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 […]
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.