Hapag-Lloyd Cruises, the modern successor of two of the oldest German passenger shipping lines in the world, is finally going after the international cruise market, with a new introductory offer exclusively for international cruise passengers.
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The operation to salvage Costa Concordia has involved several major operations, including rolling the massive cruise liner upright, fixing dozens of huge steel floatation tanks to her hull and refloating her by […]
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 […]
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.