Earlier this year, Cruise Arabia & Africa took a look at the ten most expensive cruise ship concepts ever conceived, Regent Seven Seas Explorer was included in the list because she is astronomically […]
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Abu Dhabi Ports Company has confirmed that an international shipping line is considering establishing a regional ferry passenger service in the GCC, using the UAE’s capital as a primary hub.
As South Africa looks ahead to the coming cruise season, Cruise Arabia & Africa thought it worthwhile to consider the facts and figures involved in cruising during the cyclone season.
Dubai, a desert metropolis that has grown into a global economic and cruise tourism hub in just the past few decades, has announced plans for a canal that will take the best […]
Today, cruise ships are big because they’re cheaper to run (on a per passenger basis) and therefore are more profitable when cruising at full occupancy due to economies of scale. But, is […]
The 100-year anniversary of the sinking of RMS Titanic garnered much media attention and even included a commemorative cruise aboard a chartered Fred Olsen Cruise Lines ship following the exact course Titanic took across […]
By 2022, it is certainly expected that MSC Cruises will be the largest cruise line in Europe (by passengers carried), a title currently held by Carnival Corporation’s subsidiary Costa Cruises. MSC Cruises has made no secret of its ambitions.
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third largest cruise line in the world, is investing US $250-million in a fleetwide renovation program the cruise line is calling Norwegian Next. The program is intended to […]
Royal Caribbean International have announced that Quantum of the Seas’ will cruise from Dubai on her re-positioning cruise from New York to Shanghai, where she will sail her inaugural Asian season.
The passenger shipping industry, or cruise industry in the modern world, has truly been transformed over the past few decades, with ships that were the largest in the world in the late […]