A high ranking source in the Middle East cruise industry has informed Cruise Arabia & Africa that the British cruise line P&O Cruises is considering home porting a cruise ship in the […]
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Middle East governments must ease restrictions on travelling between GCC states to boost the region’s tourism industry and support the fast-developing yachting and cruise markets, says Mohammed Hussein Al Shaali, chairman of […]
What can we expect to see aboard this new comer to the cruise industry? A new cruise line that Richard Branson has promised will “shake things up” and offer a “new cruise experience.”
The cruise industry has high expectations of Carnival Vista, and from what has been revealed about her so far, Carnival Cruise Line seems to be on the right course.
Celestyal Cruises’ ship Celestyal Crystal and a tanker have collided off the coast of Gallipoli, Turkey, Cruise Arabia & Africa understands, based on passenger accounts and media reports.
The entire engineering and design of the ships’ engine rooms and fuel tanks will be radically different to current cruise ships.
Princess Cruises Sea Princess moors at Dubai Cruise Terminal three hours late due to Cyclone Ashobaa
Princess Cruises’ cruise ship Sea Princess had docked at Dubai’s Port Rashid three hours late due to the adverse sea conditions generated in the Arabian Sea by Cyclone Ashobaa, Princess has told […]
Holland America Line will be returning two of its sister ships, Rotterdam and Amsterdam, to Dubai in 2016, the cruise line has confirmed, with Amsterdam sailing west from Dubai as part of […]
The cruise industry is awash with nautical and industry-specific terms that most experienced cruisers are aware of, while first time cruisers often find themselves feeling perplexed with this at-sea lexicon. To make […]
During the handing over of the plaque and keys ceremony aboard Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas to mark her maiden port call in Dubai, Hamad Bin Mejren, senior vice president of […]