Holland America Line’s new cruise liner Nieuw Statendam will cruise in Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Mediterranean for the 2019 summer and fall cruise season.
MSC Cruises announces exclusive near-50% off deals for Middle East guests aboard MSC Seaside on maiden Caribbean cruises out of Miami.
As Dubai forges ahead with its sustainability initiatives, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line, both of which are cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation, have announced a commitment to remove single use plastics […]
Costa Cruises has adopted the 4GOODFOOD program fleetwide, a program that aims to halve food waste on board the Italian cruise line’s ships by 2020.
The German cruise line TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, and a regular homeporting cruise line in the Middle East, is planning to order a new […]
Dubai is the cruise hub of the Middle East, with more cruise departing from the city than any other in the region, it is also the second-most visited cruise port by passing […]
For the first time in the history of cruising in the United Arab Emirates, a total of seven cruise lines will homeport in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the upcoming 2018/19 cruise […]
MSC Cruises has announced that the largest cruise ship in the fleet will be homeported in Dubai during the 2019/2020 cruise season.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises are deploying Seven Seas Mariner in Alaska after her 20-day drydock in April 2018, and now they’ve revealed details about the upgrades being made to the ship.
While Dubai Cruise Terminal has expanded significantly over the last five years, other major destination ports (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat) have not.
Dubai is determined to remain the cruise capital of the Middle East, undertaking a major redevelopment and expansion of its facilities at Port Rashid and the recently announced Dubai Harbour, and now […]
DP World has ‘unofficially’ confirmed its plans for the Queen Elizabeth II Hotel with a model of the Mina Rashid Marina development at Dubai Cruise Terminal 3.
Princess Cruises has come a step closer to the completion of its new Sky Princess behemoth with the launch of the 143,700-gross ton cruise liner’s bow section.
MSC Cruises has revealed a number of cruise deals for its roundtrip Dubai cruises in the Arabian Gulf exclusively for Cruise Arabia & Africa readers.
Queen Mary 2, the flagship of the Cunard fleet and the world’s greatest ocean liner and one of the largest passenger ships in the world, did a turnaround in Cape Town last […]
Due in 2022, the as-yet un-named cruise ship will be 180,000-gross tons and have a passenger capacity of 5,200, a full 1,000 more than P&O’s current largest cruise ship Britannia.
Carnival Corporation, the owner of 11 of the world’s top cruise lines, and the largest cruise company in the world, is on a newbuild spree at the moment, with 19 new cruise […]
MSC Cruises is making a play for Celebrity Cruises’ market share in the Dubai cruise market, with plans to send its recently refitted MSC Lirica to Dubai for the 2018/19 Middle East cruise […]
Cruise market in UAE exempt from value added tax (VAT) and therefore Dubai cruise demand wont be affected, says leading Middle East cruise representative.
The mass media loose their s#$t whenever a cruise ship encounters a wave, forgetting that bad weather, and especially unpredictable weather, is what the ocean has been known for, for centuries. Sometimes […]