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 […]
Cruise lines tighten mask mandates in response to Omicron
Following the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, and a recent outbreak of coronavirus aboard Norwegian Breakaway, cruise lines are tightening their health and safety protocols.
Cruise lines that require COVID-19 vaccination
Most of the cruise industry will be back in full operation by 2022, but the resumption of cruises amid the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted most cruise lines to implement some form of […]
How many passengers have caught COVID since cruises resumed?
As cruise resumption plans continue to ramp up globally, many will be keeping an eye on the number of passengers that catch coronavirus on cruise ships in the months ahead.
How to safely send money abroad while on a cruise
There are several reasons why you may need to send money abroad, particularly if you are a frequent cruiser.
20 quarantine-free European fly-cruises for UAE residents in summer 2021
As of June, 2021, there are 19 destinations around the world where UAE residents can visit without having to quarantine, and many of them are cruise homeports for the summer cruise season.
Who covers the medical and quarantine costs if you catch COVID-19 on a cruise?
While taking a cruise in the post-COVID era is largely as safe as other forms of travel and tourism, according to statistics, its still important for passengers to plan for the worst […]
Can mandatory organized shore excursions still be fun post-COVID?
With organized shore excursions becoming the norm in many ports around the world, will the inability to explore independently take the fun out of port calls?
How to stay safe on a cruise
How safe are cruise ships, and how do you stay safe while on a cruise? This was one of the most common questions for cruise passengers, even before the COVID-19 pandemic, but […]
Onboard spending: what’s included in the fare, and managing money at sea
Cruises are a popular all-inclusive way to travel, offering accommodation, transport, food and entertainment within the cruise fare. You could, hypothetically, not spend any money at all once aboard, but numerous amenities […]
Top 10 most intense cruise ship waterslides
Almost every cruise ship over 100,000-gross tons has a waterslide, but which waterslides provide the most thrills? RELATED: Eight of the best cruise ship pool areas RELATED: Eight of the best cruise dining experiences […]
8 key takeaways from MSC Cruises’ return to service in the Mediterranean
What is it like cruising during the pandemic and is it even worth it, if you’re able to?
5 Reasons to book an Indian Ocean cruise
Covering approximately 20% of the Earth’s surface and hiding Java trench at as deep as 7,258m, the Indian ocean is home to many dazzling destinations for enthusiastic travelers.
Top 5 Tips for First Time Cruisers to Dubai
Whether it’s looking at stunning skyscrapers or exploring the bewitching desert, almost a million cruise passengers are drawn to Dubai every year.
Is it irresponsible to go on a cruise in the post-COVID-19 era?
The Coronavirus pandemic has shaken confidence in the safety of cruising unlike any other event in history, leaving cruise lines scrambling to make this type of holiday safe once more.
4 ways to protect your loved ones (on a cruise and at home)
No matter how diligently you plan to keep yourself safe, the world is full of unpredictable events that can put you in harm’s way.
Top 10 new cruise ships coming in 2020
While there are 24 new cruise ships coming in 2020, we can’t include them all here, so we’ve whittled our list down to the ten that we’re most excited about.
7 different types of holidays to add to your bucket list in 2020
It is the beginning of the year and you have probably just gone back to work and got started on reaching those goals for 2020. What better time to begin planning your […]
Getting your cash back if your cruise is cancelled
Cruise holidays are wonderful. They offer people the chance to truly get away from the stresses and strains of life, but when things go wrong and a cruise is cancelled, it comes […]
Top 10 changes you’ll love aboard refurbished Oasis of the Seas
The ship that redefined how big cruise ships can be, and how many attractions and amenities can be experienced on a cruise, has spent several weeks in dry-dock being brought up to […]