Sisters to the end, the Pullmantur cruise ships Monarch and Sovereign (formerly Monarch of the Seas and Sovereign of the Seas for Royal Caribbean) have arrived in Aliağa, Izmir for scrapping.
Pullmantur’s Horizon to homeport in Dubai again for 2020/21 cruise season
The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur, part of the Royal Caribbean Cruises group, will send its cruise ship Horizon to Dubai for the 2020/21 cruise season.
Coronavirus impact in Asia leads to busiest day of the cruise season for Dubai
The last day of February was always going to be a busy day for Dubai Cruise Terminal with four cruise ships docked on the same day, but AIDA’s decision to pull out […]
Capacity in Middle East cruise market sees largest-ever year-on-year increase
The Middle East cruise market, based primarily out of Dubai, and the Indian sector, based primarily out Mumbai, has seen the largest-ever capacity increase in a single year, with a year-on-year jump […]
Pullmantur introduces new all-inclusive sports program ahead of Dubai season
Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruises has introduced a new all-inclusive sports program offering a wider range of activities for different athletics levels across its four-ship fleet.
Three cruise ships make simultaneous maiden port calls in Dubai
On the busiest single day of the busiest cruise season on record for Dubai and the wider Arabian Gulf, three cruise ships made their maiden port calls in the city.
New Dubai cruise season kicks off with five cruise ships in single day at Port Rashid
Five cruise ships tied up alongside at Dubai Cruise Terminal in Port Rashid Friday as the 2018/2019 winter cruise season in the Arabian Gulf kicked off.
‘Extreme’ cold weather expected to hit Dubai on busiest cruise weekend of 2018
Five cruise ships packed with 25,000 cruise tourists from across the globe will be alongside at the Dubai Cruise Terminal this coming Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the same day that the UAE’s […]
Best roundtrip Dubai cruises in 2019/2020 season
For the first time ever, eight cruise lines will be homeporting nine cruise ships in Dubai for the 2019/2020 winter cruise season that runs from November to March annually.
Nine cruise ships from record-breaking eight cruise lines to homeport in Dubai for 2019/2020
The 2019/2020 Middle East cruise season, which runs from November, 2019 to March, 2020 is set to be the busiest and most popular in the history of cruising in the Arabian Gulf, […]
Pullmantur returning Horizon to Dubai for 2019/2020 cruise season
The Spanish cruise line Pullmantur has announced that its cruise ship Horizon will sail a second Dubai cruise season for the winter of 2019/2020, homeporting out of Dubai between December, 2019 and […]
Ship review: Pullmantur’s Horizon
Horizon is Pullmantur’s smallest cruise ship, at just 46,811-gross tons, and carrying 1,875-passengers, but she has an impressive array of amenities and features designed to make her as dynamic as possible. She […]
All the Dubai cruises for the 2018/2019 cruise season
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Pullmantur and Dubai Tourism host major Dubai cruise FAM trip
Spanish cruise line Pullmantur Cruises and Dubai Cruise Tourism, the cruise arm of Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing (DTCM) has hosted more than 100 travel agents from Portugal and Spain to showcase […]
Pullmantur and Emirates sign 16,000-seat deal ahead of Dubai cruise season
Pullmantur Cruises has booked 16,000 seats aboard Emirates Airline’s four daily A380 flights from Madrid and Barcelona to Dubai in support of its debut Arabian Gulf fly-cruise season from Dubai in 2018/2019.
Pullmantur says Dubai cruise season designed ‘down to the very last detail’
Pullmantur Cruises will debut in the Middle East in 2018, and Richard J. Vogel, President & CEO of Pullmantur Cruises, says that they have put a lot of time and effort into […]
Best roundtrip Dubai cruises during the 2018/2019 Middle East cruise season
Of the seven cruise ships homeporting in the Middle East for the 2018/2019 Dubai cruise season, two are among the largest in the world, one is brand new and powered by LNG, […]
Cruise line focus: Pullmantur Cruises (Defunct)
Pullmantur offered a traditional cruise experience with a Spanish flair aboard a fleet of older cruise ships that had been thoroughly refurbished to Spanish tastes. It declared bankruptcy in 2020 during the […]
Pullmantur Cruises to sail first ever Middle East cruise season out of Dubai in 2018/19
Pullmantur Cruises will bring its cruise liner Horizon to Dubai in the coming 2018/19 Middle East cruise season. The cruise line will homeport in the Arabian Gulf for the first time ever […]
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 […]