Princess Cruises is giving cruise passengers the chance to secure a cruise for just a £1 (AED5 or R15) deposit per person – for one day only – on June 12th, 2019.
With each cruise ship port call injecting around R3-million into the local economy through port charges, re-provisioning and passenger spending, Port Elizabeth is eager to attract more cruise ships, and larger ones […]
Nearly 30% more passengers compared to last year embarked on a cruise from the Port of Durban during the 2018/2019 cruise season according to data released by Transnet National Ports Authority.
Norwegian Cruise Line continues to ramp up its Middle East cruise presence with three of its cruise ships sailing from Dubai in the coming two years, including Norwegian Dawn, which will cruise […]
Seabourn has announced a stunning line-up of guest entertainers aboard Seaborun Sojourn for her 2020 World Cruise from Miami, including South Africa’s own Soweto String Quartet, and a former private secretary to […]
The luxury cruise line Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced plans to introduce a vegan menu (that’s halal by default) across its fleet ahead of its 2020 cruises from Dubai and Cape […]
Oceania Cruises will return Nautica to South Africa in late 2020 for a set of roundtrip cruises from Cape Town in early 2021, mirroring similar itineraries offered during the upcoming cruise season.
MSC Orchestra will replace MSC Musica in the South African cruise market for the upcoming 2019/2020 cruise season between November and March, offering short roundtrip cruises from Durban and Cape Town.
Azamara Club Cruises have removed the casino aboard Azamara Quest and replaced it with a popular new lounge concept that debuted aboard Azamara Pursuit ahead of Quest’s cruises from Dubai and South […]
AIDA Cruises has released itinerary information for AIDAmira’s very first cruise season in South Africa, and the German cruise line’s first-ever homeporting season in Cape Town.
MSC Cruises has invested significant money in the local cruise industry and has contributed immeasurably to Durban’s status as the lead homeport in the country, according to Acting Port Manager at the […]
MSC Musica has ended her 2018/19 South African cruise season on a high note, departing for Europe on Saturday after spending five months sailing from Durban and Cape Town on roundtrip itineraries […]
And that’s a wrap (almost) for the 2018/2019 South African cruise season. Viking Sun, sailing her first ever cruise from South Africa (and marking the only non-MSC cruise of the year from […]
If you’ve been contemplating a career at sea in the ever-expanding cruise industry, Virgin Voyages may be the cruise line for you.
Despite load shedding and an ongoing water shortage crisis, the Cape Town cruise tourism market has been unaffected, with local officials looking forward to the city’s biggest cruise season on record in […]
The family cruise market is a fast-growing sector and is key to the sustained growth of the South African cruise industry, says Phindile Makwakwa, the the acting CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
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.