Costa Cruises’ new long-cruise concept Costa Voyages will feature itineraries taking in a variety of destinations across the Middle East and North Africa, from Israel and Morocco to Egypt and Turkey.
More than 299,000 cruise passengers visited Turkey between January and May this year, an increase of 114% from a year ago, according to the country’s transportation minister.
Hosting 150 cruise ship calls and more than 350,000 cruise passengers last year, Galataport Istanbul returns Istanbul to forefront of Mediterranean cruising.
MSC Cruises, as part of the MSC Group, which includes the MSC Foundation, has sent a ship loaded with humanitarian aid to Türkiye, for distribution in Türkiye and Syria following a 7.8 […]
Princess Cruises will be bringing its new cruise ship Sun Princess to the Middle East, with port calls in Turkey featuring on the inaugural cruise itineraries.
A passenger aboard a TUI Cruises ship sailing from Turkey has died in a fall from a balcony cabin, the cruise line confirmed in a statement.
The launch of the new Galataport cruise terminal in Istanbul has had a major impact on the recovery of Turkiye’s cruise sector, with more than 200 cruise calls scheduled through the rest […]
The Turkish cruise company Ay Cruise is planning to launch new cruise itineraries from Istanbul in Turkey to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, so that passengers can undertake the Umrah pilgrimage by ship.
Seabourn has released a new selection of Seabourn Journeys in the Middle East, Europe and Asia, featuring pre- and post-voyage land-based packages in exotic destinations as an extension of the Seabourn voyage.
Istanbul is seeing a resurgence of cruise tourism since the opening of its new Galataport cruise terminal, with Viking Sky the latest cruise line to call in the city.
Cruise itineraries between Greece and Turkey have been re-established, in a major boon for Istanbul and its new Galataport cruise terminal.
Istanbul is already benefitting from the redevelopment of its Galataport cruise terminal, with Costa Cruises announcing new Turkey itineraries just days after the completion of the project was announced.
Istanbul’s new cruise terminal, Galataport, is due to open this month, with the first cruise ship due to call on September 25th.
Celestyal Cruises has announced that its new cruise ship Celestyal Experience will be sailing itineraries to three continents from March, 2021, including calls in Turkey and Egypt. The ship, formerly Costa Cruises’ […]
Viking Cruises has announced that Viking Venus will join its fleet in early 2021, giving the luxury cruise line the added capacity needed to return to Istanbul, with a range of Mediterranean […]
The redevelopment of Istanbul’s Galataport cruise ship terminal is due for completion in March, 2020, with more than 50 cruise ship calls already booked and officials anticipating an initial season of more […]
Holland America Line will reinstate Turkey as a port of call on its European itineraries as part of a six-ship line-up for the region that includes the fjords of Norway, castles of […]
Viking Ocean Cruises will return to Turkey in 2021 with two new 10-night roundtrip cruises from Athens that will include port calls in Kusadi, the gateway to Turkey’s archeological marvel of Ephesus, […]
Royal Caribbean International has announced that all its scheduled port calls in Turkey will be cancelled for the entirety of the 2018 European cruise season.