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.
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.