MSC Cruises has shown respect for local traditions and customs following the death of a South African female crew member aboard MSC Orchestra in Durban.
AIDA Cruises will be sending AIDAsol on its 2023 World Cruise itinerary, marking the ship’s second time sailing the grand voyage for the cruise line, and her first time visiting South Africa.
MSC Cruises will be cruising from Cape Town as part of its 2024 World Cruise aboard MSC Poesia, departing Genoa in January.
MSC Cruises, as part of the wider MSC Foundation operated by parent company MSC Group (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has stepped up to assist the Durban community following last week’s record-breaking flooding.
Regent Seven Seas has released a new pre- and post-cruise deal on three of its Cape Town itineraries in 2022 and 2023.
Fred Olsen Cruise Line will sail a roundtrip grand voyage from Southampton in the UK to Africa and the Middle East in 2023.
The South African Police Service is investigating the death of a woman working aboard MSC Orchestra during her summer cruise season out of Durban.
Oceania Cruises has announced a 79-night grand voyage from Papeete, French Polynesia, to Cape Town, South Africa for 2024.
Durban is preparing for heavy rainfall and rough seas due to a tropical cyclone in the Indian Ocean, but MSC Orchestra’s itineraries out of Durban are unlikely to be affected.
MSC Cruises South Africa is returning to form for the 2022/23 cruise season, with plans to homeport two cruise ships in the country for the first time since the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
Although many major tourism source markets around the world have begun to ease travel restrictions imposed on South Africa due to the emergence of the Omicron variant, the current cruise season is […]
Crystal Cruises has become the latest cruise line to cancel its African itineraries due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19, with Crystal Endeavour’s 2022 Cape Town departure scrapped.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises will sail a Christmas and New Year cruise from Cape Town in 2023, part of a line-up of newly announced 2022 and 2023 festive voyages.
A number of passengers aboard MSC Orchestra in Durban, South Africa have tested positive for COVID-19, forcing the cruise ship into lockdown upon her return to port.
A South African crew member aboard Norwegian Breakaway is suspected of carrying the Omicron variant, Louisiana officials confirmed Tuesday amid a larger outbreak aboard the ship.
MSC Cruises on Wednesday confirmed that its South African cruise season out of Durban would go ahead as planned amid the Omicron variant of COVID-19, but also announced that vaccination would be […]
Cape Town’s 2021/22 cruise season officially opened Tuesday with the arrival of the German luxury liner Europa, and cruise tourism officials said the season will remain open despite a slew of expected […]
Hapag-Lloyd’s luxury cruise ship Europa has docked in Cape Town for a significantly curtailed turnaround in the city amid ongoing concerns over the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
MSC Cruises has confirmed that its South African cruise season for 2021/22 aboard MSC Orchestra will go ahead as planned, with only minor itinerary changes.
Norwegian Cruise Line has become the first to cancel the entirety of its South African cruise season due to the travel restrictions imposed on the country due to a new variant of […]