A technical malfunction at Cape Town’s cruise passenger terminal on Friday, January 27th left almost 2,000 passengers stranded at the Cape Town Convention Centre, unable to board Queen Mary 2 for her […]
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US President Donald Trump’s executive order barring entry to the United States for nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries means that at least one million residents of the UAE can no longer travel to the US for the next 90 days.
Regent Seven Seas Explorer has been being billed as one of the world’s most luxurious cruise ships since her launch six month ago and now Regent Seven Seas has confirmed the 750-passenger […]
The world’s largest ocean liner, arguably the most famous ship in the world, Queen Mary 2, drew large crowds of spectators in Cape Town on January 26th as she visited the Mother […]
Thomson has begun the first of a series of direct flights from Cardiff in Wales to Dubai in the UAE, as part of an effort by the UK holiday giant to support […]
MSC Cruises has broken ground on its new cruise destination island in the Caribbean, the Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
The premium cruise line Celebrity Cruises, owned by the world’s second-largest cruise company, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, has confirmed it will be returning to the Middle East cruise market for the 2017/18 […]
Celebrity Cruises’ 294m cruise liner Celebrity Constellation is to undergo a comprehensive refit in May, 2017 after her first ever Middle East cruise season.
Buenos Aires cruise season this year will be far from its peak in 2012/13 when over half a million visitors reached the Argentine capital, in part because of strong competition from South […]
The recently concluded Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum revealed bright prospects for cruise tourism in the United Arab Emirates, with Dubai and Abu Dhabi set to welcome 1.5-million cruise visitors by 2020.