Silversea is sending Silver Spirit to Dubai in 2024 for a 16-night voyage from the Middle East to Piraeus, the gateway to Athens in Greece.
Oceania Cruises to name new ship Allura, sister ship to Vista
Oceania Cruises has revealed the name of its new cruise ship as Allura, the second in the eponymously named new class of vessels.
MSC Cruises eyes Middle East growth with new general sales agent in Qatar
MSC Cruises has appointed United Tours and Cruise as its general sales agent in Qatar as its pushes to increase its market share in the Middle East cruise sector.
Regent Seven Seas new ship Seven Seas Grandeur floated out in Italy
Regent Seven Seas Cruises has marked the float out of its new cruise ship, the third in the ultra-luxury Explorer-class, Seven Seas Grandeur.
New Sun Princess to feature three-deck dining room and most advanced theatre ever
Princess Cruises new ship Sun Princess will feature the cruise line’s first triple-deck main dining room and the most advanced theatre in the fleet when she is introduced in 2025.
Costa Cruises signs agreement in Dubai to resume operations in Asia with Costa Serena
Costa Cruises has confirmed that Costa Serena will indeed be resuming operations in Asia this year, after previously throwing cold water on rumours of a coming announcement.
Cunard flagship Queen Mary 2 makes maiden call at Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal
Cunard Line‘s flagship, and the only remaining ocean liner in the world still in regular trans-Atlantic service, Queen Mary 2, has marked her maiden port call at Dubai’s new Dubai Harbour Cruise […]
TUI upgrades to Mein Schiff 2 for 2023/24 cruise season in Dubai
In keeping with the ever-growing size of cruise ships sailing from Dubai, TUI Cruises has confirmed that it too is upgrading its tonnage in the region from Mein Schiff 6 to the […]
Coral Princess to offer Dubai to Dover leg on 2023 World Cruise
Princess Cruises will sail its annual Dubai World Cruise leg on June 26th, 2023, with a 30-night itinerary from Dubai to Dover as part of its longer 107-night 2023 World Cruise from […]
Nautica of Oceania Cruises to sail 44-night grand voyage from Dubai to Tahiti
Oceania Cruises is planning to sail a second Dubai cruise aboard Nautica in 2023 with a December cruise to French Polynesia.
Cunard Line announces 2023 Dubai to UK cruise aboard Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria will cruise from Dubai for the UK at the tail end of the 2022/23 cruise season, departing the city on April 3rd for a 20-night voyage to Southampton.
Norwegian Cruise Line sees strong demand for 2023/24 out of Cape Town
Norwegian Cruise Line has reported stronger than expected demand for its first cruise season out of South Africa, with more South African passengers than ever before in its history.
P&O Cruises to sail classic ocean liner route from Dubai to UK in 2023
P&O Cruises will recreate the Middle East to Europe route undertaken by its ocean liner forebearers in 2023, with Arcadia departing on an 18-night voyage to the UK.
Norwegian Dawn to replace Norwegian Jade in South Africa for 2023/24
Norwegian Cruise Line has confirmed that it will be returning to South Africa for the 2023/24 cruise season, but with Norwegian Dawn set to replace Norwegian Jade, which homeported in Cape Town […]
Oceania Cruises reveals 20-night Dubai to Barcelona cruise for 2023
Oceania Cruises is planning to sail a Dubai to Barcelona cruise aboard Nautica for 2023, the first of two Dubai cruises for the ship this year.
Regent Seven Seas Splendor to spend 2024/25 South African season in Cape Town
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is returning to South Africa for the 2024/25 cruise season with Seven Seas Splendor due to sail a series of roundtrip cruises from Cape Town in December.
Norwegian Jade concludes successful 2022/23 South African cruise season
Norwegian Cruise Line has finally been able to sail a South African cruise season for the first time after a failed attempt due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Celebrity Cruises newest Edge-class ship Celebrity Ascent floated out
Celebrity Ascent, the new Edge-class cruise ship for Celebrity Cruises touched water for the first time this week as it was floated out of its construction dry dock at the Chantiers de […]
Oceania to join Dubai-Singapore cruise line-up for 2023 with Insignia
Oceania Cruises will be one of several cruise lines offering a Dubai to Singapore voyage during the 2022/23 cruise season, with Insignia sailing between the two global trade hubs.
Elderly British passenger evacuated from cruise ship off Port Elizabeth
An 87-year-old British passenger was evacuated Tuesday morning from a cruise ship sailing off the coast of South Africa after suffering a medical emergency, according to IOL.