MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line and market leader in South Africa, Europe, and South America has teamed up with Air France-KLM to offer exclusive services and greater flexibility for […]
A spokesperson for Seabourn Cruises says that the cruise line is closely monitoring the situation in Qatar, but has not yet made a decision on whether to drop Qatar as a port […]
Cruises International, the South African representatives for nine of the largest premium and luxury cruise lines in the world, told Cruise Arabia & Africa they don’t foresee a significant impact on the […]
Princess Cruises’ newest mega cruise ship Majestic Princess broke two Middle East cruise records Monday when she became the second-largest cruise ship ever to do a turnaround in Dubai, and the first […]
South Africans woke up Tuesday to the news that the country has fallen into recession for the second time in eight years. This time, however, the recession comes on top of a […]
UK cruise line Saga Cruises has released new artist’s impressions of ‘Spirit of Discovery’, its first newbuild cruise ship, due for launch in Summer 2019.
The luxury cruise line Silversea has announced the fleet-wide deployment of superfast satellite broadband, enabling passengers to stay connected while at sea. The move comes ahead of Silver Spirit’s Dubai and South […]
Qatar’s participation in the Cruise Arabia Alliance has been suspended, according to an official with the Dubai Tourism and Commerce Marketing Department, while all cruise departures scheduled from Doha during 2017 have […]
MSC Cruises has confirmed an order with STX France for the construction of two gargantuan 200,000-gross ton LNG-powered mega cruise ships that will compete directly with Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class fleet.
The Welsh singer Katherine Jenkins has been hired by Imagine Cruising, which has its Middle East office in Dubai, to perform a special concert aboard Queen Mary 2 for her April 18th […]
Holland America Line, represented in the UAE by Discover the Word, has announced a Middle East cruise special called Ready Set Sail, with savings of up to AED3,500 on cruises booked between […]
A pilot with extensive knowledge of berthing operations at DP World’s Jebel Ali Port has told Cruise Arabia & Africa that the collapse of a STS crane following a collision with a […]
Princess Cruises has announced an epic 111 day full world cruise that will visit 41 destinations, 13 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and 27 countries on five continents in 2019, and underscoring the […]
India is fast becoming one of the largest source markets for Middle East cruise tourism after Europe and the United States, with overall growth of 40% in the number of Indian’s that […]
Celebrity Cruises will now be offering Halal meals on-board all ships in its fleet, according to Lakshmi Durai, CEO of Travel Matrix, which represents Celebrity Cruises Middle East.
Marking the highlight and the official closing of the 2016/17 Middle East cruise season out of Dubai, Cunard Line’s fully renovated flagship Queen Mary 2 paid a glittering visit to the city, […]
Cunard have emphasised from the start that this dry-dock would be a total overhaul of the ship, a ‘back-to-the-drawing-board makeover’ that would essentially make her a new ship for loyal guests of the line.
The luxury cruise ship Crystal Symphony is returning to the South African cruise market in 2018, but she’ll be cruising from Cape Town with a host of new amenities and features following […]
Visual concepts of brand new suites, dining venues and guest services have been unveiled for Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity ahead of the ships’ most comprehensive makeovers to date.
MSC Cruises and Cunard Line shared Cape Town harbour last week, with Queen Elizabeth and MSC Sinfonia in port simultaneously on April 20th.