MSC Cruises has signed a long-term preferential berthing agreement with Cruise Saudi, giving its ships superior access to Jeddah Port, mirroring a deal signed in Dubai in 2019.
Costa Serena has become the latest cruise ship to dock in Dubai as she awaits her cruise restart in Asia, joining fleet mates Costa Venezia and Costa Atlantica in Port Rashid.
Saudi Arabia is forecasting immense growth of its cruise tourism sector as MSC Cruises begins its inaugural cruise season in the country with MSC Bellissima.
Malta is the latest country to join a growing list of Mediterranean cruise destinations open to UAE tourists with a vaccination certificate.
Saudi Arabia has marked the opening of its first cruise terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port, in partnership with MSC Cruises, which has just commenced its first cruise season in the Red Sea.
Silversea Cruises has put the focus on Arabian and Africa in its 2023/24 cruise itineraries, which were released this week.
Costa Cruises ships Costa Venezia and Costa Atlantica have arrived in Dubai, docking in Port Rashid at the Dubai Cruise Terminal en-route to China.
There are 32 cruise itineraries set to sail from Doha for the 2021/22 cruise season, with MSC Cruises and TUI Cruises both interporting between Dubai and Doha for the season. TUI’s Mein […]
While there are five cruise ships due to homeport in Dubai for the 2021/22 cruise season, only five additional ships will sail international itineraries from the city as the Middle East cruise […]
Norwegian Jade will cruise from Dubai to Athens in 2022, and there’s been immense interest in the itinerary from the local cruise market in the Middle East according to the cruise line.
Costa Firenze, the new Vista-class cruise ship from Costa Cruises, will feature 13 different stores in her expansive retail area when she arrives in the Middle East to begin her inaugural cruise […]
MSC Cruises is doubling up in Dubai for the 2021/22 cruise season, with MSC Opera set to join MSC Virtuosa, one of the cruise line’s largest and newest cruise ships.
Scenic Group will join MSC Cruises in Saudi Arabia with a number of roundtrip cruises from Jeddah between July and December, 2021.
Cunard Line has released its cruise itineraries for the rest of 2021 and 2022, with Queen Elizabeth due to cruise to and from the Middle East next year.
Regent Seven Seas’ 132-night World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Mariner, with port calls in the Middle East among 31 destinations, has sold out in just three hours.
Costa Cruises has updated the itineraries for its brand-new cruise ship, Costa Firenze, on her 2021/22 cruises in the Arabian Gulf from Dubai. Costa Firenze will cruise roundtrip from Dubai this coming […]
TUI Cruises will sail roundtrip cruises in the Arabian Gulf from Dubai aboard Mein Schiff 6 this coming winter cruise season.
MSC Virtuosa, the newest, largest and most environmentally advanced cruise ship in the MSC Cruises fleet will be officially christened in Dubai this November ahead of her inaugural cruise season in the […]
MSC Bellissima has arrived in Saudi Arabia, sailing into Jeddah Islamic Port over the weekend, the first mainstream cruise ship ever to dock in the city.
MSC Cruises has announced it is moving the start of its first ever Saudi Arabian cruise season up to July, with MSC Bellissima due to homeport in Jeddah between late July and […]