The Turkish cruise company Ay Cruise is planning to launch new cruise itineraries from Istanbul in Turkey to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, so that passengers can undertake the Umrah pilgrimage by ship.
Silversea Cruises has announced additional design details for its new cruise ship Silver Nova, the first in a new class of at least two ships.
Azamara has announced that its fourth ship, Azamara Onward, will be ready for her maiden voyage with the line in May, departing from Monte Carlo. The maiden voyage to Venice will mark […]
Costa Cruises will be focusing on both the Middle East and Europe with its new itineraries aboard Costa Venezia out of Istanbul in Turkey.
MSC Cruises has shown respect for local traditions and customs following the death of a South African female crew member aboard MSC Orchestra in Durban.
Carnival Cruise Line has revealed that Carnival Celebration will debut a new lounge celebrating the line’s history with original fittings and memorabilia from past Carnival ships.
Cunard Line has revealed the accommodation designs for its new ship Queen Anne, the fourth vessel in the current fleet and the 249th overall for the centuries-old cruise line.
While Dubai and Abu Dhabi have established themselves as the primary cruise ports in the Middle East, with Dubai especially popular as a homeport for Arabian Gulf itineraries, Ras Al Khaimah is […]
Norwegian Cruise Line has announced the first charcoal sauna at sea and two-deck indoor waterfall for the spa aboard its two upcoming ships Norwegian Prima and Norwegian Viva.
The fourth Virgin Voyages cruise ship will be named Brilliant Lady, joining her three sister ships Scarlet Lady, Valiant Lady and Resilient Lady.
Royal Caribbean International have announced that its new cruise ship Icon of the Seas, the first of a new class of ships, and the first LNG-powered vessel in the fleet, will homeport […]
It has been revealed that a 30-year-old South African woman working aboard MSC Orchestra during her current summer season in Durban, was found with a broken neck when her body was discovered […]
AIDA Cruises will be sending AIDAsol on its 2023 World Cruise itinerary, marking the ship’s second time sailing the grand voyage for the cruise line, and her first time visiting South Africa.
MSC Cruises will be cruising from Cape Town as part of its 2024 World Cruise aboard MSC Poesia, departing Genoa in January.
Celebrity Cruises’ new ship Celebrity Beyond has arrived in Southampton for final preparations ahead of her maiden passenger voyage, departing April 27th.
MSC Cruises, as part of the wider MSC Foundation operated by parent company MSC Group (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has stepped up to assist the Durban community following last week’s record-breaking flooding.
Saudi Arabia has concluded its first full cruise season during the winter months between November and April, 2022, with 66% of passengers sourced locally. The six-month cruise season out Saudi Arabia closed […]
Ambassador Cruise Line, a British start-up led by many of the same executives from Cruise & Maritime Voyages, has christened its first ship.
Regent Seven Seas has released a new pre- and post-cruise deal on three of its Cape Town itineraries in 2022 and 2023.
Seabourn has revealed its 2023/24 cruise itineraries, with 24 voyages across Arabia and India, Asia, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand aboard Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Odyssey.