Saudi Arabia has concluded its first full cruise season during the winter months between November and April, 2022, with 66% of passengers sourced locally. The six-month cruise season out Saudi Arabia closed […]
Blue World Ocean Voyages, which bills itself as the first cruise line dedicated to health and wellness, has announced it plans to launch from the Middle East in mid-2023.
MSC Virtuosa has become the second MSC Cruises vessel to make a maiden port call in Saudi Arabia, with a 17-hour visit to Jeddah on her way back to Europe from Dubai.
Fred Olsen Cruise Line will sail a roundtrip grand voyage from Southampton in the UK to Africa and the Middle East in 2023.
Viking Star has called in Saudi Arabia for the first time during her 118-night 2022 World Cruise, becoming only the fifth cruise ship ever to do so.
Silversea Cruises has marked the maiden call of a second cruise ship in Saudi Arabia with Silver Whisper’s port call to Jeddah Islamic Port this week.
Cruise Saudi has appointed Lars Clasen as CEO as it continues to expand its executive team amid the ongoing development of the country’s nascent cruise industry.
Saudi Arabia has just dropped a raft of COVID-19 health and safety rules for tourists, making the country one of the most accessible in the world ahead of its new cruise season.
Saudi Arabia has introduced a new e-visa for cruise tourists taking cruises from the country, or arriving at its ports via cruise ship.
The luxury hotel resort chain Aman Resorts has announced plans to develop a cruise yacht in a joint venture with Cruise Saudi.
Saudi Arabia has tightened entry requirements for tourists amid its 2021/22 winter cruise season in response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement for the construction of a cruise terminal in Dammam on the country’s Arabian Gulf east coast, along with the development of four cruise berths.
Silversea has revealed its speaker line-up for next year’s 138-day 2022 World Cruise aboard Silver Whisper, departing Fort Lauderdale on January 5th and arriving in Copenhagen on May 22nd.
MSC Cruises has expanded its fly-cruise partnership with Saudia Airlines to 36,800 seats for the current winter 2021/22 Red Sea cruise season out Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Dammam will be ready to receive cruise passengers by the end of this month, Fawaz Farooqui, Managing Director, Cruise Saudi told delegates at the World Travel Market in London this week.
Saudi Arabia is still targeting 1-million cruise passengers by 2028 despite the pandemic, with Cruise Saudi managing director Fawaz Farooqui confident the country will become a regional hub in the coming years.
MSC Cruises has amended the cruise itinerary for MSC Bellissima’s winter season out of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia between November, 2021 and March, 2022. MSC Bellissima will no longer call in Safaga, Egypt, […]
Cruise Saudi, the cruise promotion arm of Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority, has joined the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) as part of its efforts to position the country as a cruise […]
Cruise Saudi says Jeddah will get an ‘iconic’ new cruise terminal within the next five to seven years as Saudi Arabia’s cruise sector rapidly emerges.
MSC Cruises has announced its COVID-19 health and safety protocols for its current Red Sea cruise season out of Saudi Arabia, and its upcoming Arabian Gulf cruise season out of Dubai.