Bahrain has commenced the 2022/23 cruise season with a bang, welcoming a trio of cruise ships in just a few days this week carrying 11,000 cruise tourists.
Dubai goes all out to attract cruise lines back to Arabian Gulf after pandemic
Dubai went all-out at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global to encourage cruise lines to return to the Arabian Gulf following the COVID-19 pandemic, with 15 co-exhibitors and stakeholders participating alongside the Department […]
Abu Dhabi Ports leads collaborative investment in Bahrain cruise sector
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.
Crystal Symphony to sail 8-night cruise from Bahrain to Dubai in 2023
Luxury cruise line Crystal Cruises will sail from Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port in 2023 aboard Crystal Symphony on an 8-night Arabian Gulf cruise to Dubai.
Bahrain says cruise port ready as Dubai boom impacts its tourism numbers
For the first time ever, Bahrain will welcome more than 120,000 cruise tourists to the Arabian Gulf island nation, benefiting from the ongoing boom in the Dubai cruise sector.
Dubai and Arabian Gulf star in major cruise TV ad campaign for first time
P&O Cruises on Tuesday released its new 2019 TV advert for the UK market, putting Dubai and the Arabian Gulf front-and-centre for the first time on primetime programming.
Cruise port focus: Mina Sulman, Bahrain
Bahrain has grown in popularity as an Arabian Gulf cruise destination, primarily for roundtrip cruises from Dubai. It provides a fascinating look into the ancient history of the region with archaeological sites […]
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.
Cruise Industry: What is needed for the extension of the Middle East cruise season?
At the recent Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum in Dubai, a panel of experts discussed the possibility of extending the Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.