Abu Dhabi has reported its busiest cruise season on record for the 2022/23 season, with more than 700,000 cruise tourists having visited the city on 184 cruise ship calls, more than 10% […]
Abu Dhabi Airport reduces airline check-in costs at Port Zayed cruise terminal
Abu Dhabi International Airport’s city check-in service, which operates the airline check-in desk at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, has reduced the cost of the service for the 2022/23 cruise season.
Abu Dhabi says its ready as 2021/22 cruise season gets underway
Abu Dhabi cruise tourism officials have welcomed the start of the 2021/22 Arabian Gulf cruise season, which commenced this week with the arrival in Dubai of the first ship of the season, […]
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal operator launches massive coral relocation project
Abu Dhabi Ports, the operator of the Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal in Port Zayed, has launched a major coral relocation and conservation project, in the waters surrounding Khalifa Port.
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal and Sir Bani Yas Island get top marks from cruise passengers
A survey of cruise passengers visiting Abu Dhabi Ports’ cruise terminal at Port Zayed in Abu Dhabi, and the cruise beach at Sir Bani Yas Island has found that cruise visitors have […]
Abu Dhabi cruise tourism grew 46% last year with more cruise ships and passengers
Abu Dhabi continues to establish itself as the region’s best alternative cruise port to Dubai, with yet another record-breaking year of growth in passenger and cruise ship numbers reported for 2019.
MSC Cruises to get preferential berthing rights in Abu Dhabi and Sir Bani Yas Island
MSC Cruises has added Abu Dhabi’s Port Zayed and Sir Bani Yas Island to the list of locations in the Arabian Gulf at which it will get preferential berthing and anchoring rights, […]
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal hits capacity during triple call at beginning of 2019/2020 season
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal saw two milestones Sunday as MSC Bellissima, the largest cruise ship ever to homeport in the region, made its inaugural port call to the UAE capital, while the […]
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal streamlines passengers’ journey from port to plane
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal has partnered with Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services to further streamline the process involved in getting passengers to or from the port and plane.
UAE mobile operator Etisalat to offer Visitor Package at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal
Etisalat will be offering a Visitor Package to cruise tourists and crew disembarking at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal this coming cruise season, the UAE mobile operator has announced.
Cruise Industry: Dubai cruise growth hampered by other Arabian Gulf ports
While Dubai Cruise Terminal has expanded significantly over the last five years, other major destination ports (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat) have not.
Boat tours to Louvre Abu Dhabi and Grand Mosque launched from Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal
Abu Dhabi Ports, the company that operates Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, has signed an agreement with local ferry operator Jalboot Marine to begin offering roundtrip water-taxi tours of Abu Dhabi from the […]
Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal offers seamless integration with airport for passengers
Abu Dhabi Ports, which manages Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports for the provision of airport check-in counters at the terminal for departing cruise passengers. Abu […]
Cruise Review: Costa neoRiviera 5-night roundtrip Dubai cruise in Arabian Gulf
Part of Costa’s ‘neo collection’, Costa neoRiviera is an intimate ship with a touch of traditionalist charm, and in the Arabian Gulf cruise market, she punches way above her weight in value.