In line with other Carnival Corporation brands that have been selling off ships recently to make way for new capacity added by newer and larger ships, Costa Cruises has announced that at […]
TUI Cruises, which cruises the longest Middle East cruise seasons of all the cruise lines homeporting in Dubai, is switching out Mein Schiff 5 with Mein Schiff 6 for the 2020/21 season.
Karnika, the first cruise ship to be operated by Jalesh Cruises, itself the first-ever domestically owned mainstream cruise line in India, has made her maiden port call in Dubai, marking the start […]
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 […]
The cruise ship Karnika, newly delivered to Jalesh Cruises following a major refurbishment in Singapore, has docked in Goa, becoming the first Indian-owned mainstream cruise ship ever to do so.
The quintessentially British cruise line Fred Olsen is offering a 24-night cruise in 2019 from Dubai to Southampton in the UK aboard its vintage cruise liner Black Watch.
Holland America Line‘s second Pinnacle Class cruise ship Nieuw Statendam has returned to Fincantieri’s Marghera shipyard in Italy after successfully completing two sets of sea trials off the coast.
Qatar has seen a significant boost to its cruise tourism numbers in the first six months of 2018, largely as a result of Dubai’s dominance as a cruise hub in the region, […]
There are 43 cruises from Durban in South Africa and 35 cruises from Cape Town during the coming 2018/2019 cruise season. Here’s our list of all of them.
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Durban is a city of contrasts, an industrial port city with a beautiful beachfront, a cosmopolitan hub on the doorstep of the historic ‘Zulu nation’, a former British colony with the largest […]
East London’s greatest appeal lies in the beauty of the coastline upon which it sits, and the wildly impressive beaches and game safaris to be enjoyed beyond the city limits.
Mossel Bay is a small resort town at the foothills of the famous South African Garden Route. With 320 days of sunshine a year, it has the second mildest climate in the […]
Port Elizabeth is a fixture on the South African cruise destinations circuit thanks to its wild beaches, redeveloped historic district in the city centre, and the Addo Elephant National Park (home to […]
Richard’s Bay isn’t one of South Africa’s more appealing cities, its true draw lies in the experiences to be had in the hinterland beyond the port, in the heart of the Zulu […]
AIDA Cruises is Germany’s fun ship cruise line, with an emphasis on jam-packed days and lively nightlife. The on-board experience is super casual, reflecting the millennial German cruise market it targets.
Of the seven cruise ships homeporting in the Middle East for the 2018/2019 Dubai cruise season, two are among the largest in the world, one is brand new and powered by LNG, […]
TUI Cruises is Germany’s largest premium cruise line, competing directly with Phoenix Reisen and Hapag-Lloyd.
Bahrain has grown in popularity as an Arabian Gulf cruise destination, primarily for roundtrip cruises from Dubai. It provides a fascinating look into the ancient history of the region with archaeological sites […]
The German cruise line TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, and a regular homeporting cruise line in the Middle East, is planning to order a new […]