There has been a surge in bookings for Dubai cruises from Spanish cruise tourists after Madrid lifted a ban on international cruises and other travel restrictions on June 7th, 2021.
Oceania Cruises‘ European and North American voyages for 2023 aboard its seven-ship fleet will sail to 260 cruise destinations on 179 itineraries, including a Dubai departure and two Cape Town cruises.
Cruise itineraries between Greece and Turkey have been re-established, in a major boon for Istanbul and its new Galataport cruise terminal.
MSC Cruises has marked the beginning of construction for it second cruise ship for its new luxury subsidiary line Explora Journeys.
Cruise Saudi says Jeddah will get an ‘iconic’ new cruise terminal within the next five to seven years as Saudi Arabia’s cruise sector rapidly emerges.
MSC Cruises says it is awaiting further information from the South African government on specific guidelines for visitors before reconfirming its 2021/22 cruise schedules for Cape Town and Durban, according to Seatrade […]
Azamara has confirmed it will be returning to Cape Town for the coming 2021/22 summer cruise season, just days after South African authorities reopened the country’s cruise tourism sector.
Abu Dhabi tourism officials have expressed confidence in the UAE cruise sector’s ability to quickly recover from the setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic during the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Miami, Florida.
South Africa has moved to adjusted Alert Level 1 ahead of the 2021/22 summer cruise season, meaning that cruise ships will be allowed to cruise to and from Cape Town and Durban.
MSC Cruises has announced its COVID-19 health and safety protocols for its current Red Sea cruise season out of Saudi Arabia, and its upcoming Arabian Gulf cruise season out of Dubai.
Crystal Cruises new expedition cruise ship Crystal Endeavor has completed her maiden cruise season in Iceland ahead of her repositioning to the South Atlantic for a Cape Town itinerary.
CroisiEurope, one of the largest river cruise line’s in Europe, has announced an Egyptian cruise season in the Red Sea for winter 2021/22.
Seabourn has announced its second luxury expedition cruise ship will be named Seabourn Pursuit, and will cruise Iceland, Greenland, Norway and the Northwest Passage during her inaugral season.
AIDAprima has undergone a mini-refurb with a new LEGO store and play area introduced ahead of her Hamburg season.
P&O Cruises has revealed renderings of the SkyDome aboard its new LNG-powered mega-ship Arvia, a sister ship to Iona.
Qatar has developed a new cruise terminal in Doha Port, centrally located adjacent to some of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, and is preparing an “exciting calendar of events” for tourists […]
Cruise Saudi, the organisation established to grow Saudi Arabia’s cruise tourism sector, has been welcomed as an executive partner of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) during Seatrade Cruise Global.
At a cruise industry event in Miami, MSC Cruises indirectly referenced isolated COVID-19 outbreaks affecting cruise ships during the restart, and subtly called out media bias.
QE2 Dubai, the former Cunard Line ocean liner turned floating hotel, will open Float Dubai in October.
MSC Cruises has made several changes to the onboard cruise experience during its deployment of MSC Bellissima out of Jeddah, to better suit the local Saudi Arabian cruise market.