Regent Seven Seas Cruises has announced that Seven Seas Voyager will undergo renovations as part of the company’s $125 million fleet-wide refurbishment program ahead of her Dubai cruise in 2017.
Norwegian Cruise Line enters SA, Dubai cruise markets with purchase of Regent Seven Seas and Oceania
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, has followed the example set by its major competitors Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean by finally establishing a firm foothold in the […]
Durban Tourism Authority has marked the start of the 2023/24 cruise season in Kwa-Zulu Natal with the arrival of Nicko Cruises’ ship Vasgo de Gamma, the first of an anticipated 70 cruise […]
Royal Caribbean Group and Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, the second- and third-largest cruise companies in the world after Carnival Corporation, have cancelled all calls to Israel into 2024.
The major disruption to cruise itineraries in the Eastern Mediterranean due to the Israel-Hamas conflict has had little impact on the 2023/24 Middle East cruise season in the Arabian Gulf, but that […]
TUI Cruises has joined several other cruise lines in cancelling its port calls in Israel following the Hamas terrorist attacks on Saturday and the resulting escalation in military conflict during the week.
Royal Caribbean and Celestial Cruises have announced the cancellation of multiple voyages from or to Israel following the outbreak of armed conflict in the country over the weekend.
Oman is looking to develop a new cruise port on its east coast as it targets a full cruise tourism recovery to pre-pandemic passenger numbers.
Explora Journeys, the luxury subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has marked the float out of its second cruise ship, Explora II, while also celebrating the steel cutting for a third, Explora III.
Norwegian Cruise Line has taken delivery of its new Prima-class cruise ship Norwegian Viva from the Italian shipyard Fincantieri.
Costa Cruises new Costa Voyages program will deploy six ships on a range of unique itineraries in 2023 and 2024, including cruises to the Holy Land, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and more.
Holland America Line has added Dubai to its line-up of cruise departures next year, with the Vista-class Zuiderdam sailing from Dubai to Fort Lauderdale on April 5th, 2024.
Costa Cruises’ new long-cruise concept Costa Voyages will feature itineraries taking in a variety of destinations across the Middle East and North Africa, from Israel and Morocco to Egypt and Turkey.
Explora Journey’s first cruise ship Explora I has become the latest cruise ship to be delayed due to constraints in the supply chain.
Oceania Cruises has expanded its Free Land Programs to include Dubai and Cape Town on its 2024 voyages, along with 24 other select cruises visiting Africa, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and […]
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is partnering with SpaceX to join the Starlink internet service, providing high-speed internet across the fleet.
Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has announced that Frank J. Del Rio will retire as the company’s President & CEO on June 30th, 2023, with Harry Sommer already confirmed to replace him.
Explora Journeys second cruise ship, Explora II, will cruise from Mombasa in Kenya, as well as Durban and Cape Town in South Africa during 2025.
Norwegian Cruise Line sailed a hugely successful debut cruise season out of Cape Town for the 2022/23 cruise season, offering a second mainstream cruise option for the local and international market, aboard […]
With Africa having borne the brunt of the economic crisis that came with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns put in place to protect public health, many up-and-coming cruise destinations on the […]