While there are five cruise ships due to homeport in Dubai for the 2021/22 cruise season, only five additional ships will sail international itineraries from the city as the Middle East cruise […]
AIDAcosma, the latest Excel-class cruise ship for the German cruise line AIDA Cruises, has been floated out at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Papenberg, Germany.
Two of the five cruise ships homeporting in Dubai for the 2021/22 winter cruise season will offer Abu Dhabi as a homeport as well. MSC Opera and AIDAnova will both interport between […]
Carnival Corporation is consolidating its fleet further, with an AIDA Cruises newbuild and an existing Costa Cruises ship due to be transferred to Carnival Cruise Line.
AIDA Cruises has confirmed the sale of AIDAcara, the oldest cruise ship in its fleet, and the first cruise ship that was ever built for the line.
Just days after it appeared to drop its 2021/22 Dubai cruise season for AIDAcosma, AIDA Cruises has confirmed that it will instead be deploying her sister ship AIDAnova in the region.
AIDA Cruises has launched additional AIDA Ahoy voyages aboard AIDAsol out of Kiel, Germany as a result of unexpectedly high demand.
AIDA Cruises‘ planned Arabian Gulf cruise itineraries for the 2021/22 cruise season from Dubai have been removed from its website.
Germany’s AIDA Cruises, part of the Carnival Corporation of cruise lines, will resume cruise operations out of Kiel, Germany later this month.
Both AIDA Cruises and TUI, Germany’s two largest cruise lines, have announced a Greek cruise season starting in May, 2021.
AIDA Cruises‘ mega cruise ship AIDAprima has departed Dubai after spending several months in warm lay-up at the Dubai Cruise Terminal.
German cruise line AIDA Cruises has become the first cruise line to use the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal adjacent the famous Dubai Palm, opposite the city’s tourist JBR and The Walk […]
AIDA Cruises has cancelled its planned 2020/21 Dubai cruise season, further suspending all cruises globally until March due to new anti-coronavirus measures introduced in Germany and across much of Europe.
The final ‘block’ has been placed atop AIDA Cruises’ mammoth new LNG-powered cruise ship, AIDAcosma, marking the imminent completion of her assembly ahead of her float out, delivery and repositioning to the […]
The plans for a limited resumption of cruises by German cruise lines TUI and AIDA looked to be in danger when Germany on Wednesday announced a new emergency lockdown for the month of November […]
AIDAprima isn’t due to start cruising from Dubai for the 2020/21 cruise season until December, but AIDA Cruises have already positioned her in Port Rashid in preparation for the ship’s return to […]
The UAE has announced a new set of fines relating to measures being taken to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including thousands of dollars in penalties for cruise lines and passengers that […]
Abu Dhabi has successfully hosted 2,500 international tourists on Yas Island for its UFC Fight Island event, which saw the creation of an 11-kilometre ‘safe zone’, a model that tourism officials have […]
AIDA Cruises has joined MSC Cruises in confirming that it will return to the Arabian Gulf cruise sector for the 2020/21 cruise season, deploying its second-largest ship AIDAprima out of Dubai.
Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have confirmed that they’ll be resuming operations in September, with both cruise lines deploying two ships in the Mediterranean.