Crystal Symphony departed on her 2018 World Cruise on January 7th from Cape Town, marking not only the first time that a world cruise of this magnitude has departed from the Mother […]
South African immigration officials have banned an elderly British couple from entering the country for five years, after it was found that their passports had don’t been stamped upon their last exit […]
Costa, MSC and AIDA to ‘interport’ between Dubai and Abu Dhabi for 2018/19 Middle East cruise season
Three of the five cruise lines deploying cruise ships in the Arabian Gulf for the 2018/2019 cruise season out of Dubai will be offering both Abu Dhabi and Dubai as turnaround ports, […]
Celebrity Cruises has become the first of the Middle East homeporting cruise lines to take advantage of the growing number of Indian and Chinese cruise tourists coming to Dubai, with a new […]
First impressions are everything, and its why the redevelopment of the V&A Waterfront cruise terminal is so important for cruise tourism in South Africa, especially given the growing size of cruise ships […]
All four cruise ships homeporting in Middle East for 2018 season meet in port at Dubai Cruise Terminal.
Seabourn has announced that it is including its February 11th, 2018 cruise from Cape Town aboard Seabourn Sojourn to its 2018 Signature Savings Event, which means that South African cruise passengers can […]
Former Cunard flagship turned floating hotel QE2 to get ultimate Wi-Fi network as part of refurbishment in Port Rashid in Dubai.
Ras Al Khaimah is not currently included on the itineraries of any cruise ships homeporting in the Arabian Gulf for at least the 2018 and 2019 cruise seasons, although it has been […]
At the recent Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Dubai, a panel of experts discussed the possibility of extending the Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
To celebrate its peak booking period, P&O Cruises, homeporting in Dubai for the first time in January, 2019, is offering low deposits, extra on board spending money, enticing prices and other value-adds […]
Princess Cruises has announced that its new Royal-class cruise ship will be named Sky Princess and will sail an inaugural Mediterranean cruise season before being repositioned to Ford Lauderdale for a series […]
Celebrity Cruises, which sails roundtrip out of Abu Dhabi this coming cruise season aboard revamped Celebrity Constellation, has celebrated the ceremonial keel laying for its new luxury expedition ship, Celebrity Flora.
Viking Ocean Cruises may be cruising more regularly from Dubai after 2020, as it places orders for another four cruise ships, according to a Dubai Cruise Tourism official who spoke to Cruise […]
The UAE’s National Center of Meteorology and Seismology (NCMS) issued a weather advisory Saturday as an unstable weather system passed over the country, warning of rainfall across much of the country with […]
MSC Cruises is one of two cruise lines that homeports in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi for its annual Middle East cruise season, but its Dubai cruise departures typically sell out twice […]
MSC Cruises has announced a new cruise destination on its South African cruise itineraries out of Durban.
Virgin Voyages, the new cruise line launched by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, is ‘open to all options’ when it comes to its future cruise ship deployments after 2022, according to Craig […]
Dubai Cruise Terminal is offering major discounts on port charges to cruise lines this coming cruise season in an effort to extend the Arabian Gulf cruise season by one to two months.
P&O Cruises, which is homeporting a cruise ship in Dubai during February and March, 2019 for the first time, is considering a full Middle East cruise season for 2020, according to Steven […]