous appearance on the Namibian coastline. This quirkiness gives the former German colony a distinct charm.
Fincantieri has announced that it has signed an agreement with newcleo, a nuclear energy company, and Rina, the Italy-based ship classification and engineering organization, to study nuclear power applications forlarge ships.
Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of AROYA, its first-ever domestic cruise line, and the first homegrown cruise brand in the Arab world, marking a true sea change in the regional cruise […]
Ambassador Line is the newest cruise line to launch since the pandemic, and although its a new player in the cruise market, particularly for the 50-plus market, it’s also a kind of […]
Celebrity Ascent will feature many of the passenger-favourites found across the Edge-class from the Magic Carpet and Rooftop Garden to Eden Restaurant and the Infinity Verandah staterooms, but she’ll also boast a […]
MSC World Europa is the largest cruise ship ever built for MSC Cruises and the largest ever to homeport in the Middle East, so we went onboard to find out what cruising […]
Hosting 150 cruise ship calls and more than 350,000 cruise passengers last year, Galataport Istanbul returns Istanbul to forefront of Mediterranean cruising.
Norwegian Cruise Line sailed a hugely successful debut cruise season out of Cape Town for the 2022/23 cruise season, offering a second mainstream cruise option for the local and international market, aboard […]
With Africa having borne the brunt of the economic crisis that came with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns put in place to protect public health, many up-and-coming cruise destinations on the […]
Icon of the Seas will be Royal Caribbean’s largest cruise ship to date, and the largest passenger ship in the world when she’s launched in 2023, with an on-board theme park, waterpark, […]
The toll that COVID-19 has taken on the global cruise industry is apparent in the record number of cruise ships that have been sold for scrap in the last three years, with […]
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 […]
Running aground is the second most common type of accident for commercial ships after collisions, but it is surprisingly infrequent in the cruise industry.