Demand for cruise ship cabins in Doha during the FIFA 2022 World Cup remains high, despite climbing prices due to a lack of availability.
Saudi Arabia is looking to form alliances with other Red Sea cruise destinations to enhance the region’s appeal for cruise lines, Cruise Saudi’s Chief Strategy Officer Ghassan Khan told delegates at Seatrade […]
AIDAcosma has departed Hamburg, Germany on her first passenger voyage after being delivered to AIDA Cruises by Meyer Werft in December.
Cruise ships sailing roundtrip out of Dubai can now dock directly at Sir Bani Yas Island after the new cruise pier was inaugurated for the island off the coast of Abu Dhabi.
Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have cancelled the next two cruises aboard their Dubai-based ships Costa Firenze and AIDAbella.
The UAE’s National Search and Rescue Centre has airlifted an elderly passenger from a cruise ship in Dubai after he fell ill.
Hapag-Lloyd has rerouted Europa from South Africa to Dubai after cancelling its Cape Town itineraries due to concerns over the Omicron COVID-19 variant.
Abu Dhabi Ports Group, Diyar Al Muharraq and the Eagle Hills Diyar Company have signed an agreement to investigate opportunities to develop and operate new cruise infrastructure in Bahrain.
Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement for the construction of a cruise terminal in Dammam on the country’s Arabian Gulf east coast, along with the development of four cruise berths.
Cruise lines homeporting in Dubai for the 2021/22 Arabian Gulf cruise season are scheduled to spend more time in port so that passengers can visit the Expo 2020.
TUI Cruises, the first cruise line to arrive in the Arabian Gulf for the 2021/22 Dubai cruise season, suffered a medical emergency while in port after a member of the crew had […]
Dammam will be ready to receive cruise passengers by the end of this month, Fawaz Farooqui, Managing Director, Cruise Saudi told delegates at the World Travel Market in London this week.
Mein Schiff 6 was the first cruise ship to arrive in Dubai for the current 2021/22 cruise season, which runs from October to March annually and is expected to see half a […]
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, […]
The German cruise line TUI Cruises has marked the start of the 2021/22 Arabian Gulf cruise season out of Dubai with the arrival of its ship Mein Schiff 6.
Cruise Saudi says Jeddah will get an ‘iconic’ new cruise terminal within the next five to seven years as Saudi Arabia’s cruise sector rapidly emerges.
Abu Dhabi tourism officials have expressed confidence in the UAE cruise sector’s ability to quickly recover from the setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic during the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Miami, Florida.
Hapag-Lloyd is the latest cruise line to confirm roundtrip Dubai cruise itineraries for the 2021 cruise season, with Europa 2 sailing her first ever mini cruise season from the city.
Qatar is redoubling its efforts to position itself as a major cruise tourism destination through a major partnership with Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland.
There are 32 cruise itineraries set to sail from Doha for the 2021/22 cruise season, with MSC Cruises and TUI Cruises both interporting between Dubai and Doha for the season. TUI’s Mein […]