Dubai Harbour has announced a range of events to coincide with the 2022/23 cruise season, with ships operating for the first time from both Dubai Harbour and Port Rashid.
New details revealed on Luna Park aboard Dubai-bound MSC World Europa
MSC Cruises has revealed new details about the Luna Park multifunctional entertainment venue aboard its largest-ever cruise ship MSC World Europa, which is sailing from Dubai for the coming cruise season.
Norwegian Jade to repeat popular Dubai to Athens cruise in 2023
Norwegian Cruise Line will reprise its popular UAE to Europe grand voyage in 2023, with Norwegian Jade sailing from Dubai to Athens after her grand voyages to and from South Africa. Norwegian […]
Queen Mary 2 to sail to Singapore, Sydney and Hong Kong from Dubai in 2023
Cunard Line have announced a three-part, 38-night cruise from Dubai to Sydney aboard Queen Mary 2 for 2023.
Turkey to feature on inaugural cruise itineraries for new Sun Princess
Princess Cruises will be bringing its new cruise ship Sun Princess to the Middle East, with port calls in Turkey featuring on the inaugural cruise itineraries.
Costa Cruises to broadcast Qatar FIFA World Cup matches live across fleet
Costa Cruises will broadcast the official matches of the Qatar football World Cup live from November 20th to December 18th, on Sport 24, the ship’s dedicated sports channel.
QE2 Dubai floating hotel reopens Pavilion al fresco dining restaurant
QE2 Dubai, the only floating hotel in the Middle East, has reopened its al fresco dining venue, The Pavilion, ahead of the high tourism season during the cooler winter months.
Aqaba in Jordan sees strong growth in cruise calls on Dubai bounce back
The Jordanian port of Aqaba on the Red Sea, the gateway to the iconic ancient city of Petra, will see cruise calls from more than 20% of the global cruise fleet by […]
MSC names new ship MSC World America, takes delivery of MSC World Europa
MSC Cruises has announced the name of its second World-class cruise ship as MSC World Europa, while in the same week it took delivery of the first in the class, MSC World […]
Two more F&B partnerships announced for Dubai-bound MSC World Europa￼
MSC Cruises has revealed two new food and beverage partnerships debuting aboard its new cruise ship MSC World Europa, which will be named in Doha, Qatar, and spend her inaugural season cruising […]
Passenger dies in balcony fall on TUI cruise out of Antalya, Turkey
A passenger aboard a TUI Cruises ship sailing from Turkey has died in a fall from a balcony cabin, the cruise line confirmed in a statement.
MSC Cruises adds a third cruise ship as FIFA floating hotel in Qatar￼
MSC Cruises has announced that MSC Opera will be joining its line-up of floating hotels in Qatar for the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
Abu Dhabi removes green COVID pass requirements for cruise passengers
Cruise passengers visiting Abu Dhabi will no longer need to show their COVID pass when entering tourist attractions and visiting landmarks around the city.
Dubai cruise sector set to welcome almost a million passengers this season
Some 900,000 cruise tourists are expected to cruise to or from Dubai during the upcoming cruise season between October, 2022 and March, 2023.
Costa Cruises switches Firenze with Toscana for 2022/23 Dubai season
Costa Cruises will homeport its new cruise ship Costa Toscana in Dubai for the 2022/23 cruise season, replacing Costa Firenze which was previously scheduled to cruise from the city.
Phoenix Reisen to reprise Dubai to Colombo cruise aboard Artania in 2023
The German cruise line Phoenix Reisen is returning to the Middle East next year for a cruise from Dubai to Colombo in Sri Lanka.
Silversea sending Silver Spirit to Dubai for 12-night cruise to India in 2022
Silver Spirit will sail a 12-night cruise from Dubai to Singapore in 2022, with an itinerary that focuses heavily on the Arabian Gulf.
Seabourn reinstates Dubai to Singapore voyage for Encore in 2022
After being forced to cancel its 2021 Dubai itineraries due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Seabourn has confirmed that its annual Dubai to Singapore cruise is back on.
Oceania to sail Dubai to Cape Town grand voyage in 2022 aboard Nautica
The luxury cruise line Oceania will sail a grand voyage from the Middle East to South Africa in 2022 aboard its ship Nautica.
TUI to sail one-off 2022 Dubai to Singapore voyage aboard Mein Schiff 5
TUI Cruises are joining a host of other major cruise lines in sailing a Dubai to Singapore voyage during 2022.