Launched in 2011, the 114,500 gross ton Costa Favolosa is Costa’s newest ship and the latest addition to the Concordia-class mega cruise liners, joining her sister ships Serena (of Cruise Diaries fame) […]
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How safe is the Middle East cruise industry? This is a question that many cruise passengers no doubt wonder when they consider taking a cruise in the region…
This month, the world’s three largest cruise lines, accounting for two thirds of the global cruise industry, voluntarily released data on all crimes reported aboard the vessels throughout their subsidiary fleets. Disney […]
While duty-free shopping in port and the chance to buy rare or touristy items in port is often the main shopping goal of many cruisers, duty-free shopping onboard ship is also a […]
The origins of the cruise industry are murky and contested. Many cruise lines claim to have been the first to develop this lucrative market that only matured in the late 20th century, […]
Cruise Arabia would like to acknowledge those cruise lines making a real effort to reduce their impact on the environment, but the journey to acknowledging the importance of eco-responsibility has been a […]
Tasty cuisine, comfortable state rooms, highly affordable budget options and entertainment and facilities galore, Brilliance of the Seas is a taste of Carnival-type entertainment cruising in the Gulf.
Seabourn have been offering a one-of-a-kind product for decades, the line is to small ship cruising what Cunard is to ocean liners. Cruise Arabia took a cruise on Seabourn Pride in the […]
Yacht-like intimacy, ocean liner elegance and six-star all-inclusive service are the hallmarks of a Silversea voyage and after her 2017 refit and refurbishment, Silver Wind is more glamorous than ever.
Seven Seas Voyager is a mid-size cruise liner, but large by luxury ship standards. Following her extensive 2017 refit, we take an in-depth look at her and all she offers.