Europe and its Mediterranean Sea are the world’s most popular tourist destinations, and as cruising’s global popularity continues to grow, more and more people are discovering the best way to visit Europe […]
Royal Caribbean plans to have up to three cruise ships calling at Perfect Day at CoCoCay simultaneously, Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, said on the cruise line’s first […]
Three’s a charm for AIDAprima as the German cruise line AIDA Cruises announces itineraries for her third cruise season out of Dubai in the Arabian Gulf during the 2020/21 winter season.
Passengers aboard Spectrum of the Seas, sailing her maiden cruise from Europe to China via Dubai, have been told to avoid the open decks after dark and keep curtains and shutters over […]
MSC Cruises has invested significant money in the local cruise industry and has contributed immeasurably to Durban’s status as the lead homeport in the country, according to Acting Port Manager at the […]
During Sun Princess’ voyage from Keelung in Taiwan to Dubai, the crew sounded the ship’s general emergency alarms and asked passengers to take shelter in the interior corridors of the ship.
MSC Musica has ended her 2018/19 South African cruise season on a high note, departing for Europe on Saturday after spending five months sailing from Durban and Cape Town on roundtrip itineraries […]
Al Seef is a new shopping, hotel and restaurant lifestyle destination in Dubai that’s modelled on the ‘old Dubai’ of the early 20th century, when the city was a pearl diving and […]
Dubai Police have launched a new app exclusively for cruise tourists boarding cruise ships in the UAE or making port calls in Dubai on cruises to the country.
And then there were (almost) five. Just a few weeks after Royal Caribbean ordered a sixth Oasis-class cruise ship, the cruise line has begun construction of the fifth sister ship – which […]
As many as ten cruise lines will make Dubai a homeport for the 2020/21 winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf, according to Hamad Bin Mejren, senior vice president, Dubai Tourism.
And that’s a wrap (almost) for the 2018/2019 South African cruise season. Viking Sun, sailing her first ever cruise from South Africa (and marking the only non-MSC cruise of the year from […]
Established in the early 20th century and fully restored just before the turn of the 21st, Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood is an authentic taste of the Dubai of old, before this cruise […]
Carnival Cruise Line has expanded its on-board youth programming with an exclusive partnership with Zumbini, offering high-energy early childhood activities and classes that combine singing, dancing and playing.
Two passengers have had to be evacuated from two separate cruise ships sailing in the Red Sea in recent days, with medical emergencies reported aboard both Costa Luminosa and Seven Seas Navigator.
Virgin Voyages has commenced construction of its second ‘Lady Ship’ at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, according to a tweet by Stacy Shaw, Vice President of Sales & Business Development at the […]
Aurora, the second-oldest ship in the P&O Cruises fleet (until Oriana is sold in August this year) has completed a major refurbishment project that saw her transformed into an adults-only ship.
With plenty of advance bookings for its inaugural return season in the Arabian Gulf, Royal Caribbean has announced that Jewel of the Seas will sail a second Dubai roundtrip cruise season in […]
The cruise ship Karnika, newly delivered to Jalesh Cruises following a major refurbishment in Singapore, has docked in Goa, becoming the first Indian-owned mainstream cruise ship ever to do so.
The redevelopment of Istanbul’s Galataport cruise ship terminal is due for completion in March, 2020, with more than 50 cruise ship calls already booked and officials anticipating an initial season of more […]