As the global Coronavirus epidemic continues to chaos havoc with the international cruise industry, Azamara has been forced to end its 26-night cruise from Cape Town to Dubai early.
Norwegian Cruise Line will cruise twice from South Africa with two different cruise ships for the first time in 2021, with Norwegian Jade joining Norwegian Dawn in cruising from Cape Town.
South African passengers and crew that have been released from the Coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan will be quarantined by the army, the Department of Health has announced.
Cape Town has long been popular with expedition cruise ships and luxury cruise lines, but now the city is focusing on growing port calls from the major mainstream cruise lines with the […]
Two South African crew members aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship under quarantine in Japan have tested positive for Coronavirus, according to the National Department of Health.
Norwegian Spirit’s entire 2020 Asian cruise program has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but her Dubai and Cape Town cruises are going ahead.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ classic cruise ship Marco Polo has paid its first visit to South Africa since the 1990s, visiting five of our cruise ports on her grand voyage around the […]
MSC Cruises, the largest homeporting cruise line in South Africa, does not expect the coronavirus outbreak to have a significant impact on the local cruise market, but is stepping up pre-cruise health […]
MSC Orchestra sailed to Walvis Bay, Namibia, where she made her maiden cruise call of the season as part of her first ever series of roundtrip Cape Town cruises.
At least two more people have come forward to open cases against a woman who reportedly sold fake cruises to the South African public in order to pocket the money herself, according […]
On the final day of 2019, a male passenger jumped overboard from MSC Orchestra during her New Year Cruise to Mauritius.
Cunard Line will offer a cruise from Cape Town to Southampton aboard Queen Victoria in 2022 as part of her 112-night World Cruise.
Azamara is upping its plans for cruising in South Africa with a newly announced extended partnership with the World Wildlife Fund, giving passengers new ways to experience and support Africa’s wildlife. From […]
The Cape Town cruise sector has fully recovered from the contraction in 2016 caused by the drought crisis, says the V&A Waterfront’s Andre Blaine, Executive Manager Marine and Industrial.
AIDAmira has officially joined the AIDA Cruises fleet as the German line’s fourth Selection Class vessel and its 14th ship in the overall fleet (which will soon grow to 15 with the […]
Cape Town’s current 2019/2020 cruise season is not only the biggest on record in terms of the number of cruise ships using Cape Town as an embarkation port, but also because of […]
The V&A Waterfront’s R59-million redevelopment of the Cape Town Cruise Terminal in 2015 has supported growth in the South African cruise sector, with more passengers and cruise ships calling in the Mother […]
Queen Elizabeth made her second call of the year in Cape Town Tuesday as she prepares to embark on her 24-night cruise from South Africa to Australia.
The Port of Durban laid on a traditional Zulu dance ceremony for passengers aboard MSC Orchestra this week as the ship made her inaugural port call in Durban ahead of her 2019/2020 […]
MSC Cruises has broken ground on the new Durban Cruise Terminal through its joint-venture with the South African government, Kwazulu Cruise Terminal (KCT). The ground breaking marks the official start of construction […]