MSC Cruises SA, the South African subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has launched an Easter deal for the local market on its cruises out of Cape Town and Durban for the coming 2023/24 […]
MSC Cruises says 2023/24 season will take cruising in South Africa to next level
As the 2022/23 cruise season in South Africa draws to a close, MSC Cruises (the market leader in the local cruise sector), is already creating hype for the next season.
MSC drops prices for US market on cruises out of Saudi Arabia and UAE
MSC Cruises USA, the American subsidiary of MSC Cruises, has dropped its cruise fares for the American market, offering cruises from just $129 on a range of select departures around the world.
MSC Cruises to replace Splendida with Orchestra for 2023/24 season in Saudi
MSC Cruises will be switching out MSC Splendida with MSC Orchestra for the upcoming 2023/24 cruise season out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
MSC Splendida begins inaugural cruise season in Saudi Arabia for 2022/23
MSC Splendida has arrived in Saudi Arabia for the first time, celebrating maiden port call plaque exchange ceremonies in Jeddah and Yanbu this week as she commences her first cruise season in […]
MSC Cruises upgrades to larger MSC Splendida for South Africa in 2023/24
MSC Cruises is going even bigger in South Africa for the 2023/24 cruise season, deploying its newer and larger cruise ship MSC Splendida to replace MSC Orchestra.
MSC Cruises cancels remainder of Dubai seasons as Coronavirus bites, SA unaffected
MSC Cruises has cancelled its remaining four cruises from Dubai during the current 2019/2020 cruise season, during which it had two cruise ships homeporting in Dubai, but its remaining cruises from Durban, […]
Cruise passengers get surprise visit from Ruler of Dubai while in port
A day in port is usually the quietest that a cruise ship is ever going to be, so it was the perfect opportunity for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, […]
Unique one-night cruise from Dubai to Abu Dhabi on offer exclusively for GCC residents
Imagine Cruising Dubai, the cruise specialist travel agency acquired by dnata, is offering a unique cruise opportunity to GCC residents who want to try out a cruise experience without committing to a […]
MSC Splendida to cruise from Dubai in 2020 on way home from China cruise season
MSC Splendida will return to Dubai in mid-2020 on her way home from China to Europe, cruising a 17-night grand voyage from Dubai to Genoa.
MSC Cruises second major cruise line to ban single-use plastics fleet wide
MSC Cruises has pledged to eliminate the use of single-use plastics across its global fleet by the end of the coming Dubai cruise season, March 2019, making it the second major line […]
British cruise tourists say Dubai is world’s most luxurious cruise destination
British cruise tourists have listed Dubai as their choice for number one luxury holiday destination, ahead of the Maldives and the Seychelles, according to MSC Cruises UK.
Seven cruise lines to homeport in UAE during 2018/19 season for first time ever
For the first time in the history of cruising in the United Arab Emirates, a total of seven cruise lines will homeport in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the upcoming 2018/19 cruise […]
MSC Cruises’ newest mega cruise ship MSC Bellissima will cruise roundtrip from Dubai in 2020
MSC Cruises has announced that the largest cruise ship in the fleet will be homeported in Dubai during the 2019/2020 cruise season.
Ship Review: MSC Splendida
The largest cruise ship homeporting in the Middle East, and by far the most appealing to look at, MSC Splendida is a ship that shows MSC Cruises have what it takes to […]
MSC Cruises offers exclusive deals for Cruise Arabia & Africa readers
MSC Cruises has revealed a number of cruise deals for its roundtrip Dubai cruises in the Arabian Gulf exclusively for Cruise Arabia & Africa readers.
Cruise Review: MSC Splendida 7-night roundtrip Dubai cruise in Arabian Gulf
MSC Cruises aren’t playing around in the Dubai cruise market, they’re actively targeting Costa Cruises’ and Royal Caribbean’s market share.
MSC Cruises targets Celebrity with MSC Lirica Dubai cruise deployment for 2019
MSC Cruises is making a play for Celebrity Cruises’ market share in the Dubai cruise market, with plans to send its recently refitted MSC Lirica to Dubai for the 2018/19 Middle East cruise […]
MSC Splendida to get ‘game-changing’ refit ahead of Middle East cruise season out of Dubai
MSC Splendida will receive a comprehensive refit and refurbishment in November just before her debut in the Middle East for her Arabian Gulf cruise season out of Dubai, MSC has revealed.