Salalah is the quintessential ‘pretty Arabia’, surrounded on three sides by the Dhofar mountain range, with a coastline dominated by frankincense trees. It is the perfume capital of the region and the […]
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Sur is a small town on the eastern promontory of Oman on the Indian Ocean, it used to be a major trading port and is home to historical sites and nearby attractions […]
MSC Cruises has announced that the largest cruise ship in the fleet will be homeported in Dubai during the 2019/2020 cruise season.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises are deploying Seven Seas Mariner in Alaska after her 20-day drydock in April 2018, and now they’ve revealed details about the upgrades being made to the ship.
While Dubai Cruise Terminal has expanded significantly over the last five years, other major destination ports (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar, Muscat) have not.
The largest cruise ship homeporting in the Middle East, and by far the most appealing to look at, MSC Splendida is a ship that shows MSC Cruises have what it takes to […]
Dubai is determined to remain the cruise capital of the Middle East, undertaking a major redevelopment and expansion of its facilities at Port Rashid and the recently announced Dubai Harbour, and now […]
DP World has ‘unofficially’ confirmed its plans for the Queen Elizabeth II Hotel with a model of the Mina Rashid Marina development at Dubai Cruise Terminal 3.
Princess Cruises has come a step closer to the completion of its new Sky Princess behemoth with the launch of the 143,700-gross ton cruise liner’s bow section.
MSC Cruises has revealed a number of cruise deals for its roundtrip Dubai cruises in the Arabian Gulf exclusively for Cruise Arabia & Africa readers.