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 […]
Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will sail from Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port in 2023 aboard Crystal Symphony on an 8-night Arabian Gulf cruise to Dubai.
Luxury cruise line Silversea will sail twice from Aqaba, Jordan, the gateway to iconic Petra, on a cruise bound for India in 2021, and Greece in 2022.
Star Clippers is due to sail a 10-day cruise from Safaga in Egypt during the 2022 cruise season, the only cruise ship scheduled to do so during the entire year.
You wait forever for a Carnival Cruise Line ship to arrive, and then two come along at once. This week, two Carnival Cruise Line ships docked in Dubai at the new Dubai […]
The new Indian cruise line Cordelia Cruises, which replaces the now-defunct Jalesh Cruises, has announced that it will sail its maiden voyage this September from Dubai.
Egypt’s health ministry has issued new regulations for people arriving in the country who are vaccinated against COVID-19, including cruise tourists.
Two of the five cruise ships homeporting in Dubai for the 2021/22 winter cruise season will offer Abu Dhabi as a homeport as well. MSC Opera and AIDAnova will both interport between […]
The cruise sector in Abu Dhabi will reopen this September, according to the Department of Culture and Tourism, bringing the UAE’s capital in-line with Dubai, the region’s primary cruise port.
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.