Investments are being made across the region in cruise infrastructure, with Dubai leading in the Arabian Gulf by some margin. The city is developing two new cruise terminals at the Dubai Harbour, […]
Editor’s note: Staff at QE2 Dubai confirmed on April 10th that the floating hotel will in fact open on the 18th, just as we guessed below. It’s the number one question that […]
Reduced guest count, more choices for dining, and technical upgrades are the focus of refurbishment plans for Crystal Cruises’ Crystal Serenity. RELATED: Refit Review: Four things we love about Disney Wonder’s latest refit RELATED: SHIP […]
On International Women’s Day most major companies like to put out a press release affirming their commitment to inclusivity by pointing out the number of women they employ, or the high-powered roles that they occupy.
Radical design thinking is pivotal in for the new generation of expedition ships taking adventurous cruise passengers closer than ever before to the remote wonders of the world, according to YSA Design, […]
While Dubai Cruise Terminal has expanded significantly over the last five years, other major destination ports (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat) have not.
Carnival Corporation, the owner of 11 of the world’s top cruise lines, and the largest cruise company in the world, is on a newbuild spree at the moment, with 19 new cruise […]
The mass media loose their s#$t whenever a cruise ship encounters a wave, forgetting that bad weather, and especially unpredictable weather, is what the ocean has been known for, for centuries. Sometimes […]
First impressions are everything, and its why the redevelopment of the V&A Waterfront cruise terminal is so important for cruise tourism in South Africa, especially given the growing size of cruise ships […]
At the recent Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Dubai, a panel of experts discussed the possibility of extending the Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
Silversea Cruises and Celebrity Cruises are currently the only two major cruise lines to have entered the expedition cruising market, and both this week upped the stakes with a bang.
For the oldest passenger shipping company in the world, with a celebrated British heritage, its choice of name for the new ship could become rather political.
A world-class cruise experience is essential if Africa is to increase its share of the lucrative, but highly competitive international cruise industry, especially given its remote location at the southern tip of Africa.
Cruises are an attractive holiday option for many people the world over. The ability to see other countries combined with good weather and everything you could ever want on a holiday undoubtedly […]
The world’s first full-scale shipboard racetrack is now on the water, in a project which has brought the best out of German karting technology specialist, RiMO Supply and Dutch decking specialist, Bolidt […]
A recently released report by Restrata, a global leader in safety and security consultancy and training services, has warned of the continued need for improved hotel security to protect employees and guests […]
The recently concluded Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum revealed bright prospects for cruise tourism in the United Arab Emirates, with Dubai and Abu Dhabi set to welcome 1.5-million cruise visitors by 2020.
The Dubai Harbour project was launched this week by the ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammad. The major new waterfront destination will be 20-million square feet in […]
Abu Dhabi Ports has officially opened Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach, offering cruise ship passengers a new beach destination with unmatched tourism experiences in what is a first of its kind cruise […]
When planning your dream wedding, here’s a tip: You don’t have to limit yourself to your own back yard. For the ultimate in romance, consider getting married on a cruise ship at […]