The UAE’s National Search and Rescue Centre has airlifted an elderly passenger from a cruise ship in Dubai after he fell ill.
There are eight cruise ships sailing roundtrip from Dubai during 2022, most of them on multiple itineraries for the winter season, while a further eight cruise ships will sail longer grand voyages […]
Saudi Arabia has introduced a new e-visa for cruise tourists taking cruises from the country, or arriving at its ports via cruise ship.
There are eight cruise ships in Dubai waters for New Year’s Eve, but only two of them are in passenger service, while the rest are either in warm lay-up, or have had […]
The new Dubai Harbour cruise port is the city’s newest cruise terminal, but is also a tourists destination in its own right.
AIDA Cruises took delivery of its new Excellence-class cruise ship AIDAcosma on Tuesday, ahead of the massive vessel’s 2022 winter cruise season in Dubai.
Dubai has put in place plans to make customs and passport control procedures faster and more efficient for cruise passengers disembarking via the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal.
The luxury hotel resort chain Aman Resorts has announced plans to develop a cruise yacht in a joint venture with Cruise Saudi.
Abu Dhabi Ports Group has signed four strategic agreements and a Head of Terms Agreement (HoT) with the Aqaba Development Corporation to support the development of tourism and other sectors within Aqaba.
Costa Cruises on Friday departed Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal for the first time, marking the inaugural passenger services for Dubai’s new cruise port.
On the same day that it marked the official opening of the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal with its first passenger services, Costa Cruises also revealed a new shore excursion in the […]
Carnival Splendor and Carnival Spirit, both currently in warm lay-up in Dubai in the UAE, will remain in the city a while longer, according to Carnival Cruise Line.
Saudi Arabia has tightened entry requirements for tourists amid its 2021/22 winter cruise season in response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Qatar is gearing up for its busiest cruise season on record as Dubai bounces back from the unprecedented disruption the COVID-19 pandemic forced on the cruise industry.
Norwegian Cruise Line has extended its cruise deals for the Middle East market, with a Cyber Sale and Bogofree promotion that offers a second guest free or at up to 70% off.
On the same day that MSC Cruises marked the float out of its Middle East-bound mega cruise ship MSC World Europa, it was also announced that she would be the first to […]
Hapag-Lloyd has rerouted Europa from South Africa to Dubai after cancelling its Cape Town itineraries due to concerns over the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
MSC Virtuosa has been named in Dubai, becoming only the second cruise ship ever to do so, and the largest ever to homeport in the Arabian Gulf.
Abu Dhabi Ports Group, Diyar Al Muharraq and the Eagle Hills Diyar Company have signed an agreement to investigate opportunities to develop and operate new cruise infrastructure in Bahrain.
Norwegian Cruise Line’s Black Friday deals (70% off on second passenger sharing the same cabin) expire today, but the cruise line is still offering extensive deals on select Middle East and South […]