Of the seven cruise ships homeporting in the Middle East for the 2018/2019 Dubai cruise season, two are among the largest in the world, one is brand new and powered by LNG, […]
Cruise Arabia & Africa
The popularity of Dubai as a cruise destination as well as embarkation port for Middle East cruise itineraries is “soaring”, according to Paul Ludlow, Senior Vice President, P&O Cruises.
Pullmantur Cruises will bring its cruise liner Horizon to Dubai in the coming 2018/19 Middle East cruise season. The cruise line will homeport in the Arabian Gulf for the first time ever […]
Editor’s note: Staff at QE2 Dubai confirmed on April 10th that the floating hotel will in fact open on the 18th, just as we guessed below. It’s the number one question that […]
It’s almost unbelievable, but Germany, one of the most progressive nations in the world, has until now had not a single female German cruise ship captain. Nicole Langosch became the first in […]
Carnival Cruises took delivery of its newest cruise ship Carnival Horizon at what it called a “traditional maritime handover ceremony” at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy on Wednesday.
The former Cunard ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2, now officially re-named ‘Queen Elizabeth 2 Dubai’, has been towed from Dubai Drydocks back to Port Rashid for the next stage in her life […]
During her final Middle East cruise season sailing roundtrip out of Dubai, AIDAstella was put into drydock at Dubai Drydocks World for a 5-day refit. The German cruise line is one of […]
The QE2 Hotel will open by the second or third week of April, according to the reservations team at PCFC Hotels, the operator of the new floating hotel for the former Cunard […]
Silversea’s Silver Spirit has been cut in two at Fincantieri Shipyard in Palermo as part of her planned Silver Muse-inspired lengthening.