Qatar has seen a significant boost to its cruise tourism numbers in the first six months of 2018, largely as a result of Dubai’s dominance as a cruise hub in the region, […]
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Costa Cruises and P&O have swapped scheduled Helsinki port calls on July 16th with Talin instead, likely due to the planned meeting between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin.
Germany’s luxury cruise line Hapag-Lloyd will be cruising from Cape Town twice during the 2018/2019 South African season, with one cruise featuring no port calls whatsoever.
The German cruise line Phoenix Reisen will cruise twice from Dubai in 2019 after purchasing Prinsendam from Holland America Line in July.
TUI Cruises will once more skip Sir Bani Yas Island in favour of Bahrain and three-day Dubai port calls on its 2018/2019 Middle East cruise season aboard Mein Schiff 4.
Potential cruise passengers around the world have a strong interest in cruising in Africa, but not enough cruise lines are homporting in cruise destinations such as South Africa, according to a new […]
Costa Cruises are homeporting Cost Mediterranea in Dubai until at least 2020. Middle East residents as well as cruise tourists interested in an Arabian Gulf roundtrip cruise from Dubai can enjoy the […]
There are 43 cruises from Durban in South Africa and 35 cruises from Cape Town during the coming 2018/2019 cruise season. Here’s our list of all of them.
Viking Ocean Cruises has added South Africa to its 2019 destination line-up with its new cruise ship Viking Sun scheduled to cruise from Durban to London in April.
Celebrity Cruises will be returning its veteran cruise liner Celebrity Constellation to the Arabian Gulf for the upcoming 2018/2019 Middle East cruise season.