MSC Cruises, the market leader in the South African cruise sector, are switching things up at the close of the 2016 South African cruise season with a 22-night repositioning cruise from Cape […]
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A ban restricting large cruise ships from navigating Venice’s Giudecca Canal and St Mark’s basin to the city’s main cruise terminal has been overruled by the city’s regional court of appeal, although […]
Oceania Cruises will not drop Middle East and South Africa from Insignia world cruise following fire
Oceania Cruises has announced that they have been forced to heavily modify Insignia’s 180-night world cruise in 2015, which was scheduled to depart Miami on January 10, 2015, due to an engine […]
Celebrity Cruises has confirmed that it will deploy a cruise ship in the Middle East from November 2016.
Crystal Cruises is reinforcing its reputation as an innovative leader in the luxury cruise market with the release of a complete roster of cruise itineraries for 2017, which is in itself unusual […]
The UK cruise operator Voyages to Antiquity has confirmed that it is deploying its classic cruise ship MV Aegean Odyssey to South Africa during the 2016 cruise season, news that will surely […]
Costa Cruises have confirmed the return of Costa neoRiviera to the Middle East cruise market in the 2015/16 winter cruise season, with the cruise ship due to sail roundtrip from Dubai on […]
The South African cruising public could be forgiven for thinking that the South African cruise industry is dominated by MSC Cruises, and in fact they would be correct, MSC Cruises have been […]
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 […]
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.