Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement for the construction of a cruise terminal in Dammam on the country’s Arabian Gulf east coast, along with the development of four cruise berths.
Dubai’s Port Rashid, the primary cruise port in the Middle East, has proved itself once more at the World Travel Awards, winning the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port for the 14th consecutive […]
Princess Cruises has released the itinerary for its 111-day World Cruise aboard Island Princess, with calls in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Salalah, Aqaba and a transit of the Suez Canal.
Celebrity Cruises has announced that Celebrity Edge will cruise from Dubai in 2023 on her repositioning voyage from Europe to Australia.
Seabourn has released a new selection of Seabourn Journeys in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, featuring pre- and post-voyage land-based packages in exotic destinations as an extension of the Seabourn voyage.
Silversea has revealed its speaker line-up for next year’s 138-day 2022 World Cruise aboard Silver Whisper, departing Fort Lauderdale on January 5th and arriving in Copenhagen on May 22nd.
Carnival Spirit has returned to her berth at the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal off JBR sporting a new colour scheme as part of the roll out of Carnival Cruise Line’s revamped […]
MSC Cruises has expanded its fly-cruise partnership with Saudia Airlines to 36,800 seats for the current winter 2021/22 Red Sea cruise season out Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Cruise lines homeporting in Dubai for the 2021/22 Arabian Gulf cruise season are scheduled to spend more time in port so that passengers can visit the Expo 2020.
TUI Cruises, the first cruise line to arrive in the Arabian Gulf for the 2021/22 Dubai cruise season, suffered a medical emergency while in port after a member of the crew had […]
Dammam will be ready to receive cruise passengers by the end of this month, Fawaz Farooqui, Managing Director, Cruise Saudi told delegates at the World Travel Market in London this week.
DP World, Dubai’s main port operator, is reportedly considering investing in cruise infrastructure in Port Royal, according to tourism officials in Jamaica.
Saudi Arabia is still targeting 1-million cruise passengers by 2028 despite the pandemic, with Cruise Saudi managing director Fawaz Farooqui confident the country will become a regional hub in the coming years.
MSC Cruises has amended the cruise itinerary for MSC Bellissima’s winter season out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between November, 2021 and March, 2022. MSC Bellissima will no longer call in Safaga, Egypt, […]
Mein Schiff 6 was the first cruise ship to arrive in Dubai for the current 2021/22 cruise season, which runs from October to March annually and is expected to see half a […]
Abu Dhabi cruise tourism officials have welcomed the start of the 2021/22 Arabian Gulf cruise season, which commenced this week with the arrival in Dubai of the first ship of the season, […]
The German cruise line TUI Cruises has marked the start of the 2021/22 Arabian Gulf cruise season out of Dubai with the arrival of its ship Mein Schiff 6.
Cruise Saudi, the cruise promotion arm of Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority, has joined the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as part of its efforts to position the country as a cruise […]
Royal Caribbean has revealed a 2023 World Cruise that is one of the longest in the world at 274 nights, and several Middle East ports are included in the itinerary.
Istanbul is seeing a resurgence of cruise tourism since the opening of its new Galataport cruise terminal, with Viking Sky the latest cruise line to call in the city.