MSC Cruises has expanded its Red Sea cruise season out of Saudi Arabia, adding more embarkation ports in Egypt, as well as shore excursions and pre-cruise stay options.
Cordelia Cruises has returned its single cruise ship Empress to Mumbai for a season of roundtrip cruises to Goa, after completing a successful season on India’s east coast.
The Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts group is entering the luxury cruise market with a new Four Seasons Yachts brand, positioning it to compete with the Ritz-Carlton Collection.
Saudi Arabia’s tourism sector has seen a 121% increase from pre-pandemic levels, supported by its emergent but booming cruise sector.
Six new shows will debut aboard MSC Cruises new ship MSC Seascape, with all six having been specifically designed for the vessel.
Azamara is brining Azamara Quest back to the Middle East for the 2022/23 cruise season out of Dubai, with the ship scheduled to sail just one roundtrip voyage in the Arabian Gulf.
TUI Cruises is set to bring Mein Schiff 6 back to Dubai for the 2022/23 Middle East cruise season, with roundtrip Dubai cruises to destinations across the Arabian Gulf.
Holland America Line will sail a grand voyage from Cape Town to Fort Lauderdale in 2022 aboard Zaandam. The 27-night itinerary will depart Cape Town on November 23rd, 2022 and bounce up […]
Doha will host six cruise ships as floating hotel during the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup, with MSC Cruises supplying three of them.
Cruise Master, the Middle East’s leading specialized cruise agency, has announced it is bringing back its online cruise booking portal as the industry recovers from the pandemic.
P&O Cruises has announced a range of entertainment firsts for its upcoming cruise ship Arvia, including WaveLength, a new interactive gameshow, a Take That stage musical, an outdoor adventure zone and more.
The luxury German cruise line Hapag-Lloyd Cruises has completed the refurbishment of 56 cabins aboard its ship Europa during her refit at Blohm+Voss in Hamburg.
Virgin Voyages will return to the Middle East in 2024 to offer a second cruise from Dubai, but this time its ship Resilient Lady will sail from Dubai to Piraeus (Athens) in […]
MSC Cruises has cancelled its 2022 World Cruise aboard MSC Poesia, citing an ongoing patchwork of COVID-19 restrictions at different ports of call around the world that make the voyage unfeasible.
Costa Cruises has updated its COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming 2022/23 Middle East cruise season out of Dubai, as well as cruises in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.
MSC Cruises has revealed new shows and entertainment options aboard its largest-ever cruise ship, MSC World Europa, which will debut in Qatar in November.
Princess Cruises has announced that its upcoming LNG-powered cruise ship will be called Sun Princess, along with new state room designs, entertainment features and dining options.
Azamara will be sailing 84 Europe itineraries across its four-ship fleet in 2024, with three of those itineraries also venturing into the Middle East to call in Dubai and Egypt, as well […]
Holland America Line will reprise its African circumnavigation voyage in 2023 with a 73-night cruise around the entire continent.
The second cruise ship in Disney Cruise Line‘s new Triton-class line-up will be named Disney Treasure, and is due for delivery in 2024.