Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will sail from Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port in 2023 aboard Crystal Symphony on an 8-night Arabian Gulf cruise to Dubai.
The Seychelles has banned all cruise ships until the end of 2021 as part of efforts to prevent a second wave of Coronavirus, according to a statement by Didier Dogley, the Minister […]
The cruise industry came of age in the 1960s and 70s, but has been around for much longer than that, surviving the Great Depression, two world wars and the 2008 financial crisis.
The Cape Town cruise sector has fully recovered from the contraction in 2016 caused by the drought crisis, says the V&A Waterfront’s Andre Blaine, Executive Manager Marine and Industrial.
The V&A Waterfront’s R59-million redevelopment of the Cape Town Cruise Terminal in 2015 has supported growth in the South African cruise sector, with more passengers and cruise ships calling in the Mother […]
The new cruise terminal constructed in Walvis Bay and operated by Namport has seen its first cruise season hampered by a lack of re-fueling facilities for cruise ships, reports The Namibian.
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 […]