Royal Caribbean International’s upcoming ship Utopia of the Seas has been floated for the first time at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire, France, bringing her a step closer to her […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Cruise Saudi has announced it will be developing the port city of Jazan into a cruise destination, adding to the diverse line-up of ports already available in the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia has been shortlisted for “Middle East’s Best Cruise Destination,” “Destination of the Year,” and “Best for Excursions” by three different leading cruise industry awards programs.
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 […]
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 […]
Saudi Arabia has announced the launch of AROYA, its first-ever domestic cruise line, and the first homegrown cruise brand in the Arab world, marking a true sea change in the regional cruise […]
Saudi Arabia’s upcoming cruise ship Manara has arrived in drydock for her conversion from World Dream into the debut cruise liner for AROYA Cruises.
In a first for the regional cruise sector, Saudi Arabia has announced plans to launch its own homegrown cruise line called AROYA Cruises.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new instant e-visa option that will enable UK, US, and Schengen visa holders and permanent residents of the UK, US, and any EU country, to obtain instant […]
Saudi Arabia continues to break new ground following its entry into the cruise industry for the first time in 2021, with a spate of inaugural port calls by cruise lines eager for […]
Cruise Saudi has welcomed the cruise ship Amadea to Saudi waters for the first time, with the Phoenix Reisen-owned vessel docking this month in Jeddah.
The cruise ship Silver Cloud made its inaugural visit to Saudi Arabia this month, calling at Jeddah Islamic Port for five days as part of a grand voyage from the Arabian Gulf […]
Cruise Saudi, the government agency tasked with growing Saudi Arabia’s local cruise sector and global appeal as a cruise destination, has reported it has reached a ‘Saudization’ rate of 71 percent since […]
Azamara has announced 14 ‘AzAmazing’ celebrations and events that will take place during Azamara Onward’s 2024 World Cruise, with two events featuring Istanbul in Turkey and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.