Silversea Cruises has put the focus on Arabian and Africa in its 2023/24 cruise itineraries, which were released this week.
There are 32 cruise itineraries set to sail from Doha for the 2021/22 cruise season, with MSC Cruises and TUI Cruises both interporting between Dubai and Doha for the season. TUI’s Mein […]
While there are five cruise ships due to homeport in Dubai for the 2021/22 cruise season, only five additional ships will sail international itineraries from the city as the Middle East cruise […]
Norwegian Jade will cruise from Dubai to Athens in 2022, and there’s been immense interest in the itinerary from the local cruise market in the Middle East according to the cruise line.
Costa Firenze, the new Vista-class cruise ship from Costa Cruises, will feature 13 different stores in her expansive retail area when she arrives in the Middle East to begin her inaugural cruise […]
MSC Cruises is doubling up in Dubai for the 2021/22 cruise season, with MSC Opera set to join MSC Virtuosa, one of the cruise line’s largest and newest cruise ships.
Cunard Line has released its cruise itineraries for the rest of 2021 and 2022, with Queen Elizabeth due to cruise to and from the Middle East next year.
Regent Seven Seas’ 132-night World Cruise aboard Seven Seas Mariner, with port calls in the Middle East among 31 destinations, has sold out in just three hours.
Costa Cruises has updated the itineraries for its brand-new cruise ship, Costa Firenze, on her 2021/22 cruises in the Arabian Gulf from Dubai. Costa Firenze will cruise roundtrip from Dubai this coming […]
TUI Cruises will sail roundtrip cruises in the Arabian Gulf from Dubai aboard Mein Schiff 6 this coming winter cruise season.
MSC Virtuosa, the newest, largest and most environmentally advanced cruise ship in the MSC Cruises fleet will be officially christened in Dubai this November ahead of her inaugural cruise season in the […]
Luxury cruise line Silversea will sail twice from Aqaba, Jordan, the gateway to iconic Petra, on a cruise bound for India in 2021, and Greece in 2022.
Star Clippers is due to sail a 10-day cruise from Safaga in Egypt during the 2022 cruise season, the only cruise ship scheduled to do so during the entire year.
Egypt’s health ministry has issued new regulations for people arriving in the country who are vaccinated against COVID-19, including cruise tourists.
The cruise sector in Abu Dhabi will reopen this September, according to the Department of Culture and Tourism, bringing the UAE’s capital in-line with Dubai, the region’s primary cruise port.
MSC Cruises has rolled out a comprehensive travel insurance plan via Europe Assistance covering passengers for COVID-19 related medical costs and cancellations.
Seabourn has cancelled its Asia, Arabia and Australia cruise itineraries for the entirety of 2021 and 2022 due to ongoing travel restrictions for the Middle East and Asia, and cruise restrictions in […]
MSC Cruises new World-class cruise ship, MSC World Europa, will homeport in Dubai for the winter 2022/23 cruise season, sailing roundtrip in the Arabian Gulf.
The Middle East was a significant contributor to the record-breaking booking numbers that Norwegian Cruise Line reported following the opening of sales for Norwegian Prima.
Just days after it appeared to drop its 2021/22 Dubai cruise season for AIDAcosma, AIDA Cruises has confirmed that it will instead be deploying her sister ship AIDAnova in the region.