Viking Star has called in Saudi Arabia for the first time during her 118-night 2022 World Cruise, becoming only the fifth cruise ship ever to do so.
MSC Opera has completed a three-week dry dock at the Palumbo Malta Shipyard in La Valleta, Italy ahead of her summer cruise season in the Med and winter homeport in Dubai.
Qatar has reported a strong rebound in cruise tourism following the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, with passenger numbers and cruise calls almost back to normal.
Silversea Cruises has marked the maiden call of a second cruise ship in Saudi Arabia with Silver Whisper’s port call to Jeddah Islamic Port this week.
Virgin Voyages has delivered on a promise made back in 2019 and announced that its newest cruise ship, Resilient Lady, will cruise from Dubai in late 2023.
Costa Cruises has confirmed it is switching Costa Firenze with a much larger cruise ship Costa Toscana for the upcoming winter 2022/23 cruise season out of Dubai.
Cruise Saudi has appointed Lars Clasen as CEO as it continues to expand its executive team amid the ongoing development of the country’s nascent cruise industry.
Costa Cruises has announced it will be pulling Costa Toscana out of the South American market for the coming 2022/23 winter cruise season and replacing her with Costa Firenze instead.
The first super-yacht cruise ship for Emerald Cruises has departed Aqaba, Jordan on her maiden voyage.
Saudi Arabia has just dropped a raft of COVID-19 health and safety rules for tourists, making the country one of the most accessible in the world ahead of its new cruise season.
As the 2020 Dubai Expo and the current Dubai cruise season enter their final month, Dubai Customs is handing out free tickets to the event for all cruise passengers arriving in the […]
MSC Cruises has introduced a series of themed cruises for the French market, starting with a dedicated golf itinerary from Dubai aboard MSC Virtuosa.
Cruise tourists arriving in Dubai to board cruise ships sailing from the city will no longer be required to take a PCR test, provided they are fully vaccinated.
AIDAcosma has departed Hamburg, Germany on her first passenger voyage after being delivered to AIDA Cruises by Meyer Werft in December.
The UAE is one of the most dynamic cruise destinations that MSC Cruises sails to, according to Gianni Onorato, CEO, MSC Cruises.
Cruise ships sailing roundtrip out of Dubai can now dock directly at Sir Bani Yas Island after the new cruise pier was inaugurated for the island off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
AIDA Cruises has announced the christening details for its new cruise ship AIDAcosma, with athlete Kristina Vogel to play the part of godmother in Hamburg on April 9th, 2022.
Salamis Lines has sold its only cruise ship, Salamis Filoxenia, to Dubai-based Prime Spot Ship Trading, as part of the liquidation of the company.
Emerald Azzurra has been delivered to Emerald Cruises in Vietnam, ahead of her maiden cruise from Aqaba in Jordan.
MSC Cruises has revealed its winter 2022/23 cruise season, offering cruises to and from 200 destinations in 85 countries aboard 21 ships, two of which will be making their debut in the […]