Virgin Voyages has marked the start of its first homeporting season in Barcelona with Valiant Lady, which launched service in the Western Mediterranean on May 15th.
Dubai sees surge in Spanish cruise tourist bookings ahead of 2021/22 season
There has been a surge in bookings for Dubai cruises from Spanish cruise tourists after Madrid lifted a ban on international cruises and other travel restrictions on June 7th, 2021.
MSC first cruise line to resume operations from Europe’s busiest cruise port
Barcelona, the busiest cruise port in Europe by annual passenger numbers, has reopened to cruises, with MSC Cruises resuming operations from the city with MSC Grandiosa.
20 quarantine-free European fly-cruises for UAE residents in summer 2021
As of June, 2021, there are 19 destinations around the world where UAE residents can visit without having to quarantine, and many of them are cruise homeports for the summer cruise season.
UAE residents now able to cruise from Athens and Barcelona without quarantine
The resumption of cruises from Barcelona and Athens is now available for booking by UAE passengers, after both Spain and Greece agreed to quarantine travel for vaccinated UAE residents.
P&O releases new itineraries to replace Oceana’s Dubai winter cruise season
Just a few days after making the unprecedented announcement that they were cancelling Oceana’s 2019/2020 cruise season in Dubai, P&O Cruises has released a new set of winter itineraries for the ship.
Cruise line focus: Pullmantur Cruises (Defunct)
Pullmantur offered a traditional cruise experience with a Spanish flair aboard a fleet of older cruise ships that had been thoroughly refurbished to Spanish tastes. It declared bankruptcy in 2020 during the […]