Demand for cruise ship cabins in Doha during the FIFA 2022 World Cup remains high, despite climbing prices due to a lack of availability.
Arabian Adventures, the shore excursion and destination management arm of Dubai-based Dnata Travel Group has announced the expansion of its shore excursion offerings in the UAE.
Saudi Arabia is looking to form alliances with other Red Sea cruise destinations to enhance the region’s appeal for cruise lines, Cruise Saudi’s Chief Strategy Officer Ghassan Khan told delegates at Seatrade […]
Qatar’s cruise tourism sector is almost fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, with cruise ship calls for the 2022/23 season having bounced back thanks to the FIFA World Cup.
Costa Cruises will be focusing on both the Middle East and Europe with its new itineraries aboard Costa Venezia out of Istanbul in Turkey.
While Dubai and Abu Dhabi have established themselves as the primary cruise ports in the Middle East, with Dubai especially popular as a homeport for Arabian Gulf itineraries, Ras Al Khaimah is […]
Seabourn has revealed its 2023/24 cruise itineraries, with 24 voyages across Arabia and India, Asia, the South Pacific, Australia and New Zealand aboard Seabourn Encore and Seabourn Odyssey.
Blue World Ocean Voyages, which bills itself as the first cruise line dedicated to health and wellness, has announced it plans to launch from the Middle East in mid-2023.
On Saturday, AIDAbella departed Dubai for Palma De Mallorca, marking the departure of the last seasonal homeporting cruise ship in the Arabian Gulf and the close of the 2021/22 cruise season.
Fred Olsen Cruise Line will sail a roundtrip grand voyage from Southampton in the UK to Africa and the Middle East in 2023.
Virgin Voyages has delivered on a promise made back in 2019 and announced that its newest cruise ship, Resilient Lady, will cruise from Dubai in late 2023.
Costa Cruises has announced it will be pulling Costa Toscana out of the South American market for the coming 2022/23 winter cruise season and replacing her with Costa Firenze instead.
AIDAcosma has departed Hamburg, Germany on her first passenger voyage after being delivered to AIDA Cruises by Meyer Werft in December.
Emerald Azzurra has been delivered to Emerald Cruises in Vietnam, ahead of her maiden cruise from Aqaba in Jordan.
MSC Cruises has extended its cruise season in Dubai for 2022 due to unprecedented demand from the fly-cruise market.
Costa Cruises and AIDA Cruises have cancelled the next two cruises aboard their Dubai-based ships Costa Firenze and AIDAbella.
The UAE’s National Search and Rescue Centre has airlifted an elderly passenger from a cruise ship in Dubai after he fell ill.
There are eight cruise ships sailing roundtrip from Dubai during 2022, most of them on multiple itineraries for the winter season, while a further eight cruise ships will sail longer grand voyages […]
AIDA Cruises took delivery of its new Excellence-class cruise ship AIDAcosma on Tuesday, ahead of the massive vessel’s 2022 winter cruise season in Dubai.
Dubai has put in place plans to make customs and passport control procedures faster and more efficient for cruise passengers disembarking via the new Dubai Harbour Cruise Terminal.