Virgin Voyages has announced a delay to the delivery of its new cruise ship Brilliant Lady, forcing the cruise line to cancel voyages aboard its three current ships due to itinerary changes.
Crystal Cruises is returning to the Middle East in 2025 following its change of ownership and the bow-to-stern refit and refurbishment of its two-ship fleet.
Oman is looking to develop a new cruise port on its east coast as it targets a full cruise tourism recovery to pre-pandemic passenger numbers.
MSC Cruises has announced the results of the cruise industry’s first-ever net-zero emissions voyage aboard MSC Euribia, which it said shows the need for regulatory and financial incentives for fuel producers to […]
Explora Journeys, the luxury subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has marked the float out of its second cruise ship, Explora II, while also celebrating the steel cutting for a third, Explora III.
Oceania Cruises has unveiled the itineraries for the inaugural cruise season of its newest ship Allura, the second of its eponymously named new class of vessels.
Disney Cruise Line has revealed several new features for the LNG-powered Disney Treasure, currently under construction at Meyer Werft in Germany.
The cruise industry is gaining momentum and proving to be one of the most significant contributors to the post-pandemic travel recovery, according to the UAE’s emergent cruise destination of Ras Al Khaimah.
MSC Cruises has added two new port calls to its selection of cruise destinations for the 2023/24 Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
AROYA Cruises, Saudi Arabia’s first domestic cruise line, and the first cruise brand for the Arab world, has announced a partnership with retail operator Gebr. Heinemann for its first ship.
Carnival Cruise Line has announced the launch of a trial program to test tweaks to its beverage supply chain to reduce single-use packaging.
AROYA Cruises, the first domestic cruise line for Saudi Arabia and the wider Arab world, has appointed Columbia Blue to handle ship management and a wide range of operations.
Azamara has announced a special offer to celebrate Labor Day, with passengers able to receive Four Free Nights and a $600 onboard credit on select 2023 and 2024 sailings, including a West […]
Cruise Saudi has announced it will be developing the port city of Jazan into a cruise destination, adding to the diverse line-up of ports already available in the Kingdom.
The British wildlife presenter and Cape Town resident Michaela Strachan will join a second Fred Olsen sailing this summer, following the success of her first voyage.
Saudi Arabia has been shortlisted for “Middle East’s Best Cruise Destination,” “Destination of the Year,” and “Best for Excursions” by three different leading cruise industry awards programs.
Cape Town is preparing for a bumper cruise season for 2023/24 with more ships and cruise passengers expected as the cruise industry recovers from the disruption caused by the pandemic.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has unveiled new spa treatments that will be available onboard Seven Seas Grandeur, due to sail on her maiden voyage in November, 2023.
The 2024/25 Middle East cruise season is shaping up to be one of the largest to date, with MSC Cruises deploying two ships to the region, while AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, and […]
Cordelia Cruises has unveiled a new “Mega Savings on Sri Lanka Sailings” promotion as its embarks on its first-ever international cruises.