MSC Cruises, the largest homeporting cruise line in South Africa, does not expect the coronavirus outbreak to have a significant impact on the local cruise market, but is stepping up pre-cruise health […]
MSC Orchestra sailed to Walvis Bay, Namibia, where she made her maiden cruise call of the season as part of her first ever series of roundtrip Cape Town cruises.
At least two more people have come forward to open cases against a woman who reportedly sold fake cruises to the South African public in order to pocket the money herself, according […]
On the final day of 2019, a male passenger jumped overboard from MSC Orchestra during her New Year Cruise to Mauritius.
Port of Durban will soon begin construction of the boulevard connecting the planned Durban Cruise Terminal with the newly-launched Beachfront Promenade.
The Port of Durban laid on a traditional Zulu dance ceremony for passengers aboard MSC Orchestra this week as the ship made her inaugural port call in Durban ahead of her 2019/2020 […]
MSC Cruises has broken ground on the new Durban Cruise Terminal through its joint-venture with the South African government, Kwazulu Cruise Terminal (KCT). The ground breaking marks the official start of construction […]
Tourism officials in Durban, the homeport for MSC Cruises for the South African cruise season, say the regular turnaround calls by MSC Orchestra during the coming cruise season will add more than […]
Durban’s new beachfront promenade will open to the public on November 16th, just one day before the start of the 2019/2020 cruise season in KZN.
Durban’s hospitality industry has urged the local government to take action to secure the Durban Beachfront area as the new KZN cruise season gets underway.
Recent xenophobic violence and crimes against women in South Africa have damaged the country’s brand as a travel destination and hurt forward bookings by international tourists, according to Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO, Tourism […]
MSC Cruises has released new renderings of its planned R200-million dedicated cruise terminal for Durban, where it homeports annually for the winter season.
MSC Cruises is taking a three-pronged approach to the further development of the cruise sector in South Africa.
MSC Cruises will homeport two different classes of cruise ships in South Africa for the first time during the 2020/21 cruise season, it has been announced.
Nearly 30% more passengers compared to last year embarked on a cruise from the Port of Durban during the 2018/2019 cruise season according to data released by Transnet National Ports Authority.
MSC Orchestra will replace MSC Musica in the South African cruise market for the upcoming 2019/2020 cruise season between November and March, offering short roundtrip cruises from Durban and Cape Town.
AIDA Cruises has released itinerary information for AIDAmira’s very first cruise season in South Africa, and the German cruise line’s first-ever homeporting season in Cape Town.
MSC Cruises has invested significant money in the local cruise industry and has contributed immeasurably to Durban’s status as the lead homeport in the country, according to Acting Port Manager at the […]
MSC Musica has ended her 2018/19 South African cruise season on a high note, departing for Europe on Saturday after spending five months sailing from Durban and Cape Town on roundtrip itineraries […]
And that’s a wrap (almost) for the 2018/2019 South African cruise season. Viking Sun, sailing her first ever cruise from South Africa (and marking the only non-MSC cruise of the year from […]