Dubai went all-out at this year’s Seatrade Cruise Global to encourage cruise lines to return to the Arabian Gulf following the COVID-19 pandemic, with 15 co-exhibitors and stakeholders participating alongside the Department […]
Demand for cruise ship cabins in Doha during the FIFA 2022 World Cup remains high, despite climbing prices due to a lack of availability.
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.
Emerald Cruises has released the first images of its brand new luxury superyacht, Emerald Azzurra, ahead of her maiden cruise season homeporting in Qatar next year.
Qatar has reported a strong rebound in cruise tourism following the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, with passenger numbers and cruise calls almost back to normal.
Qatar is expanding its cruise destination credentials with its first ever exclusive homeporting deal with a cruise line.
Qatar is gearing up for its busiest cruise season on record as Dubai bounces back from the unprecedented disruption the COVID-19 pandemic forced on the cruise industry.
Qatar has developed a new cruise terminal in Doha Port, centrally located adjacent to some of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, and is preparing an “exciting calendar of events” for tourists […]
Qatar is redoubling its efforts to position itself as a major cruise tourism destination through a major partnership with Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) UK & Ireland.
MSC Cruises has marked the first major milestone in the construction of its new mega-ship MSC World Europa, with the laying of her keel and a traditional coin ceremony at the Chantiers […]
MSC Cruises has agreed to charter two cruise liners to accommodate fans during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, one of which, MSC Europa, will be the second-largest class of cruise ship […]
Qatar’s Doha Port has opened its new cruise terminal ahead of the 2019/2020 cruise season in the Arabian Gulf, which will be the biggest on-record thanks to the plethora of cruise ships […]
P&O Cruises on Tuesday released its new 2019 TV advert for the UK market, putting Dubai and the Arabian Gulf front-and-centre for the first time on primetime programming.
Qatar has seen a significant boost to its cruise tourism numbers in the first six months of 2018, largely as a result of Dubai’s dominance as a cruise hub in the region, […]
Doha sits on the east coast of Qatar, a nation occupying its own peninsula jutting into the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf.
While Dubai Cruise Terminal has expanded significantly over the last five years, other major destination ports (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat) have not.
When the Gulf Crisis kicked off in June this year, with the UAE, Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries cutting all trade and diplomatic ties with Qatar, it was anticipated that the […]