Saga Cruises has announced a deal with music legend, Jools Holland, who will be the face of ‘The Club by Jools’ restaurant and bar on the line’s first ever newbuild cruise ship, […]
The world’s most famous luxury cruise line, Cunard, has announced its most extensive South African cruise program to date, with three Cape Town departures in 2019.
Costa neoRiviera has been sold to AIDA Cruises to become AIDAmira, cruising roundtrip from Cape Town in 2019.
The Dubai cruise tourism sector during the 2016/17 cruise season saw twice as many passengers board cruise ships in Dubai compared to the 2013/14 season.
Pullmantur Cruises will debut in the Middle East in 2018, and Richard J. Vogel, President & CEO of Pullmantur Cruises, says that they have put a lot of time and effort into […]
Dubai has an ambitious goal of attracting upwards of 1-million cruise tourists to the city by 2020, and cruise tourism officials have identified India as a key source market for these new […]
It may soon be possible to cruise between Dubai and Karachi aboard Pakistan’s first cruise-ferry service, if transport officials in the country are able to put their plans into action.
Royal Caribbean confirmed Tuesday on Twitter that they are returning to the Middle East for the 2019/2020 cruise season with a series of roundtrip Dubai cruise departures aboard Jewel of the Seas.
Costa, AIDA, TUI and P&O are likely to homeport in the Arabian Gulf from the new Dubai Harbour cruise terminal following a Carnival-Meraas deal to make the new cruise terminal Carnival’s primary […]
Azamara Cruises has announced that it will be sailing its first ever roundtrip South African cruise season out of Cape Town during 2020. The luxury cruise line will homeport its ship Azamara […]
Seabourn Cruise Line’s new cruise liner Seabourn Ovation officially entered service on Friday following an 11-day inaugural voyage departing May 5 from Venice, Italy, and culminating with its arrival in Barcelona, Spain. […]
Costa Mediterranea is the first ship in Costa fleet to feature the new graphic design with the ship name and Italian flag on the bow.
Investments are being made across the region in cruise infrastructure, with Dubai leading in the Arabian Gulf by some margin. The city is developing two new cruise terminals at the Dubai Harbour, […]
Norwegian Cruise Line has no immediate plans to homeport in Dubai, but the Arabian Gulf is a region that holds huge potential in the coming five years, says Andy Stuart, president and […]
During the inaugural cruise aboard Norwegian Bliss, from Bremerhaven to Southampton, Norwegian Cruise Line President and CEO, Andy Stuart, revealed further details about the line’s Leonardo class cruise ships, which are currently […]
It’s almost unbelievable, but Germany, one of the most progressive nations in the world, has until now had not a single female German cruise ship captain. Nicole Langosch became the first in […]
Carnival Cruises took delivery of its newest cruise ship Carnival Horizon at what it called a “traditional maritime handover ceremony” at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy on Wednesday.
The QE2 Hotel will open by the second or third week of April, according to the reservations team at PCFC Hotels, the operator of the new floating hotel for the former Cunard […]
Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo as part of her planned Silver Muse-inspired lengthening.
The former Cunard flagship QE2 has been moved from Port Rashid to Dubai DryDocks World, where she will reportedly have her propellers removed as part of conversion to hotel ship.