AIDA Cruises has confirmed that it will re-deploy AIDAcosma to the Middle East for the 2023/24 Arabian Gulf cruise season, homeporting once more at the Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal.
AIDAcosma kicks off Dubai Harbour cruise season a week after TUI from Port Rashid
Dubai’s new seafront district Dubai Harbour has received its first cruise ship of the 2022/23 Arabian Gulf cruise season with the arrival of AIDAcosma.
AIDAcosma departs Germany on inaugural cruise ahead of Dubai season
AIDAcosma has departed Hamburg, Germany on her first passenger voyage after being delivered to AIDA Cruises by Meyer Werft in December.
AIDAcosma christening details revealed ahead of Dubai season
AIDA Cruises has announced the christening details for its new cruise ship AIDAcosma, with athlete Kristina Vogel to play the part of godmother in Hamburg on April 9th, 2022.
Cruise lines sailing from Dubai in 2022
There are eight cruise ships sailing roundtrip from Dubai during 2022, most of them on multiple itineraries for the winter season, while a further eight cruise ships will sail longer grand voyages […]
New German mega-ship AIDAcosma delivered ahead of 2022 Dubai season
AIDA Cruises took delivery of its new Excellence-class cruise ship AIDAcosma on Tuesday, ahead of the massive vessel’s 2022 winter cruise season in Dubai.
AIDAcosma leaves shipyard in Germany to make famous river conveyance
AIDAcosma has left her shipyard at Meyer Werft in Papenburg to begin her conveyance down the Ems River to the North Sea for sea trials.
AIDA Cruises opens bookings for Dubai and Cape Town cruise seasons
AIDA Cruises has opened bookings for its 2022/23 cruise seasons in South Africa out of Cape Town and the Middle East out of Dubai.
AIDAcosma floated out ahead of her 2022 Mediterranean season from Barcelona
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.
AIDA Cruises confirms AIDAnova for Dubai 2021/22 cruise season
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 appears to drop Dubai cruise itineraries for 2021/22 season
AIDA Cruises‘ planned Arabian Gulf cruise itineraries for the 2021/22 cruise season from Dubai have been removed from its website.
Carnival Corp to sell more ships and delay all but one newbuild delivery in 2021
Amid a US $2.2-billion loss for the fourth quarter of 2020, and a flood of new cruise ships due for delivery this year, Carnival Corporation has said it plans to sell off […]
Shipyard backlogs in 2020 due to pandemic create spate of new ship deliveries in 2021
The cruise industry, beleaguered by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, will face a dilemma in 2021 as several dozen cruise ships ordered during the boom years of 2017 and 2018 are readied for […]
Dubai-bound AIDAcosma nears float out milestone as top block placed
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 […]
AIDA to homeport new LNG mega ship AIDAcosma in Dubai for 2021/22 season
The largest cruise ship in the AIDA Cruises fleet, AIDAcosma, will homeport in Dubai for the 2021/22 cruise season, sailing roundtrip in the Arabian Gulf.
AIDA Cruises lays keel for second LNG mega-ship AIDAcosma
German cruise line AIDA Cruises has laid the first of 90 blocks for its second LNG-powered cruise ship, AIDAcosma, due for delivery in summer, 2021.