Five new cruise ships are expected dock at Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port during the upcoming 2023/24 cruise season, with a total of 47 cruise calls scheduled overall.
Emerald Cruises is returning to the Middle East for the 2024/25 winter cruise season with nine itineraries featuring departures from Aqaba in Jordan or Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, with port calls in […]
Oceania Cruises has released more than 40 different Christmas and New Year season cruises in 2023, 2024, and 2025, featuring a variety of ports and cities, including Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Lima, Miami, […]
Cruise Saudi, the parent company of the Saudi Arabian start-up cruise line Aroya Cruises, has announced that MJM Marine and DE Wave will handle the fit and finish for its first ship […]
Crystal Cruises is returning to the Middle East in 2025 following its change of ownership and the bow-to-stern refit and refurbishment of its two-ship fleet.
Oman is looking to develop a new cruise port on its east coast as it targets a full cruise tourism recovery to pre-pandemic passenger numbers.
The cruise industry is gaining momentum and proving to be one of the most significant contributors to the post-pandemic travel recovery, according to the UAE’s emergent cruise destination of Ras Al Khaimah.
MSC Cruises has added two new port calls to its selection of cruise destinations for the 2023/24 Middle East cruise season out of Dubai.
AROYA Cruises, Saudi Arabia’s first domestic cruise line, and the first cruise brand for the Arab world, has announced a partnership with retail operator Gebr. Heinemann for its first ship.
AROYA Cruises, the first domestic cruise line for Saudi Arabia and the wider Arab world, has appointed Columbia Blue to handle ship management and a wide range of operations.
The 2024/25 Middle East cruise season is shaping up to be one of the largest to date, with MSC Cruises deploying two ships to the region, while AIDA Cruises, Costa Cruises, and […]
Cruise Master Middle East has been appointed the preferred advisor for the Middle Eastern market by Explora Journeys, the new cruise line subsidiary of the MSC Group.
Dubai has been named one of the top 10 most popular cruise destinations globally for the British market, according to new research by insurance specialists AllClear Travel.
MSC Cruises will be sending its new Meraviglia-Plus class ship MSC Euribia to the Arabian Gulf for the 2024/25 Middle East cruise season, sailing 7-night roundtrip cruises out of Dubai.
Costa Cruises has launched a second 2023 itinerary exclusively for members of C|Club, the cruise line’s loyalty program, visiting North Africa.
Holland America Line has added a new grand cruise to its Legendary Voyages line-up for 2024, with Volendam due to sail a 42-day itinerary across the Mediterranean and Atlantic.
Costa Cruises new Costa Voyages program will deploy six ships on a range of unique itineraries in 2023 and 2024, including cruises to the Holy Land, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia and more.
TUI River Cruises is expanding its itineraries with the announcement of a new Nile cruise program for the 2024 Winter season.
AROYA Cruises has given the clearest indication yet of some of the ways it will set itself apart from other cruise lines in the global industry, with Lars Clasen, CEO of Cruise […]
Saudi Arabia’s first-ever homegrown cruise line AROYA Cruises has signed a three-year Gold Sponsorship deal with the local Saudi Arabian football club Al Nassr as it makes a major play for the […]