MSC Cruises is interested in expanding the range of shore excursions on offer to passengers in Oman, where it calls regularly during the annual winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf.
MSC Cruises looks to expand Oman shore excursion offerings at STC Global
Virgin Voyages 2023 Dubai cruise to Singapore on new ship almost sold out
Virgin Voyages’ first ever cruise from Dubai aboard Resilient Lady is already 90% sold out, with older multi-generational families embracing the adults-only cruise line, according to Cruise Passenger.
Disney Cruise Line and Meyer Werft mark keel laying for Disney Treasure
Disney Cruise Line and Meyer Werft have celebrated the keel laying for Disney Treasure, the cruise line’s second Trident class cruise ship and sister ship to the new Disney Wish.
Royal Caribbean reveals 15 bars, cafes and lounges aboard Icon of the Seas
Royal Caribbean International has unveiled more than 15 of the 40-plus bars, dining and nightlife experiences that will be available aboard its new largest ship Icon of the Seas.
MSC Cruises opens sales for World America, announces tweaks for US market
MSC Cruises has opened sales for the new 5,400-guest MSC World America, which is set to debut in North America sailing from Miami in April 2025.
Disney Cruise Line intends to expand into Asia market with Global Dream
Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will homeport in Asia for the first time, with its new cruise ship (the former Global Dream) to be based in Singapore from 2025.
P&O Cruises to refurbish adults-only ships Arcadia and Aurora by 2025
The British cruise line P&O Cruises has announced that it will be updating guest areas on its adults only ships, Arcadia and Aurora.
Cruise Review: MSC World Europa 7-night roundtrip Dubai cruise in Arabian Gulf
MSC World Europa is the largest cruise ship ever built for MSC Cruises and the largest ever to homeport in the Middle East, so we went onboard to find out what cruising […]
Silversea lays keel of new luxury ship Silver Ray at Meyer Werft shipyard
Silversea Cruises and Meyer Werft have celebrated the keel laying of the second Nova-class ship, Silver Ray, on March 23rd, 2023.
Disney Cruise Line releases itineraries for new Lighthouse Point island development
Disney Cruise Line has scheduled the inaugural calls for Disney Magic and Disney Fantasy at Lighthouse Point, a new private destination on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas.
Norwegian Viva to debut ‘Beetlejuice the Musical’ in three-deck theatre
Beetlejuice the Musical is coming to Norwegian Cruise Line, with Norwegian Viva to debut the new Broadway production when she launches in mid-2023.
TUI Cruises celebrates keel laying for new ship Mein Schiff 7 in Finland
The German cruise line TUI Cruises has celebrated the keel laying for its new cruise ship Mein Schiff 7, marking a significant milestone in the construction of the vessel.
Celestyal Cruises releases itineraries featuring Egypt for new ship Celestyal Journey
Celestyal Cruises will be sailing to Egypt aboard its new ship Celestyal Journey, taking over the itineraries of Celestyal Crystal when it debuts in September this year.
MSC Cruises announces entertainment line-up aboard new MSC Euribia
MSC Cruises has announced that its upcoming new ship MSC Euribia will feature seven different live productions a week in its Delphi Theatre, along with a 19-piece big band at sea.
MSC World Europa departs Dubai on repositioning voyage to Europe
MSC Cruises has concluded its largest cruise season in the Middle East to date, with its flagship MSC World Europa having now departed Dubai bound for Europe.
Ritz-Carlton lays keel for second luxury cruise superyacht Ilma
The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection has celebrated the keel-laying for its second luxury cruising superyacht Ilma, amid a major expansion by hotel operators into the luxury segment of the cruise industry.
Cruise Saudi appoints PR and marketing firm to handle global comms
The public relations and marketing agency LOTUS has been appointed by Cruise Saudi to manage its global communications strategy, according to a press release.
Oceania Cruises offering free amenities on Dubai and other departures
Oceania Cruises has launched an OLife Ultimate “All Three for Free” sale, offering guests significant benefits and savings on over 80 diverse 2023 and 2024 sailings, including a cruise from Dubai in […]
Frank Del Rio to leave Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, replaced by Harry Sommer
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.
Cruise Saudi spotlights specific cruise tourist needs at Saudi Tourism Forum 2023
Cruise Saudi put the focus on the specific needs of cruise tourists compared to regular tourists at the recent Saudi Tourism Forum 2023, held in Riyadh between 14-16 March this year.