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.
The UAE is a bustling nation built in a desert, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t an abundance of natural beauty here, and the Al Jubail Mangroves Park is one of the […]
The five cruise ships homeporting in Dubai for the winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf are in for a rough weekend with swells exceeding 11 feet offshore due to a strong […]
There are eight cruise ships sailing roundtrip from Dubai during 2022, most of them on multiple itineraries for the winter season, while a further eight cruise ships will sail longer grand voyages […]
There are eight cruise ships in Dubai waters for New Year’s Eve, but only two of them are in passenger service, while the rest are either in warm lay-up, or have had […]
The new Dubai Harbour cruise port is the city’s newest cruise terminal, but is also a tourists destination in its own right.
On the same day that it marked the official opening of the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal with its first passenger services, Costa Cruises also revealed a new shore excursion in the […]
With four theme parks (including a water park), three hotels, and an expansive retail and dining spot, Dubai Parks and Resorts is the first and largest integrated resort in the Middle East.
QE2 Dubai, the former Cunard Line ocean liner turned floating hotel, will open Float Dubai in October.
Located between Jumeirah and Business Bay, the home of the iconic Burj Khalifa, City Walk is a lifestyle community housing hotels, homes, high-end retailers, restaurants, wellness centres and more.
At the $800-million The Pointe development on The Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai you’ll find restaurants, shops and The Palm Fountain, the largest of its kind in the world.
The Green Planet indoor rainforest is a signature destination on Dubai’s City Walk for tourists and Dubai residents alike, visited by around 750,000 people per year.
In addition to the tallest tower in the world and the largest mall, Dubai is also now home to the deepest dive pool in the world, located equidistant from the Dubai Cruise […]
Dubai Customs has opened the 25th edition of Carpet Oasis at Marina Port Rashid within the city’s Mina Rashid cruise port for the Dubai Shopping Festival.
Dubai has so much to offer cruise tourists visiting for a day or two, and while the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Fountains and Dubai Mall will remain a major draw for years to […]
Cruise passengers visiting Dubai or flying into the city to board ships at Mina Rashid next year will be able to include the Ain Dubai observation wheel in their shore excursions. The […]
As a city of unparalleled experiences, Dubai has been named one of the world’s best cities for travellers to visit in 2020 by Lonely Planet, just as the city prepares for its largest […]
What’s the point of a cruise to Dubai without finding out which cafes, restaurants and pool areas in the city offer the best Instagram opportunities? RELATED: Six things you won’t expect on your […]
In 2020, some 269 cruise itineraries will feature Dubai as an embarkation port, the vast majority of them (207), will be using the city as a homeport for roundtrip cruises in the […]
Dubai’s Department of Tourism & Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism) has expanded the Dubai Pass product portfolio with the Dubai Stopover Pass, specifically designed for short-stay visitors like cruise tourists.