Getting married at sea is the ultimate romantic dream for many people. Ocean travel has been wrapped up with notions of romance since the golden age of the ocean liner and while […]
The cruise industry is awash with nautical and industry-specific terms that most experienced cruisers are aware of, while first time cruisers often find themselves feeling perplexed with this at-sea lexicon. To make […]
Cruise ships are floating cities, even the smaller cruise ships have entire worlds hidden behind ‘Authorised Access Only’ doors that passengers will never see, while all cruise lines have policies and facilities […]
The cabin upgrade, like getting an upgrade on an airline, this is the holy grail of bragging rights in the cruise experience and regular cruise passengers have a number of theories of […]
Technological advances in the cruise industry are transforming the cruise experience for passengers; Cruise Arabia & Africa takes a look at six ‘smartship’ features introduced in recent years.
If you don’t say ‘wow’ when looking at the pictures of at least one of these pool areas then we suspect you may be one of our most jaded readers.
As South Africa looks ahead to the coming cruise season, Cruise Arabia & Africa thought it worthwhile to consider the facts and figures involved in cruising during the cyclone season.
Today, cruise ships are big because they’re cheaper to run (on a per passenger basis) and therefore are more profitable when cruising at full occupancy due to economies of scale. But, is […]
Cruise Arabia & Africa address some of the misconceptions associated with cruising, one of which is that illness outbreaks on-board, such as Norovirus, the most common, make cruises unsafe – which is false…
Cruise holidays have a reputation for being a family-friendly, value-for-money vacation option for young families and this market is where the cruise industry derives a lot of its revenue each year. However, […]