Don’t buy into the stereotype – Maldives is so much more than a honeymoon vacation spot.
Royal Caribbean International’s fourth Oasis-class cruise ship Symphony of the Seas is the cruise line’s newest cruise ship and the world’s new ‘largest cruise ship ever built’. She was launched in spring […]
Dubai really wants to make the Arabian Gulf the world’s preeminent winter cruise destination, and as part of that effort its doing a lot to enhance the experience of cruise passengers flying […]
Cruise Arabia & Africa has long held that it’s a travesty the major cruise lines visiting the Arabian Gulf don’t add Dubai’s Barasti Beach as a shore excursion. The bar, part of […]
Virgin Voyages, the world’s newest cruise line and the ocean-going arm of Sir Richard Branson’s multinational empire, has been running a ‘ship tease’ campaign on social media through October as it prepares […]
Royal Caribbean International has announced that all its scheduled port calls in Turkey will be cancelled for the entirety of the 2018 European cruise season.
P&O Cruises will install cleaning systems to reduce exhaust emissions aboard its cruise ship Oceana ahead of her first ever Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
Celebrity Cruises has confirmed that its newest cruise ship Celebrity Edge, due for delivery in late 2018, will be deployed in the European market next year, offering a series of Mediterranean cruises. […]
Dubai has become a major cruise hub in the Middle East, with the Dubai Cruise Terminal the primary point by which those in the GCC embark on their Arabian Gulf cruises, but […]
Thomson Cruises, which sailed its first ever Middle East cruise season out Dubai this year, has announced it will rebrand as Marella Cruises in October as part of its merger with TUI.
For the 2018 cruise season out of South Africa, Silversea Cruises are offering a number of custom land-based adventures that can be combined with its Cape Town cruises during the year.
Not only is Raffles Dubai close to some of the Emirates’ best-loved landmarks – it’s one of them.
The UAE’s coastal city of Khorfakkan has become a popular cruise destination for Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises on their Arabian Gulf cruise itineraries out of Dubai, now the city has a […]
This cruise season when Hapag-Lloyd’s flagship Europa 2 cruises from Dubai and Cape Town in 2018, she’ll feature a total bow-to-stern refurbishment. The dry docking, carried out in September at the Blohm […]
In honour of Plan a Cruise Month (celebrated by the CLIA during the entire month of October), MSC Cruises has halved its brochure rates on select cruises in destination all around the […]
International naval forces have demarcated a corridor in the Gulf of Aden and Bab el Mandab that warships will police to protect merchant and cruise shipping from high speed boats laden with […]
Carnival Corporation has sold P&O Cruises’ ship Adonia to Azamara Club Cruises, the luxury boutique cruise line owned by Royal Caribbean International.
Silversea Cruises has announced it will embark upon its first ever ship lengthening revitalisation program, with Silver Spirit scheduled to be the first to go under the knife. Its unclear if the […]
For the oldest passenger shipping company in the world, with a celebrated British heritage, its choice of name for the new ship could become rather political.
Carnival Corporation has signed a memorandum of agreement with Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri to build a new cruise ship for the company’s iconic Cunard Line. Cunard’s new cruise ship will be built at […]