TUI Cruises is reportedly planning to acquire British cruise line Marella Cruises from TUI Group, according to German news reports.
There are now three cruise lines scheduled to cruise roundtrip from Dubai for the 2020/21 Middle East cruise season, which has been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic.
The European cruise is the first to open up substantially as European nations begin to get a hold on the coronavirus pandemic. RELATED: Damage to cruise industry from coronavirus captured in a single […]
It will likely take until at least 2022 before the cruise industry fully recovers from the damage wrought by the global coronavirus pandemic, according to Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation.
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.
Tourism officials in Durban, the homeport for MSC Cruises for the South African cruise season, say the regular turnaround calls by MSC Orchestra during the coming cruise season will add more than […]
Recent xenophobic violence and crimes against women in South Africa have damaged the country’s brand as a travel destination and hurt forward bookings by international tourists, according to Tshifhiwa Tshivhengwa, CEO, Tourism […]
MSC Cruises, Costa Cruises and TUI have joined Royal Caribbean in confirming that their planned Dubai cruise programs for the coming 2019/2020 cruise season are unaffected by the ongoing tensions between Iran […]
Despite load shedding and an ongoing water shortage crisis, the Cape Town cruise tourism market has been unaffected, with local officials looking forward to the city’s biggest cruise season on record in […]
In the last five years the number of cruise tourists sailing from Dubai has doubled. In the coming 2018/2019 cruise season 725,000 passengers are expected to cruise from Dubai aboard one of […]
Twenty cruise ships from fourteen lines will cruise from Dubai in 2019 and 2020, while seven cruise lines will homeport in the city offering roundtrip Dubai cruises during the winter cruise season.
Marella Cruises made a name for itself as Thomson Cruises, becoming known as the UK’s preeminent fun ship cruise line offering fly-cruise itineraries in the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and (pre-COVID) Dubai.
The German cruise line TUI Cruises, a joint venture between TUI Group and Royal Caribbean Cruises, and a regular homeporting cruise line in the Middle East, is planning to order a new […]
For the first time in the history of cruising in the United Arab Emirates, a total of seven cruise lines will homeport in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during the upcoming 2018/19 cruise […]
All four cruise ships homeporting in Middle East for 2018 season meet in port at Dubai Cruise Terminal.