As the global Coronavirus epidemic continues to chaos havoc with the international cruise industry, Azamara has been forced to end its 26-night cruise from Cape Town to Dubai early.
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Dubai’s primary cruise port and the main cruise destination in the Middle East, Port Rashid, remains open to cruise ship traffic despite reports that Celebrity Constellation has been informed of restrictions.
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Norwegian Cruise Line will cruise twice from South Africa with two different cruise ships for the first time in 2021, with Norwegian Jade joining Norwegian Dawn in cruising from Cape Town.
A survey of cruise passengers visiting Abu Dhabi Ports’ cruise terminal at Port Zayed in Abu Dhabi, and the cruise beach at Sir Bani Yas Island has found that cruise visitors have […]
Norwegian Jade, the 2,800-passenger, 93,000-gross ton pocket mega-ship from Norwegian Cruise Line will sail from Dubai in December, 2021, joining Norwegian Dawn in cruising from the city next year.
South African passengers and crew that have been released from the Coronavirus-infected Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan will be quarantined by the army, the Department of Health has announced.
Abu Dhabi continues to establish itself as the region’s best alternative cruise port to Dubai, with yet another record-breaking year of growth in passenger and cruise ship numbers reported for 2019.
Cape Town has long been popular with expedition cruise ships and luxury cruise lines, but now the city is focusing on growing port calls from the major mainstream cruise lines with the […]