Ras Al Khaimah is not currently included on the itineraries of any cruise ships homeporting in the Arabian Gulf for at least the 2018 and 2019 cruise seasons, although it has been […]
At the recent Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Dubai, a panel of experts discussed the possibility of extending the Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
To celebrate its peak booking period, P&O Cruises, homeporting in Dubai for the first time in January, 2019, is offering low deposits, extra on board spending money, enticing prices and other value-adds […]
Viking Ocean Cruises may be cruising more regularly from Dubai after 2020, as it places orders for another four cruise ships, according to a Dubai Cruise Tourism official who spoke to Cruise […]
The UAE’s National Center of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) issued a weather advisory Saturday as an unstable weather system passed over the country, warning of rainfall across much of the country with […]
MSC Cruises is one of two cruise lines that homeports in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi for its annual Middle East cruise season, but its Dubai cruise departures typically sell out twice […]
Virgin Voyages, the new cruise line launched by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, is ‘open to all options’ when it comes to its future cruise ship deployments after 2022, according to Craig […]
Dubai Cruise Terminal is offering major discounts on port charges to cruise lines this coming cruise season in an effort to extend the Arabian Gulf cruise season by one to two months.
P&O Cruises, which is homeporting a cruise ship in Dubai during February and March, 2019 for the first time, is considering a full Middle East cruise season for 2020, according to Steven […]
Dubai cruise passengers may have to skip traditional Burj Khalifa fireworks display on New Year’s Eve
Cruise passengers aboard AIDAstella and Celebrity Constellation, which are both in Dubai for New Year’s Eve this year, will not get to see the huge fireworks display around the Burj Khalifa that […]
Crystal Cruises’ flagship cruise liner Crystal Symphony sailed from Dubai Cruise Terminal Wednesday on her 17-night Dubai to Seychelles ‘Indian Ocean Discovery’ cruise itinerary, marking her first cruise in the Arabian Gulf […]
Costa Cruises has confirmed that it is significantly expanding its presence in the Middle East cruise market out of Dubai, with its cruise liner Costa Mediterranea due to be homeported in Dubai […]
Dubai Cruise Terminal operator DP World has launched the first phase of its major re-development of the Middle East’s primary cruise port with the opening of Mina Rashid Marina.
The Omani government recently handed over Muscat Port’s waterfront assets to Omran, the wholly government owned tourism investment vehicle, for the implementation of the ambitious Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront Project.
More cruise passengers than ever before will visit the Middle East this year, with the vast majority departing on roundtrip and one-way cruises from Dubai Cruise Terminal at Mina Rashid, which is […]
Dubai Police have launched a campaign aimed at reminding cruise tourists about local culture, laws and services offered in the emirate.
Phoenix Reisen the leading luxury German cruise line are offering two cruises from Dubai in the 2019 cruise season, with two of its ships departing on two very different itineraries.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises are sending their cruise ship Seven Seas Navigator back to the Middle East cruise market in 2019 with a 20-night Ancient Pyramids itinerary from Dubai to Rome.
Costa Cruises held the traditional coin ceremony for its new ship Costa Venezia at Fincantieri, one of the world’s largest shipbuilding groups. She will be the first Costa ship built and designed […]
Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing has undertaken a number of road shows across India in an effort to encourage more Indians to take Arabian Gulf cruises from Dubai.