Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruises has introduced a new all-inclusive sports program offering a wider range of activities for different athletics levels across its four-ship fleet.
Karnika, the first cruise ship to be operated by Jalesh Cruises, itself the first-ever domestically owned mainstream cruise line in India, has made her maiden port call in Dubai, marking the start […]
Norwegian Cruise Line continues to ramp up its Middle East cruise presence with three of its cruise ships sailing from Dubai in the coming two years, including Norwegian Dawn, which will cruise […]
The GCC source market for cruises is now worth around US $300-million, with more than 110,000 Middle East nationals taking a cruise annually, according to Mohamed Saeed, Royal Caribbean International’s Middle East […]
Saudi Arabia has the potential to be a key cruise destination on the Red Sea, according to Royal Caribbean International’s Middle East general manager Mohamed Saeed.
The luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced plans to introduce a vegan menu (that’s halal by default) across its fleet ahead of its 2020 cruises from Dubai and Cape […]
P&O Cruises has revealed a brand-new seven-night Dubai and Arabian Gulf itinerary for the 2020/21 cruise season in the UAE, along with more overnight stays in port and a new 65-night Caribbean […]
With strong advance bookings for her inaugural cruise season out of Dubai in 2019/2020, Costa Cruises have confirmed Diadema for a repeat performance during the 2020/21 season, including it’s first-ever 4-night roundtrip […]
The Silversea luxury cruise product is perfectly suited to the tastes of the Middle East cruise market, according to Peter Shanks, Managing Director UK & Ireland and Middle East for Silversea Cruises.
Princess Cruises has announced the expansion of its MedallionClass to six more cruise ships by the end of 2020, including Dubai-bound Island Princess.
Costa Cruises has announced that it’s upcoming new Vista-class cruise ship will be named Costa Firenze and will cruise from Dubai in 2020, like her sister ship Costa Venezia did this year.
Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties has launched its long-awaited US $6.8-billion redevelopment of Port Rashid into a leisure and luxury lifestyle destination.
A major milestone for the regional cruise industry in the Arabian Gulf went largely unnoticed Sunday as Spectrum of the Seas cruised from Dubai, becoming the largest cruise ship in the world […]
Azamara Club Cruises have removed the casino aboard Azamara Quest and replaced it with a popular new lounge concept that debuted aboard Azamara Pursuit ahead of Quest’s cruises from Dubai and South […]
Viking Cruises, the river cruising arm of Viking Ocean Cruises, is expanding its Egypt program for the 2020 season with a new ship and new pre-cruise holiday options.
Three’s a charm for AIDAprima as the German cruise line AIDA Cruises announces itineraries for her third cruise season out of Dubai in the Arabian Gulf during the 2020/21 winter season.
Passengers aboard Spectrum of the Seas, sailing her maiden cruise from Europe to China via Dubai, have been told to avoid the open decks after dark and keep curtains and shutters over […]
During Sun Princess’ voyage from Keelung in Taiwan to Dubai, the crew sounded the ship’s general emergency alarms and asked passengers to take shelter in the interior corridors of the ship.
Dubai Police have launched a new app exclusively for cruise tourists boarding cruise ships in the UAE or making port calls in Dubai on cruises to the country.
As many as ten cruise lines will make Dubai a homeport for the 2020/21 winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf, according to Hamad Bin Mejren, senior vice president, Dubai Tourism.