The former Cunard flagship QE2 has been moved from Port Rashid to Dubai DryDocks World, where she will reportedly have her propellers removed as part of conversion to hotel ship.
AIDA Cruises, the fun-loving German ‘holiday resort’ cruise line has confirmed that AIDAprima will homeport in Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the 2018/19 cruise season.
Holland America Line’s new cruise liner Nieuw Statendam will cruise in Norway, the Baltic, Iceland and the Mediterranean for the 2019 summer and fall cruise season.
MSC Cruises announces exclusive near-50% off deals for Middle East guests aboard MSC Seaside on maiden Caribbean cruises out of Miami.
An Arabian Gulf round-trip Dubai cruise aboard one of the seven cruise lines home porting in the Middle East this coming cruise season is the ideal cruise itinerary for at least five […]
On International Women’s Day most major companies like to put out a press release affirming their commitment to inclusivity by pointing out the number of women they employ, or the high-powered roles that they occupy.
Radical design thinking is pivotal in for the new generation of expedition ships taking adventurous cruise passengers closer than ever before to the remote wonders of the world, according to YSA Design, […]
Part of the appeal of a cruise vacation is the ‘only unpack once’ factor, with your cabin and the ship a travelling hotel and comfortable base of operations. Its for this reason […]
As Dubai forges ahead with its sustainability initiatives, P&O Cruises and Cunard Line, both of which are cruise brands owned by Carnival Corporation, have announced a commitment to remove single use plastics […]
Costa Cruises has adopted the 4GOODFOOD program fleetwide, a program that aims to halve food waste on board the Italian cruise line’s ships by 2020.
Bahrain has grown in popularity as an Arabian Gulf cruise destination, primarily for roundtrip cruises from Dubai. It provides a fascinating look into the ancient history of the region with archaeological sites […]
The German cruise line TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, and a regular homeporting cruise line in the Middle East, is planning to order a new […]
Abu Dhabi has fast established itself as the cultural as well as political capital of the UAE, it is home to the largest mosque in the world, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the […]
Dubai is the cruise hub of the Middle East, with more cruise departing from the city than any other in the region, it is also the second-most visited cruise port by passing […]
Fujairah is a picturesque port city on the east coast of the UAE. It is the only emirate in the UAE with an Indian Ocean coastline, and as such tends to get […]
Khor Fakkan lies on the east coast of the UAE, with its coastline on the Gulf of Oman. It is considered to be part of Sharjah, the third-largest emirate in the UAE, […]
Ras Al-Khaimah is the UAE’s northernmost emirate and the greenest in the country, thanks to its more frequent rainfall and soil that is fed by naturally occurring streams flowing beneath the mountains […]
Sir Bani Yas Island is perhaps the most unique of all cruise destinations in the Arabian Gulf, it is the region’s only cruise beach, and is also home to a massive game […]
For the first time in the history of cruising in the United Arab Emirates, a total of seven cruise lines will homeport in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the upcoming 2018/19 cruise […]
South Africa will remain an emerging cruise market, attractive only for niche cruises looking to explore the country’s wildlife, and as a cruise destination on select world cruise itineraries, until it rolls […]