US President Donald Trump’s executive order barring entry to the United States for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries means that at least one million residents of the UAE can no longer travel to the US for the next 90 days.
Regent Seven Seas Explorer has been being billed as one of the world’s most luxurious cruise ships since her launch six month ago and now Regent Seven Seas has confirmed the 750-passenger […]
The world’s largest ocean liner, arguably the most famous ship in the world, Queen Mary 2, drew large crowds of spectators in Cape Town on January 26th as she visited the Mother […]
Thomson has begun the first of a series of direct flights from Cardiff in Wales to Dubai in the UAE, as part of an effort by the UK holiday giant to support […]
MSC Cruises has broken ground on its new cruise destination island in the Caribbean, the Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
The premium cruise line Celebrity Cruises, owned by the world’s second-largest cruise company, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, has confirmed it will be returning to the Middle East cruise market for the 2017/18 […]
Celebrity Cruises’ 294m cruise liner Celebrity Constellation is to undergo a comprehensive refit in May, 2017 after her first ever Middle East cruise season.
Buenos Aires cruise season this year will be far from its peak in 2012/13 when over half a million visitors reached the Argentine capital, in part because of strong competition from South […]
The recently concluded Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum revealed bright prospects for cruise tourism in the United Arab Emirates, with Dubai and Abu Dhabi set to welcome 1.5-million cruise visitors by 2020.
The ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE has announced the development of a major new waterfront destination called Dubai Harbour, which will be 20-million square feet in size, or […]
The Dubai Harbour project was launched this week by the ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammad. The major new waterfront destination will be 20-million square feet in […]
In South Africa, cruising is the first travelling experience for many young people and has contributed to a 27% increase in the South African cruising industry in five years, according to Antoinette […]
Dnata has completed 10 years of cruise logistics operations in the Dubai cruise market.. It managed the passenger processing and ship services for 133 cruise ship calls at Dubai Cruise Terminal during […]
Abu Dhabi Ports has officially opened Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach, offering cruise ship passengers a new beach destination with unmatched tourism experiences in what is a first of its kind cruise […]
Dubai is finalising plans to increase its cruise ship capacity at Port Rashid amid higher than anticipated growth in cruise tourists to the city in the coming 2016/17 Middle East cruise season.
The recently concluded Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum revealed strong growth in the Middle East cruise market, with the UAE’s ports of Dubai and Abu Dhabi set to welcome 1.5-million cruise visitors […]
Dubai Cruise Tourism has commemorated the inaugural visit to Dubai of Celebrity Constellation during her maiden voyage in the region.
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.
Celebrity Cruises is the latest cruise line to home port a cruise ship in the Middle East for the winter cruise season, offering roundtrip cruises out of Abu Dhabi. During her maiden call to Dubai, Cruise Arabia & Africa was invited aboard to tour this latest addition to the Arabian Gulf cruise market.
The 295m cruise ship Celebrity Constellation made her Middle East debut this week, sailing for the first time ever from Abu Dhabi on a 12-night roundtrip cruise to India.