Sea Cloud‘s largest sailing cruise ship, featuring balcony cabins, a spa, pool deck and more, has been christened Sea Cloud Spirit in Palma de Mallorca.
AIDA Cruises has opened bookings for its 2022/23 cruise seasons in South Africa out of Cape Town and the Middle East out of Dubai.
Cape Town is looking to support the recovery of its cruise sector with a new partnership between key government departments and businesses.
P&O Cruises is expands international sailings this autumn with new cruise itineraries aboard Britannia in the Caribbean.
Cunard Line has announced that Queen Mary 2 will now resume sailing from November 28th, 2021, instead of November 14th as previously planned.
Carnival Cruise Line will bring an additional seven cruise ships into service between November this year and January, 2022.
Princess Cruises has marked the start of construction of its new Sphere-class cruise ships, with the first steel cut at Fincantieri in Italy.
Oceania Cruises has revealed new spaces aboard its upcoming cruise ship Vista, with the top-of-the-ship Library and Owner’s Suites to be styled by Ralph Lauren Home.
Azamara and Oceania Cruises have returned to sea for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the industry globally in March last year.
Viking Ocean Cruises has revealed a 2023/24 World Cruise itinerary for two of its ships with port calls in the Middle East.
MSC Cruises‘ massive cruise ship MSC Bellissima has hosted Saudi Arabia’s first netball tournament during a cruise in the Red Sea out of Jeddah.
Norwegian Jade will cruise from Dubai again in 2022, with two cruises in February and December to Athens and Cape Town.
Hapag-Lloyd’s luxury cruise ship Europa 2 has been confirmed for the Cape Town 2022 cruise line-up, with a scheduled 13-night voyage to Mauritius.
The Indian start-up cruise line Cordelia Cruises has sent its cruise ship Empress into Dubai Drydocks for a refit and renovation ahead of her maiden cruise from Dubai in September.
Norwegian Cruise Line is returning Norwegian Jade to Cape Town again in 2023, marking its second South African cruise season from the Mother City if the 2022 plans go ahead.
Hapag-Lloyd is the latest cruise line to confirm roundtrip Dubai cruise itineraries for the 2021 cruise season, with Europa 2 sailing her first ever mini cruise season from the city.
Qatar is redoubling its efforts to position itself as a major cruise tourism destination through a major partnership with Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland.
The world’s largest cruise ship Wonder of the Seas has departed on sea trials ahead of her anticipated March, 2022 delivery and (possible) cruise via Dubai.
When Disney Wish is delivered in June next year she’ll offer a new interactive app-based game that gives passengers a new way to explore and experience the ship.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is the lastest cruise line to announce its entry to the newly-opened Saudi Arabian cruise sector, with plans to call in Jeddah during the 2023/24 cruise season.