This year a total of 24 new cruise ships will be delivered, introducing 42,488 new berths to the global fleet and representing an investment by cruise lines of US $10-billion.
There are 24 cruise ships due for delivery in 2019, including a strong selection of expedition and luxury vessels, but these are the 8 ‘mass market’ ships we’re most excited to sail […]
Carnival Corporation has launched a new cruise line in Asia, through a joint venture with China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
Costa Cruises have cancelled a port call in Salalah for Costa Victoria due to Cyclone Luban, according to a statement from the cruise line. “Costa Crociere considers the safety of its guests […]
Cruise vacations are an increasingly popular way to relax, unwind and recharge. And while at sea, there’s opportunity for guests to embrace some of life’s most enjoyable pleasures – with wine-tasting and […]
Costa Cruises will carry out major renovation work on Costa Fortuna in Singapore from December 10th to 16th, 2018.
Costa Diadema is marketed by Costa as the Queen of the Mediterranean, and now she’s coming to Dubai to cruise roundtrip in the Arabian Gulf, providing the Middle East cruise market with […]
For the first time ever, eight cruise lines will be homeporting nine cruise ships in Dubai for the 2019/2020 winter cruise season that runs from November to March annually.
The 2019/2020 Middle East cruise season, which runs from November, 2019 to March, 2020 is set to be the busiest and most popular in the history of cruising in the Arabian Gulf, […]
The number of cruise passengers boarding cruise ships in Dubai continues to grow, commensurate with the growing size of cruise ships homeporting in Dubai, with Costa Diadema the latest mega ship confirmed […]
In the last five years the number of cruise tourists sailing from Dubai has doubled. In the coming 2018/2019 cruise season 725,000 passengers are expected to cruise from Dubai aboard one of […]
One of the easiest and most affordable family holiday options is a cruise. Cruise vacations are easy to plan compared to land holidays, they’re kid-friendly (with the right cruise line) and the […]
In a major effort to cater more to the growing Indian cruise market, several cruise lines homeporting in the Arabian Gulf out of Dubai have announced new Mumbai to Mumbai getaway cruises.
Costa Cruises and P&O have swapped scheduled Helsinki port calls on July 16th with Talin instead, likely due to the planned meeting between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Costa Cruises are homeporting Cost Mediterranea in Dubai until at least 2020. Middle East residents as well as cruise tourists interested in an Arabian Gulf roundtrip cruise from Dubai can enjoy the […]
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Costa, AIDA, TUI and P&O are likely to homeport in the Arabian Gulf from the new Dubai Harbour cruise terminal following a Carnival-Meraas deal to make the new cruise terminal Carnival’s primary […]
Costa Mediterranea is the first ship in Costa fleet to feature the new graphic design with the ship name and Italian flag on the bow.
Costa Cruises is arguably the most famous name in European cruises, and especially Italian cruise lines, with a resurgent MSC Cruises giving it a strong run for its money.
Of the seven cruise ships homeporting in the Middle East for the 2018/2019 Dubai cruise season, two are among the largest in the world, one is brand new and powered by LNG, […]