MSC Cruises has added Abu Dhabi’s Port Zayed and Sir Bani Yas Island to the list of locations in the Arabian Gulf at which it will get preferential berthing and anchoring rights, […]
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This year is going to be the busiest on record for cruise ship dry-dockings, not only because of the sheer number of cruise ships going into dry dock (more than 100), but […]
Windstar Cruises has revamped its spa offering aboard its three all-suite Star-class ships, Star Breeze, Star Legend and Star Pride as part of their US $250-million overhaul that included being cut in […]
Marella Dream has begun a minor refurbishment and intensive refit at Palumbo Shipyards’ Lenak Rijeka yard in Croatia. It will be her last before she is sold out of the Marella Cruises […]
Cunard Line continues its exciting series of special Event Voyages in 2020 aboard its flagship Queen with specially curated activities to create thematic experiences, featuring exclusive speakers, and workshops.
Norwegian Spirit’s entire 2020 Asian cruise program has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but her Dubai and Cape Town cruises are going ahead.
There are now at least four cruise ships affected by the coronavirus outbreak, with two under quarantine in Japan and Hong Kong, while a third is being denied entry to ports across […]
Princess Cruises’ ship Diamond Princess will spend the next two weeks under quarantine in Japan after at least 20 passengers tested positive for the Coronavirus, according to local media reports.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages’ classic cruise ship Marco Polo has paid its first visit to South Africa since the 1990s, visiting five of our cruise ports on her grand voyage around the […]
All Dubai cruises are going ahead as normal, according to cruise lines homeporting in the UAE contacted by Cruise Arabia & Africa.