Due to the Bubonic Plague outbreak, Fred Olsen Cruise Line’s ship Boudicca, currently sailing from Liverpool to Port Louis in Mauritius will no longer be calling at any Madagascan ports, the cruise […]
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has told South Africa and eight other countries to prepare for an outbreak of the Black Death (plague), which has currently infected more than 1,000 people in […]
The tourism authorities of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Bahrain exhibited together at the recent Seatrade Europe event in Hamburg, Germany, where they showcased the UAE and Bahrain as ideal winter cruise destinations.
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 […]
River cruise specialist CroisiEurope will open for sale its new Southern African river cruise program in December.
Princess Cruises has announced that its cruise ship Sea Princess will be cruising from Dubai once more during the 2019 Middle East cruise season.
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 […]
Azamara Club Cruises’ new cruise ship Azamara Pursuit will likely be deployed on South African and Indian Ocean cruises, according to Azamara President and CEO Larry Pimentel.
Abu Dhabi Ports, which manages Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports for the provision of airport check-in counters at the terminal for departing cruise passengers. Abu […]
If you, like us, desperately miss MSC Lirica, the cruise ship that pioneered the Middle East cruise market for MSC Cruises, then you’ll be glad to hear that she is being repositioned […]