The numbers are in (kind of) for the 2022/23 cruise season, which wraps up later this month, and they show a near total recovery for the Arabian Gulf cruise sector, with almost […]
Dubai’s Port Rashid, the primary cruise port in the Middle East, has proved itself once more at the World Travel Awards, winning the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port for the 14th consecutive […]
All seven of the remaining cruise ships homeporting in Dubai have cancelled their cruise seasons, with ships currently playing a game of musical chairs as they take turns disembarking passengers and re-fueling […]
Dubai Customs has opened the 25th edition of Carpet Oasis at Marina Port Rashid within the city’s Mina Rashid cruise port for the Dubai Shopping Festival.
Six cruise ships docked in Dubai just before the end of 2019, with 60,000 cruise passengers passing through Dubai Cruise Terminal on the busiest day of the 2019/2020 Arabian Gulf cruise season.
MSC Cruises has signed an agreement with the operator of Dubai Cruise Terminal to secure preferential berthing rights for its ships amid unprecedented growth in the regional cruise sector.
Cruise tourists disembarking from cruise ships in Dubai can now check-in for their Emirates flight at Dubai Cruise Terminal itself, providing more time for sight-seeing on the final day in the city.
The new Dubai Cruise Terminal within the Dubai Harbour development on the Palm Jumeirah will be built by ASGC, Meraas, the property giant behind the project, has announced. The new Dubai Cruise […]
Dubai real estate developer Emaar Properties has launched its long-awaited US $6.8-billion redevelopment of Port Rashid into a leisure and luxury lifestyle destination.
Costa Cruises’ brand new cruise ship Costa Venezia arrived in Dubai on Wednesday morning after a 19-night grand voyage from Trieste in Italy that took her through the Mediterranean and into the […]
With its current 2019/2020 cruise season, Dubai has become one of the Top 50 busiest cruise ports in the world, welcoming more than 800,000 cruise tourists between November, 2019 and March, 2020.
With the current winter cruise season in Dubai looking to be the busiest in history, keeping the emirate on track for its 1-million cruise passenger goal by 2020, few infrastructure upgrades are […]
Five cruise ships tied up alongside at Dubai Cruise Terminal in Port Rashid Friday as the 2018/2019 winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf kicked off.
Dubai was awarded Destination of the Year at the 2018 Seatrade Cruise Awards in Lisbon, Portugal, which were held on the side-lines of Seatrade Cruise Med 2018.
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 […]
Investments are being made across the region in cruise infrastructure, with Dubai leading in the Arabian Gulf by some margin. The city is developing two new cruise terminals at the Dubai Harbour, […]
An Arabian Gulf round-trip Dubai cruise aboard one of the seven cruise lines home porting in the Middle East this coming cruise season is the ideal cruise itinerary for at least five […]
Dubai is determined to remain the cruise capital of the Middle East, undertaking a major redevelopment and expansion of its facilities at Port Rashid and the recently announced Dubai Harbour, and now […]
DP World has ‘unofficially’ confirmed its plans for the Queen Elizabeth II Hotel with a model of the Mina Rashid Marina development at Dubai Cruise Terminal 3.
All four cruise ships homeporting in Middle East for 2018 season meet in port at Dubai Cruise Terminal.