Costa Cruises have cancelled a port call in Salalah for Costa Victoria due to Cyclone Luban, according to a statement from the cruise line. “Costa Crociere considers the safety of its guests […]
Dubai was awarded Destination of the Year at the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Awards in Lisbon, Portugal, which were held on the side-lines of Seatrade Cruise Med 2018.
British cruise tourists have listed Dubai as their choice for number one luxury holiday destination, ahead of the Maldives and the Seychelles, according to MSC Cruises UK.
Norwegian Cruise Line has extended its buy one, get one half off cruise promotion in the Middle East as it reports “incredibly strong” forward bookings for cruises in 2019 from the local […]
German cruise line TUI are homeporting Mein Schiff 5 in Dubai for the 2019/2020 cruise season, replacing Mein Schiff 4, which is cruising roundtrip from Dubai between November, 2018 and March, 2019.
AIDA Cruises’ second-largest ship AIDAprima, will be cruising roundtrip from Dubai for the second time during next year’s Arabian Gulf cruise season.
The floating hotel QE2 Dubai has launched its signature restaurant, the Queen’s Grill, with the introduction of a 1969 tasting menu and one of the largest gin collections in Dubai.
Two British tourists killed in a traffic accident in Salalah last week were on a cruise from Aqaba to Abu Dhabi aboard the cruise ship Boudicca, Fred Olsen Cruise Line has confirmed […]
For the first time ever, eight cruise lines will be homeporting nine cruise ships in Dubai for the 2019/2020 winter cruise season that runs from November to March annually.
The QE2 Dubai announced Monday that its on-board spa is now open and fully operational, with a number of “relaxing massages and results-orientated facials” on offer.
The 2019/2020 Middle East cruise season, which runs from November, 2019 to March, 2020 is set to be the busiest and most popular in the history of cruising in the Arabian Gulf, […]
The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur has announced that its cruise ship Horizon will sail a second Dubai cruise season for the winter of 2019/2020, homeporting out of Dubai between December, 2019 and […]
Silversea Cruises are offering a Cape Town to Accra cruise departure aboard their new Silver Cloud Expedition ship, and a cruise from Dubai to Mumbai aboard Silver Cloud as part of an […]
P&O Cruises ship Oceana will cruise roundtrip from Dubai during the 2019/2020 winter cruise season. It will be her second full cruise season in the Arabian Gulf following her 2018/2019 debut.
Newly re-branded Marella Cruises (formerly Thomson Cruises) is returning to the Middle East in 2019 with Marella Discovery.
While Mein Schiff 5 of TUI Cruises sails her Middle East cruise season out of Dubai for the 2018/2019 season, she’ll be joined briefly by sister ship Mein Schiff 6 for a […]
Oceania Cruises is joining its rivals Seabourn and Silversea Cruises with a two-ship line-up for Dubai cruises in 2019, with Nautica and Insignia sailing three Dubai cruises between them.
The quintessentially British cruise line Fred Olsen is offering a 24-night cruise in 2019 from Dubai to Southampton in the UK aboard its vintage cruise liner Black Watch.
The number of cruise passengers boarding cruise ships in Dubai continues to grow, commensurate with the growing size of cruise ships homeporting in Dubai, with Costa Diadema the latest mega ship confirmed […]
In the last five years the number of cruise tourists sailing from Dubai has doubled. In the coming 2018/2019 cruise season 725,000 passengers are expected to cruise from Dubai aboard one of […]