Dubai and the wider UAE have huge potential for future growth of the cruise sector, according to Abdulla Binhabtoor, Chief Portfolio Management Officer, Shamal Holding, the owner and curator of Dubai Harbour.
Costa Cruises has added the “Cruise & Golf” package to its Dubai cruise itineraries, combining a unique golf experience with the relaxation and fun of a Costa cruise.
MSC Splendida has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the first time, celebrating maiden port call plaque exchange ceremonies in Jeddah and Yanbu this week as she commences her first cruise season in […]
Dubai’s new seafront district Dubai Harbour has received its first cruise ship of the 2022/23 Arabian Gulf cruise season with the arrival of AIDAcosma.
The QE2 Dubai, the floating hotel in Port Rashid that used to operate as a Cunard Line ocean liner, has announced its line-up of Christmas and New Year activities and dining experiences.
Silversea will sail a full South African cruise season out of Cape Town during 2023/24, after several years of using the city as a turnaround port on its grand voyages from Africa.
MSC World Europa is currently docked at the Grand Cruise Terminal in Doha, Qatar, operating as a vast floating hotel for the duration of the FIFA 2022 World Cup.
MSC World Europa on Sunday night became the largest cruise ship ever to have its naming ceremony held in the Middle East.
MSC has seen a record number of cruise bookings for the month of October, led by MSC World Europa sailing roundtrip from Dubai in the Arabian Gulf this coming cruise season.
Dubai Harbour has announced a range of events to coincide with the 2022/23 cruise season, with ships operating for the first time from both Dubai Harbour and Port Rashid.
MSC Cruises has revealed new details about the Luna Park multifunctional entertainment venue aboard its largest-ever cruise ship MSC World Europa, which is sailing from Dubai for the coming cruise season.
Norwegian Cruise Line will reprise its popular UAE to Europe grand voyage in 2023, with Norwegian Jade sailing from Dubai to Athens after her grand voyages to and from South Africa. Norwegian […]
Cunard Line have announced a three-part, 38-night cruise from Dubai to Sydney aboard Queen Mary 2 for 2023.
After the 2021/22 cruise season was largely lost due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Oceania Cruises have announced they will return Insignia to South Africa for a Cape Town departure in […]
QE2 Dubai, the only floating hotel in the Middle East, has reopened its al fresco dining venue, The Pavilion, ahead of the high tourism season during the cooler winter months.
The Jordanian port of Aqaba on the Red Sea, the gateway to the iconic ancient city of Petra, will see cruise calls from more than 20% of the global cruise fleet by […]
MSC Cruises has announced the name of its second World-class cruise ship as MSC World Europa, while in the same week it took delivery of the first in the class, MSC World […]
MSC Cruises has revealed two new food and beverage partnerships debuting aboard its new cruise ship MSC World Europa, which will be named in Doha, Qatar, and spend her inaugural season cruising […]
Cruise passengers visiting Abu Dhabi will no longer need to show their COVID pass when entering tourist attractions and visiting landmarks around the city.
Some 900,000 cruise tourists are expected to cruise to or from Dubai during the upcoming cruise season between October, 2022 and March, 2023.