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 […]
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.