If you’ve been contemplating a career at sea in the ever-expanding cruise industry, Virgin Voyages may be the cruise line for you.
The family cruise market is a fast-growing sector and is key to the sustained growth of the South African cruise industry, says Phindile Makwakwa, the the acting CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
Transnet’s plans to increase capacity at the Port of Durban through dredging three container berths to accommodate larger vessels have been delayed by a corruption investigation, and work on the new Durban […]
South Africa is aiming to grow its cruise market to more than 1-million passengers by 2025, according to Phindile Makwakwa, the acting CEO for Tourism KwaZulu-Natal.
Saga Pearl II has departed on her final voyage for Saga Cruises, a 54-night grand voyage to South Africa, the country she was originally built for back in the 1980s.
Despite the rolling black outs and economic uncertainty plaguing South Africa, the country’s domestic cruise market is stronger than ever, according to the results of the annual Travel Expo in Johannesburg.
Ponant, one of the most luxurious cruise line’s in the world, and certainly the most luxurious in France, is returning to the warm waters of South Africa during the 2020 summer season.
South Africa wants to triple the number of cruise tourists visiting the country via Cape Town by 2040, according to Derek Hanekom, the country’s Minister for Tourism.
Anecdotal reports from the first passengers taking a cruise from Durban aboard the new SA-based cruise ship MSC Musica indicate that wait times at the N-Shed terminal for boarding have been reduced […]
MSC Musica arrived in Durban Wednesday morning at the end of a 24-night repositioning cruise from Venice, via Greece, Israel, Aqaba in Jordan, the Seychelles, Mauritius and Reunion.
MSC Cruises have revealed details of MSC Orchestra’s inaugural cruise season in South Africa, sailing roundtrip from Durban in the Indian Ocean between November, 2019 and April, 2020.
The Durban beachfront promenade extension, part of the city’s R35 billion Point Waterfront Development, which includes the new Durban Cruise Terminal, is on track for completion in November next year.
At 294m, 92,409 gross tons and carrying 2,550 passengers, MSC Musica is the largest cruise ship that MSC Cruises has ever homeported in South Africa. From November, 2018 to March, 2019, she […]
The Port of Durban has scooped the prestigious title of Africa’s Leading Cruise Port 2018 at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, widely regarded to be the Oscars of the travel industry.
The deployment of a much larger cruise ship in the South African market is a sign of MSC Cruises’ confidence in the SA source market, and of South Africans’ growing desire for […]
For the first time ever, four cruise lines will be homeporting in South Africa for the 2019/2020 winter cruise season, sailing roundtrip out of Cape Town and Durban.
MSC Cruises will deploy MSC Orchestra in Durban, South Africa for the 2019/2020 cruise season, instead of MSC Musica, according to scheduled itineraries for both ships.
The initial renderings of the new Durban Cruise Terminal have changed significantly, and new detailed designs are being drawn up this year, according to Gianluca Suprani, MSC Cruises head of global port […]
Potential cruise passengers around the world have a strong interest in cruising in Africa, but not enough cruise lines are homporting in cruise destinations such as South Africa, according to a new […]
There are 43 cruises from Durban in South Africa and 35 cruises from Cape Town during the coming 2018/2019 cruise season. Here’s our list of all of them.