A resurgence in tensions between Iran and US and UK allies in the Strait of Hormuz is unlikely to impact the Middle East cruise sector based on past experience.
Royal Caribbean Cruises, homeporting Jewel of the Seas in Dubai for the current winter season, says it is monitoring the Iran-US tensions closely, but has no plans to alter any of its […]
MSC Cruises does not intend to alter or cancel any of its Dubai cruise itineraries for the current winter season in the wake of the latest spike in tensions between Iran and […]
Various forms of marine tourism, the cruise sector chief among them, are projected to become one of the main contributors to Dubai’s economy by 2030, but amid Iran tensions and attacks on […]
The threat of an attack on cruise ships by Iran off Oman or in the Strait of Hormuz is ‘moderate’, according to the Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK), the […]
Just a few days after making the unprecedented announcement that they were cancelling Oceana’s 2019/2020 cruise season in Dubai, P&O Cruises has released a new set of winter itineraries for the ship.
Cunard Line has confirmed to Cruise Arabia & Africa that at present it has no plans to change the cruise itinerary for Queen Mary 2’s upcoming cruise from Dubai to Hong Kong […]
AIDA Cruises says it has no plans to change it upcoming cruise itineraries from Dubai for the 2019/2020 cruise season, adding that the city “enjoys great popularity among our guests”.
MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises and TUI have joined Royal Caribbean in confirming that their planned Dubai cruise programs for the coming 2019/2020 cruise season are unaffected by the ongoing tensions between Iran […]
The current Iran crisis and heightened tensions in the Strait of Hormuz is not seen as a threat to cruise ships visiting or sailing from the Arabian Gulf according to Royal Caribbean.