The luxury cruise arm of Royal Caribbean, Azamara Club Cruises’, will sail from Dubai twice in 2019 aboard its little cruise liner, Azamara Quest, with one of the voyages featuring a total […]
Qatar has seen a significant boost to its cruise tourism numbers in the first six months of 2018, largely as a result of Dubai’s dominance as a cruise hub in the region, […]
The German cruise line Phoenix Reisen will cruise twice from Dubai in 2019 after purchasing Prinsendam from Holland America Line in July.
TUI Cruises will once more skip Sir Bani Yas Island in favour of Bahrain and three-day Dubai port calls on its 2018/2019 Middle East cruise season aboard Mein Schiff 4.
Celebrity Cruises will be returning its veteran cruise liner Celebrity Constellation to the Arabian Gulf for the upcoming 2018/2019 Middle East cruise season.
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruises and Dubai Cruise Tourism, the cruise arm of Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has hosted more than 100 travel agents from Portugal and Spain to showcase […]
When Queen Mary 2 returns to Dubai in 2019 she will likely have on-board a team of Royal Marines to protect her against pirate attacks in the Red Sea.
Royal Caribbean have revealed a number of new innovations and features to be found aboard its new Quantum-class cruise ship, Spectrum of the Seas, which will be the largest and most advanced […]
Pullmantur Cruises has booked 16,000 seats aboard Emirates Airline’s four daily A380 flights from Madrid and Barcelona to Dubai in support of its debut Arabian Gulf fly-cruise season from Dubai in 2018/2019.
Crystal Yacht Expedition Cruises are sending their boutique luxury cruise yacht Crystal Esprit back to Dubai in October 2019 for a series of Arabian Gulf cruises until January, 2020.
There is to be greater integration between Dubai Cruise Terminal and Emirates Airline to make fly-cruising to Dubai more seamless following the launch of the Dubai Cruise Committee.
The Dubai cruise tourism sector during the 2016/17 cruise season saw twice as many passengers board cruise ships in Dubai compared to the 2013/14 season.
Pullmantur Cruises will debut in the Middle East in 2018, and Richard J. Vogel, President & CEO of Pullmantur Cruises, says that they have put a lot of time and effort into […]
Dubai has an ambitious goal of attracting upwards of 1-million cruise tourists to the city by 2020, and cruise tourism officials have identified India as a key source market for these new […]
It may soon be possible to cruise between Dubai and Karachi aboard Pakistan’s first cruise-ferry service, if transport officials in the country are able to put their plans into action.
Royal Caribbean confirmed Tuesday on Twitter that they are returning to the Middle East for the 2019/2020 cruise season with a series of roundtrip Dubai cruise departures aboard Jewel of the Seas.
Costa, AIDA, TUI and P&O are likely to homeport in the Arabian Gulf from the new Dubai Harbour cruise terminal following a Carnival-Meraas deal to make the new cruise terminal Carnival’s primary […]
Costa Mediterranea is the first ship in Costa fleet to feature the new graphic design with the ship name and Italian flag on the bow.
Investments are being made across the region in cruise infrastructure, with Dubai leading in the Arabian Gulf by some margin. The city is developing two new cruise terminals at the Dubai Harbour, […]