Dubai is determined to remain the cruise capital of the Middle East, undertaking a major redevelopment and expansion of its facilities at Port Rashid and the recently announced Dubai Harbour, and now […]
Cruise market in UAE exempt from value added tax (VAT) and therefore Dubai cruise demand wont be affected, says leading Middle East cruise representative.
Costa, MSC and AIDA to ‘interport’ between Dubai and Abu Dhabi for 2018/19 Middle East cruise season
Three of the five cruise lines deploying cruise ships in the Arabian Gulf for the 2018/2019 cruise season out of Dubai will be offering both Abu Dhabi and Dubai as turnaround ports, […]
Ras Al Khaimah is not currently included on the itineraries of any cruise ships homeporting in the Arabian Gulf for at least the 2018 and 2019 cruise seasons, although it has been […]
The Omani government recently handed over Muscat Port’s waterfront assets to Omran, the wholly government owned tourism investment vehicle, for the implementation of the ambitious Mina Sultan Qaboos Waterfront Project.
Abu Dhabi Ports, the company that operates Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, has signed an agreement with local ferry operator Jalboot Marine to begin offering roundtrip water-taxi tours of Abu Dhabi from the […]
When the Gulf Crisis kicked off in June this year, with the UAE, Saudi Arabia and other GCC countries cutting all trade and diplomatic ties with Qatar, it was anticipated that the […]