All seven of the remaining cruise ships homeporting in Dubai have cancelled their cruise seasons, with ships currently playing a game of musical chairs as they take turns disembarking passengers and re-fueling […]
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With the UAE having made the unprecedented decision to close all its cruise ports and suspend all cruise operations, Royal Caribbean has been forced to cancel the remainder of its cruise season […]
With a multitude of cruise ports around the world now placing extreme restrictions on cruise ships allowed to dock, or barring ships from visiting altogether, at least three cruise lines have announced […]
Jewel of the Seas, which was briefly placed in quarantine in Dubai, has received the all clear from Dubai Health Authority officials after two of her passengers developed Coronavirus symptoms.
Favendo’s Real Time Location Services will be installed aboard MSC Virtuosa, MSC Cruises‘ new cruise ship that will spend the 2021/22 cruise season sailing in the Arabian Gulf out of Dubai.
Abu Dhabi closed its cruise terminal at Port Zayed to cruise ships overnight, turning away Jewel of the Seas, which had departed Dubai yesterday. Royal Caribbean appeared to have been granted an […]
Celebrity Cruises has cancelled the remainder of its Middle East cruise season out of Dubai after the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority took the unprecedented decision to close the country’s port to some […]
Azamara has informed passengers booked on its March 17th cruise from Dubai that the voyage has been cancelled due to new restrictions the UAE has introduced for cruise ships sailing from Dubai.
Royal Caribbean International has dropped Oman’s capital Muscat as a port of call on the two remaining roundtrip Dubai cruises of the 2019/2020 season for Jewel of the Seas due to concerns […]
As the global Coronavirus epidemic continues to chaos havoc with the international cruise industry, Azamara has been forced to end its 26-night cruise from Cape Town to Dubai early.