Transnet’s plans to increase capacity at the Port of Durban through dredging three container berths to accommodate larger vessels have been delayed by a corruption investigation, and work on the new Durban […]
Cunard Line will be sailing two World Cruises in 2021 and will be offering departures from both Cape Town and Dubai as voyages that can be booked separately to the World Cruises […]
TUI Cruises are following AIDA into the South African cruise market, with plans to sail its inaugural South African cruise season out of Cape Town at the same time as its rival […]
South Africa is aiming to grow its cruise market to more than 1-million passengers by 2025, according to Phindile Makwakwa, the acting CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
Saga Pearl II has departed on her final voyage for Saga Cruises, a 54-night grand voyage to South Africa, the country she was originally built for back in the 1980s.
Despite the rolling black outs and economic uncertainty plaguing South Africa, the country’s domestic cruise market is stronger than ever, according to the results of the annual Travel Expo in Johannesburg.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises will homeport in Cape Town during next year’s cruise season, with Seven Seas Voyager due to sail two roundtrip South African cruises from Cape Town, before crossing the […]
In an industry often (perhaps rightly) accused of being dominated by Caucasian passengers, especially in the upper echelons of luxury where Regent Seven Seas operates, Seven Seas Voyager’s cruise from Cape Town […]
Ponant, one of the most luxurious cruise line’s in the world, and certainly the most luxurious in France, is returning to the warm waters of South Africa during the 2020 summer season.
By the time Oceania Cruises operates her 2020 cruises from Cape Town in South Africa and Dubai in the Arabian Gulf, all ships in the fleet will be plastic water bottle free […]
Luxury cruise line Seabourn has introduced a range of new shore excursions for its 2019 cruise program, including new options on its 2019 Cape Town cruise aboard Seabourn Sojourn.
MSC Musica spent a second night at anchor outside Cape Town Harbour Friday, prevented from entering the port by strong winds gusting up to 50-knots.
MSC Magnifica (a sister ship to South Africa-based Musica) has embarked on MSC Cruises first-ever World Cruise, a 119-day voyage of discovery and adventure to 49 cruise destinations in 32 different countries, […]
South Africa wants to triple the number of cruise tourists visiting the country via Cape Town by 2040, according to Derek Hanekom, the country’s Minister for Tourism.
An elderly American cruise passenger was taken off Seven Seas Explorer due to a medical emergency during her 15-night roundtrip Cape Town cruise along the coast of South Africa.
Anecdotal reports from the first passengers taking a cruise from Durban aboard the new SA-based cruise ship MSC Musica indicate that wait times at the N-Shed terminal for boarding have been reduced […]
Oceania Cruises will be homeporting Nautica in Cape Town for a set of roundtrip cruises during the 2019/2020 cruise season, but will also be cruising from South Africa with Insignia, a sister […]
Pacific Princess will cruise from Cape Town during the 2020 cruise season bound for Fort Lauderdale, with an option to extend all the way to Los Angeles as she completes her 111-night […]
While Cunard Line sails between Cape Town and Southampton every year, it’s traditionally been less often that this historic route is operated by its flagship Queen Mary 2, but that has changed […]
Phoenix Reisen will send its cruise liner Artania to Cape Town in 2020 for a cruise along the South African coast, and across the Indian Ocean to Mauritius.