The new Nelson Mandela Cruise Terminal in Durban will boost the domestic cruise market in South Africa, while also enhancing the country’s appeal as a fly-cruise destination, according to the Tourism Grading Council of […]
South African President Ramaphosa hailed the global cruise industry as a key contributor to the South African tourism industry at the opening of the new Nelson Mandela Cruise Terminal in Durban.
The new cruise terminal in Durban, developed by MSC Cruises as its annual winter homeport has been officially opened and re-named as the Nelson Mandela Cruise Terminal by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
MSC Splendida has arrived in Durban to begin her maiden cruise season in South Africa, sailing roundtrip from the new Nelson Mandela Cruise Terminal.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday, 22 November 2023, deliver the keynote address at the inauguration of the Nelson Mandela Cruise Terminal in Durban, formerly known as the Durban Cruise Terminal.
Durban Tourism Authority has marked the start of the 2023/24 cruise season in Kwa-Zulu Natal with the arrival of Nicko Cruises’ ship Vasgo de Gamma, the first of an anticipated 70 cruise […]
MSC Cruises says the decision to deploy the larger MSC Splendida in South Africa for the 2023/24 cruise season is a strategic decision intended to help mitigate the slow growth in cruise […]
Comic Con Africa has announced an exciting new addition to its line-up of events for next year, with the exhibition taking to the seas with MSC Cruises from March 15th to 18th.
Silversea Cruises will return to South Africa to sail a homeport cruise season out of Cape Town for the first time in six years for 2023/24, but will also be sailing a […]
MSC Cruises SA, the South African division of the Italian cruise line, expects to see minimal growth in the number of cruise passengers sailing out of Durban, according to Ross Volk, MD […]
Cape Town has seen significant growth in its tourism industry, with the support of its cruise tourism sector, but Durban has experienced only marginal growth, undermined by persistent load-shedding, health concerns regarding […]
The boutique premium cruise line Azamara has expanded its offering of AzaMazing Evenings to include experiences in the Middle East this yeas as it celebrates the launch of these immersive event offerings […]
MSC Cruises SA, the South African subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has launched an Easter deal for the local market on its cruises out of Cape Town and Durban for the coming 2023/24 […]
Queen Mary 2 has arrived in Durban, South Africa, marking her first port call in the country since the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing a significant boost to local tourism revenue in the […]
As the 2022/23 cruise season in South Africa draws to a close, MSC Cruises (the market leader in the local cruise sector), is already creating hype for the next season.
Explora Journeys second cruise ship, Explora II, will cruise from Mombasa in Kenya, as well as Durban and Cape Town in South Africa during 2025.
MSC Orchestra’s cruises from Durban in South Africa have not been impacted by Cyclone Freddy, which crossed the Mozambique Channel this week and made landfall Thursday near Maputo.
With Africa having borne the brunt of the economic crisis that came with the COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdowns put in place to protect public health, many up-and-coming cruise destinations on the […]
Holland America Line’s cruise ship Zaandam has made her maiden port call to Durban during the 2022/23 cruise season, arriving on Sunday during her 71-night Grand Africa Voyage.
South Africa’s cruise sector will see a threefold increase in cruise calls during the current 2022/23 cruise season compared to last year.