Christmas and New Year are two of the most in-demand dates for modern cruise lines, with all of them providing either dedicated cruises for each, or a combined longer voyage during which […]
Much of the modern Christmas experience on cruise ships owes its origins to the days of the ocean liner, when a Christmas spent at sea was a necessity rather than a choice.
Just days after the British government indicated that it would once more allow cruise ships to sail from ports in England, several of the world’s largest cruise lines announced roundtrip UK 2021 […]
Cunard Line has cancelled its planned 2021 summer cruise season for all three of its ships and will instead cruise a series of shorter roundtrip voyages from Southampton, UK.
It may have officially been the last day of summer in the UAE on September 21st, but nothing marks the start of winter like the reopening of the QE2 Dubai for the […]
The cruise industry came of age in the 1960s and 70s, but has been around for much longer than that, surviving the Great Depression, two world wars and the 2008 financial crisis.
A Mediterranean-inspired outdoor restaurant has opened aboard QE2 Dubai just in time for the cooler winter months. Over a year since the legendary QE2 debuted as Dubai’s first floating hotel, the former […]
Cunard has cut the first steel for its fourth cruise ship, which will be named in early 2020 and will be the 249th ship overall to sail for the 179-year-old line.
Saudi Arabia has taken the historic step of introducing a tourist visa for travelers from 49 countries, including e-visas and visas on arrival for citizens of the world’s largest cruise markets.
Europe and its Mediterranean Sea are the world’s most popular tourist destinations, and as cruising’s global popularity continues to grow, more and more people are discovering the best way to visit Europe […]
Cunard will spend a full season in Alaska from June through to September in 2020 on the newly-refurbished Queen Elizabeth, marking the cruise line’s return to the region after a 20-year break.
As experienced cruisers know and first-timers quickly discover, there is something to laugh out loud about on the high seas. Some of the top stand-up comedians in the world come on board […]
The floating hotel QE2 Dubai has launched its signature restaurant, the Queen’s Grill, with the introduction of a 1969 tasting menu and one of the largest gin collections in Dubai.
Sailing aboard a brand new cruise ship is a wonderful experience. Not the first revenue generating cruise, the first scheduled voyage (which is often erroneously referred to as the maiden voyage), but […]
Traditions dating to seafarer days centuries ago to bring good luck remain alive and well with coins for divine protection’, godmother blessings for new ships, no whistling in the wheelhouse and spilled […]
Chocolate is one of the most popular treats on cruises, and these five cruise lines are capitalising on that popularity with desert treats to rival the best chefs on land.
The QE2 Dubai is all set for her official launch as a floating hotel in Dubai, six months after her phase 1 ‘soft launch’ which brought the city its first ever floating […]
Cunard Line’s art deco cruise ship Queen Elizabeth to receive a major refurbishment this coming November before her annual Cape Town cruise departures in 2019, according to reports by Cruise Critic.
The largest ocean liner in the world, Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2, will cruise from Dubai twice in 2019, with one of those being a 55-night roundtrip cruise to the Far East, the longest ever […]
The world’s most famous luxury cruise line, Cunard, has announced its most extensive South African cruise program to date, with three Cape Town departures in 2019.