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 […]
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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 […]
On most major cruise lines, the responsibility for children in and around the pools is set firmly upon the parents, a state of affairs that many industry observers want to see changed.
Cruise Arabia & Africa address some of the misconceptions associated with cruising, one of which is that illness outbreaks on-board, such as Norovirus, the most common, make cruises unsafe – which is false…
Launched in 2013, the 330m Royal Princess is the new flagship of this illustrious brand, and with the launch of her sister ship, Regal Princess, imminent, Cruise Arabia & Africa jumped at […]
It is because of the ocean liner that the cruise industry remains an evocative subject for many, representing freedom, mystery, adventure, luxury and convenience to different people. But, what are the principle differences between the two?
Cruise holidays have a reputation for being a family-friendly, value-for-money vacation option for young families and this market is where the cruise industry derives a lot of its revenue each year. However, […]