Celebrity Cruises, which sails roundtrip out of Abu Dhabi this coming cruise season aboard revamped Celebrity Constellation, has celebrated the ceremonial keel laying for its new luxury expedition ship, Celebrity Flora.
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Viking Ocean Cruises may be cruising more regularly from Dubai after 2020, as it places orders for another four cruise ships, according to a Dubai Cruise Tourism official who spoke to Cruise […]
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MSC Cruises has announced a new cruise destination on its South African cruise itineraries out of Durban.
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Dubai Cruise Terminal is offering major discounts on port charges to cruise lines this coming cruise season in an effort to extend the Arabian Gulf cruise season by one to two months.
P&O Cruises, which is homeporting a cruise ship in Dubai during February and March, 2019 for the first time, is considering a full Middle East cruise season for 2020, according to Steven […]
Dubai cruise passengers may have to skip traditional Burj Khalifa fireworks display on New Year’s Eve
Cruise passengers aboard AIDAstella and Celebrity Constellation, which are both in Dubai for New Year’s Eve this year, will not get to see the huge fireworks display around the Burj Khalifa that […]
Holland America Line has held a coin laying ceremony for its new cruise ship Nieuw Statendam, the name of which combines the Dutch word for “new” with the iconic “Statendam,” to celebrate […]