Costa Cruises will send the cruise ship Costa Mediterranea to the Middle East for the winter cruise season in 2016, the cruise line has confirmed, with the ship due to be based […]
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Technological advances in the cruise industry are transforming the cruise experience for passengers; Cruise Arabia & Africa takes a look at six ‘smartship’ features introduced in recent years.
MSC’s project to ‘stretch’ all four the smaller cruise ships in their fleet is the most recent refit of its kind, but this practise has been around far longer than you might […]
Holland America Line, which has cruise ships visiting both Dubai in the Middle East and the South African cruise port of Cape Town in the 2014 and 2015 cruise seasons, has at […]
SS Columbia was also the very first passenger ship, and indeed the first ship of any kind, to feature a dynamo electrical generator.
Norwegian Cruise Line enters SA, Dubai cruise markets with purchase of Regent Seven Seas and Oceania
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, has followed the example set by its major competitors Carnival Corporation and Royal Caribbean by finally establishing a firm foothold in the […]
It appears that Royal Caribbean International’s new Quantum-class cruise ships will be the gift that keeps on giving! Apart from the prolific number of new ‘at sea’ attractions these cruise ships will […]
First discovered in 1976, Ebola is an extremely dangerous virus that causes a severe hemorrhagic fever in humans and other primates – it is so deadly that the western world has classified […]
The Middle East cruise industry is small in comparison to more developed markets like Europe and North America, but it is growing rapidly.
Millennials, or young adults, are the new market of choice for cruise lines, they offer the perfect escape for young holidaymakers, so why is it proving so hard for cruise lines to […]