Thomson Cruises, which sailed its first ever Middle East cruise season out Dubai this year, has announced it will rebrand as Marella Cruises in October as part of its merger with TUI.
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For the 2018 cruise season out of South Africa, Silversea Cruises are offering a number of custom land-based adventures that can be combined with its Cape Town cruises during the year.
Not only is Raffles Dubai close to some of the Emirates’ best-loved landmarks – it’s one of them.
The UAE’s coastal city of Khorfakkan has become a popular cruise destination for Costa Cruises and MSC Cruises on their Arabian Gulf cruise itineraries out of Dubai, now the city has a […]
This cruise season when Hapag-Lloyd’s flagship Europa 2 cruises from Dubai and Cape Town in 2018, she’ll feature a total bow-to-stern refurbishment. The dry docking, carried out in September at the Blohm […]
In honour of Plan a Cruise Month (celebrated by the CLIA during the entire month of October), MSC Cruises has halved its brochure rates on select cruises in destination all around the […]
International naval forces have demarcated a corridor in the Gulf of Aden and Bab el Mandab that warships will police to protect merchant and cruise shipping from high speed boats laden with […]
Carnival Corporation has sold P&O Cruises’ ship Adonia to Azamara Club Cruises, the luxury boutique cruise line owned by Royal Caribbean International.
Silversea Cruises has announced it will embark upon its first ever ship lengthening revitalisation program, with Silver Spirit scheduled to be the first to go under the knife. Its unclear if the […]
For the oldest passenger shipping company in the world, with a celebrated British heritage, its choice of name for the new ship could become rather political.